Installation and integration
The planning, implementation and control of activities to integrate / build components, subsystems and interfaces to create operational systems, products or services for delivery to customers or for internal or interim purposes such as testing. The development of organisational capabilities for systems integration and build including automation and continuous integration.
The configuration of software products into new or existing software environments/platforms.
Hardware design HWDE
The specification and design of computing and communications equipment (such as semiconductor processors, HPC architectures and DSP and graphics processor chips), typically for integration into, or connection to an IT infrastructure or network. The identification of concepts and their translation into implementable design. The selection and integration, or design and prototyping of components. The adherence to industry standards including compatibility, security and sustainability.
The installation, testing, implementation or decommissioning and removal of cabling, wiring, equipment, hardware and associated software, following plans and instructions and in accordance with agreed standards. The testing of hardware and software components, resolution of malfunctions, and recording of results. The reporting of details of hardware and software installed so that configuration management records can be updated.