There are many roles a developer might be entitled to while working on an IT project. Once you decide to become a developer, you should learn how to tackle your roles well in order to succeed in your project. There are several software systems in the IT field which you can use to manage your project role easily; you should take your time and decide on the best software which will make your work easier.

Roles of devel­opers in IT project are following:

1. Project Design and Development
When you are hired by a customer, there are some designs which the customer will require you to fulfill. It will be your respon­si­bility as a developer to come up with the design speci­fi­ca­tions which will meet your customer’s needs.

2. Work with Managers to Develop Project Plans
All projects start with planning and budgeting. You should always ensure you are working with a budget which will be suitable. You should involve the manager at all stages to help you deliver the best plan.

3. Coordi­nation
Coordi­nation is very vital for the success of any project. It will be the role of the developer to cooperate with management to draft adequate contractual documents and project proposals.

4. Tracking Project Progress
It will be among the roles of devel­opers for some IT projects to ensure they always track the progress. By tracking the progress the devel­opers will always know when the project is going to experience delays, and will be able to recommend the best solution against it.

5. Ensure Project is Accom­plished in Good Time
The devel­opers will carry out regular assessment to ensure the project is accom­plished within the allocated time. The customers will require their project to be completed in a certain period of time. It will be upon the devel­opers to ensure the project has been carried out in the stipu­lated time. In case there is any delay, the devel­opers should look for ways of compen­sating for the delays.

6. Ensure Project Follows the Safety Regula­tions of the Company
The company will have to set certain safety regula­tions as a way to improve the working condi­tions of employees. It will be the role of the devel­opers to ensure the company policies put in place as a way of fostering safety are followed.

7. Recom­mending New Technologies
There are new technologies which will improve the perfor­mance of the company. It is the role of the project devel­opers to carry out research and learn the new technologies, after which they will recommend them to the company management for possible consideration.

8. Develop Cost Reduction Initiatives
There are some techniques which can be used to reduce cost of the operation of the company. The devel­opers will be tasked with carrying out research to learn the best cost reduction strategies. In order to ensure smooth running of the company, the devel­opers will also inspire each other to solve problems for the success of the organi­zation. This includes holding seminars where they will share knowledge with each other.