Cover Letters for IT Jobs
Cover letters for IT jobs need to highlight all your skills and your major duties to get the employer a fair idea of your responsibilities and the type of work you have been doing. This letter helps the employer to evaluate the candidate’s potential in doing the job. In most cases employers usually go through the cover letters to shortlist a candidate. The letter needs to be therefore very impressive and should be drafted in relation to the job they are applying. Relevant experiences and qualifications prove quite effective in these cover letters and candidates should keep this in mind before drafting the letter.
Given below are samples of cover letter for IT jobs. Candidates can use these letters are reference before writing a letter.
Sample Job Application
Bradley J. Ryan,
1373 Evergreen Lane,
Los Angeles, CA 90044,
Date: May 1, 2005.
Mr. Donald M. Nuss,
3485 Griffin Street,
Phoenix, AZ 85003.
Dear Mr. Nuss,
I am writing with reference to your advertisement in the local Employment News magazine, for the position of a Software Developer. I consider that my credentials and interests match with your requirement and would like to apply for the same.
I have been working as an assistant at ABC for the last two years. During these years I have acquired extensive knowledge of Web technologies (Perl CGI, PHP). My responsibility includes providing back end support for the distributed applications and guiding new trainees with the prominent job responsibilities.
Although I am happy with my present job, I am looking for new opportunities in the same field. I will contact you on Friday, May 10, 2005, to arrange for a personal meeting and discuss the prospect.
Bradley J. Ryan.
1. Resume - myresume.doc
Job Application for IT Jobs
Randy N. Baer
1030 Court Street,
Saint Louis, MO 63146,
Date:September 16, 2011.
Mr. Christopher R. Waterman,
Universal Software Solutions,
4860 Sunny Glen Lane,
Beachwood, OH 44122,
Dear Mr. Waterman,
I wish to apply for the post of a programmer in your reputed organization. I regret to inform you that I missed the opportunity for yesterday’s walk-in interview as advertised by you in the September 10, 2011 issue of Times Group. Attending the interview was my top priority but some unavoidable circumstances made my schedule very stringent.
I am current working as a programmer for ELTT Soft since the past 2 years. As a computer programmer I am completely aware of my job responsibilities and what the job demands.
A few of my responsibilities include:
- Coding, testing and troubleshooting the programs using the correct hardware, technology and database.
- Defining a data and formatting the final product.
- Modify and maintain the programs as per the requirements. Make changes to the flow chart and codes.
- Test the programming modifications.
- Analyze the program performance and take necessary actions, if any, to correct deficiencies after consulting with users getting approval from supervisors.
- Writing the programming documents.
- Maintaining confidentiality with reference to the information that is processed, accessed or stored.
- Documenting the programming problems for future reference and resolutions.
Apart from this, I posses good communication skills and can quickly learn new techniques and IT packages. I enjoy solving problems and can work under tight deadlines.
I once again apologize for missing the opportunity to meet you and I hope you consider me for an interview at a future date. I assure you that your decision to meet me would prove fruitful.
I can be reached on the above number, if you have any queries. I hope to hear from you soon and I thank you for your time and consideration.
Randy N. Baer.
Charles S. Maines,
1127 Irving Road,
Columbus, OH 43215,
Date: May 1, 2005.
Mr. Ira A. Blea,
2197 Lighthouse Drive,
Springfield, MO 65804.
Dear Mr. Blea,
I learnt about Solutions from an online research through Career Services at Virginia Tech, where I am completing my Master’s degree in Computer Engineering. I have studied your website and I understand that you are always on the look for skilled employees. I believe that my knowledge and interests fit the said criteria and would like to apply for the position of a software engineer upon completion of my degree in May 2005.
As a graduate student, I am one of the six members on a software development team where we are writing a computer aided aircraft design program for National Space Center. My responsibilities include designing, coding, and testing of a graphical portion of the program for graphics input and output. I have a strong background in computer aided design, software development, and engineering, and believe that these skills would benefit the designing and manufacturing aspects of Template software. Enclosed is my resume that further outlines my qualifications.
My qualifications make me quite eligible for the upcoming project, for which Solutions is making efforts to expand. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss a position with you, and will contact you in a week or ten days to answer any questions you may have. If you require any other information from me such as a company application form or transcripts, feel free to call me at your convenience.
Thank you for your consideration.
Charles S. Maines,
1. Resume - myresume.doc
Sample Cover Letter for IT Jobs
Samuel S. Pinkerton,
3576 Rhode Island Avenue,
Washington, DC 20009,
Date: September 16, 2011
Mr. Erik J. Hall,
4166 Maple Street,
Anaheim, CA 92807.
Dear Mr. Hall,
With reference to you advertisement for the post of an IT Specialist, I wish to apply for the same. Attached is my resume for your perusal.
I have a total experience of five years in the IT section and for the past one year I have been working as an IT Specialist with Brown & Brown. My experience in this field has been enriching and I would pass on the same when I am on board with your company.
I give a lot of important of details while performing any work. Apart from this I am well versed in customer service, oral communication and problem solving skills. I know how important these skills are when you are dealing with clients or give instructions to you team and colleagues. I possess sound judgment, give clean and convincing instructions and presentations, and try to resolve all the problems arising in the team. With a Masters degree in IT, I have a sound knowledge of most programs.
I would be happy to meet you for an interview to discuss this further and also get a clear picture of your requirements. If you have any queries please feel free to call me on the above number at your convenience.
I thank you for your time and hope to hear from you soon.
Samuel S. Pinkerton.