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€40k - €72k
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Job Description for Software Engineer
In the world of software design and development, a software engineer plays a key role. The engineer is typically the person who helps to develop the ways that software functions created by a software design team will work. The software engineer will work with designers to help consolidate disparate program functions into a unified whole. The engineer also works with programmers and coders to help map out various programming tasks and smaller functions, which are then combined into larger, functi…Read more
Software Engineer 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.
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer
C# Programming Language
C++ Programming Language
Skills in C# Programming Language, Java, .NET and C++ Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include ASP.NET Framework.
Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer
An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €38,487 based on 5 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €41,148 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €41,059 based on 15 salaries.
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