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Computer and information systems directors

Have a key role in the management of vital information systems connected to telecommunications software, networks and electronic data. Put your computer systems passion and sharp organizational skills to their best use working with rapidly evolving technologies.

Average salary50$ / hour


Computer and information systems directors plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of organizations that analyze, design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems. They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.


  • Enterprising
  • Investigative
  • Social

Each profession is associated with a combination of three initial letters corresponding to one of the six RIASEC profiles. Profile combinations are determined based on skills, fields of interest and certain personality traits.

Main tasks

  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP) departments and companies
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems development and operations
  • Meet with clients to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
  • Assemble and manage teams of information systems personnel to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems

  • Control the budget and expenditures of the department, company or project
  • Recruit and supervise computer analysts, engineers, programmers, technicians and other personnel and oversee their professional development and training.



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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Capitale-Nationale
  • Mauricie
  • Estrie
  • Île-de-Montréal
  • Outaouais
  • Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Laval
  • Lanaudière
  • Laurentides
  • Montérégie
  • Centre-du-Québec
  • Grande région de Montréal

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