My road in life took a while to figure out.
Quit college and got a job.
Went back to school and got my bachelors degree.
Got a job.
Went back to school and learned programming.
Became a programmer at work.
Had a baby and quit working.
Got a part time job teaching computer science.
Started teaching adults computer classes.


Technology Analyst

Design software for probation services.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Working with Others

Day to Day

Answer a help desk calls to resolve a technical problem for a probation officer. Document a step by step procedure for entering data into the system. Create a screenshot of a new screen using Visio. Create a spreadsheet creating a road map for the programmers to follow in developing the software. Present the ideas using Visio and PowerPoint to the stakeholders.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Study computer science. Also math and writing and public speaking. You need to be able to clearly express your thoughts both verbally and in writing.

Recommended Education

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