Gartner Research

Organizing for Success: Sample Job Descriptions by IT Function

Published: 23 March 2010

ID: G00175563

Analyst(s): Heather Colella , Diane Berry , Lily Mok , David Pack

Summary

The March 2010 Gartner Executive Programs report, "Organizing for Success," explores common design options for 11 IT functions. The list is not meant to be all-inclusive, but it does represent the most frequently asked CIO questions surrounding the design of specific IT functions. This document provides a list of jobs typically found in each function along with brief descriptions.

Table Of Contents
  • APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
    • Director, Systems and Programming
  • APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
    • Manager, Application Development
  • APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
    • Application Development Analyst
  • APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
    • Systems Analyst
  • APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
    • Web Application Programmer
  • APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
    • ERP Programmer/Analyst
  • BUSINESS ANALYSIS
    • Business Analyst
  • BUSINESS ANALYSIS
    • ERP Configurer
  • BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
    • Director, Business Relationships
  • BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
    • Manager, Customer Relations
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • Chief Sourcing Officer
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • Director, IT Process and Change Management
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • Director, HR IT
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • Manager, IT Business Planning
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • Manager, IT Communications
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • Manager, IT Finance
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • Manager, IT Procurement
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • Manager, Technical Training
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • Manager, Vendor Relationships
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • Business Management Specialist
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • Finance/Administration Specialist
  • BUSINESS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
    • HR IT Generalist
  • BUSINESS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
    • Director, Business Process
  • BUSINESS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
    • Business Process Consultant
  • ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
    • Director, Enterprise Architecture
  • ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
    • Enterprise Architect
  • ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
    • Application Architect
  • ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
    • Data/Information Architect
  • ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
    • Information Security Architect
  • ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
    • Network Architect
  • ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
    • Solution Architect
  • ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
    • Systems Architect
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Chief Informatics Officer
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Director, Data Warehouse
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Manager, CRM Technology
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Manager, Decision Support
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Manager, Enterprise Content Management
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Database Manager
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Master Data Management Specialist
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Data Modeler
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Database Analyst
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Data Warehouse Analyst
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Database Administrator
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Decision Support Specialist
  • ENTERPRISE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • Knowledge Engineer
  • PROJECT AND PROGRAM/PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
    • Director, Program Management
  • PROJECT AND PROGRAM/PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
    • Program Manager
  • PROJECT AND PROGRAM/PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
    • Project Manager
  • PROJECT AND PROGRAM/PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
    • Project Management Specialist
  • PROJECT AND PROGRAM/PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
    • Resource Manager
  • QUALITY ASSURANCE
    • Manager, Quality Assurance
  • QUALITY ASSURANCE
    • Quality Engineering Consultant
  • QUALITY ASSURANCE
    • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT
    • Chief Information Security Officer
  • SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT
    • Director, IT Risk and Compliance
  • SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT
    • Manager, Business Continuance
  • SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT
    • Security Manager
  • SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT
    • Security Analyst
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • IT Chief Operating Officer
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • IT Infrastructure Executive
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Director, Data Center Operations
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Director, Network Operations
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Manager, Client Technologies
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Manager, Customer Support
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Manager, Computer Operations
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Manager, Capacity Planning
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Manager, Service Performance Management
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Manager, Systems Software
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Client Technologies Analyst
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Customer Support Analyst
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Network Analyst
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Network Administrator
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Telecommunications Engineer
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Systems Software Programmer
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Groupware Specialist
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Systems Administrator
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
    • Storage Management Specialist

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