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What is scope of being a sotware engineer

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RE: What is scope of being a sotware engineer

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Software Engineers are responsible for designing, developing, implementing and testing computer-based hardware and software, including the components that are found inside computer equipment, as well as actual devices that contains the computers and the software that runs on those machines. They may also design network that connects computer systems, and work on integrating software programs with computer hardware.

Education Requirements:
To become Computer Software engineer, you will typically require a bachelor of science degree in computer engineering, computer science or electrical engineering.

Responsibilities or Required Technical Skills:
Since the Computer software engineering field is quite broad, the required technical skills listed in the job posting you come across will vary, depending on whether the job is more hardware or software focused, and which industry the employer belongs to. Typically, you will need to have followings:

1. An understanding of the particular computer hardware architecture you will be working with
2. Experience designing, coding and testing software.
3. Familiarity with software test procedures or scripts
4. Experience building your own PC system
5. Understanding of different operating systems, including window and linux, and how certain types of software will work with them.
6. Experience with device drivers
7. Understanding the network and security
8. Understanding of the (sometimes specialized) software that is typically used in particular industry.
9. Knowledge of programming languages such as C, C++, Java and other Object-Oriented languages.

Computer Software Engineers usually use computer-assisted software engineering, or CASE, tools to automate process. They also test, debug and update programs.

Other Crucial Skills:
Since Computer Software Engineers work closely with programmers, designers, product developers and testers, they really need to have strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as ability to work in a team.

Fields employing Computer Software engineers:
Computer software engineers are likely to find work in a variety of fields, including (but not limited to):
1. Product Development
2. Telecommunication
3. Manufacturing
4. Transportation

Here are some interesting "niche" areas of Computer Software Engineering:
1. working with Radar and Communications Technology
2. Supporting high performance and embedded computing systems for nuclear medicines.
3. Military Software Support
4. Designing new motors and sensors for robotic equipment.

The Computer Software Engineers is wide scope in almost all the industries due to the era of computers.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.

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Regards,
Rahul.

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