An associate software engineer holds an introductory role in software development, often requiring a computer science or related degree. They collaborate with experienced engineers, focusing on coding, testing, and resolving issues in software applications. Their primary aim is to accumulate experience and advance their career as a software engineer.
If you are interested in pursuing a career as a software engineer, then associate software engineer is the starting role to get into for better experience. For more information, I would suggest you check out this video on how Amit Kumar Yadav got placed as an associate software engineer within a week of the Salesforce course completion at Intellipaat.