The average pay for a Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software is £10.63 per hour.
The average pay for a Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software is £31,082 per year.
|Salary||£23,489 - £59,598|
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Job Description for Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software
Computer operating systems, compilers, distribution and billing platforms, and multi-unit inventory management programs are all considered “systems software." This software forms a framework for businesses and organizations on which other activities can be performed. Computer software engineers in systems software are specialized software engineers that help develop new systems and platforms, as well as maintain and update existing platforms to meet the needs of the marketplace and/or employer.Read More...
Computer software engineers in systems software must first develop efficient platforms, and then tailor them for usability. These engineers typically work as part of a team with other software designers, working to create entirely new platforms and update previously completed work. Another large part of the computer software engineer’s job relates to quality assurance and testing, working with relevant quality assurance department(s) and implementing fixes; for software engineers working on mature platforms, much of their work may involve streamlining systems and platforms to meet evolving customer needs.
A strong educational background in computer science and/or computer engineering is necessary for computer software engineers in systems software. A bachelor's degree is generally required, and a master's degree may be preferred for some high-level systems programming positions. Companies also typically prefer engineers with a programming background and practical experience with systems software work. Software engineers in systems software typically work full time in an office environment, although overtime may be required as deadlines approach. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)