A candidate with a university degree in Engineering or Applied Science is a potential catch to be a technical manager. He must be experienced for at least seven years in technology. Besides this qualification, he must also be exposed to the managerial level of work for three to four years. He is adept with project management. The best technological practices are in his knowledge. He can control the outcomes of his workflow and is commended for making good decisions. When it comes to his personal and professional development, he is open to growth and development. Outstanding communication skills with the oral and written word are necessary. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is also advantageous for him. He is also experienced in quality management systems.
As a technical manager, he sees to it that upgrades are done on the network for business goals to be achieved. The equipment that the company purchases will be in his hands to negotiate. Financial responsibilities that are entrusted to him must be taken care of. When upgrades will be done on the network, he sees to it that they are carried to completion. There will be continuous improvement and enhancement done for the business to keep on moving. The network being operated has elements that will be managed for capacity and performance. High quality control will also be executed for the business to maintain its standards. Reports regarding daily performance and capacity will be reviewed. Regular maintenance of network elements is necessary to provide good service.
Optimization projects will be managed until they are completed. Prospective people who will be supervised are interviewed. The performance of the engineers being managed will be checked daily. New people to be managed will be oriented about the work duties. For the growth and development of the people managed, he will recommend potential training courses. For the development of a new product, he will be active in its life cycle. His presence in technical presentations as an assistant will be mandatory. In the event of a new product to be distributed, his assistance will also be needed. The responsibilities of a technical manager are lofty and attention to each duty is vital. Since technical information is handled most of the time, accuracy and precision are important.
His expertise is crucial to understanding the complex concepts of databases. He has to be adaptive in the implementation of varied techniques in database design. He has adequate knowledge of the concepts that concern object oriented design and can apply them to projects with clients. Since there are plenty of programming languages, being able to understand the general concepts of programming will be good for him. Knowledge of the designs used for client/server and systems for the Internet will serve him well. The compatibility issues between the browser/client are within his range of understanding. He serves as a good communicator between the people whom he manages and the project manager. He can give engaging and informative presentations as needed.