Must Have Skills For Electrical Engineers :

Skills rule supreme when it comes to engineering. Everything else takes a backseat. How good an engineer you are will depend on how updated you are with the most in demand skills. So like any other branch of engineers, electrical engineers are also expected to have mastering certain skills. We will enumerate some of the top must have skills, electrical engineers are expected to master


Circuit Analysis : Electrical circuits are the basis of any electrical equipment. As an electrical engineer, you should have the capacity to analyze circuits, how to calculate frequency responses etc.


Circuit Designing : This is a must have skill, and this skill makes EE engineers coveted. An engineer who can design a cost effective and resistive circuits will be in great demand by employers.


Knowledge of Statistics : EE engineers should have good knowledge of statistics in order to ensure that the designs created by the engineers are manufacturable. Knowledge of probability and statistics can be really handy here.


Be updated with Hardware Languages : Learn as much about hardware languages like VHDL, Verilog, scriting languages like Perl and Shell. Knowledge of VHDL or Verilog will come in handy if you are planning to make a career in FPGAs ( Field Programme Gate Array) Electrical Engineers who can build business applications on FPGAs are on huge demand.


On the other hand, if you are keen on working as an embedded systems engineer, then having a solid knowledge about C language. C language is applicable in any type of electrical work you might do such as embedded development, signal processing, etc. C language will thus never go out of fashion.


Specialization : As an EE engineer,  the best way to gain skills begins with selection of the field you are planning to work in. Decide first if you want to work in Core sector, in IT sector, or in Networking and telecommunication. ECE engineers can work in all these sectors but all these fields needs different set of skills.


If you are keen on working in core companies, then focus on developing knowledge about amplifiers, filters, waveform generators, basics of Air Conditioning, Power Electronics etc. On other hand if working in an IT MNC is what excites you, then you should concentrate on mastering subjects like OOPS Concepts, basic SQL and Unix commands, etc.


If you are eager to work in Networking and Telecommunication sector, such as signal processing, wave theory and satellite communication, audio and digital processing etc. No matter which type of engineer you are, you have to make continuous learning, development of skills your life’s mission and vision. The more you spend time polishing and perfecting your technical skills, the more in demand you will be to prospective employers.


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