Career Questions tagged Software Engineering

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Heather J. Jan 26 61 views

What's the best way for a beginner to learn software testing and get started working in this profession?

I'm an adult learner with a Bachelor's degree in an unrelated discipline (Social Science) that is seeking a mentor for transitioning my career into Software Testing #software #technology #computer #softwaretesting #qa #software-development...


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Joan F. Nov 12, 2019 87 views
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Dayalis P. Nov 08, 2019 57 views
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Anina H. Aug 02, 2019 81 views

I spent most of my software engineering internship not programming. Will that hurt me in interviews for full-time roles?

I'm a CS major in college and I am about to finish up an internship in backend software engineering at a division of a very large tech company. Most of my time was spent reading code, reading documentation, learning to use internal tools, writing configs, writing test cases, minor bug fixes,...

#software-development #backend-development #software-engineering #web-development #python #programming

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Anina H. Aug 02, 2019 85 views

What types of software engineering roles will allow me to spend the most time actually writing code?

Hi everyone. I'm a CS major in college, about to become a senior, and will be looking for a full-time role soon. I feel like I'm on track, and am considering what type of software engineering role I'd like to pursue. One thing that I've learned from my summer internship is how much of software...

#software-development #backend-development #software-engineering #web-development #python #programming

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Anina H. Aug 02, 2019 90 views

How much of the time is a backend software engineer actually writing code?

I'm a CS major in college and I am about to finish up a 12-week internship in backend software engineering at a division of a very large tech company. I'm a little surprised at what % of my internship was actually spent writing code: just about 3 of the 12 weeks. The other 9 weeks were mostly...

#software-development #backend-development #software-engineering #web-development #python #programming

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Joshua N. Apr 08, 2019 150 views

What does a day in the life of a software developer look like?

I'm really interested in becoming a software developer. What do they do on a day-to-day basis? #software #technology #software-development #software-engineer...


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Chase S. Mar 20, 2019 121 views
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Jason H. Mar 17, 2019 170 views
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Akira T. Mar 15, 2019 178 views
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Sean P. Jan 12, 2018 224 views

What is like being such a well know company for videogames and is it hard?

I am asking this because video game creating has always interested me. How such made things flow so well like a movie and run so smooth. #video-games #computer-software #software...


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Aaron Q. Apr 02, 2018 360 views

What types of jobs are the best for college students who plan on double majoring?

I am asking this question because I am currently a double major in the fields that my high school specialize in. I plan on majoring in Computer Science and Software Engineering. I am a very busy person as it is, and I'll need a solid source of income when I get into college. #funding...

#engineering #software-engineering #computerscience

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Yingyi Z. Apr 01, 2018 335 views

What are some possible job position with CS degree?

Hello, I am going to CS major. I wonder what are some job positions with a CS degree. What is annual salary for those jobs? Is it easy to find those job? How should I apply for a job? Does the company I worked for matter? What are some great quality of a company I should look for?...

#computer-science #software-engineering #programmer #women-in-tech #women-in-stem

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Joel A. Mar 19, 2018 307 views

Is it smart to go to two different colleges?

I am seeking a Master's Degree in software engineering, with a side degree in video game development. In order to obtain both, I would need to attend one school, get a Master's Degree, and then attend another school that has video game development degrees. Is this a smart idea? Or should I...

#college #software-engineering #wisdom

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Caitlin P. Mar 14, 2018 230 views

In California, do CSU or UC campuses have the better engineering program?

I would like to kick start a career in engineering, any suggestions of what to major in to make job hunting easier later on? Also what were your experience with California public school programs? #california #engineering #berkeley #first-job #degree #major...


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Pogba C. Mar 12, 2018 207 views

What career in software engineering pays the most money?

There are different careers in software engineering, out of all of them which one benefits you the most in like pay....


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Albert P. Jan 23, 2018 455 views

How do I get started in the field of data science/big data/machine learning?

I'm a third year computer science major, and I've been trying to learn more about data science/big data/machine learning. There aren't any classes offered at the college that I'm attending that cover these topics, and I'm a little lost as to how I would get started in any of these fields. What...

#computer-software #data-science #software-engineering #machine-learning #analytics #computer-engineering #engineering #big-data #data-analysis

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Niya R. Jan 22, 2018 337 views

Does Software Engineering require a lot of math?

I'm a part of the ITA academy in my school and I'm still deciding on what I want my career to be, I'm curious if Software Engineering requires a lot of math, I'm oookaay at math but not the best so I just wanted to know if there is a lot of math involved. Also I want to know if being a Software...

#technology #software-engineering #information-technology

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Anthony W. Jan 18, 2018 257 views

Will the field of software engineering continue to grow after I graduate?

I have studied aspects of software engineering throughout high school. It really interests me and presently is a growing field. I would like to know if it will continue to grow or if it might be a good idea for me to look at focusing on another engineering field that will continue to grow...


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Britney Y. Nov 15, 2017 672 views

Introverts in Engineering?

I'm curious about whether which engineering majors require more presenting and talking to large groups in both college/university and the real world. I just heard that mechanical has a lot of presenting ideas and would like to know about the other engineering majors. #engineering...

#software-engineering #industrial-engineering #chemical-engineer #civil-engineering #mechanical-engineering

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hadi G. Oct 10, 2017 446 views

Is being a software engineer a good job for the future?

i want to be a software engineer because technology is becoming the thing on earth now and being good at software would help alot. #technology #computer-software #software #software-engineering...


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hadi G. Oct 10, 2017 582 views

What are the courses that need to be taken for a software engineer?

I want to start collage early because i think i need a lot of courses to do. #technology #computer-software #software...


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hadi G. Oct 10, 2017 580 views

What are some software engineers' work stories?

So I could see if i would like to keep going with my future work.. #technology #computer-software #software...


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hadi G. Oct 10, 2017 753 views

What is the beginners salary for a software engineer?

I want to know how much I will be getting $. #technology #money #software #software-engineering...


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ian B. Oct 12, 2017 598 views

What programming languages must you know for IT management or software engineer?

I know a couple languages, mostly high level but I was wondering If I have to learn C or C++ or ABC . I know python, bootstrap, html, css, java script, learning ruby and rails, and I am learning php and sql. #software-engineering #technology #web-development #computer-software #software...

#css #java #html #it-management #coding #javascript

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Victor O. Sep 01, 2017 696 views

The Competition in Computer Engineering

I have been looking to study computer engineering more specifically software engineering in college and I want to know how competitive this program generally is. #technology #computer-software #software-engineering...