Telecoms, Digital Comms & Networks

Introducing telecommunications engineering

Telecommunication engineering encompasses the design and optimisation of communication networks for voice, data and multimedia applications. Telecoms engineers are one of the driving forces behind recent, massive growth in areas such as the internet, mobile telephones and other modern wired and wireless communications systems.

Engineers work within a number of industries, including internet and computing technologies, networking and telecommunications and radio. Some concentrate on applying technical knowledge, while others focus on managerial activities. However, many posts combine elements of both. Managerial responsibilities involve planning and managing projects, ensuring that they are delivered on time, within budget and to the agreed standards of quality. The technology ranges from de-framers, decoders and demodulators to optics and personal comms systems.

The technical aspect of the role includes using specialist knowledge to design and deliver solutions, as well as providing technical guidance to others within the employing organisation. Some travel will be involved and engineers will be constantly exposed to new technologies. As the world becomes increasingly dependent upon such systems, engineers working in this sector can look forward to truly global career opportunities.

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Aliaxis employs 15,000 people around the world and has grown significantly over the course of the last few years both through acquisition and organic growth.

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Applus+ IDIADA offers design, testing, engineering, and homologation services to fit the needs of the automotive industry worldwide

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ARM is the world's leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier

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esave was established in 1999 by two senior industry staff with a combined expertise of almost 40 years.

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ETL Systems

ETL design and build high performance satellite communications and Radio Frequency (RF) equipment

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NPS Group

NPS is a national organisation, delivering a comprehensive and flexible range of property services.

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SCCI Alphatrack

The SCCI Group is built on sound foundations attributable to the supreme strength of our technical expertise.

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Vista Entertainment Solutions

Vista Entertainment Solutions LTD started in 1996, when our founder Murray Holdaway was asked by a global cinema company to produce ticketing software to 'enhance the cinema experience'.

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Write Stuff, The

The Write Stuff has a reputation for excellence and has become recognized as one of the leading CV consultancies.

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