General requirements to the profession
Regardless of what kind of education a programmer is a technician or engineer to be successful in this profession, it is necessary to set some special personal qualities. First of all, he should be able to think logically and to calculate the event many moves ahead. It will also need the care, diligence and be able to engage not only creative work, but rather routine. Sometimes to bring to life a creative idea, he will need to spend more than 90% of the time for its implementation, and debugging programs. Of course, without the dedication and perseverance in this profession can not do, as well as without a developed intellect, ability to the exact Sciences and the ability to concentrate.
To apply for a job as technician-programmer, the person should have a vocational education, it is very good if it will also work experience in this specialty.
What is included in the job responsibilities of a technician-programmer
Of course, what will be the work of a technician-programmer, depends largely on what region it will work, what kind of work the company does. But of course, there are General requirements and knowledge that will be useful in any workplace. First of all, he must have an excellent knowledge of computers and shared with them the device, and the devices gathering, processing and transmission of information, rules for their operation and maintenance. Need to know the methods and techniques of automated information processing, basic programming languages, specialized software used in the operation of this facility.
The duties of a technician-programmer usually includes work to ensure the smooth running of computer systems and technology that is installed on the user desktop. He will need to perform preparatory operations, associated with local computer networks to monitor how to operate the workstations, to provide technical assistance.
It may require the development of simple tools and working programs that allows to optimize the production process, it must make debugging and testing. In some cases, he may entrust the preparation of simple schemes of technological processes of processing of different information streams at the enterprise or a separate solution algorithms for those tasks, which stand before the IT Department. In many enterprises, technology-programmers engaged in maintenance of databases, content, storage, processing. Engineer in any enterprise must be able to work with large data sets, know the rules of their archiving and storage, it needs to have an idea about what the company does, insight into technological processes.