CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmark Job Summary and Competencies

Computer Scientists Research

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CompGeo Occupation Group: Engineering/Scientific
Job Family: Scientist
Benchmark Title: Computer Scientists Research
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Solve or develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software. Computer and Information Scientists, Research conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Solve or develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Engineering/Scientific
Job Family: Scientist
Benchmark Title: Computer Scientists Research
 
Tools/Technology Example Product Category
Ada Development environment software
 
Advanced numerical software Analytical or scientific software
 
Algorithmic software Analytical or scientific software
 
Augmint Analytical or scientific software
 
Automated document generation software Development environment software
 
C Development environment software
 
C++ Object or component oriented development software
 
CMAKE Development environment software
 
Charm++ Object or component oriented development software
 
Clustering software Clustering software
 
Clustermatic Clustering software
 
Computational statistics software Analytical or scientific software
 
Data mining software Data mining software
 
Data visualization software Analytical or scientific software
 
Doxygen Development environment software
 
Eclipse software Development environment software
 
Eiffel Object or component oriented development software
 
Embarcadero JBuilder Development environment software
 
Extensible stylesheet language transformations XSLT Web platform development software
 
Formula translation/translator FORTRAN Development environment software
 
Graphics pipelines Graphics or photo imaging software
 
Greenhills Ada compilers Compiler and decompiler software
 
High-performance software libraries Development environment software
 
IBM Rational Apex Configuration management software
 
IBM Rational Rose Development environment software
 
Integrated development environment IDE software Development environment software
 
Intel Integrated Performance Primitives Development environment software
 
Intel Math Kernel Library Analytical or scientific software
 
JavaScript Web platform development software
 
Linux Operating system software
 
List processing language LISP Development environment software
 
Low-level virtual machine LLVM compilers Compiler and decompiler software
 
Mathematical software Analytical or scientific software
 
Microsoft ActiveX Object or component oriented development software
 
Microsoft Visual Basic Development environment software
 
Microsoft Visual Basic.NET Object or component oriented development software
 
Microsoft Visual C# .NET Object or component oriented development software
 
Microsoft Visual Studio Development environment software
 
Microsoft Visual Studio.NET Development environment software
 
Microsoft Windows XP Operating system software
 
Multisensory data representation software Analytical or scientific software
 
MySQL software Data base management system software
 
Object-oriented development environment software Object or component oriented development software
 
Open Graphics Library OpenGL Graphics or photo imaging software
 
Optimization software Analytical or scientific software
 
Oracle DBMS Data base management system software
 
Parallel systems software Clustering software
 
Perforce Software Configuration Management System Configuration management software
 
Polaris parallelizing compilers Compiler and decompiler software
 
Polhemus Fasttrack System Analytical or scientific software
 
Prolog Development environment software
 
Python Object or component oriented development software
 
Rice Simulator for ILP Multiprocessors RSIM Analytical or scientific software
 
Simulation software Analytical or scientific software
 
Software libraries Development environment software
 
Source code management SCM software Development environment software
 
Sun Microsystems Java Object or component oriented development software
 
Sun Microsystems Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition J2EE Development environment software
 
Sun Microsystems Solaris Operating system software
 
The MathWorks MATLAB Analytical or scientific software
 
Three-dimensional 3D graphics software Graphics or photo imaging software
 
UNIX Operating system software
 
Unified modeling language UML Requirements analysis and system architecture software
 
VME PowerPC VxWorks Operating system software
 
Video editing software Graphics or photo imaging software
 
Articulated robots Pick or place robots
 
Cluster systems High end computer servers
 
Computer laser printers Laser printers
 
Computer scanners Scanners
 
Digital cameras Digital cameras
 
Digital video cameras Digital camcorders or video cameras
 
Distributed heterogeneous computers High end computer servers
 
File servers Computer servers
 
Free-field speakers Loudspeakers
 
Graphics workstations Graphics tablets
 
Hard disk drives Hard disk drives
 
High end computer servers High end computer servers
 
High-performance cluster HPC computers High end computer servers
 
High-speed networking testbeds Content delivery networking equipment
 
Image capture devices Camera based vision systems for automated data collection
 
Laser scanners Scanners
 
Lighting grids Stage or studio lighting systems
 
Magneto optical discs Compact disks CDs
 
Mainframe computers Mainframe computers
 
Massively parallel processors MPP High end computer servers
 
Microcomputers Microprocessors
 
Mobile robots Pick or place robots
 
Network interface cards NIC Network interface cards
 
Network storage arrays Hard disk arrays
 
Pan-tilt-zoom cameras Cinematographic cameras
 
Personal computers Personal computers
 
Quarter inch cartridge QIC tapes Tape arrays
 
Real time motion capture systems Camera based vision systems for automated data collection
 
Render farms High end computer servers
 
Stereographic projectors Multimedia projectors
 
Universal serial bus USB flash drives Flash memory storage devices
 
Video projectors Multimedia projectors
 
Web servers Computer servers
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Engineering/Scientific
Job Family: Scientist
Benchmark Title: Computer Scientists Research
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
Applications Engineer
Artificial Intelligence Specialist
Bioinformatics Software Engineer
Computational Linguist
Computational Theory Scientist
Computer Engineer
Computer Science Professor
Computer Scientist
Control System Computer Scientist
Engineering Director
Information Scientist
Nanotechnologist
Programmer
Programming Methodology and Languages Researcher
Scientific Programmer Analyst
Software Development Engineer
Software Engineer
Systems Analyst
Systems Engineer
Systems Programmer
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Engineering/Scientific
Job Family: Scientist
Benchmark Title: Computer Scientists Research
 
 
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