1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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2231-15 Software Designer

Designs and modifies the operating environment software which links computer software and hardware.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • consults with users to determine their requirements
  • devises linkages between different types and levels of software and between software and hardware
  • develops, tests, installs and modifies operating systems, compilers, utilities and other software
  • tests the efficiency of new and improved software
  • prepares documentation on software use and maintenance

Database Designer

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