Profession application engineer

Application engineers deal with the technical requirements, management, and design for the development of various engineering applications, such as systems, new product designs, or the improvements of processes. They are responsible for the implementation of a design or process improvement, they offer technical support for products, answer questions about the technical functionality and assist the sales team.

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Personality Type


  • Engineering principles

    The engineering elements like functionality, replicability, and costs in relation to the design and how they are applied in the completion of engineering projects.

  • Project management

    Understand project management and the activities which comprise this area. Know the variables implied in project management such as time, resources, requirements, deadlines, and responding to unexpected events.

  • Engineering processes

    The systematic approach to the development and maintenance of engineering systems.

  • Technical drawings

    Drawing software and the various symbols, perspectives, units of measurement, notation systems, visual styles and page layouts used in technical drawings.


  • Interpret technical requirements

    Analyse, understand and apply the information provided regarding technical conditions.

  • Use technical drawing software

    Create technical designs and technical drawings using specialised software.

  • Manage engineering project

    Manage engineering project resources, budget, deadlines, and human resources, and plan schedules as well as any technical activities pertinent to the project.

  • Perform scientific research

    Gain, correct or improve knowledge about phenomena by using scientific methods and techniques, based on empirical or measurable observations.

  • Define technical requirements

    Specify technical properties of goods, materials, methods, processes, services, systems, software and functionalities by identifying and responding to the particular needs that are to be satisfied according to customer requirements.

Optional knowledge and skills

use automatic programming use testing equipment conduct experiments on animals build a product's physical model cost management manage sub-contract labour precision engineering use cad software industrial engineering sap r3 develop software prototype write manuals ruby (computer programming) scratch (computer programming) assess financial viability provide technical documentation salt (tools for software configuration management) haskell gather experimental data algorithms prolog (computer programming) ensure equipment availability erlang vagrant advise on equipment maintenance integrate system components computer science environmental engineering use software libraries use non-destructive testing equipment sas language cad software r maintain equipment compare contractors' bids natural language processing electronics mathematics develop code exploits assembly (computer programming) javascript create technical plans conduct performance tests manage contract disputes linguistics follow translation quality standards meet deadlines design user interface scala identify customer's needs apache maven mechanical engineering assess supplier risks pascal (computer programming) task algorithmisation construction industry tax legislation quality standards adapt to new design materials conduct search engine optimisation use functional programming estimate duration of work circuit diagrams apply health and safety standards materials science ensure compliance with legal requirements kdevelop semantics manage budgets keep up with digital transformation of industrial processes eclipse (integrated development environment software) collaborate with designers use dictionaries jenkins (tools for software configuration management) design principles carry out tendering precision mechanics migrate existing data adjust engineering designs c++ computer engineering evaluate translation technologies run laboratory simulations identify suppliers train employees develop translation memory software define quality standards use translation memory software install machinery manage product testing tools for software configuration management manage warehouse operations collect samples for analysis develop automated migration methods coffeescript scientific research methodology integrated development environment software debug software xcode grammar modern languages manufacturing processes robotics microsoft visual c++ provide advice to technicians analyse supply chain trends principles of artificial intelligence typescript c# prepare production prototypes analyse software specifications staf perform test run build business relationships python (computer programming) manage logistics software anomalies maintain contract administration develop licensing agreements meet contract specifications update language skills contract law process customer orders manage ict semantic integration machine translation ensure cross-department cooperation draw design sketches mechatronics abap liaise with engineers manage localisation administer multi-modal logistics ajax puppet (tools for software configuration management) train staff about product features computer programming use logic programming translate language concepts apply safety procedures in laboratory cognitive psychology communicate regulations labour legislation probability theory vbscript physics common lisp terminology speak different languages maintain logistics databases cae software swift (computer programming) present detailed design proposals conduct research on trends in design analyse production processes for improvement internet of things matlab world wide web consortium standards read engineering drawings carry out inventory planning information structure draft design specifications information architecture perform contract compliance audits execute analytical mathematical calculations develop test procedures create manufacturing guidelines use methods of logistical data analysis object-oriented modelling issue sales invoices java (computer programming) create a product's virtual model analyse stress resistance of materials use computer-aided translation manage tender processes analyse stress resistance of products analyse test data apply advanced manufacturing design prototypes utilise computer-aided software engineering tools transcreation analyse supply chain strategies identify customer requirements control production archive documentation related to the work execute feasibility study perform project management develop creative ideas groovy create flowchart diagram smalltalk (computer programming) implement efficiency plans for logistics operations supply chain management apply grammar and spelling rules supervise work on design planning cobol laboratory techniques apply statistical analysis techniques utilise machine learning product package requirements ict security legislation inspect industrial equipment objective-c lisp collect customer feedback on applications transportation engineering record test data openedge advanced business language visual studio .net warehouse operations use software design patterns ansible troubleshoot computational linguistics consult with technical staff robotic components php speech recognition advise on safety improvements perl analyse logistic changes design electromechanical systems manage warehouse organisation conduct ict code review use object-oriented programming ensure compliance with purchasing and contracting regulations product data management determine suitability of materials apl assist scientific research electromechanics label samples logistics production processes use concurrent programming ict debugging tools adapt to changes in technological development plans manage contracts ml (computer programming) electrical engineering perform laboratory tests write specifications maintain test equipment conduct quality control analysis handle customer complaints green logistics manage distribution channels consult with design team

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