In order to acquire a job as an Application Support Engineer, one should first earn:
- A bachelor's degree in computer engineering, computer science, information technology, information systems, software engineering, or similar.
- Proven experience as an application support engineer in an associated field.
As for professional certifications are not needed for employment, but there are number of options available. Apple, IBM, Amazon and Microsoft all have IT certifications that can be earned to make one more captivating in the job market.
Whereas the job experience to apply for the position mandates a candidate to have 0-2 years of work experience/internship in Application Maintenance.