Career Opportunities after MCA
MCA is one of the hottest career options available today! This is because after earning an MCA degree from a reputed Institute, there is plethora of job opportunities available in the market. However, the true dilemma begins after earning an MCA degree…This is because in reality there is such a wide scope of MCA in Government as well as Private sector, that students get confused which path to follow – whether to go for Software Engineering or Web Development or in Hardware and Networking?
Let’s get to know MCA better…
After getting an MCA degree, one can enter any of the following roles:
- Software Developer/Programmer/Engineer:
Software Developers are responsible for designing, installing, testing and maintaining the software systems. They provide IT services by analysing the client needs and designing the system to meet those requirements. It is a very creative field that goes beyond the usual job of coding.
- Technical Writer:
Technical writing is a good blend of technology and your creative writing skills. If you have a passion for latest technologies, gadgets and at the same time you love writing, then technical writing is a great career option for you. A technical writer needs to write technical documents such as product description, User Guides/Manuals, Design specifications, White Papers, Project Plan and so on.
- Web Designer and Developer:
A Web Designer/Developer is responsible for designing and developing websites. He/she should have a very creative blend of mind, colour sense, and font style. They should also be well-versed in software to develop and maintain website such as HTML, Dreamweaver, CSS, Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash and so on.
- Data Scientist/ Data Analyst
Data science is a multidisciplinary blend of data inference, algorithm development, and technology in order to solve analytically complex problems.
At the core is data. Troves of raw information, streaming in and stored in enterprise data warehouses. Much to learn by mining it. Advanced capabilities we can build with it. Data science is ultimately about using this data in creative ways to generate business value:
Troubleshooters are the lifeline of any organization. They make sure that the technology (hardware and software) is easily accessible to all those who require them. If any issue comes up, troubleshooters take the charge of resolving it so that the projects are delivered on time. They also maintain the resources required by software developers and others.
- Software Application Architect:
The role of a Software Architect is to make high-level decisions in Architecture and design of IT products or services. He/she develops technical guidelines and protocols such as software coding standards, tools and platforms. They make use of several software architectural models to get their job done.
- Software Consultant:
Consultancy is a very popular career option today. A software consultant is responsible for evaluating a business, its processes and provides software solutions and other feedback to drive the business efficiency. He can be self-employed or work for a consultancy firm. His objective is to provide cost-effective solutions to enhance sales and business growth.
- Hardware Engineer:
Hardware engineers love working with computer hardware such as hard disk, wires, circuit boards, computer chips, printers, keyboards, routers, and so on. They like the challenges of installing and testing the systems, making sure that internet works smoothly. They are also engaged in the production and testing of hardware equipment.
- Starting a new Venture:
After completing MCA, one can also start his/her own venture after getting some experience in the field of interest. For instance, you can start a computer education firm or an IT solution company or a hardware related start-up.