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Software Developer Job Description

Software Developer job description

Software developers design, develop, and evaluate software and applications. Software developers or engineers also monitor and evaluate system performance. They have to design and implement new programs and features from time to time. Software developers are required to use a range of technical abilities to thrive in the industry. They should be familiar with multiple programming languages and should have the ability to think laterally. The central purpose of the role is to develop logical solutions to modular issues.
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Software Developer Job Brief

We are looking for a highly-skilled software developer to join our cutting-edge technical team. A divergent thinker with knowledge of coding languages is welcome. The ideal candidate has to stay updated regarding the ongoing developments in the industry.

We are looking for a team player who can apply logic to every technical decision. They must be ready to function in an agile environment and take new initiatives when required.

Software Developer Responsibilities

  • Developing, testing, and implementing new software solutions.
  • Communicating with the technical support and management team regularly.
  • Designing and updating software databases, including websites, software applications, user interfaces, data communication processes, and more.
  • Evaluating, maintaining, and recommending software improvements to guarantee robust functionality and optimization.
  • Independent installation, customization, and integration of commercial software packages.
  • Help resolve system issues.
  • Working with experienced team members to perform root cause analysis of problems.
  • Reviewing the existing and new code and performing unit testing.
  • Identifying ideas to enhance system performance and impact availability.
  • Resolving complex technical design issues.
  • Developing technical plans and specifications.
  • Evaluating user requirements and transforming requirements to design documents.
  • Using mathematical models and scientific analysis for predicting and measuring outcomes.
  • Making good technical decisions to solve business challenges.
  • Providing comprehensive support to internal stakeholders.
  • Compiling accurate reports and documentation on time as per requirements.
  • Staying updated about the technological developments in the industry.
  • Maintaining effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Solving problems and making intelligent decisions with sound judgment.
  • Multi-tasking and transitioning from one task to another without compromising efficiency.

Software Developer Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience in software and web application development.
  • Knowing the fundamentals of web technologies like C++. HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.
  • Ability to understand projects from the perspective of clients and the organization.
  • High flexibility and the willingness to accept changes in priorities as per requirements.
  • Knowledge about the different phases of the software development cycle.
  • Ability to develop unit testing of coding components.
  • A keen eye for details.
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Project management and leadership skills.
  • Understanding of work ethics.
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Creative mind for developing innovative solutions.

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