Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Roles and Responsibilities of API professionals

Application programmers are now on demand across the globe, they have vital career opportunities with good pays and perks. 

India is a developing country in terms of Information technology; many cities apart from metro are also welcoming the IT industry. Most of the growing IT firms both small and medium are having good number of projects due to the boom in cellphone market, most of them are application development/programming , testing.

So it is very important for our upcoming talent who want to pursue career in IT to know about the expectations of the companies and the responsibilities given to the application programming professional

API jobs involve Designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting work

Designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver business value.
Design and implement application enhancements in collaboration with different teams.
Troubleshoot production support issues post release deployment and come up with solutions. Ability to solve complex production issues.
Creating detailed program specifications based on client requirement.
Clarity on functionality and logic building of program.
Breaking down program specification into its simplest elements and translating this logic into a programming language.
Devising solutions by predicting errors, evaluating other options.
Team player and multi-tasking.
Combining various elements of program design and testing it.
Testing sample data-sets to check that output from the program works as intended.
Problem solving and correcting the program as necessary.
Installing the program and conducting final testing.
Evaluating the program's effectiveness.
Increasing program’s operating efficiency and adapting to new requirements, as necessary.
Conducting user acceptance testing to ensure ease, quickness and accuracy.
Writing detailed documentation for usage of end users and computer operators.
Consulting various sources to learn new ways to develop programs.
Updating, repairing, modifying and expanding existing software and generic applications.