- Software developers (or computer programmers) are the brains behind the design, installation, testing and maintenance of software systems. Reviewing current systems. Presenting ideas for system improvements, including cost proposals. Working closely with analysts, designers and staff Producing detailed specifications and writing the program codes. Testing the product in controlled, real situations before going live. Preparation of training manuals for users. Maintaining the systems once they are up and running.
Education, training, licensing required
Day-to-Day Work activities
Thanks to clever technology you will probably be able to do some of your job from home if you want to and your company allows it.
Current Employment and Outlook
Disadvantages: If you work for clients you'll have to spend a lot of time in their building, so you might have to work away from home if the client is located far away.