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A Software Engineer is an Engineer who applies the principal of softwareengineering to the design, development, testing & evaluation of the software& systems that makes the compute or anything containing software such ascomputer chips, work etc. In 1987, Imperial College London introduced thefirst 3- year software engineering Bachelors degree in the UK and theworld. In the following year, the University of Sheffield established asimilar program. In 1997, PSG Collage of Technology in the Coimbatore, Indiawas the first to start a five year integrated Master of Science degree inSoftware Engineering. Most Software engineers work as employees orcontractors. Software engineers work with businesses, govt. agencies andnon- profit organizations. Some software engineers work for themselves asfreelancers. Some organizations have specialists to perform each of thetasks in the software development process. The ACM had a professionalcertification program in the early 1980’s which was discontinued due to lackof interest. As of 2006, the IEEE had certified over 575 softwareprofessionals. There are several prizes in this field, The CODIE awards,JOLT awards, STEVENS award etc.