What does a network engineer do?
I'm 15, I am struggling to decide on some career options. I am torn between law and telecommunications. One of the jobs I am interested in is a Network Engineer but I am not 100% sure of what they do. I understand that they setup and configure networks for clients but I have many holes in my knowledge. Do they have to know Linux, windows, mac? If so, to what extent? How long would I be in education for until I reach the qualifications required? And what qualifications do I need? Thanks!
Asked By: Ashley - 1/3/2013
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Answered By: t3silver98224 - 1/3/2013
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As a network engineer you will need to know about network hardware (eg switches and routers) and also network protocols, there are many different brands of network hardware, it is good to have atleast a basic knowledge of connecting mac,linux and windows operating systems to networks. some firewalls are basic on linux... More
Answered By: Redemption.Man - 1/3/2013
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