Engineering is an umbrella term for science of materials, construction and technology. Engineers are responsible for creating most of the working parts of our world. Engineering is a broad industry as it incorporates the entire process from the theoretical blueprint making, to production and maintenance of the finished product. As an engineer you will be applying scientific and mathematical principles to analyze and solve problems in a large number of potential industries.
Engineer vs Software Engineer/Developer:
Even though software engineering is a form of engineering, for the sake of simplicity and to make your use of the website easier, we define an engineer as someone who deals with the more physical aspect of engineering vs a software engineer who focuses on creating functional programs for the internet of things.