Originally Posted by PSUSMU
I don't recall mentioning those roles.. Sure, anyone can write some Java code or install Oracle 11g. What I was referring to is Systems Engineering/ Architecture. You need a solid understanding of principles, frameworks, and architectures. It comes with education and experience; not from an IT for Dummies book.
you missed the point. tech in general (without the math) there are courses and do-it-yourself study guides. a certification is enough to land a job, and then you can build experience.
btw, eecs from berkeley here (graduated with honors). a bigshot like yourself should be running your own business, not working for someone else.