Biometric Technician, Biometric Coordinator, Biometric Security Technician

Minimum Preferably 10th standard passed

Certified training for Domestic Biometric Data Operator (programme aligned to SSC/Q2213 released by IT-ITe


1-4 years of work experience/internship in a relevant area

The tasks a Domestic Biometric Data Operator is expected to perform include: Running of smooth biometric data capture Ensuring users get maximum benefits Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications Monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks

Troubleshooting biometric system and network problems

Diagnosing and solving hardware/software faults

Knowledge of relevant standards, policies, procedures and guidelines that apply when dealing with basic biometric data capture and encoding

Ability to handle basic and advance pc workstation configuration, maintenance, networking as well as trouble shooting

Knowledge of fundamentals of biometric technologies with a focus on fingerprint, face and iris recognition

Ability to differentiate between acceptable and non-acceptable biometrics in accordance with organisation?s biometrics processing standards

Proficiency in capturing 10-prints on live scan sensor and inkpads and capture standardised facial images

Well versed in capturing iris samples using handheld devices

Familiar with basic principles of biometric system error rates

Knowledge of enrolment procedures of supervised biometric systems

Well versed with biometric standards used in government systems

Understanding of the importance of documenting, classifying, prioritising service requests, crowd management and others

Training programs and certifications in biometric system management, hardware management, routing and switching, network management, customer orientation, dealing with difficult customers etc.

Knowledgeable of various technology

Critical thinking Good error-free typing speed

Keen learner

It is not a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Local travelling maybe a part of this job role

Need not handle a team Working hours

IT & ITES companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Working in shifts may predominantly not be available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous Occupational hazards include weight gain, headaches, body aches, eye strain, loss of concentration, loss of sleep and appetite, fatigue, weepy bouts etc.Health risks include exposure to demanding and strenuous routine, repetitive tasks, working in closed, dark, oppressive environments etc.

For freshers ?7,000 to ?8,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience - 5,000 to 16,000 per month.

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience 20,000 to 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Current Scenario of ITES-BPM/BPO Sector in IndiaThe Indian IT and ITES Industry recorded a turnover of US $ 60 billion in 2009, with exports accounting for about US $ 47 billion and contributing to over 70% of industry revenues. The Indian IT-BPM industry is expected to add revenues of US$ 13-14 billion to the existing revenues by FY15, according to National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM).The major segments of the Industry are IT Services, BPO, and Engineering Services, R&D, and Products. Much of the activity is centred on service offerings in Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI), Hi-Tech and Telecom, Manufacturing, and Retail.Future Trends in ITES-BPM/BPO Sector in IndiaSustained technology spending globally, and increasing GDP growth and spending in India are expected to be primary drivers of growth. A shift would occur in terms of customer expectations, led by innovation, end-to-end offerings, risk management, and compliance. It is expected that the ?outsource ablemarket would expand from the current US $ 500 billion to about US $ 1.5 to 1.6 trillion by 2020. Sustained GDP growth, increasing public sector spends, and adoption of IT by industry would drive the domestic component of the market. Given these factors, it is expected that the Indian IT and ITES Industry would record about US $ 220 billion in exports and US $ 60 billion domestically by 2022. This growth can be much more with markets opening up further and supported by large investments in innovation, skill building, IP creation, and development of IT infrastructure in tier-2 and tier-3 cities.Based on the trends witnessed in productivity and the likely growth potential of the IT and ITES industry, it is expected that the industry would result in an incremental employment of about 7.5 million persons directly by 2022. A large portion of this employment is expected to occur in the ITES (BPO/KPO) exports sector, followed by IT exports and then in the domestic market.Growth of Biometric Technology in IndiaInternet has made revolutionary changes with possibilities of online booking of tickets rail or air, filing Income Tax returns, online application for passports, online banking, etc. With an internet user-base of over 125 million, which is likely to grow to about half-a-billion over the next few years, and also an established base of 950 million mobile users, India will be a key player in the cyber-world. With biometric technology fast maturing and becoming increasingly sophisticated, biometric solutions are starting to make serious inroads as a high-tech identity management and verification tool within the society. Such momentum has introduced the new possible markets for biometric data operator which has the largest impact on future societies.

Maximum number of job openings are available in IT & ITES companies across Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities.

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A GCS Group Venture - GCS Computer Tech Pvt Ltd, SCO 19, Sector 26, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh-160019, 0172-4353300,

AISECT, Head Office, Bhopal; AISECT Corporate Office, New Delhi, 1140526727,

Ants Consulting & Services Pvt Ltd, B2-1905, South City, Off Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore - 560076, +91-81230-17393 , +9180-2658-2817,

All India Management Association, 14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003, India, 011 - 24645100 / 011 24617354,

Britti Prosikshan Pvt Ltd, 128/18, Hazra Road, Kolkatta - 700 026,

Calance Software Pvt. Ltd, 201, Greenwood Plaza, Greenwood City, Sector-45, Gurgaon - 122002, Haryana, India, +91 124 4261025,

CAP Workforce Development Institute Pvt. Ltd., 101, Gowri Shankar Residency, 53&54, Kamalapuri Colony Phase-III, Hyderabad-500073, AP, India, 040 2354 1763, 040 23540019,