ACS RPL for Analyst Programmer 261311

ANZSCO 261311 Analyst Programmer analyses user needs, produces requirements documentation and system plans, and encodes, tests, debugs, maintains and documents programs and applications.

Description of Employment Duties:

  • researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs
  • identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods
  • testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification
  • writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards
  • writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and operational procedures
  • providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costing for recommending software purchases and upgrades

Description of Closely Related Core ICT Units:

  • Algorithm design and development
  • Compilers - (Compiler Construction, Compiler Theory)
  • Data structures
  • Formal languages - (Formal Methods, Functional Programming)
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Operating systems - (Unix, Linux, Xenix, Network OS)
  • Programming - (C, C++, Objective C, Visual C, Basic, Visual Basic, Java, Assembler, Cobol, Pascal, PL/1, Fortran, PHP, Pearl, AS3, FoxPro, and similar)
  • Software Engineering
  • Testing strategies and methods - (Software Testing)

Description of Additional Closely Related ICT Units:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Automata theory
  • Business Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Critical Path Method
  • Database design or Database implementation
  • Database Management Systems - (Relational Database, Object Oriented Database, RDBMS)
  • Expert Systems
  • File Processing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information Systems
  • Introduction to ICT - (Introduction to Computer Science, Computer Theory, Introduction to Business Computing, Computer Science I)
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Management Information Systems
  • Object Oriented System Design
  • Object Oriented Systems Analysis
  • Object oriented technologies
  • Project Management
  • Quality management - (Quality Assurance, Software Quality)
  • Requirements gathering
  • Software validation - (Software Testing)
  • Structure of languages
  • Systems Analysis or System Design
  • Systems Programming
  • User Requirements Definition
  • Web Engineering - (Web Design, Internet Engineering)