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Internet-of-Things Architect

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Currently Employed in Scotland
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What is a Internet-of-Things Architect

There are billions of devices in the world connected to the Internet, collectively known as the Internet-of-Things. You could design the latest Internet-ready devices, protect crucial systems from hacking attempts and find new business opportunities hidden in online data.

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Testing and selecting new data collection technologies such as sensors and actuators
  • Collecting and interpreting valuable business data from internet-connected devices
  • Adapting to the rapid pace of technological change in the Internet-of-Things through continuous research and study

Getting in and Qualifications


There are a number of options to develop the skills required to become an Internet-of-Things Architect. Degrees focused on these subjects can be useful for this career:

  • Network Technologies
  • Business Information Systems
  • Internet-of-Things
  • Software Engineering

Some students also go on to gain postgraduate qualifications in similar subject areas.

Apprenticeships in Software Development are also a great way to become an Internet-of-Things Architect.



Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.