Software Developer

By: Chris Zur

Introduction

I would like to be a software developer because I could make a software that would be able to help people in their daily lives.The description of Software Developers are that they are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or other device

Daily Tasks

Write the computer programs used for everything from the systems that allow computers to run properly to the latest software applications for mobile devices

Job Skills

solving problems,teaching yourself, naming, and dealing with people

Job Outlook

Is projected to grow 22 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment of applications developers is projected to grow 23 percent, and employment of systems developers is projected to grow 20 percent.

Salary

The median annual wage for applications software developers was $90,060 in May 2012.

Work Environment

For computer systems design and related services firms or software publishers. Some systems developers work in computer and electronic product manufacturing industries. Applications developers work in office environments, such as for insurance carriers or corporate headquarters.

Career connections

Software developers are constantly testing current systems, debugging, and writing code. They typically work with a team. Learn as many programming languages as you can. You make enough for a comfortable lifestyle.

High School Preperations

How to get started is by taking classes that would help you so it can be easier for the understanding of the job you want. Take some clubs that involves with technology like computer club.

Post-Secondary Plan

The colleges that would help with reaching the career are Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California—​Berkeley, and Carnegie Mellon University.I chose these colleges because they would be some of the best colleges to help me achieve my career.You would need a associate's degree so you can be eligible for being a software developer

References

A reference is someone who would say great stuff about you.They are important because when your boss calls someone you know and they say bad stuff about you well then you most likely not to get the job then . So you want some one who would say great things about you. Three people who could be a reference to me are.

Mr. Labriola,

Mr. Tazic,

Mrs.French

Day in the Life: Software Developer