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You might hire a technical engineer to:

  • Install and configure operating systems, software, and hardware
  • Document the design, maintenance, and support procedures for routine tasks
  • Develop technologies to satisfy current and future business requirements
  • Write code to standardize and automate organizational processes and monitoring
  • Work with stakeholders to develop requirements for technical systems
  • Detail a system’s performance and how to improve it
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Previous success in a technical role
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in technology or computer science
Experience in managing multiple technical projects at the same time
Professional certification in relevant programming languages and/or technological ecosystems
Expertise in developing, implementing, analyzing, and repairing large-scale distributed systems
Knowledge of efficient systems administration strategies and processes  
Highly detail-oriented and skilled at problem-solving