IT Analyst Cover Letter

IT Analysts, sometimes called Systems Analysts, design and implement information systems to optimize companies’ organizational efficiency. In their day-to-day job, an IT analyst may use modeling, information engineering and cost-based accounting to develop new systems, oversees their implementation and debug the systems to ensure that they are working properly.

Skills relevant to this position that should be highlighted in a cover letter include the following:

  • Use of SharePoint and Excel to manage several facets of technical projects
  • Ability to create, update, and maintain documentation for the knowledge base using HTML
  • Experience reviewing documentation for accuracy prior to it going live in the knowledge base.
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in a field related to the industry

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Dear Mr. Hurley:

I am writing to submit my resume to be considered for the position of IT Analyst at Black Turtle Tech. My work and education history has provided me with a broad range of IT and business skills, and a passion to fill this role and contribute to the great work of your company.

My degree in computer science has provided me with the foundation to use a variety of computer systems to meet business needs. My work experience, particularly my years as an IT Analyst at Jade Systems, provided me with on-the-job experience in developing and implementing new IT systems.

The following are some highlights of my qualifications and experience:

  • Analyzed and improved existing SAP Fixed Asset processes through change management.
  • Monitored program development, tested enhancements, participated in go-live activities and supported production, ensuring accounting requirements were met and customers’ approval obtained.
  • Designed, purchased and installed/configured virtual servers at remote locations
  • Provided technical support for internal users via telephone and email.
  • Provided hardware and printer support
  • Worked on huge databases, performed data conversions & data mining and analyzed data relationships

My knowledge and passion for working in IT systems make me a strong candidate for the position of IT Analyst at Black Turtle Tech, and I look forward to the opportunity to be a part of the team. Thank you for your consideration.

William Fang

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