The occupation code you requested, 15-1111.00 (Computer and Information Research Scientists), is no longer in use. In the future, please use 15-1221.00 (Computer and Information Research Scientists) instead.
Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.
Sample of reported job titles:
Computer Scientist, Computer Specialist, Control System Computer Scientist, Research Scientist, Scientific Programmer Analyst
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