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Hey /adv/ what is a good job for somebody who wants to move around

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Hey /adv/ what is a good job for somebody who wants to move around and is good in computers. I have no idea where I'm going in life and I'm finishing high school in 2 months.
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Full-stack software developer
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You can't really just put "good with computers" on a resume. I'd advise going to school first and finding a field you're interested in.
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Travelling computer guy
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Do you have a codecademy account? If not, get one. Use your progress in the account as proof of competency for the next step: volunteering on development projects. There are many websites that link volunteer programmers wth requests from worthy causes. It's a win-win. Use these small projects to build up a reasonably good portfolio of completed work, and then use this portfolio and a good score in a technical interview (for skills, the personality interview you stereotypically think of comes first) to get a decent job.

I reccomed checking out becoming a data analyist. A good, interesting field that pays well.
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I was always good with computers. I'm quite old compared to the usual 4chan user base, but I started programming around age 6 and used to make my own games.

Me and a friend started making and selling games back in school and I was building computers and setting up networks for exploring exploits and various operating systems from about age 10-11.

This was back in the day of dial up modems and terminal access. 286 and 386 machines. At 16 my friend moved away to become a game developer and a year later I went to university to study systems analysis.

Even back then it wasn't easy to just 'be good with computers'. You needed specialised skills to get paid well or very adaptable generalised skills in a broader role involving consultancy and management and sales in order to earn good money.

Now I'd say the market is all but fucked unless you have specialised skills in an area which is in demand. I ended up specialising in audio design and working on modelling, digital sound processing and studio design, acoustic treatment and equipment prototyping.

Even that seems played out now. I get to use these skills in my own geeky hobbies and projects, but that is about it. A lot of the analytic nature and logical troubleshooting which comes from a programming background applies to other roles, but unless you work constantly in one specific area you'll never keep on top of the developing skills essential to that market.

A cousin of my girlfriend has a slightly interesting role. He programs and updates railway systems and his role is basically to work within the office on a system with a test system, then travel the rail network to remote points and install and implement the new infrastructure and get it working often during the early hours when the network isn't operating.

He spends about 3-4 days a week away from home travelling and riding trains out to the middle of nowhere and working overnight. He seems to enjoy it, but it is highly specialised as well as generalised.
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