A Configuration Engineer will be responsible for ensuring that their company’s technological systems or products are performing adequately and consistently at all times, therefore making it one of the most challenging and rewarding computer engineer jobs available.
A Configuration Engineer will often be tasked with creating accurate product plans and managing design projects, as well as leading other members of staff. They will often use manual drawing tools or computer-aided design programs to create a vision of how the company’s goods should look and operate. It is of paramount importance that knowledge of the industry is kept as up-to-date as possible, allowing them to focus on tracking and controlling the required changes in software products.
Individuals who wish to take on the role should have existing experience of working in an engineering environment, with an in-depth understanding of business. They will need to be proficient with popular software such as Excel and other leading design programs. The ideal candidate will be able to work with people at all levels, which, in some cases, can include the customer and excel in both written and verbal communications. Configuration Engineers should be able to work both as a team and autonomously with an enthusiastic, can-do attitude.