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Software developer Job description sample

This Software developer Job description sample can assist in your creating a job application that will attract job candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this job description to meet your specific job duties and job requirements.

Job Title: Software developer


Job Description

The software developer should be conversant with Java, C#, .Net, C, Sybase and would be generally responsible for the development, design and implementation of new or modified software products or ongoing business projects will be involved in liaising with the Business Analysts and Development Managers to ensure software projects meet requirements.

Duties and responsibilities

Software Developer responsibilities should include, but not be limited to:

  • Researching, designing, implementing and managing software programs
  • Testing and evaluating new programs
  • Identifying areas for modification in existing programs and subsequently developing these modifications
  • Writing and implementing efficient code
  • Determining operational practicality
  • Developing quality assurance procedures
  • Deploying software tools, processes and metrics
  • Maintaining and upgrading existing systems
  • Training users
  • Working closely with other developers, UX designers, business and systems analysts



The ideal candidate should have

  • Knowledge and interest in computer systems and the latest technologies
  • The ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • An analytical mind
  • The ability to communicate complex procedures to other colleagues
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal

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