Systems Software Developers research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.

Sample of reported job titles: Developer, Infrastructure Engineer, Network Engineer, Publishing Systems Analyst, Senior Software Engineer, Software Architect, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Systems Coordinator, Systems Engineer

 

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $39.32/hr
  • 71 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2016-2021: 35%
  • Retirement Risk: Insufficient Data
  • Gender Diversity: 21% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*

Applied
Math
Workplace
Documents
Graphic Literacy
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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.