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Computer Engineer

Computer engineers are involved in the installation, repair and servicing of computers and associated equipment.

Duties & Tasks
Computer engineers may perform the following tasks:
  • devise and undertake a regular service programme, including support of operating systems
  • analyse problems and develop and implement solutions
  • provide input on matters associated with site preparation and installation of large computer systems
  • install cables for computer networks
  • assist staff with establishing the computer hardware and associated equipment required to run IT systems
  • manage projects and supervise staff (in senior computer engineering roles).
  • Personal requirements
  • able to understand and communicate with a wide variety of people
  • able to work as part of a team
  • logical approach to work
  • self-reliant and able to work independently
  • active interest in learning and maintaining technical skills and knowledge
  • able to investigate, identify and solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • enjoy electronics, computers and electro-mechanical equipment
  • good customer service skills
  • able to make informed decisions about a wide range of complex business and technical issues.
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