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Robert Kerin-CGS-2167-Week 4

Robert Kerin-CGS-2167-Week 4 - Teamwork is essential for...

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 Kerin 1 Robert L. Kerin 11-10-09 Computer Applications - 1026 Week 4 – Individual Work Computer Software Engineers From design to development, testing to troubleshooting, computer software engineers use their ability with applications and systems software to create the elements that make computers work. They use computer programs like C, C++, and Java to create packaged software and customized applications, often working in teams to create complex products. Computer software engineers are highly trained in a range of technologies and well- compensated for their knowledge. No wonder Forbes placed computer engineers, including software engineers, at the top of their list of most lucrative college majors. The traditional 40-hour work week, in a comfortable office setting is typical for computer software engineers. Some may work overtime, particularly during deadline periods when a large amount of work is due. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that 17 percent of computer software engineers work over 50 hours a week on average.
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Unformatted text preview: Teamwork is essential for computer software engineers, who might work with a large group to solve problems and create new products. Even those who travel or telecommute must typically report to a team or management structure. Training for computer software engineers typically results in a bachelor's degree plus experience with a range of computer systems and technologies. Hiring managers for some complex, high-level, or competitive careers require a master's degree among applicants. Kerin 2 Many computer software engineers choose to combine their formal education with certification programs. These targeted training programs prove the employees' commitments to continuing education, making them more valuable to the company and workforce. Popular certification programs include Cisco and Microsoft-based training. Work Cited http://jobsearchtech.about.com/od/careersintechnology/p/SWEngineer.htm http://careers.stateuniversity.com/pages/202/Computer-Software-Engineer.html...
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