A telecommunications engineer works with a company’s Ethernet, operating system (such as Novell or UNIX), security/firewall systems, and PC network. Although this job is generally an entry-level position within a company’s information technology (IT) department, a telecommunications engineer works with every facet of the company’s IT operations.
Telecommunications Engineer Tasks
Design telecommunications components, software, and other telecommunications products or systems.
Provide technical support or training to staff or customers regarding telecommunications equipment.
Inspect telecommunications equipment to ensure compliance with specification or safety codes.
Prepare documentation and other information for telecommunications equipment.