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Chapter 15 - Computer Careers and Certification

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Hardware certification that tests entry-level knowledge of personal computer setup, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting; basic networking skills; and system software. A+
Application software certification that tests user's expertise in a variety of Adobe software including Flash and Dreamweaver. Adobe Certified Associate
Application software certification that tests a user’s expertise on Adobe software. Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)
Application software certification that demonstrates a user's ability to provide instruction on Adobe software. Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI)
Agreement between educational institutions that ensures credits will be received for courses taken at another school. articulation agreement
Scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing knowledge and proficiency of information technology. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Professional organization with more than 9,000 members consisting of programmers, systems analysts, and information processing managers. Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
Process of verifying the technical knowledge of an individual who has demonstrated competence in a particular area. certification
Digital forensics certification that tests core knowledge of acquisition, marking, handling, and storage of computer evidence using a particular operating system. Certified Computer Examiner (CCE)
Digital forensics certification that tests in-depth knowledge of forensic imaging, examination, collection, and reporting. Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE)
Digital forensics certification that tests basic knowledge of forensic ethics, imaging, examination, collection, and reporting. Certified Electronic Evidence Collection Specialist (CEECS)
Digital forensics certification that tests in-depth knowledge of forensic imaging, examination, collection, and reporting. Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE)
Digital forensics certification that tests knowledge of information forensics in areas related to auditing, incident response, law and investigation, tools and techniques, traceback, and countermeasures. Certified Information Forensics Investigator (CIFI)
Security certification that tests in-depth knowledge of access control methods, information systems development, cryptography, operations security, physical security, and network and Internet security. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Internet certification that tests knowledge of Web development, security, and administration. Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW)
Programmer/developer certification that tests basic knowledge of software development processes and tools. Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA)
Programmer/developer certification that tests advanced knowledge of software development process and tools. Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP)
Internet certification that tests advanced knowledge in areas of Web site design and development, and server administration and security. Certified Web Professional (CWP)
Employee who directs the company’s information service and communications functions. See also chief technology officer (CTO). chief information officer (CIO)
Employee responsible for physical security of a company’s property and people; in charge of security computing resources. chief security officer (CSO)
Employee who directs the company’s information service and communications functions. See also chief information officer (CIO). chief technology officer (CTO)
Internet certification that tests expert level knowledge in areas of internetwork communications, security, routing, and switching. Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Networking certification that tests basic knowledge of installing, configuring, and operating LAN, WAN, and dial-up access services for small networks. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Networking certification that tests advanced knowledge of installing, configuring, and operating LANs and WANs. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Employee who formats and combines text and graphics to produce publication-ready materials. See also desktop publisher. compositor
Curriculum that teaches students how to design and develop the electronic components found in computers and peripheral devices. computer engineering (CE)
Consists of manufacturers and distributors of computers and computer-related hardware such as magnetic and optical drives, monitors, printers, and communications and networking devices. computer equipment field
Employee who designs computer games and translates the design into a computer program using an appropriate computer language. computer games designer/programmer
Curriculum that teaches students technical knowledge and skills and focuses on how to apply these skills. Also called management information systems (MIS) or management information technology. See also information technology (IT). computer information systems (CIS)
Employee who performs equipment-related activities such as monitoring performance, running jobs, backup, and restore. computer operator
Job that requires a general understanding of computers and a specific knowledge of the product being sold. computer salespeople
Curriculum that focuses on the theory of programming and operating systems. computer science (CS)
Professional who teaches basic computer courses in addition to specialized classes such as computer engineering, Internet development, networking, programming, or systems analysis and design. computer science/IT instructor
Employee who researches, invents, and develops innovative solutions to complex software requirements or problems. computer scientist
Employee responsible for the security and data and information stored on computers and mobile devices within an organization. See also mobile security specialist. computer security specialist
Provides preventive maintenance, component installation, and repair services to customers. computer service and repair field
Consists of companies that develop, manufacture, and support a wide range of software. computer software field
Employee who installs, maintains, and repairs hardware; installs, upgrades, and configures software; and troubleshoots hardware problems. computer technician
Testing technique where the tests analyze a person’s responses while taking the test. computerized adaptive testing (CAT)
Employee who teaches employees who to use software, design and develop systems, program, and perform other computer-related activities. corporate trainer
Employee who evaluates, installs, and monitors data and/or voice communications equipment and software; maintains connections to the Internet and other WANs. See also VoIP specialist. data communications analyst
Employee who creates and maintains the data dictionary; manages security and monitors performance of the database. database administrator
Employee who uses modeling techniques and tools to analyze, tune, and specify data usage within an application area. database analyst
Hardware certification that tests knowledge of computer configuration and installation, troubleshooting, operating system fundamentals, and hardware replacement. Dell Certified Systems Expert
Employee who converts the system design into the appropriate computer language, such as Visual Basic 2005, Java, C#, and C+. desktop or mobile application programmer/developer
Employee who formats and combines text and graphics to produce publication-ready materials. See also compositor. desktop publisher
Employee who collects and analyzes evidence found on computers and networks. digital forensics examiner
Employee who supervised the development and execution of Internet or e-commerce systems; works with the company’s marketing and customer service divisions. e-commerce director
Software certifications. end-user certifications
Employee who develops visual impressions of products for advertisements and marketing materials. graphic designer
Employee who answers hardware, software, or networking questions in person, over the telephone, and/or in a chat room. Help desk specialist
Application software certification that tests a user’s knowledge of Lotus programs. IBM Certified Professional for Lotus Software
Programmer/developer certification that tests knowledge of developing XML applications with Web services. IBM Certified Solution Developer
Database certification that tests skills of administration of the DB2 database management system. IBM Certified Solutions Expert - DB2
Database certification that tests advanced skills of administration of the Informix database management system. IBM Certified Solutions Expert - Informix
Operating system certification that tests knowledge of AIX operating system and network security. IBM Certified Specialist
Hardware certification that tests knowledge of IBM eServer line. IBM eServer Certified Specialist
Employee who develops visual impressions of products for advertisements and marketing materials. illustrator
Professional organization that offers certifications and defines standards designed to raise the competence level for the computer industry. Institute for the Certification of Computing Professionals (ICCP)
Large technology trade show, which brings together more than 130,000 attendees. International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
Employee, typically hired based on computer expertise, who provides computer services to his or her clients. IT consultant
Group of employees who work together as a team to meet the information requirements of their organization and are responsible for keeping all the computer operations and networks running smoothly. IT department
Curriculum that teaches students technical knowledge and skills and focuses on how to apply these skills. See also management information technology or computer information systems (CIS). management information systems (MIS)
Curriculum that teaches students technical knowledge and skills and focuses on how to apply these skills. See also management information systems (MIS) or computer information systems (CIS). management information technology
Application software certification that tests a user’s skills solving problems associated with applications that run on Windows Vista and the operating system itself. Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Database certification that tests skills required to use SQL Server 2005 to design or install, manage, and maintain a database system. Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Programmer/developer certification that tests knowledge of developing Web and Windows-based applications using programs in the Visual Studio 2005 suite and the .NET framework. Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Operating systems certification that tests technical expertise in one of several areas including managing and troubleshooting networks using Windows operating systems. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
Operating systems certification that tests technical expertise in a specialized area including Windows and .NET environments. Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Application software certification that tests a user's basic skills of Microsoft Office and other related programs. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - Core
Application software certification that tests a user's advanced skills of Microsoft Office Word and Excel in industry applications such as budgets, publications, and collaboration. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - Expert
Employee responsible for the security and data and information stored on computers and mobile devices within an organization. See also computer security specialist. mobile security specialist
Hardware certification that tests basic knowledge of personal computers, operating systems, and cabling. NACSE Hardware Technician
Employee who installs, configures, and maintains LANs, WANs, wireless networks, intranets, and Internet systems; identifies and resolves connectivity issues. See also wireless network administrator. network administrator
Employee who configures routers and firewalls; specifies Web protocols and enterprise technologies. network security administrator
Networking certification that tests competency in several network areas including transmission media and topologies, protocols, and standards. Network+
Networking certification that tests knowledge of Novell’s networking products including NetWare, IntraNetWare, and GroupWise. Novell Certified Administrator (NCA)
Networking certification that tests knowledge of designing, configuring, implementing, administering, and troubleshooting the Novell network system. Novell Certified Engineer (NCE)
Operating systems certification that tests technical expertise in installing, managing, and troubleshooting the Linux operating system. Novell Certified Linux Professional (CLP)
Database certification that tests knowledge of developing and deploying large-scale Oracle database management systems. Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Employee who oversees all assigned projects, allocates resources, selects teams, performs systems analysis and programming tasks, and conducts performance appraisals. project leader/manager
Employee who reviews programs and documentation to ensure they meet the organization’s standards. quality assurance specialist
Operating system certification that tests technical expertise of setting up and administering network services and the Linux operating system. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Operating system certification that tests basic knowledge of setting up and managing a Linux operating system. Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Employee who administers network security access; monitors and protects against unauthorized access. security administrator
Security certification that tests network security skills related to wireless security, e-mail security, digital certificates, digital signatures, and biometrics. Security Certified Network Architect (SCNA)
Security certification that tests skills with firewalls and defending against network intrusions. Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP)
Security certification that tests basic network security skills. Security Certified Network Specialist (SCNS)
Curriculum that focuses on the theory of programming and operating systems. See also computer science (CS). software engineering
Organization that brings together members with shared interests, needs, knowledge, and experience. special interest groups (SIGs)
Vendors that develop and administer examinations to determine whether a person is qualified for certification. sponsoring organizations
Employee who installs, maintains, and upgrades storage systems and analyzes an organization's storage needs. storage administrator/analyst
Programmer/developer certification that tests knowledge of creating and maintaining J2EE applications. Sun Certified Enterprise Architect (SCEA)
Programmer/developer certification that tests advanced knowledge of Java programming language. Sun Certified Java Developer (SCJD)
Programmer/developer certification that tests basic knowledge of Java programming language. Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)
Programmer/developer certification that tests knowledge of using Java to create applications for mobile devices such as smart phones. Sun Certified Mobile Application Developer (SCMAD)
Networking certification that tests knowledge of administering Sun networks. Sun Certified Network Administrator (SCNA)
Operating system certification that tests knowledge of administering the Solaris operating system. Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Database certification that tests skills in developing and administering Sybase database management systems. Sybase Certified Professional
Person responsible for designing and developing an information system. See also system developer. systems analyst
Employee who installs and maintains operating system software and provides technical support to the programming staff. systems programmer
Security certification that tests basic knowledge of access controls, cryptography, data communications, and malicious code. Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Employee who works with the analyst, programmer, and user to create system documentation and user materials. technical writer
Educational institution that offers programs primarily in areas of programming, Web design and development, graphics design, hardware maintenance, networking, personal computer support, and security. trade school
Collection of people with common computer equipment or software interests that meets regularly to share information. user group
Resume in video form posted to Web sites. video resume
Employee who installs and monitors communications equipment and software; maintains Internet/WAN connections. See also data communications analyst. VoIP specialist
Employee who maintains an organization’s Web site; creates or helps users create Web pages; oversees Web site performance. See also Webmaster. Web administrator
Employee who develops graphical content using Photoshop, Flash, and other multimedia tools. Web designer
Employee who analyzes, designs, implements, and supports Web applications; works with HTML, Ajax, JavaScript, and multimedia. Web software developer
Employee who maintains an organization’s Web site; creates or helps users create Web pages; oversees Web site performance. See also Web administrator. Webmaster
Employee who installs, configures, and maintains LANs, WANs, wireless networks, intranets, and Internet systems; identifies and resolves connectivity issues. See also network administrator. wireless network administrator
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