2514-Applications and Systems Programmers

Job Title: 

Applications and Systems Programmers

Job Description: 

Applications and systems programmers write and maintain programmable code outlined in technical instructions and specifications for software applications and operating systems.


Tasks include:

  • writing and maintaining programme code outlined in instructions and specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards
  • revising, repairing or expanding existing programmes to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements
  • conducting trial runs of programmes and software applications to confirm that they will produce the desired information
  • compiling and writing documentation of programme development
  • identifying and communicating technical problems, processes and solutions
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Applications programmer
Systems programmer

This unit group excludes

Software developer (2512)
Web developer (2512)
Multimedia developer (2512)

Specific Occupations: 

Applications/Systems programmer

International Careers(ISCO): 
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Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore