IoT Architect

IoT, or the Internet of Things, is the technology of connecting any device to the Internet and to other connected devices. This can include smart sensors, phones, appliances, cameras, wearable technology, and cars. An IoT architect sorts through all the data transmitted between networks from the various machines and gadgets used every day by millions of people. IoT architects help organizations fix business problems by designing IoT solutions. They are also responsible for creating and communicating the IoT concept, message, and architecture.
Technical skills and programming skills

The technical skills required are varied. Proficiency in programming; data management; programming languages such as Java, Python, or CSS; embedded systems; network topologies; transport protocols; cloud computing; stream processing; analytics; and application development. An IoT architect cannot just rely on their technical skills, however.

Soft skills

They will be working closely with business leaders to resolve business problems, so soft skills (communication and leadership skills) are a must.

An IoT architect needs to stay up to date on IoT businesses, data governance, and good data practices to provide better security and performance in this advancing technological world. This is where professional organization membership and continuing education through courses and conferences are helpful.

An IoT architect position will require at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or information technology. Since this field is so new, those who have earned certificates or taken coursework will stand out to potential employers.
90.000 EUR per year

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