Computer programming is a big area and it is applicable in many industries in different ways. Computer programmes are everywhere. A computer programmer is responsible for making codes for elaborate programs in Banking, Manufacturing Industries, Service Providing, Invoicing and Tax issues, Designing, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence any many other applications. Online companies like Amazon, Alibaba, Snapdeal, Uber, Ola and many others are doing their all the business based on robust computer programs. These platforms are based on multi optional and multifarious computer codes designed by a team of computer programmers. Once in place they require continuous development and modifications depending upon the changing customer needs and changing Govt regulations. So computer programmers are required for a long run by all the industries whose business is based on the sturdy backbone of software programs.
So, computer programmers with knowledge of coding and troubleshooting the large software platforms are the requirement of the present industry in different capacities depending on the type of industry and business. You are basically a Mechanical engineer with knowledge of computer area especially programming and coding so there are ample opportunities for you to be absorbed in the industry. If you are meritorious there is no reason why you will not be selected in the campus interview.
You might be aware that the main job of the software engineer is to write effective programs, test them, if required debug or troubleshoot and then mount them in the platform while collaborating with other programmers for a successful implementation in the desired network of softwares. The programmers have to closely work with other employees in the organisation who pass on vital information from users and clients in case there are some flaws in the software system so that the programmer can take quick remedial actions to identify the malfunctioning codes and rewrite them bringing in the desired sturdily in the system. The success of a programmer lies in writing a robust piece of code wherever needed.
The salary packages for the software engineers vary depending upon the company as well as the proficiency level of the person but on an average the annual salary packages range from 3 to 5 lakhs for the beginners and with experience increasing these can go up significantly. Then there are companies which can pay very high for certain type of high end software engineering projects and software designing where the deep knowledge of the candidate is the only thing to matter and enter those coveted jobs.
Knowledge is power.