Computer Engineers (Except Software Engineers & Designers)
Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) research, plan, design, develop, modify, evaluate and integrate computer and telecommunications hardware and related equipment, and information and communication system networks including mainframe systems, local and wide area networks, fibre-optic networks, wireless communication networks, Intranets, the Internet and other data communications systems.
They are employed by computer and telecommunication hardware manufacturers, by engineering, manufacturing and telecommunications firms, in information technology consulting firms, by governmental, educational and research institutions and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.
Computer engineers may specialize in a number of areas including analog and digital signal processing, fibre optics, integrated circuits, lasers, microprocessors, microwaves and radio astronomy.
Post-secondary degree such as Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or related field. Related industry and vendor certifications such as CompTIA A+, Net+, Security+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) strongly preferred.
Five years of related work experience.