NI LabVIEW Skills Guide

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Technician or Basic Developer

  • Develop or support/troubleshoot a small to medium application (<20 VIs)
  • Build a functional prototype or short-term use system
  • Support and maintain own applications or application will not be maintained
  • Plan to use LabVIEW for only one project
  • Spend less than 10 hours a week developing applications in LabVIEW

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Software Engineer

  • Design and develop a medium to large application (20 to 100 VIs)
  • Develop one or more systems for ongoing use or deployment over multiple months or years
  • Develop any applications to be used, supported, or maintained by others
  • Plan to use LabVIEW for multiple projects
  • Use LabVIEW regularly

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Software Architect

  • Determine and design the architecture or act as technical lead or project manager for a large application (100+ VIs)
  • Design a "mission critical" application: incorrect execution may result in safety risk or significant loss
  • Develop any applications to be used, supported, or maintained by others
  • Plan to use LabVIEW for multiple projects
  • Either you or the team you lead is using LabVIEW regularly

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