What does an Entry Level IT Consultant do?

As an IT Consultant you will partner with clients and advise them on the use of information technology to meet business objectives. You will provide strategic guidance regarding technology and IT infrastructure. You may provide guidance and technical expertise on selection and procurement and user training and feedback.

An ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering with a PMP certification and any IT certifications. You must be experience in writing code and have an expert level in MS Office Applications, including Project. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills, a high level of analytical skills and superior presentation skills. You must be willing to travel for extended periods of time.

What responsibilities are common for Entry Level IT Consultant jobs?
  • Meet with prospective clients to determine requirements
  • Engage with clients to define the scope of the project
  • Plan timeline and resources needed for project
  • Understand organizational practices and their industry
  • Travel to client sites
  • Define software, hardware and network requirements
  • Identify and resolve project issues
  • Prepare project status reports
What are the typical qualifications for Entry Level IT Consultant jobs?
  • MBA in Information Systems, preferred
  • PMP certification, preferred
  • Any IT certification, preferred
  • Experienced writing code
  • Expert level in Microsoft Office Applications, including Project
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Superior presentation skills
  • High level analytical skills
  • Willing to travel for extended periods of time
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

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FDM GroupFDM Group
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“I have made some lifelong friends and have had the best experiences of my life.”

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“I believe that the opportunities offered at Edge Information Technologies are some of the best in our field and area.”

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“If you get a Full Time Employment their then you get minimum 100% hike and better work life balance.”

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Jan 10, 2020

“Good management which works day in day out to resolve any situation faced during projects.”

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May 9, 2021

“The training itself is what made me want to pursue a career in software engineering.”

UnisysUnisys
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Sep 10, 2021

“The base salary was good and the other consultants on the team were whip smart and I enjoyed working with them.”

UnisysUnisys
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Sep 10, 2021

“Work life balance was not desirable as I was assigned to APAC or EMEA and Americas projects simultaneously on multiple occasions.”

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May 21, 2021

“Good environment to work and good for learning”

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