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Is an engineer who applies the principles of software engineering to the design, development, testing and evaluation of the software and systems that make computers or anything containing software work
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Required: Bachelor’s of Science in
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Software engineering Computer science Information systems Information technology

Common courses for a BSc.SE are:

Programming Principles
Programming Paradigms Algorithms

Data Structures
Logic & Computation Computer Architecture

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Employees or contractors for
 Businesses  Government

agencies  Non-profit organizations

Some work for themselves as freelancers
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Average software engineer salaries for job postings nationwide are 26% higher than average salaries for all job postings nationwide, according to indeed.com.  $75,000 - $100,000

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In industry:
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Analysts Architects Developers Testers Technical support Managers

In academia
 Educators  Researchers
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Hardware, Software, Platform and Systems:
 C, C++, Java, .NET,

Python, BEA WebLogic, WebSPhere, J2EE, Jboss, ADO, Perl, HTML, JSP, JavaScrip, Web services, SOAP, XML, ASP, PHP, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, UNIX, Linux, Redhat Linux, STL, XSLT, OWL, AJAX, J2SE, Sun Solaris

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Marc Andreessen
 Born July 9, 1971  Taught himself BASIC  Bachelor’s degree in     

computer science from University of Illinois Created Mosaic Cofounded Netscape Communications Corporation Chief technology officer at American Online, Inc. (AOL) Founded LoudCloud Inc (later called Opsware) Created Ning
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David Caminer
 Born June 26, 1915 –

died June 19, 2008  Developed the first business computer, LEO (Lyons Electronic Office)  Did not pursue a university education  Worked for the British catering business J. Lyons and Co. as a systems researcher and analyst

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Ruth Teitelbaum
 1924-1986  Graduated form Hunter 


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College with a B.Sc in Mathmematics Hired by the Moore School of Engineering Selected as one of the first programmers for the ENIAC Given little credit for her considerable contribution to the rise of computers In the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame

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Software engineer. (2012). In Wikipedia. Retrieved from http://www.en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_engineer Software Engineer Salary. (2012). In Indeed.com. Retrieved from http://www.indeed.com/salary/SoftwareEngineer.html Software Engineer Job Description. (2012). In TechnicalResumes.com. Retrieved from http://www.technicalresumes.com/software-engineer-job-description/ Marc Andreessen. (2012). In Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www.m.eb.com/topic/2392/MarcAndreessen David Caminer. (2012). In Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www/m.eb.com/topic/1458036/David-Caminer Ruth Teitelbaum. (2012). In Wikipedia. Retrieved from http://www.en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Teitelbaum
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