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JobsPeopleDo - Job of the Month

Posted on February 5th 2019

JobsPeopleDo Job of the Month: Computer Programmer

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Working as a Computer Programmer you would be:

  • Assisting in the collection and documentation of user requirements
  • Assisting in the development of logical and physical specifications
  • Identifying and communicating technical problems, processes and solutions
  • Maintaining existing computer programs by making modifications as required
  • May lead and co-ordinate teams of computer programmers
  • May research and evaluate a variety of software products.
  • Preparing reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software
  • Writing, modifying, integrating and testing software code

What you need:

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or in another discipline with a significant programming component or Completion of a college program in computer science is usually required.
  • Specialization in programming for engineering and scientific applications requires specific post-secondary study or experience.

Useful High School subjects:

  • Business
  • Computer-related Courses
  • Industrial Arts(Electronics)
  • Math

Useful Skills:

  • Financial Management
  • Making presentations
  • Project Management
  • Proposal writing
  • Team project work

Recommended Post Secondary Courses:

  • Computer Science
  • Commerce - Business Administration
  • Engineering


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