Profession ict application developer

ICT application developers implement the ICT (software) applications based on the designs provided using application domain specific languages, tools, platforms and experience.

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Personality Type

  • Investigative / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Service-oriented modelling

    The principles and fundamentals of service-oriented modelling for business and software systems that allow the design and specification of service-oriented business systems within a variety of architectural styles, such as enterprise architecture and application architecture.

  • Tools for software configuration management

    The software programs to perform configuration identification, control, status accounting and audit, such as CVS, ClearCase, Subversion, GIT and TortoiseSVN perform this management.

  • ICT debugging tools

    The ICT tools used to test and debug programs and software code, such as GNU Debugger (GDB), Intel Debugger (IDB), Microsoft Visual Studio Debugger, Valgrind and WinDbg.

  • Computer programming

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms (e.g. object oriented programming, functional programming) and of programming languages.

  • Integrated development environment software

    The suite of software development tools for writing programs, such as compiler, debugger, code editor, code highlights, packaged in a unified user interface, such as Visual Studio or Eclipse.

Skills

  • Manage business knowledge

    Set up structures and distribution policies to enable or improve information exploitation using appropriate tools to extract, create and expand business mastery.

  • Interpret technical texts

    Read and understand technical texts that provide information on how to perform a task, usually explained in steps.

  • Develop automated migration methods

    Create automated transfer of ICT information between storage types, formats and systems to save human resources from performing the task manually.

  • Propose ICT solutions to business problems

    Suggest how to solve business issues, using ICT means, so that business processes are improved.

  • Develop software prototype

    Create a first incomplete or preliminary version of a piece of software application to simulate some specific aspects of the final product.

  • Provide technical documentation

    Prepare documentation for existing and upcoming products or services, describing their functionality and composition in such a way that it is understandable for a wide audience without technical background and compliant with defined requirements and standards. Keep documentation up to date.

  • Utilise computer-aided software engineering tools

    Use software tools (CASE) to support the development lifecycle, design and implementation of software and applications of high-quality that can be easily maintained.

  • Analyse software specifications

    Assess the specifications of a software product or system to be developed by identifying functional and non-functional requirements, constraints and possible sets of use cases which illustrate interactions between the software and its users.

  • Create flowchart diagram

    Compose a diagram that illustrates systematic progress through a procedure or system using connecting lines and a set of symbols.

  • Use software libraries

    Utilise collections of codes and software packages which capture frequently used routines to help programmers simplify their work.

  • Debug software

    Repair computer code by analysing testing results, locating the defects causing the software to output an incorrect or unexpected result and remove these faults.

  • Use software design patterns

    Utilise reusable solutions, formalised best practices, to solve common ICT development tasks in software development and design.

  • Identify customer requirements

    Apply techniques and tools, such as surveys, questionnaires, ICT applications, for eliciting, defining, analysing, documenting and maintaining user requirements from system, service or product.

Optional knowledge and skills

adapt to changes in technological development plans use object-oriented programming vbscript use functional programming prolog perl staf apache maven common lisp open source model integrate system components assembly typescript object-oriented modelling ml jenkins ruby sap r3 sas language scala cobol world wide web consortium standards software anomalies visual basic pascal asp.net r eclipse develop creative ideas c# swift objective-c internet of things openedge advanced business language apl use automatic programming xcode puppet c++ scratch lisp groovy saas model hybrid model ict security legislation outsourcing model abap java matlab ansible collect customer feedback on applications haskell javascript kdevelop python design user interface php use logic programming ajax migrate existing data use concurrent programming microsoft visual c++ salt

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