Skills Computer Software Engineer in Kitchener–Waterloo–Barrie Region

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a computer software engineer in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Software engineers and designers (NOC 2173).

Expertise

People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Collect and document user's requirements and develop logical and physical specifications
  • Research, evaluate and synthesize technical information to design, develop and test computer-based systems
  • Develop data, process and network models to optimize architecture and to evaluate the performance and reliability of designs
  • Plan, design and co-ordinate the development, installation, integration and operation of computer-based systems
  • Assess, troubleshoot, document, upgrade and develop maintenance procedures for operating systems, communications environments and applications software
  • Lead and co-ordinate teams of information systems professionals in the development of software and integrated information systems, process control software and other embedded software control systems

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

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