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Becoming a Developer Programmer
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Becoming a Developer Programmer

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Also known as Applications Developer, ICT Developer, ICT Programmer.
Interprets specifications, technical designs and flow charts, builds, maintains and modifies the code for software applications, constructs technical specifications from a business functional model, and tests and writes technical documentation.
Training time 1 - 3 years
Avg. weekly wage $1,664
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 25,700

What does a Developer Programmer do?

  • researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs
  • identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods
  • testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification
  • writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards
  • writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and operational procedures


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