“I learned that computer science is not just about syntax and coding. We can make a difference in people’s lives by developing applications.” – Kyle Rector
Computer programming is of vital importance to lead a software developer to the desired success. A background in computer programming provides plenty of job opportunities with attractive salary package while allowing a software developer to gain good reputation in the organization to which he belongs.
A software developer is considered as an asset to an organization, as he possesses some important qualities. Some of the significant ones are mentioned herein.
A person with a computer programming background creates computer programs that are beneficial to an organization or clients. Considering all the related factors that are important to help the clients, he develops software or modules or individual computer programs to reduce time and efforts of the clients to a great extent.
A software developer creates programs with required intensity and interest in order to develop the software that provide intended results successfully. His creativity is not confined to just coding, rather, he is capable of designing the modules in terms of its structure and forms that appear to be attractive and well-suited to the requirement of the business or users. Also, his knowledge and expertise is not limited to computer programming only, but he acquires reasonable knowledge of business and industry to develop the software that can meet with all intents and purposes of a business.
Since computer programming is a field that necessitates developing the programs or software on the basis of suggestions, opinions and advice of the users, the social skills and effective communication skills of a computer programmer play a vital role to attract the users to share various issues, problems, suggestions, and exchanging ideas, so that he can successfully deal with them and create software modules accordingly.
Software developer is a unique individual, who has creative skills possessing required knowledge, experience, understanding, problem solving capacity that is very much helpful in providing effective and efficient software to the clients. Hence, it is not going to an extreme to say that the software engineers or the developers are some of the most powerful people in an organization. In this way, the aforementioned qualities of software developers set them apart from other people in the organization.
K. A. Fareed (Fareed Siddiqui)
Writer, Trainer, Author, Blogger, Software Developer
BBA, MBA-Finance, MPhil-Financial Management, (MSc-Software Engineering)
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications and Programming
Certificate course in English language proficiency
Level 1 – Leadership and Management ILM – UK
Individual Member of Institute of Management Consultants of India