How to become an analyst programmer

Write, test, design and develop computer software and programs.

What does an analyst programmer do?

Duties and tasks

  • Analyse and develop system programmes based on user needs and requirements.
  • Evaluate existing systems to identify and understand limitations and deficiencies with processes, procedures and methods.
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to gather technical requirements to inform the design and development of a system to specifications.
  • Ensure programs run to specifications through testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors in applications programming language within testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards.
  • Develop requirements documentations and system plans.

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