software engineer

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Noun1.software engineer - a person who designs and writes and tests computer programssoftware engineer - a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
applied scientist, engineer, technologist - a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
computer user - a person who uses computers for work or entertainment or communication or business
cracker - a programmer who cracks (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things; "crackers are often mistakenly called hackers"
hacker - a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm; "true hackers subscribe to a code of ethics and look down upon crackers"
cyberpunk, cyber-terrorist, hacker - a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
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Software Engineer, a Hardware Engineer and a Branch Manager were on their way to a meeting.
Denali continues to be a key innovator with tools and technology for interface modeling and interoperability verification," said Diep Nguyen, Hardware Engineer Manager at Unisys Corporation.
A former senior hardware engineer observes, "Surrounded by energetic, dedicated people.
The evaluation board was jointly developed by Arrow Electronics and Altera Corporation as a way to show hardware engineers not familiar with soft-core processors, a simple and cost-effective way to evaluate the benefits of using embedded processors in FPGAs.