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System Engineer  

Job Title and Job Description

System Engineer  

I work with computers ... networking them. I love the challenges I face daily. I always encounter something new.  

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

Webmaster, computer technician, application development.  

What new technology will be important?

 

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

I have a bachelor and computer training as well as always pursuing industry certifications.  

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

College, computer training programs.  

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

No, I got started after college.  

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat ImportantCreative thinking   
Athletic / Physical 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat ImportantStrength and agility   
Bilingual 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very ImportantIt would be helpful   
Computer Technology 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important   
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important   
Creative Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantIngenuity in solving problems is extremely important   
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantInterpersonal skills are always important with customers and coworkers   
Investigative / Fact Finding 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important   
leadership and Supervising 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important   
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important   
Math 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important   
Mechanical Understanding 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important   
Sales and Negotiation 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important   
Scientific and Experimental 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important   
Social Service / Helping Skills 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important   
Teaching / Instructing 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important   
Verbal Communication 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important   
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important   
Understanding Yourself 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important   
Writing 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important   
 

Interview By: System Engineer