IT Programmer

Job Description

IT programmers, also known as IT/technology consultants, are contracted to work with industrial and commercial clients who are seeking help and advice about business and IT problems.

The Job Scope

  • Consulting staff from different parts of a client's organization
  • Analyzing an organization’s data
  • Determining information system requirements and defining project objectives
  • Making recommendations, such as suggesting appropriate hardware, software and systems
  • Designing, installing and trialing new systems and software, and fixing any issues that arise
  • Compiling and presenting information
  • Writing reports and documentation
  • Repairing computer problems and removing viruses
  • Training users
  • Responding to feedback.

Skills Required

Academic Requirement

Degree in IT

  • A-Level
    Minimum of 2Es
  • STPM
    Minimum of 2Cs
  • Australian Matriculation
    Minimum of ATAR 60
  • Foundation in Science or IT/Computing
    Minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Diploma
    Minimum CGPA of 2.50
Diploma in IT

  • SPM (or equivalent)
    Minimum 3Cs including Mathematics

Salary Range

    An early career for IT programmers with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of RM 29,409 or RM 2,450 a month.
    A mid-career IT programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of RM 70,986 or RM 5,915 a month.