Definition of Software engineer

1. Noun. A person who designs and writes and tests computer programs.

Exact synonyms: Coder, Computer Programmer, Programmer
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Applied Scientist, Engineer, Technologist, Computer User
Specialized synonyms: Cracker, Hacker, Cyber-terrorist, Cyberpunk, Hacker
Derivative terms: Code, Program

Definition of Software engineer

1. Noun. One who designs and implements software solutions. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Software Engineer

software architect
software architects
software architecture
software configuration management
software deployment
software design
software designs
software development
software documentation
software engine
software engineer (current term)
software engineering
software engineers
software engines
software error
software escrow
software framework
software frameworks
software house
software houses
software package
software product
software system
software validation

Literary usage of Software engineer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Best Practices: Dod Training Can Do More to Help System Programs Implement edited by Katherine V. Schinasi (1999)
"A software engineer stated that the university provides separate training ... For example, a software engineer could receive up to 120 hours of training ..."

2. Expanding Access to Science and Technology: The Role of Information by Ines Wesley-Tanaskovic, Jacques Tocatlian, Kenneth H. Roberts (1994)
"... and its education courses, Computer Aided Software Development Environments that will assist the software engineer in carrying out the above tasks. ..."

3. Software, Growth, and the Future of the U.S. Economy: Report of a Symposium by Dale Weldeau Jorgenson, Charles W. Wessner (2006)
"BusinessWeek had recently reported that an employer located in Boston placed an ad to hire a senior software engineer at $40000 just as a lark and received ..."

4. Investment Guide for Latvia by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1998)
"... the average monthly salary of a software engineer is approximately one tenth of the US equivalent. 1n addition, many software professionals are ..."

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