In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Finding innovative uses for existing technology, and inventing new approaches to computing and information technology.
- Studying complex computing problems in other fields such as medicine and business, and designing solutions.
In your job search, you may find job listings for this career under different titles. You can find some examples of these, as well as more information about this career, at Career One Stop.
Typically requires a master’s degree. Obtaining a doctorate can make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this career pathway, if you do not already have the U.S. equivalent of a doctorate.
Certification is not required, but could make employers more likely to hire you or offer you a higher salary.
You may be eligible for the following certifications:
Data Science Associate from Dell
Licensure is not required to work as an IT or Computer Research Scientist.