Software Developer in Vancouver, BC

Software Developer Job Description

Software developers play a key role in the design, installation, testing and maintenance of software systems. They are often involved with writing and coding programs or modifying third-party software to suit a business’ needs. They need to be detail-oriented and have excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities. They should have good communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a development team. Employers normally require a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a similar field but may accept a two-year college diploma if combined with several years of practical experience. Equally important are programming skills in languages and frameworks such as C#/C++, HTML, Java, Microsoft .NET, SQL Server, Python and Ruby. A minimum of two to three years of programming experience is a typical requirement. Complex projects may call for additional years of demonstrated achievement.

Typical duties of a software developer:

Coding, testing and debugging programs according to computer engineering specificationsModifying, expanding and updating applicationsCommunicating with a team that includes analysts, engineers and quality assurance testers in order to co-ordinate and document application development and testingDeveloping software prototypes

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Salary for Software Developer in Vancouver, BC
79820 - 135720
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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