With the Caliper’s Advisor Competency Report for Technical Design Specialist, you will gain a concise and accurate picture of a candidate’s strengths, limitations and overall potential for the job.

The product includes:

  • An elaborate report that helps with both selection and development
  • A detailed analysis of the individual’s strengths and possible development areas
  • Descriptions of potential competencies and representative behaviours in easy to understand terms
  • A phone consultation with a consultant to explain the report’s results and its implications (accreditation in Caliper also available to allow in-house interpretation and debriefing)
  • Behavioural-based interview questions to ask candidates based on assessment results in recruitment reports
  • Managing for Success suggestions, which include coaching recommendations and tips for working with the individual
  • A Function-Fit index and/or Caliper Consultant’s recommendation can be included

Technical Design Specialists research, develop, and test complex products, tools, or systems, such as computer networks, software applications, manufacturing equipment, or other forms of intellectual property. They gather and analyse information to develop specifications, or to understand those provided. Technical Design Specialists may need to use creativity to overcome unexpected or complicated challenges in the process of designing a high-quality output within budgetary and time-frame constraints.

Examples of Technical Design Specialist Positions In India are:
Computer Programmer, Mechanical Engineer, Database Administrator, Network Administrator, Systems Designer, Software Developer, Mechanical Designer.


Analytical Thinking – Technical Design Specialists are able to understand the underlying concepts in complex information, identify the roots of problems, and come up with solutions based on the available information.

Information Seeking – They are driven by an underlying curiosity and desire to know more about things, people, or issues that are trending in India. This involves going beyond routine questions and includes digging or pressing for more precise information; resolving conflicts by asking a series of questions; or conducting broader environmental scanning for opportunities or miscellaneous information that may be useful in the future.

Creativity and Innovation – Technical Design Specialists tend toward divergent thinking and have the inclination to question existing practices; challenge accepted assumptions; create new and/or radical alternatives to traditional methods, processes, and products; and expand on others’ ideas.

Learning Agility – They are able to discern patterns in data, recognise relationships between concepts, and can rapidly apply learning from one context to solve comparable problems in different contexts.

Quality Focus – Technical Design Specialist ensure that all work in their area of the business, but also throughout the organisation, by vendors and suppliers throughout India, etc. is performed skillfully and to high standards for quality and integrity.

Initiating Action – They tend to be go-getters and aim to take an important role in improving a product or service, avoiding problems, or developing entrepreneurial opportunities. They frequently display a positive attitude toward getting things done and seek out additional responsibilities that may go beyond the requirements of their formal job description.

Time Management – Technical Design Specialists focus on completing all work tasks in the allocated time while remaining responsive enough to react to competing demands and shifting priorities. They are able to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously while still being organised, keeping on top of important time-sensitive tasks, and performing all work meticulously.

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