A software engineer is responsible developing and maintaining software applications and/or systems that function reliably and efficiently. They apply computer science principles and mathematical analyses to develop software or systems responsive to users' needs. Their specific day-to-day tasks vary by their company and field. However, in all tasks, software engineers must exhibit logical, structured thinking and be able to identify even the most minute of glitches.
Software Engineer Tasks
Write, modify, and debug software.
Design and develop application components.
Test and document software.
Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.