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Electronics Engineer

An electronic engineer designs, develops and oversees production of electronic equipment such as radios, televisions, computers, washing machines and telecommunication systems.

In order to become an electronics engineer you need to have a degree in electronic engineering which requires an understanding of physics, calculus and technology. However, completing an electronics degree leads directly into a career as an engineer. And, due to our growing dependence on electronic consumer products, electronic engineers are in high demand.

Electronic engineers work with clients, suppliers and manufacturers to create new products. It is the role of the engineer to develop the circuit board and programming for the electronic device. Therefore, computer software skills are often necessary.