If you are about to apply for the role of Software Developer that you have seen advertised then it is very important to ensure that your CV is up to date. Employers will be looking to see how your current skills match with their requirements so it is important to study the job advert and or job description to ensure that when an employer is reading your CV then can immediately see how you might fit in.
If you are looking for help on your CV, please see the below example which you can use as a guide.
Software Developer CV Example
I am an enthusiastic and professional Software Developer with experience writing in Visual Basic, C++, C and SQL. I am keen to continue learning new skills and enjoy working in software and learning new things.
I am a professional person with excellent communication skills and time management. I work on a number of projects at any one time and ensure that I always get my work completed on time and within the client’s budget.
I have always had a keen interest in IT and pay great attention to detail in the work that I do. I have a technical nature but I can explain technical plans and details to my clients in a non-technical manner so that they understand.
Date to Date or To Date – Software Developer – Where?
In my role as Software Developer, I help to develop new software for my clients and tailor systems to their requirements. My responsibilities include:
- Meeting new clients
- Working with other colleagues and professionals developing the right systems for our clients
- Discuss requirements and technical specifications
- Work on tests to give the client something to look at initially
- Keep detailed plans and records for testing
- Perform quality checks
- Maintenance and support once the software up and running.
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer skills – MS Office, Excel??? (Aside from the topics that provide support on the helpdesk on).
Any specific training that you have been on that would be of interest?
Specific programming languages that you work with – C, C++, SQL, Visual Basic etc and to what degree can you use these, what level and for how long.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.