what does mean by except in NOC

hello all for NOC 2147 at this link : NOC2147 is mentioned except software engineer My question is : My university study field was computer engineer [interest of software] -> computer software engineer but my job is Network engineer so still this NOC is valid for me ? thanks and regards

The National Occupational Classification list is a database that is developed by the government of Canada to categorize every possible occupation that is facing a shortage in Canada.