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Application Systems Analyst

Advance your Cornell career in application systems analysis. Many resources to gain technical skills are free to Cornell faculty, staff, and students.

This article applies to: IT Career Resources by Job Family


The Application Systems Analyst job profiles can be reviewed on the Cornell Career Navigator site -- look in the Information Technology job family.

Top Five Technical Skills

The typical Application Systems Analyst job title at Cornell can include any number or type of applications based on what that unit or department needs. IT directors across campus have identified the following top five technical skills necessary—for now and for a future career—in Application Systems Analyst:

  1. Cloud computing (Services, Integration, Data Mining)
  2. DevOps
  3. Project Management
  4. Data analytics / Data science / Data visualization
  5. Software testing

Instructor led training offered by IT Training

Check the Current IT Training page for instructor led training offered by IT Training. Our courses are open to all Cornell staff, faculty, and students unless specifically noted.

Courses, Books, and Videos on Skillsoft

Courses, books, and videos on Skillsoft are free to all Cornell staff, faculty, and students. Once logged in, type any of the topics below into the search box on the top navigation bar, then use the tabs to narrow down your selection by course, book, video, or resource.

  • Cloud Computing
  • DevOps
  • Project Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Data Visualization
  • Software Testing
  • Amazon Web Services

Courses on LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content

Courses and videos on LinkedIn Learning are free to all Cornell staff, faculty, and students. Once logged in, type any of the topics below into the search box on the top navigation bar, then use the filters on the left to narrow down your selection by course, video, or learning path.

  • Cloud Computing
  • DevOps
  • Project Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Data Visualization
  • Software Testing
  • Amazon Web Services

Industry Certifications

Cloud technologies are new and therefore certifications are helpful. Cornell IT managers and IT staff recommend these certifications to advance your IT career.

TDWI Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect Professional Certification

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Last updated: 

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 2:41pm

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