Software Developer

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  • Post Date: Dec 06, 2018
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  • Start Date: 12/6/2018
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

A software engineer’s job varies according to the demands of the business or organisation but typical responsibilities include:

  • Programming computer controls which are used to activate machinery in manufacturing industries
  • Working with a business analyst to develop a project development plan
  • Setting up new IT systems
  • Modifying IT systems already in use
  • Building administrative and database systems for offices
  • Writing documentation
  • Developing code
  • Programming a test model of a piece of software
  • Testing the model for compatibility and installation problems
  • Analysing test results
  • Fixing any technical problems that arise through the test
  • Installing a complete version of the software
  • Testing the software again before it is ready for use
  • Testing and operating software once it is up and running
  • Fixing any problems that arise with the software when it is in use
  • Advising clients on the new software



A software engineer is a highly skilled job and requires expert knowledge in computer programming and software development. More specifically the job requires:

  • An excellent working knowledge of hardware, software and programming languages (e.g. Javascript)
  • The ability to develop and interpret technical plans
  • A creative approach to problem solving
  • An excellent understanding of CASE (Computer Aided Software Engineering) tools
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A good understanding of customer care
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

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