information technology org structure
information technology org structure
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The software company or IT company has following designations:

  • Chairman i.e., Chair Person
  • Board of Directors
  • CEO i.e., Chief Executive Officer
  • COO i.e., Chief Operating Officer
  • CMO i.e., Chief Marketing Officer
  • CTO i.e., Chief Technical Officer
  • President
  • Executive VP i.e., Vice President
  • Senior VP
  • Associate VP i.e., AVP
  • Delivery Manager i.e., DM
  • Group Delivery Manager i.e., GDM
  • Group Project Manager i.e., GPM
  • Senior Delivery Manager i.e., SDM
  • Senior Project Manager i.e., SPM
  • Senior Architect i.e., Sr. A
  • Senior Manager
  • Senior Test Executive
  • Architect
  • Project Manager i.e., PM
  • Principal Consultant
  • Senior Consultant i.e., Equivalent to PM
  • Team Lead
  • Technical Lead i.e., TL
  • Consultant i.e., Equivalent to TL
  • Test Lead
  • Technical Test Lead
  • Associate Consultant
  • Assistant Consultant
  • Test Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Associate Business Analyst
  • Technical Analyst i.e., Tech Analyst or Technology Analyst or IT Analyst
  • Senior Systems Engineer
  • Senior Software Engineer i.e., Sr. S/w Engineer
  • Test Executive
  • Test Engineer
  • Software Engineer i.e., software developer, web developer, programmer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Assistant System Engineer can be Jr. Web Developer or other Jr. designations
  • Software Developer Trainees can be Web developer trainee
  • Assistant System Engineer – Trainee
  • Systems Engineer Trainees

Above designations are most commonly used in organizations like TCS, Infosys, IBM, PCS, CTS, Wipro, HCL and Tech Mahindra etc…

There are several similar designations used for defining the various levels of digital marketing or internet marketing as well as graphic designers or game designers etc…

For example Finance department hierarchy

  • CFO i.e., Chief Finance Officer
  • VP i.e., Vice President Finance
  • AVP i.e., Associate Vice President Finance
  • Senior Manager Finance
  • Manager Finance
  • Senior Accountant
  • Accountant

Every business has its own choice of designations as per the business hierarchy and behaviour and services of the business but in common for any vertical following are the general used levels:

  • Technology Architect/Project Manager
  • Technology lead /Team Lead
  • Technology analyst
  • Senior Systems Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Systems Engineer Trainee


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