Skills Software Design Engineer near Toronto (ON)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a software design engineer in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Software engineers and designers (NOC 2173).


People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Lead and co-ordinate teams of information systems professionals in the development of software and integrated information systems, process control software and other embedded software control systems
  • Assess, troubleshoot, document, upgrade and develop maintenance procedures for operating systems, communications environments and applications software
  • Plan, design and co-ordinate the development, installation, integration and operation of computer-based systems
  • Develop data, process and network models to optimize architecture and to evaluate the performance and reliability of designs
  • Research, evaluate and synthesize technical information to design, develop and test computer-based systems
  • Collect and document user's requirements and develop logical and physical specifications

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

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