Build a better social network.
The entire world is interconnected. The lines of communication are literally at your fingertips.
Climb to new heights with this career.
As the world becomes increasingly dependent on instantaneous, on-demand global communication, opportunity exists for you to keep the lines open and the messages flowing. From the transfer of voice, video and data for immediate communication to the use of satellite transmissions for video conferencing, Telecommunications Technology keeps the world connected. From the infrastructure for the Internet to a variety of other distance learning capabilities, technicians are needed to maintain those networks.
In this technology you'll design or configure voice and data communications systems, supervise installation, and arrange for post-installation service and maintenance. Test and evaluate hardware and software to determine efficiency, reliability or compatibility with existing systems. Review and evaluate requests from engineers, managers and technicians for system modifications. You can even provide user support by diagnosing network and device problems, and implementing technical or procedural solutions. With your technical troubleshooting skills, you could open up a world of career opportunities.