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Junior Software Developer Job Description

Junior Software Developer job description

Junior software developers provide continuous assistance for supporting constant work improvements. This basically occurs throughout the life cycle development of all computer applications. They have greater efficiency in writing basic codes, addressing bugs, maintaining applications, and significantly deploying app enhancements. Besides, they also work efficiently and hand-in-hand with the customer user groups and developers. The developers have proficient knowledge and skills and work towards creating robust software solutions. Moreover, they also provide remarkable assistance to the development manager for all design-related tasks.
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Junior Software Developer Job Brief

We seek an enthusiastic junior software developer to join our experienced and efficient software design team. The chosen candidate will have to report directly to the development manager. Further, they will have to assist in all software design and coding functions.

A junior software developer can ensure success only by possessing knowledge of basic programming languages. Also, they must have excellent working knowledge and be capable of learning new technology quickly. On the other hand, they should be able to work efficiently within a team environment. Most importantly, an efficient and top-class junior software developer provides valuable support to the design team.

No wonder developers also improve their design and coding skills continuously.

Junior Software Developer Responsibilities

Listed here are the job responsibilities of a junior software developer:

  • Attending several meetings and contributing to the development of a company.
  • Assisting the development manager with various coding and software design aspects.
  • Writing and maintaining codes with excellent efficiency.
  • Learning extensively regarding the codebase while improving my basic coding skills.
  • Efficiently monitoring the technical performance of all internal systems.
  • Working on considerably minor bug fixes.
  • Gathering all vital information from consumers regarding the program functionality.
  • Responding to all requests that come from the development team.
  • Conducting significant development tests.
  • Writing reports with great care and efficiency.
  • Troubleshooting substantial issues related to software.
  • Working closely with developers to improve the functionality of products.
  • Proficiently developing innovative solutions related to the software.
  • Improving coding skills continuously.
  • Frequent participation in discussing estimations with the product team.

Junior Software Developer Requirements

Listed here are the job requirements of a junior software developer:

  • Extensive knowledge of basic coding languages, including HTML5, C++, and Javascript.
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or any other relevant subject.
  • In-depth knowledge of operating systems and databases.
  • A basic understanding and hands-on experience with programming.
  • The capability to learn new technologies and software very quickly.
  • Excellent hands-on working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and email systems.
  • Magnificently oriented towards details.
  • Capable of adhering to instructions and working efficiently within a team environment.
  • Previous experience in software development.
  • Extensive knowledge of programming languages.
  • Remarkable written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capable of working within a fast-paced environment.

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