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Software Developer Jobs in San Jose, CA

Sr. Staff DevOps Engineer

BD

San Jose, CA

2 days ago
Software Engineer 2

Randstad US

San Jose, CA

7 days ago
Software Developer

Edvenswa Tech LLC

San Jose, CA

13 days ago
Software Engineer

Daniel L. Sun, Inc

San Jose, CA

13 days ago
Sr. Java Developer

Flexton Inc

San Jose, CA

27 days ago
Software Engineer

Juniper Networks

Sunnyvale, CA

13 days ago
Senior Wireless Embedded Software Engineer- Linux

CyberCoders

$175000 - $250000 / Per year

San Jose, CA

2 days ago
Software Engineer II

Wal-Mart

Sunnyvale, CA

13 days ago
Sr. Software Engineer B2

Cognizant

Sunnyvale, CA

3 days ago

San Jose Software Developer Jobs Overview

The world simply wouldn't function without software. Whether an app that connects businesses with their customers or the systems that help those same businesses keep track of their financial information, we rely on software developers to create the programs that we use every day. There are tons of different types of software developer jobs available to job seekers across a variety of industries—for computer systems design services, software publishers, manufacturers, and private enterprises.

As a software developer, you'll develop computer applications for a variety of uses and purposes. You'll also recommend upgrades, test, and maintain applications to ensure that they work efficiently. The models and diagrams you create then go to programmers who use coding languages to bring your blueprints to life.

Not only will you enjoy a lucrative and high-paying career, but you'll also find lots of opportunities for people with your skillset. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that jobs in software development will grow by 22% over the next decade.

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About Working in San Jose, California

Lots of people have found their way to San Jose. Specifically, 1,800,000 residents live in the Bay Area city known as the "Capital of Silicon Valley." Nearly 13% of all San Jose jobs are in the tech, computer, and electronics industry—15 times the national average. Fittingly, the Tech Interactive museum and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are located there. Through the years, people of diverse heritages have found a place where they can stay in San Jose. Among the many colorful neighborhoods in the city are Little Portugal, Japantown, Little Italy, and Little Saigon, each with authentic eateries, architecture, shops, and entertainment.

Just a few of the world-famous tech companies headquartered in San Jose are eBay, Cisco, Adobe, and PayPal. If you're thinking of relocating for a San Jose job, you can really breathe in San Jose: Expect good air quality and sunny, warm weather with an average of just 17 inches of rain and 257 sunny days per year. And if you don't find the right-fit job in San Jose, you can expand your job search to the surrounding communities of Milpitas, Mountain View, and Palo Alto.

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When bombarded with resumes, employers in the software development field tend to choose candidates with cover letters. Not sure what to include in your cover letter? Think of it as a brief introduction to yourself—you can demonstrate your knowledge of the position and/or company, discuss your skills, and show enthusiasm for your field. Take a look at Monster's software engineer cover letter sample to learn how to properly format your cover letter.

How Much Do Software Developer Jobs Pay in San Jose, California?

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