Assistant Programmer

Computer Programmer

Programmer Associate

Minimum B.Tech/B.Sc in Computer Science

Preferably minimum experience of 6 months

The tasks a Programming Assistant is expected to perform include:

Installing, maintaining and updating computer programmes by making minor changes and adjustments to them under the guidance of computing professionals

Maintaining and updating documents of computer programmes and installations

Applying knowledge of principles and practices in the area of programming and computing in order to identify and solve problems arising in the course of their work

Proficient in determining operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions

Adept with handling documents and demonstrating solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code

Proficient in preparing and installing solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming

Well-versed with developing software solutions by studying information needs

Knowledge of conferring with users

Well-versed with studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes

Proficient in investigating problem areas

Adept with following the software development life cycle

Not applicable

Good analytical skills

Strong technical skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

Problem solving skills

High productivity

Positive attitude


Decision making skills

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 6 days a week for 8 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system may predominantly not be available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), Both Leg(BL), Blind (B), Low Vision (LV) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Health hazards include working in front of computer for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards include strain on eyes, headache, cervical and lumbar spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, mental stress, etc.

For freshers - INR 20,000 to INR 22,000 per month

For candidates with 2-3 years of experience or more - INR 25,000 to INR 28,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Current Trends of IT & ITeS Sector in India

In 2012, the Indian IT & ITeS sector crossed the US$100 billion milestone; it grew by almost 1,000 times in the last two decades on the basis of cost arbitration, skill availability and government support. The sector is estimated to grow at an 11.5 percent CAGR over 2008-2013 to reach US$108.4 billion. The IT & ITeS industry is expected to reach US$300 billion by 2020 driven by rising demand in domestic market, along with increasing IT Services exports. The CAGR for 2013-2020 is estimated to be 16 percent.

In the IT Exports segment, a large portion of the workforce is currently engineers and MCAs over 80%. The proportion of graduates of science and other streams engaged in software development is expected to show significant increase from about 5% to 10% currently to about 15% to 20%.The Indian IT and ITES Industry would record about US $ 220 billion in exports and US $ 60 billion domestically by 2022, totaling to about US $ 260 billion growing at a CAGR of 12.8%.

The sector provides indirect employment to about 9.5 million people. The sector is expected to employ about 5.1 million professionals directly in FY22 and exports are likely to continue to dominate. This would definitely lead to an increase in employment opportunities of Programming Assistant across towns and cities in India.

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