Getting To Know Software Architect: One of the Highest-Paying Tech Jobs in 2021

Getting To Know Software Architect: One of the Highest-Paying Tech Jobs in 2021

The current era is one that is almost entirely dependent on technology. We use technology more than ever these days to connect with friends and family, stay up to date on the latest and greatest happenings in the world, and keep up with our business easily. Over the years, technology has revolutionized our world and daily lives

With all the computers, tablets, smartphones and other high-tech devices, we need the skills of technology professionals. And so now, technology careers are on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), computer occupations are expected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 531,200 new jobs.

It’s no secret that tech jobs are in demand. One of the highest paying tech jobs is Software Architect. The average salary for a Software Architect is US$ 132,506 or Rp 1.928 billion.

So, what is Software Architect?

Software architecture refers to the fundamental structures of a software system and the discipline of creating such structures and systems. The title “software architect” encompasses many things. It’s a leadership role, a design role, a customer-facing role, and a technical role.  They usually work in larger agencies and corporations that develop software packages for other organizations. They are ultimately responsible for making sure that software solutions are created for their end users that are satisfactory and efficient.

How to become a Software Architect?

You’ll need a combination of education and experience to become a Software Architect. It is also very important for a software achitect to understand technologies, such as .NET, C++, JQuery, HTML, and Javascript, as well as operating systems like Linux, iOS, and Windows. Those who choose this career path is required a bachelor’s degree in a field relating to information technology or computer science.

That’s why study IT is one of the essential assets in becoming a Software Architect. Study IT will open big opportunities for your career path. And study at SGU can become your first step to becoming a Software Architect.  If you study IT at SGU, you can get a new curriculum offered in 2020 with our two new concentrations: AI and Data Scientist and IT Entrepreneur.

Students who study IT at SGU will also be prepared to take a professional certification of their choice. This certification would expand their knowledge and allow a smoother entrance to the job market.  In the future, graduates with an IT Bachelor’s degree may enjoy excellent, diverse, and global employment opportunities. In the technopreneur space, not an invention but innovation is the key to achieving success.

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Tentang SGU

SWISS GERMAN UNIVERSITY (SGU) is an international university in Indonesia, was established in 2000 as a joint effort between Indonesia, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. We are the pioneer in offering international curricula in Indonesia. Qualified students can graduate with a Double Degree from Indonesia and Germany, which SGU provides in cooperation with partner universities; surely a valuable tool for your future careers. Ever since its establishment, SGU has been dedicated to delivering quality education in line with international standards and aims to develop skilled professionals who meet the demands of the industry. In order to achieve its objectives, SGU offers quality-oriented learning through 12 Bachelor’s Degree Programs and 4 Master’s Degree Programs ranging from Engineering, Information Technology, and Business to Life Sciences and Social Sciences. Furthermore, with small class sizes, and with English as the medium of instruction, you can look forward to pursuing your tertiary education and degree with full confidence.