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Job Requirements

Computer Systems Developers/Programmers write, modify, integrate and test computer code for software applications, data processing applications, operating systems-level software and communications software.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or college diploma program in computer science, computer engineering or in another discipline with a significant programming component. Specialization in programming for specific applications may required further post-secondary study or experience.

Applicable transferrable sectors/occupations:
Information Technology


National Occupational Standard

NOS are a benchmark of the knowledge and abilities needed to be competent in a particular occupation. Developed by current job incumbents, NOS are a collection of the individual competencies that make up the whole picture of an occupation.

Related NOC code:

  • 21230 – Computer systems developers and programmers