Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Software engineers and designers research, design, evaluate, integrate and maintain software applications, technical environments, operating systems, embedded software, information warehouses and telecommunications software. They are employed in information technology consulting firms, information technology research and development firms, and information technology units throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.
application architect, computer software engineer, embedded software engineer, software architect, software design engineer, software design verification engineer, software designer, software engineer, software testing engineer, systems integration engineer – software, technical architect – software, telecommunications software engineer.
- Collect and document user's requirements and develop logical and physical specifications
- Research, evaluate and synthesize technical information to design, develop and test computer-based systems
- Develop data, process and network models to optimize architecture and to evaluate the performance and reliability of designs
- Plan, design and co-ordinate the development, installation, integration and operation of computer-based systems
- Assess, test, troubleshoot, document, upgrade and develop maintenance procedures for operating systems, communications environments and applications software
- May 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.
Wages for Software Engineers and Designers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
Wages depend on job requirements and work conditions. They also vary between regions, for reasons such as location, labour agreements, and the availability of workers. The wages below are estimated before taxes.
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||N/A||N/A||N/A||Note|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||N/A||N/A||N/A||Note|
|Calgary Region||33.17||41.03||64.10||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Edmonton Region||30.00||39.00||54.95||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||N/A||N/A||N/A||Note|
|Red Deer Region||N/A||N/A||N/A||Note|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||N/A||N/A||N/A||Note|
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