The work as a web engineer is mostly mental but may also involve verbal communication with clients. Working knowledge of photoshop and illustrator may be also required. The work environment is mostly a corporate setting with multiple companies that utilize computers. The job of a web engineer involves working with IT professionals and supervisors. A web engineer may also be working with the marketing team of the client company.
A web engineer may need a bachelor’s degree in the technology field. Five or more years experience as a tech professional or a web development specialist may also be required for this position. A working knowledge of programs such as D3, Protovis, HighCharts, and Rafael may also be needed. As a web engineer, fixing and tracking bugs or problems in the client system may be required. Depending on deadlines, the typical work hours are during the day from 9 AM until 5 PM. The schedule may require a web engineer to work weekends and nights, depending on client needs and deadlines.
Web Engineer Tasks
Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.
Work with with designers and content producers.
Test and document software for web sites.
Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.