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"Systems Software Developer"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.

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

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Systems Software Developer"

1) Train users to use new or modified equipment.

2) Specify power supply requirements and configuration.

 

3) Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt it to new hardware, or to upgrade interfaces and improve performance.

4) Design or develop software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.

5) Consult with engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, develop specifications and performance requirements, or resolve customer problems.

 

6) Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system.

7) Develop or direct software system testing or validation procedures.

8) Direct software programming and development of documentation.

9) Consult with customers or other departments on project status, proposals, or technical issues, such as software system design or maintenance.

10) Advise customer about or perform maintenance of software system.

11) Coordinate installation of software system.

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12) Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements.

13) Prepare reports or correspondence concerning project specifications, activities, or status.

14) Monitor functioning of equipment to ensure system operates in conformance with specifications.

 

15) Confer with data processing or project managers to obtain information on limitations or capabilities for data processing projects.

16) Evaluate factors such as reporting formats required, cost constraints, or need for security restrictions to determine hardware configuration.

17) Supervise and assign work to programmers, designers, technologists, technicians, or other engineering or scientific personnel.

18) Use microcontrollers to develop control signals, implement control algorithms, or measure process variables, such as temperatures, pressures, or positions.

19) Recommend purchase of equipment to control dust, temperature, or humidity in area of system installation.

Job Description for "Systems Software Developer" continued here...

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


"Systems Software Developer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  15-1133.00


 

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