IT engineering jobs you should consider

Considering a new job in IT? Engineering should be on your list of options.

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As technology accelerates, companies must hire new IT talent to keep up. IT engineers are critical members of any IT team, supporting companies in the design, installation and management of entire networking systems.

An IT engineer’s role includes many responsibilities that businesses require for this tech-driven world. For example, they update critical software applications, troubleshoot company-wide network issues and provide support during cybersecurity threats.

Due to the complex nature of computer systems, IT engineers have a chance to pick from a wide range of career paths. You can truly choose a direction that matches your interests, whether that’s gaming or the cloud.

These four hiring kits from TechRepublic Premium will introduce you to some of these roles, including salary ranges, skill sets required and what to expect.

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How to get started with the Windows Subsystem for Android in Windows 11

Microsoft delivers the initial version of one of its key Windows 11 features. We take a first look at the WSA.

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When Microsoft unveiled Windows 11, it promised a new set of tools developed in conjunction with Intel and Amazon that would allow Android applications to run on Windows devices. The Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) would use the same virtualization technologies as Windows’ Linux tooling, allowing Android apps to run on the Windows desktop, while translating ARM binaries to x86 and x64 where necessary. Apps would load from the Amazon Appstore via links to Windows’ own Microsoft Store.

Development of the feature wasn’t quite as fast as Microsoft expected, and the Android tools and Amazon Appstore didn’t make it to the October 5 launch. But it turns out they weren’t that far behind, with a preview release arriving this week for Windows Insiders on the Beta Channel.

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