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Job Requirements

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.

Educational Requirements:
Degree in computer engineering, electrical or electronics engineering, engineering physics or computer science (i.e., Bachelor’s Master’s or Doctorate); licensing by provincial/territorial association of professional engineers.

Applicable transferrable sectors/occupations:
Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Information Technology

National Occupational Standard

NOS are a benchmark of the knowledge and abilities needed to be competent in a particular occupation. Developed by current job incumbents, NOS are a collection of the individual competencies that make up the whole picture of an occupation.

Related NOC code:

  • 21311 – Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)