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Computer Engineer

Description


Computer engineering is a discipline that integrates electrical engineering and computer science to further advancements in digital technology, computer networking, and computer systems.

Career Path

  •   Computer Hardware Engineer
  •   Software Engineer, Applications
  •   Software Engineer, Systems Software

Main Activity

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt it to new hardware or to upgrade interfaces and improve performance.

  • Design and develop software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.

  • Consult with engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, develop specifications and performance requirements and resolve customer problems.

  • Analyze information to determine, recommend and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system.

  • Develop and direct software system testing and validation procedures.

Skills

  •   Technical Skill
  •   Communication skills
  •   Research skills
  •   Problem-solving skills
  •   Math Skill
  •   Design Skill
  •   Management Skill

Type

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Operating systems and networks
  • Computer design
  • Computer software
  • Robotics