Software and Applications Programmer ANZSCO

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31.1% 38.7% 13.2% 4.8% 6.2% 0.8% 0.2% 5.0%

Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/software-and-applications-programmers?occupationCode=2613

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Software and Applications Programmers design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.

 

Requisite Education:

Bachelor degree or higher qualification

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs
  • identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods
  • testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications including technical security controls perform to specification
  • writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards
  • writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and operational procedures
  • providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costings for recommending software purchases and upgrades
  • managing testing and automation of software and application deployments
  • collecting and analysing operational metrics
  • developing continuous improvement and continuous delivery strategies across system design and software development
  • the creation and development of the tools required to support software and its management and security
  • performing forensic analysis to identify anomalies or threats
  • encryption and decryption
  • identification and mitigation of risks that may affect the performance and security throughout the lifecycle of the product.

 

261311 Analyst Programmer ANZSCO

Analyses user needs, produces requirements documentation and system plans, and encodes, tests, debugs, maintains and documents programs and applications.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Title:

  • Programmer Analyst

 

261312 Developer Programmer ANZSCO

Interprets specifications, technical designs and flow charts, builds, maintains and modifies the code for software applications, constructs technical specifications, including cyber security, from a business functional model, and tests and writes technical documentation.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Titles:

  • Applications Developer

  • ICT Developer

  • ICT Programmer

Specialisations:

  • Cyber Security Developer
  • Database Developer
  • Database Programmer (Systems)
  • Network Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Software Programmer

 

261313 Software Engineer ANZSCO

Designs, develops, modifies, documents, tests, implements, installs and supports software applications and systems.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Titles:

  • Software Architect

  • Software Designer

Specialisations:

  • Computer Applications Engineer
  • Database Designer
  • Systems Architect

 

261314 Software Tester ANZSCO

Specifies, develops and writes test plans and test scripts, produces test cases, carries out regression testing, and uses automated test software applications to test the behaviour, functionality and integrity of computer software, and documents the results of tests in defect reports and related documentation. It excludes testing of technical security controls.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

 

261315 Cyber Security Engineer ANZSCO

Designs, develops, modifies, documents, tests, implements, installs and supports cybersecurity software applications and systems; ensures they are fully integrated.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Title:

  • ICT Security Engineer

  • Information Security Engineer

 

261316 DevOps Engineer ANZSCO

Facilitate and undertake communication, collaboration, integration and automation to improve efficiency and workflow across different specialist IT teams.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Specialisations:

  • Cloud Computing Engineer
  • Continuous Integration Engineer

 

261317 Penetration Tester ANZSCO

Creates test cases using in-depth technical analysis of risks and typical vulnerabilities and produces test scripts, materials and packs to test new and existing software or services, plans, coordinates and conducts cyber threat emulation activities in support of certification, accreditation, and operational priorities to verify deficiencies in technical security controls.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Titles:

  • Ethical Hacker

  • ICT Vulnerability Tester

  • White Hat

 

261399 Software and Applications Programmers nec ANZSCO

This occupation group covers Software and Applications Programmers not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Occupations in this group include:

  • No occupations have currently been identified for this residual category.

 


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