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Software Engineer

Design, develop and maintain software systems from small applications to large online platforms.

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Bachelor of Computer Science

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In this honours degree you will gain foundational knowledge in engineering principles and disciplines, before choosing a major to specialise in.

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How do Software Engineers rate their role?

Latest reviews from 16 Software Engineers surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.4
Job satisfaction
3.9
Career progression opportunities
4.0
Job security
4.0
Pay / Salary
3.6
Variety of work
3.9

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Oct 2018
I chose to be a Software Engineer and I don't regret it
Reviewer's Qualification
Doctor of Philosophy
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Full Stack Engineer
The good things
Software engineering as a discipline provides numerous opportunities to make yourself an impactful career. The field itself is broad and is still evolving - you will never run out of exciting things t...
The challenges
In my experience, the challenge in being a software engineer comes primarily from various aspects depending on which phase you are in your career. When you are early in your career, learning the mov...
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Oct 2018
Being Tech Lead is more than just being a good coder. You need to know how to deal with different sorts of people.
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Computer Science
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Banking
The good things
New challenges everyday, helping others, learning new things constantly
The challenges
Keep updated to the new technologies which are constantly changing.
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