Computer ENgineer

Computer engineers design, implement, evaluate, modify, maintain, and test computer systems and related equipment.

$50,000 - $100,000+

University Degree

High Demand

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John Aisien

Founder & CEO, Enterprise Software Company

I was born in the UK, of Nigerian parents. I was raised in the UK & in Nigeria. I have always had an interest in reading & the acquisition of knowledge, from an early age, driven in part by the values instilled in me by my late father (https://ekhaguosaaisien.com). My parents fostered an expectation of academic excellence in their kids, which drove me to do well in school, from primary all the way to University. I selected a career in Engineering, initially because I was inspired to use my talents to develop my country (Nigeria).

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While working as a young Graduate Trainee in the UK, I met & fell in love with my wife, a New Yorker. I emigrated with her to the US in 1997, and the prevalent economic context at the time (the emergence of the Internet as a transformational technology) triggered my interest in tech entrepreneurship. I have worked in fledgling & large enterprise software firms since Business School, and I started Blue Cedar in 2016. My aspiration is to use what I hope would remain a successful career in Technology Entrepreneurship to inspire the next cadre of tech leaders with African ancestry globally, and to use my experience & access to capital to transform young African lives, via osmosis & instruction, rather than charity.

What is your educational background?
Bachelor’s Degree, Engineering
MBA, Finance & Entrepreneurship

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Core Responsibilities

01.

Consult with clients to develop and design programs or applications

02.

Conduct demos and explain benefits of the programs or applications to potential customers

03.

 Plan, design, write, modify, integrate and test web related code

Typical Workplace
  • Self employed, computer software firms, advertising firms 
  • Spend a lot of time working on the computer
  • Most work within a team of designers/programmers

Attributes & Abilities 

Creativity Skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Organized & detail-oriented
Hands on
Collaborative Skills
Computer skills
Grade 11

English (ENG3C/U)
Mathematics (MCR3U/MBF3C)
Physics (SPH3U)
Computer Technology (Recommended)
Media Arts (Recommended)
Design Technology (Recommended)
Cooperative Education (Recommended)

Grade 12

English (ENG4U)
Mathematics (MHF4U/MAP4C) (MDM4U/MCV4U recommended)
Physics (SPH4U)

*Additional 4U/M Courses For University Candidates*

Related Post-Secondary Programs:

Computer Engineer

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