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Software Developers, Systems Software

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Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.


  • Computer software engineers are among the occupations projected to grow the fastest and add the most new jobs over the 2008-18 decade, resulting in excellent job prospects.
  • Employment of computer programmers is expected to decline by 3 percent through 2018.
  • Job prospects will be best for applicants with a bachelor's or higher degree and relevant experience.


Personality I'm a problem solver
Salary $96,600/yr ($48.30/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education Bachelors