Technology’s role in business has skyrocketed over the past decade, and the demands created by the pandemic have only accelerated the need for qualified tech professionals across industries. With the rapid evolution of business- and consumer-focused technologies, it can be difficult for companies to find professionals who are trained and certified in the latest skills—or who have the backgrounds and perspectives needed to meet the needs of a diverse user base.
While this is an ongoing problem for companies, it’s an opportunity for tech professionals. Mastering one or more in-demand skills or highlighting your unique experience could bring lucrative and challenging offers right to your door. So what tech skills and certifications are companies on the hunt for? Below, 13 industry leaders from Forbes Technology Council share the positions their own companies are looking to fill and explain why they’re such an integral part of their team’s structure…
“We are always looking for good service-oriented technical cybersecurity people. There is a massive opportunity right now to develop security products that incorporate branch and individual user experience.” – Ed Fox, MetTel