Profession integration engineer

Integration engineers develop and implement solutions which coordinate applications across the enterprise or its units and departments. They evaluate existing components or systems to determine integration requirements and ensure that the final solutions meet organisational needs. They reuse components when possible and assist management in taking decisions. They perform ICT system integration troubleshooting.

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Personality Type

Knowledge

  • ICT project management methodologies

    The methodologies or models for planning, managing and overseeing of ICT resources in order to meet specific goals, such methodologies are Waterfall, Incremental, V-Model, Scrum or Agile and using project management ICT tools.

  • Hardware components suppliers

    The suppliers who can deliver the required hardware components.

  • ICT communications protocols

    The system of rules which allow the exchange of information between computers or other devices via computer networks.

  • ICT system user requirements

    The process intended to match user and organisation's needs with system components and services, by taking into consideration the available technologies and the techniques required to elicit and specify requirements, interrogating users to establish symptoms of problem and analysing symptoms.

  • Procurement of ICT network equipment

    The products available from network equipment providers and methods for selecting and procuring the equipment.

  • Software components suppliers

    The suppliers who can deliver the required software components.

Skills

  • Integrate system components

    Select and use integration techniques and tools to plan and implement integration of hardware and software modules and components in a system. Apply specific testing techniques to ensure integrity during system integration.

  • Design component interfaces

    Use methods and tools to design and program interfaces of software and system components.

  • Provide technical documentation

    Prepare documentation for existing and upcoming products or services, describing their functionality and composition in such a way that it is understandable for a wide audience without technical background and compliant with defined requirements and standards. Keep documentation up to date.

  • Apply company policies

    Apply the principles and rules that govern the activities and processes of an organisation.

  • Use scripting programming

    Utilise specialised ICT tools to create computer code that is interpreted by the corresponding run-time environments in order to extend applications and automate common computer operations. Use programming languages which support this method such as Unix Shell scripts, JavaScript, Python and Ruby.

  • Define integration strategy

    Specify strategies for system integration, incorporating the time schedule, the processes required to combine components into subsystems and systems, the means on how components will interface as well as the risks associated with the integration.

  • Manage ICT system deployment

    Deliver, install and test a computer or ICT system. Set up and prepare the system for use.

  • Apply ICT system usage policies

    Follow written and ethical laws and policies regarding proper ICT system usage and administration.

  • Analyse network bandwidth requirements

    Study the requirements on the transmission capacity of an ICT network or other telecommunication system.

Optional knowledge and skills

interfacing techniques c++ visual studio .net r prolog (computer programming) embedded systems scratch (computer programming) ict network routing ansible engineering processes groovy java (computer programming) scala openedge advanced business language swift (computer programming) apache maven pascal (computer programming) adapt to changing situations lean project management lisp solution deployment ict recovery techniques cisco asp.net microsoft visual c++ perform project management ml (computer programming) salt (tools for software configuration management) sap r3 computer programming matlab utilise computer-aided software engineering tools javascript php software components libraries information security strategy apl design computer network ict system integration ict infrastructure ict system programming communicate with customers ict debugging tools vagrant sas language objective-c perl jenkins (tools for software configuration management) haskell common lisp tools for software configuration management assembly (computer programming) hardware components ruby (computer programming) ajax staf puppet (tools for software configuration management) process-based management c# cobol tools for ict test automation agile project management information architecture python (computer programming) abap systems development life-cycle