The career of an engineer irrespective of his or her branch, is totally dependant on their technical skills. The engineering sector is a skill based sector, where the more technical skills you can accumulate, the more practical hands on experience you can gather – the more you will be able to be successful in your field.
We will list some of the top skills that companies watch out for, when they hire ECE graduates
Programming : ECE engineers should have a solid grasp on the basics of programming languages and scripting languages. You should attempt to learn programmes such as embedded c, linux shell scripting and python, which are used in major projects – like server processing etc. You should learn HTML, CSS – which is necessary to create basic webpage, and webpage styling etc. You should also focus on learning languages like MATLAB that will enable you to process images, and digital signals.
Circuit Designing : You should have a good knowledge of Spice Tools. like PSPICE – knowledge of these tools will enable you to know the ins and outs of how circuits work. Get skilled in Circuit designing tools like Eagle.
Software & Hardware Testing : Get hands on experience in tools like Proteus which tests both hardware as well as software for embedded product.
Data Structure & Algorithms : All engineers need to have problem solving skills, so great knowledge of data structure and algorithms is a must.
Master the basics of wireless sensor networks, design procedure and topologies.