Software Developers

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Application Developer, Application Integration Engineer, Software Architect, Software Developer

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What they do:
Research, design, and develop computer and network software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. Update software or enhance existing software capabilities. May work with computer hardware engineers to integrate hardware and software systems, and develop specifications and performance requirements. May maintain databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.
On the job, you would:
  • Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system.
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Confer with data processing or project managers to obtain information on limitations or capabilities for data processing projects.


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People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.


You might use software like this on the job:

Development environment software

  • Oracle Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition J2EE Hot Technology
  • Oracle SQL Developer Hot Technology

Data base user interface and query software

  • Blackboard software
  • GraphQL Hot Technology

Object or component oriented development software

  • Apache Spark Hot Technology
  • TypeScript Hot Technology In Demand


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