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The Tech Guru career is one of the career tracks from The Sims 4 base game. After being promoted from level six, Sims will be able to choose one of the two career paths: eSport Gamer or Start-up Entrepreneur.

Career LevelsEdit

Description: "Who needs college with programming skills like yours? Opportunity is out there, ripe for the picking, and you and your big brain are ready to pluck away."

TS4 Career Tech Guru Tech Guru Career Levels
Workplace: Rainy Day Entertainment
1) Live Chat Support Agent
Welcome to Babysitting 101! <sim first name> will be using his/her above-average intelligence for hours of gentle guidance and virtual handholding, exploring brave new limits on just how thinly one can veil sarcasm. §31/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
None
Daily Task:
Play Video Games
Bonus: None Pension: Unknown
2) Quality Assurance
<sim first name> has entered the exciting world of QA, the unsung heroes of software development. It’s the perfect job for people who feel like they break everything they touch! But hey, better they break it than the customer, right? Right?? §38/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 2 Programming Skill
Daily Task:
Play Video Games
Bonus: §375; Stainless Steel Auto-Pot Pension: Unknown
3) Code Monkey
Congrats to <sim first name>! Now, instead of risking life, limb, and job pointing out the gaping holes in someone else’s code, he/she gets to put all semblance of a life aside to program code based on someone else’s deadlines. At least there’s a benefits package! §47/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 3 Programming Skill
Achieve Level 2 Video Gaming Skill
Daily Task:
Programming
Bonus: §506; Computer Hard Drive Pension: Unknown
4) Ace Engineer
Wielding a rare combination of technical and political skills, <sim first name> is carving his/her way up the ranks at last! While innovative work is still a faint glimmer on the horizon, it’s finally in view, and not everything <sim first name> does is totally mind-numbing. §63/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 4 Programming Skill
Achieve Level 3 Video Gaming Skill
Daily Task:
Programming
Bonus: §633; The Sentinel Pension: Unknown
5) Project Manager
<sim first name> has finally achieved the glory of middle management! He/she gets to drive the schedule, squeeze hundreds of programming hours out of each week, work magic with budgets and play the jerk/ice queen everyone else gets to whine about. §73/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 5 Programming Skill
Achieve Level 4 Video Gaming Skill
Daily Task:
Programming
Bonus: §760; The Hipster Hugger Pension: Unknown
6) Development Captain
<sim first name>’s got real power now. He/she doesn’t just manage measly one-off projects, he/she is in charge of the development process for several groundbreaking products. Aye, aye, this is going to be fun! §78/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 6 Programming Skill
Achieve Level 5 Video Gaming Skill
Daily Task:
Programming
Bonus: §874; Innovator's Award for Excellence in Science Pension: Unknown


eSport Gamer BranchEdit

Description: "You’ve been living and breathing videogames since the moment you could twitch your trigger finger, and as an eSport Gamer, you can cash in on that."

TS4 Career Tech Guru eSport Gamer Tech Guru Career Levels - eSport Gamer Branch
Workplace: Rainy Day Entertainment
7) eSports Competitor
As an amateur cyberathlete, <sim first name>’s world is about to change. After a lifetime of training within the dimly lit confines of bedrooms and basements, <sim first name> is ready to travel the world and go head-to-head in dimly lit indoor stadiums. His/her time is now. §121/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 6 Programming Skill
Achieve Level 6 Video Gaming Skill
Daily Task:
Play Video Games
Bonus: §933; Stack of CDs Pension: Unknown
8) Pro Gamer
Fantasy, meet reality. <sim first name> is actually making a living playing games competitively. Sure, he/she isn’t exactly pulling in six figures yet, but the bounty’s getting bigger, and the sponsors are taking note. Time to invest in media training! §194/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 7 Programming Skill
Achieve Level 8 Video Gaming Skill
Daily Task:
Play Video Games
Bonus: §2,177; "Revanne" Poster; Brag about Skillz interaction Pension: Unknown
9) APM King/Queen
With practice comes speed, and <sim first name>’s real-time strategy skills are living proof. With APM climbing past the 400 mark, <sim first name> has been known to assemble an army, equip it, construct an impenetrable base and annihilate at least one other race in the time it takes most people to tie their shoes. §261/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 4:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 8 Programming Skill
Max Video Gaming Skill to Level 10
Daily Task:
Play Video Games
Bonus: §2,721; Top Secret Computer Pension: Unknown
10) Champion Gamer
WOOT! <sim first name> is now rolling in dough, and he/she doesn’t have too many complaints about being famous either. Sponsors are picking up tabs left and right, there are Simoleons to be made by streaming his/her practice sessions, and the tournament prizes are nothing to sneeze at. This is the dream of gamers everywhere! §328/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 4:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
None
Daily Task:
Play Video Games
Bonus: §3,129; PrioPerfection Motion Sensor Game Mat; unlocks "The Game Room" styled room Pension: Unknown


Start-up Entrepreneur BranchEdit

Description: "Turn your Big Ideas into household names as a Start-up Genius. It'll take savvy and connections, but fortune is within your reach."

TS4 Career Tech Guru Start Up Entrepreneur Tech Guru Career Levels - Start-up Entrepreneur Branch
Workplace: Rainy Day Entertainment
7) The Next Big Thing?
At last, <sim first name> has ditched big company bureaucracy to launch his/her very own company, founded on his/her very own ideals, to build his/her very own innovative solution. The only hitch? His/her very own money is not quite enough to get this thing off the ground. §98/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 8 Programming Skill
Reach Level 2 Charisma Skill
Daily Task:
Programming
Bonus: §933; A Stroke of Genius Pension: Unknown
8) Independent Consultant
<sim first name> is making a name for himself/herself in the tech world, but the cash from selling off his/her first company is already getting thin. Instead of bowing to someone else’s vision, he/she decides to earn money as a consultant for private investors. §185/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 9 Programming Skill
Reach Level 4 Charisma Skill
Daily Task:
Programming
Bonus: §2,394; Minimalist Unplant Pension: Unknown
9) Dot-Com Pioneer
With an impressive track record for successfully launching companies, <sim first name> is always on the go and never off the grid, making split-second decisions by text on everything from development to creative to UI. Remarkably, people listen! §371/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
Max Programming Skill to Level 10
Reach Level 6 Charisma Skill
Daily Task:
Programming
Bonus: §3,112; Light of My Life Painting Pension: Unknown
10) Start-up Genius
Whiz kid. Wonder. Visionary. <sim first name> has been called them all, and he/she is confident he/she deserves it. Everything he/she touches turns to gold. Doors open when he/she so much as glances at them. And technologies only emerge with his/her permission. §516/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Focused
Promotion Tasks:
None
Daily Task:
Programming
Bonus: §5,335; Plasmatron 3000 Flat Screen TV; Brag about Startup interaction; unlocks "The HQ" styled room Pension: Unknown


Sims in the Tech Guru CareerEdit

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