Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

Computer engineerAn engineer is an individual who has a degree or is highly skilled in a particular field. For example, a hardware engineer is commonly an individual who is very knowledgeable in computer hardware or designs computer hardware components. Another example, a software or test engineer, who is an individual skilled in computer software, testing, or writes computer software.

In some cases, a company may have different levels of engineers to help identify his or her skill level; for example, an individual may have a title of a Level II hardware engineer.

Business terms, Consultant, Developer, Programmer, System analyst, Technician