Programmer Job Description

A programmer (also known as a developer, coder, or software engineer) is a computer programmer who specializes in developing software. Computer programmers write and test the software code that enables software programs to work. They ensure that software programs respond effectively to users and fulfill the functionality designed to perform.

What Does a Programmer Do?

Computer programmers are responsible for the design and development of software programs, the integration of systems and software, the training of end-users, the analysis of algorithms, the modification of source code, the drafting of system instructions, the debugging of software, and the maintenance of operating systems.

Job Profile of a Programmer

Lanteria is looking for a diligent and technically talented computer programmer to create and manage our firm's systems software and computing infrastructure. The responsibilities will include system performance management, technical assistance, reviewing and upgrading current programs, identifying and addressing bugs, supporting data architecture, generating reports, building in-house software, and limiting potential risks.

Programmer: Responsibilities

A programmer’s responsibilities are as follows:

  • Converting software designs and specifications into high-performance code using the suitable programming language
  • Debugging code for existing applications in response to a pressing necessity
  • Carrying out software quality control
  • Conducting end-user training following the software's completion
  • When possible, constructing complex SaaS using web-based tools
  • Managing numerous projects during the day and responding quickly to staff tech support needs
  • Interacting with customers to provide software support and technical assistance

Programmer: Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science, programming, or a similar field
  • 3+ years of experience developing software
  • Programming skills in C++, Java (J2EE), XML, Python, and others
  • An advanced understanding of Microsoft operating systems and software
  • Proficiency with HTML and CSS 
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities

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