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"Computer Programmers"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Skills Needed for: "Computer Programmers"

1) Programming -- Writing computer programs for various purposes.


2) Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.


3) Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.


4) Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.


5) Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.


6) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.


7) Operations Analysis -- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.


8) Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


9) Technology Design -- Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.


10) Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.


11) Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.


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12) Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.


13) Systems Analysis -- Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.


14) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.


15) Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.


16) Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.


17) Installation -- Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.


18) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.


19) Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


Job Description for "Computer Programmers" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Computer Programmers"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  15-1021.00


 

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