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Old 03-17-2009, 08:57 AM   #1
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Tasks that a computer engineer can do


Hi,

any clasification or what ever taking account the level of knowledge (in theory an analist knows more than a junior programmer)???????

Taluego
 
Old 03-17-2009, 08:59 AM   #2
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Old 03-17-2009, 05:51 PM   #3
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The terms engineer, analyst, consultant etc are bandied about far too easily these days. People are called consultants and engineers that, to me, are really only technicians. You will, by and large, be unable to judge what someone can do by their job title.
 
Old 03-18-2009, 11:02 AM   #4
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The terms engineer, analyst, consultant etc are bandied about far too easily these days. People are called consultants and engineers that, to me, are really only technicians. You will, by and large, be unable to judge what someone can do by their job title.

Ok, that's the practice but dont you know any classification with the tasks that a person who works around computing could do?
 
Old 03-28-2009, 07:06 PM   #5
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No, because the job titles have no defined meaning. I personally define a technician as someone who is competent at a fixed list of tasks without necessarily understands the full details of what they are doing. When they are faced with a task they have not been trained for they come unstuck. An engineer on the other hand has a much deeper understanding of his subject and when faced with a new problem simply starts from fundamentals and works it out from scratch.

But thats just me.
 
Old 03-28-2009, 07:14 PM   #6
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I agree with what's said - job titles are no real guide to what's required. However, here's a link to a UK graduate careers advice site, which gives examples of the sorts of duties, and requirements of a range of IT roles. Indicative only, but you may find it helpful.

It may also be useful to look at actual job adverts, particularly where there are detailed job descriptions and person specs provided.

Rob
 
Old 03-28-2009, 08:36 PM   #7
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"Tasks that a computer engineer can do"

Before the H1B program: brain surgery on epileptic elephants.
After the H1B program: check the oil and clean the windshield.
 
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Before the H1B...
Skillful segue from careers advice into jingoism there!
 
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You made me look up the word jingoism. LOL
 
  


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