2514-Applications programmers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Applications programmers
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Job Description: 
Applications programmers write and maintain programmable code outlined in technical instructions and specifications for software applications and operating systems.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) writing and maintaining program code outlined in instructions and specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards
  • (b) revising, repairing or expanding existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements
  • (c) conducting trial runs of programs and software applications to confirm that they will produce the desired information
  • (d) compiling and writing documentation of program development
  • (e) identifying and communicating technical problems, processes and solutions.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Applications programmer


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Multimedia programmer - 2513
- Programmer analyst - 2512
- Software developer - 2512

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