Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2147

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.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) Design Engineer
  • Capacity Planning Analyst
  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Engineer (except Software)
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Computer Systems Engineer
  • Computer Telecommunications Specialist
  • Data Communications Specialist
  • Fibre-optic Network Designer
  • Hardware Circuit Board Designer
  • Hardware Design Engineer
  • Hardware Development Engineer
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Hardware Technical Architect
  • Infrastructure Architect - Information Technology (IT)
  • Microprocessor Designer And Application Engineer
  • Microwave Systems Engineer
  • Microwave Transmission Systems Engineer
  • Network Architect - Computer Systems
  • Network Capacity Planner
  • Network Designer - Computer Systems
  • Network Engineer - Communication Hardware
  • Network Specialist - Computer Systems
  • Network Systems Engineer
  • Network Test Engineer
  • Optical Communications Engineer
  • Optical Communications Hardware Engineer
  • Optical Systems Engineer - Telecommunications
  • Radio Systems Engineer
  • Satellite Data Transmission Engineer
  • Spacecraft Electronics Engineer - Hardware
  • Systems Designer - Hardware
  • Technical Architect - Hardware
  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • Telecommunications Hardware Engineer
  • Telecommunications Hardware Specialist
  • Telecommunications Specialist - Computer Systems
  • Telecommunications Systems Specialist
  • Wireless Communications Network Engineer
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Fibre-optic Network Designer
  • Hardware Circuit Board Designer
  • Hardware Development Engineer
  • Hardware Technical Architect
  • Network Test Engineer
  • Systems Designer - Hardware
  • Telecommunications Hardware Engineer
  • Wireless Communications Network Engineer

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