Software Developers

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Research, design, and develop computer and network software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. Update software or enhance existing software capabilities. May work with computer hardware engineers to integrate hardware and software systems, and develop specifications and performance requirements. May maintain databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit87.31%
  2. Self-employed3.41%
  3. Private, not for profit3.33%
  4. Federal government3.14%
  5. State and local government2.64%

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