A Java, C#, .Net, C, Sybase and Oracle Software Developer is generally responsible for the development, design and implementation of new or modified software products or ongoing business projects.Typically sitting within the IT team of a business, a Software Developer will be involved in liaising with the Business Analysts and Development Managers to ensure software projects meet requirements.A Software Developer job description can feature:Researching, designing, implementing, and managing software programsTesting and evaluating new programsIdentifying areas for modification in existing programs and subsequently developing these modificationsWriting and implementing efficient codeDetermining operational practicalityDeveloping quality assurance proceduresDeploying software tools, processes, and metricsMaintaining and upgrading existing systemsTraining usersWorking closely with other developers, UX designers, business and systems analysts
What skills and qualifications should a Software Developer have?
A degree and a technical background should be required to gain a Software Developer role. Degrees in the following subjects should be highlighted as particularly advantageous:Computer ScienceComputer Software EngineeringSoftware Programming and DevelopmentEngineeringMathematicsElectronicsPhysicsAs well as formal qualifications, a Software Developer job description should highlight the following qualities:Knowledge and interest in computer systems and the latest technologiesThe ability to learn new technologies quicklyAn analytical mindThe ability to communicate complex procedures to other colleaguesCommercial and business awarenessGood communication skills – both written and verbalAttention to detail and desire to probe further into dataSubmit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can assist you with your software developer staffing needs.
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