Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) graduates have tremendous opportunity to work in several career enriching job profiles due to a variety of reasons and they have the maximum scope of growth in the industry right now and with every passing day it just increases and makes it much more interesting to work on, some of them are:
The journey of digitalization with the advent of Social, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud Computing platforms, Robotic Process Automation, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Internet of Things (IoT), Hyper-connected world brought a paradigm shift in software application development and thereafter, industry moving to Industry 4.0 has opened up avenues of a wide spectrum of job profiles.
Job profiles are grouped under this category in the experience range of 1 to 7 years as listed below. A B.Tech CSE graduate can start his career in the IT industry in any of the following roles and can attain senior levels over approximately a span of 7 years. For example, a graduate starting his career as a software developer can move up to the position of Senior Software Developer and further to Lead-software development/Tech Lead role over 7 years.
The top 10 job profiles which are in emerging states and the niche technology area using cutting edge technology are the following:
Job profiles in this category are for graduates of B.Tech CSE having 8 to 15 years of experience. After acquiring 7+ years of experience, one may move up to the roles listed below in the career progression path based on aptitude/interest and capability developed through experience gained. The top 10 job profiles for CSE graduates in this category which are most sorted after roles in the emerging technology area are listed below:
B.Tech CSE graduates having more than 15 years experience and with a track record of good performance in a consistent manner can move to these roles in the later phase of the career progression ladder. The top 10 job profiles of Category III as listed below are the most rewarding ones for aspirants:
Let us take a case study of a B.Tech CSE graduate starting career today as a Machine Learning Engineer. The graduate should be able to move up to the role of Machine Learning Analyst after acquiring experience of more than 7 years and if he performs consistently well, then he will get the opportunity to move up to the job profile of Strategic Business Unit Head or Vice President-Technical (depending on organization structure) after gaining an experience of 15+ years.
Thinking of another scenario wherein the B.Tech CSE graduate who is a Network Security Engineer at the start of a career, can move up the career ladder to the role of Cyber Security Consultant at 7+ years and then, ultimately can move to CIO role after acquiring an experience of 15+ years. A B.Tech CSE graduate who loves programming and designing can start a career as a software developer, may move up to the Technical Architect role after 7+ years, and ultimately may get promoted to the CTO role. In another scenario, a B.Tech CSE can start his career as a software developer, can thereafter, move to a Solution Architect role, and finally to Pre-Sales Head.
Even if an individual is not interested in the technical field after completing their graduation from CSE they can always do extra courses to build up their skillset a little more and then can change their field of working according to their interests and then pursue in that particular field.