Globally Responsible
Careers in STEM

Software/systems engineer/developer

Software engineers apply scientific and mathematical principles in order to create computer software and solve problems

As a software engineer, you will work in a constantly evolving environment, due to technological advances. You will create, maintain, audit and improve systems to meet particular needs, often as advised by a systems analyst, testing both hard and software systems to diagnose and resolve system faults.

The role also covers writing diagnostic programs and designing and writing code for operating systems and software to ensure efficiency. When required, you will make recommendations for future developments.

Related SDG Goal
SDG Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
SDG Goal 9:  Industry, innovation and infrastructure

SGR, Globally Responsible Careers 2021