How do you pursue a Career in Software Engineering?


Career in Software Engineering

I think Software Engineering is a great Career option. I want to first understand What a Career in Software Engineering entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Software Engineering. My research about a Career in Software Engineering became a lot more meaningful when I found: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180708-0001/Science/Information Technology/Career-in-Software-Engineering/english 

Rohit Verma's outlook!

Rohit Verma invested 6 years & 9 months in Software Engineering. Rohit Verma has worked in Software Engineering as Senior Software Developer in ST Microelectronics. In Rohit Verma's own words, this is how Rohit Verma got into Software Engineering: "I did my Bachelors in Computer Application from Kurukshetra University and Masters in Computer Application from YMCA, Faridabad. After completing studies in 2012 I joined ST Microelectronics as a Software Developer. I am Senior Software Developer in ST Microelectronics." I searched Rohit Verma on Google and found this profile: https://www.lifepage.in/page/rohitverma 

Career Video on Software Engineering

In a video, Rohit Verma has talked about various aspects of a Career in Software Engineering. Rohit Verma started by explaining Software Engineering as: "Software engineering is a detailed study of engineering to the design, development and maintenance of software." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.


It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Software Engineering, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Software Engineering. Rohit Verma touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Computer Knowledge
  • Programming Languages
  • Operating Systems
  • Data Structures

90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Rohit Verma then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Software Engineering:

  • Problem Solving
  • Communication Skills
  • Team Player
  • Open to Learning

Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Rohit Verma believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Software Engineering:

  • Monetary Potential
  • Travelling
  • Work Life Balance

Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Rohit Verma believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Software Engineering:

  • Job Security
  • Maintaining Health


In the final section of the video Rohit Verma talks about How a day goes in a Career in Software Engineering. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Software Engineering, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20180708-0001 

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