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Careers in Tech

Careers in Tech is a resource tool for people interested in learning more about opportunities to break into Indiana’s digital innovation economy.

Considering a career in tech?

Careers in Tech outlines and demystifies Indiana’s tech landscape using local data from industry partners and highlights areas for opportunity for employment seekers. With careers outlined into specific roles and possible pathways, we break down the skills needed, both technical and foundational; the necessary training and experience based on your point of entry and desired job moves; salary expectations; and highlight stand-out professionals currently in the given field.

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Not Sure Where to Start?

We want to meet you where you are at! These guides serve as a starting point to help you learn what the tech industry is and isn’t in Indiana, where the greatest demand is currently for tech talent, and discover programs available to you right now to start exploring your areas of interest. 

Career Quizzes

Looking to gain insight into the career paths that align with your skills and interests? Through The Forage platform, gain access free personality and career quizzes to help guide your journey to a career in tech.

Work Simulation

Interested in a hands on Careers in Tech learning experience? We have put together a free virtual classroom through The Forage of Careers in Tech work simulations by industry.

Build Digital Skills

Thanks to a new partnership between TechPoint and Infosys, learners of all levels have free access to Infosys Springboard, a virtual digital skills learning platform.

Careers in Tech

Dive into Indiana’s most sought after roles in the digital innovation economy. These career pages outline the type of work you would be doing, salary, required skills and competencies, and an outline of that particular career pathway. Use these to chart your individual journey to land your next role in Indiana’s tech workforce.

Associate/Junior Developer

Under the direction of a developer, Associate/Junior Developers are heavily involved in programming by implementing simple code or modifying established applications. They may be responsible for responding to client support requests by investigating, analyzing, debugging, and rectifying simple issues. They gather user needs to develop and maintain software solutions and work within a team to design and complete projects.

Business/Data Analyst

Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, conduct business intelligence and data analyses, prepare operations and procedures reports. Includes program analysts and management consultants.

Business Development

Expand the company’s customer base and sell technical products through a combination of market research, networking, and outreach.

Cloud Administrator

Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate the cloud systems landscape; understanding what resources are available; utilize IAM (Identity and Access Management) controls allowing systems or people to access cloud environment; optimizing the configuration and performance of existing resources and services, recommending new ones to improve efficiency with minimal interruption.

CRM/Salesforce Administrator

Help users to get the most out of Salesforce or other CRM (Customer Relationship Management) technology by working with stakeholders to define system requirements, customize the platform, and stay updated on the platform’s new tools, capabilities, and updates as well as third party solutions.

Cybersecurity Specialist

Using the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover), a cybersecurity specialist plans, implements, and monitors hardware and/or software security measures for information systems and operational infrastructures.

IT Support Technician

Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

Product Owner

Product Owners evaluate and research market and competitors during product development, develop strategies and tactics while cross coordinating with other departments, establish production processes, prioritization, and overseeing each step of development from conception to launch.

Project Manager

Project managers ensure that a project is completed on time, within budget, and that its objectives are met. They oversee the project, manage the team, ensure the most efficient resources are used and ensure that all parties involved are satisfied.

Software Developer

Software developers created, develop, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May mentor other software developers/coders, particularly if interested in a management path. 

Want to learn more?

Connect with our Senior Manager of Careers in Tech, Emily Kitterman, for a presentation and site demo.