ACS RPL for Software and Application Programmer 261399

ANZSCO 261399 Software and Application Programmer design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.

Description of Employment Duties:

  • researching, consulting, analyzing 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
  • Data structures
  • Formal languages
  • Operating systems
  • Programming (application and/or system)
  • Software Engineering
  • Testing strategies and methods

Description of Additional Closely Related ICT Units:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Automata theory
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Computer Science
  • Database design
  • Database implementation
  • e-Commerce
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Introduction to BIS
  • Introduction to ICT
  • Management Information Systems
  • Object oriented technologies
  • Project Management
  • Quality management
  • Requirements gathering
  • Software validation
  • System Design
  • Systems Analysis
  • Web engineering