What is the role of a developer?
A developer identifies, designs, installs, and tests software systems built for companies from scratch. They play a key role in the maintenance of the software systems to help businesses function more efficiently.
Modifying software to fix errors and improve performance.
Liaise with other departments and customers on projects and proposals
Work with customers on technical issues
Analyse the effectiveness and efficiency of new systems in order to improve and make modifications
Lead software development projects
Prepare reports on programming specifications
Producing detailed specifications and write program codes
Present ideas for system improvements and proposals
Maintenance of running systems and supporting them
Meet requirements of client in terms of delivery
Design and update software databases
Types of Software Developer:
BA degree in computer science, software development or related degree
Extensive knowledge of software development life cycle
Ability to develop unit testing of code and applications
Full stack developer required
Previous experience of software development projects
Understanding of programming language
Good problem-solving ability
Accuracy and attention to detail
Teamwork and team-leadership skills
As a software developer, the skills required are in high demand so you will be desired by employers. You have the opportunity to freelance, consult or be your own boss also, or move into a similar role which use the same skills.