Software Engineer in Kitchener Waterloo, ON

Software Engineer Job Description

Candidates for a software engineer position should have broad information systems experience and strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. They should be adept at programming and working in a team environment and possess excellent communication skills. They’re expected to quickly produce well-organized, optimized and documented source code. Most jobs require a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related discipline. Several years of experience in specific programming languages, such as C#/C++, Java or .NET, depending on what the employer is using, is also valuable.

Typical duties of a software engineer:

Designing and creating engineering specifications for software programs and applicationsWorking with quality assurance to develop software test plansCollaborating with hardware engineers to assess and test hardware and software interactionImplementing a specific development methodologyDocumenting software specifications

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Salary for Software Engineer in Kitchener Waterloo, ON
84750 - 130500
25th percentile
84750
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
113750
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
130500
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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