C++ developers are responsible for developing effective programs and applications using the C++ computer programming language. They write efficient code using a variety of programming methods. They also share important code milestones with other developers and generally report their progress to the development manager in their team.
One of the C++ developer's main functions includes creating executable programs that facilitate organizational operations. They also modify existing code to meet project requirements. Additionally, C++ developers are in charge of managing scripts to identify running and memory consumption issues, as well as working as part of a team to create software programs based on task capabilities and tools. They must stay up to date on new technology and user interface solutions, as well as follow up with other specialists to make the application more effective and ensure it runs in all computer systems where deployed.
A bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field is required for this position. Previous working experience using C++ is needed, and proficiency with other languages may be required or preferred as well. C++ developers must possess strong analytical skills, be able to multitask on a variety of projects, and possess strong communication abilities to interact with technical and non-technical staff members.
C++ Developer Tasks
Test and document software for client applications.
Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
Use source debuggers and visual development environments.