Profession IT applications programmer

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    IT applications programmer

IT applications programmers develop, create, and modifie general computer applications software or specialised utility programs; analyse user needs and develop software solutions; designs software or customises software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency; may analyse and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.

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Personality Type

  • Investigative / Conventional

Tasks it applications programmer

  • Develop application software specifically for individual users.
  • Consult with users about software system design and maintenance.
  • Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and other parties to design systems and to obtain information about project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Modify, adapt, extend and integrate existing software solutions, including standard software.
  • Test and implement developed programs.
  • Improve application software with regard to functionality, security and economic viability.
  • Draw up program documentation, such as step-by-step guides.
  • Guide, train and qualify users.

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