C/C++ Contract Software Engineer needed, G.Manchester

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester Salary: £340 - £390 per day +
Sector: IT Type: contract

We are looking for two contract Software Engineers for an established and expanding Engineering company based on the outskirts of Manchester. The role will see you joining a small team of skilled Engineers in the IT team who work on challenging projects.

The Engineer will be involved in development, enhancements, maintenance of a new & high profile project. The role is working on a large electronic devices, so previous exposure to embedded devices with C++ on Linux is essential.

This will be for a six month contract with a view to be extended. The role will require someone to work on site 5 days per week, but some flex of start/Finish times can be offered if needed. Candidates need to be able to start within the next three weeks.

Skills & experience we are looking for include:

C/C++ Programming on a Linux platform.

Embedded system knowledge

Strong Linux programming skills - 2 Years

Linux systems

Good serial comms experience

Bash scripting, init scripts

Overall system configuration experience

Desirable skills include:

Video graphics / Touch screen application experience a desirable

Ability to hit the ground running and good communication skills

If you are interested in this role then please send me your latest CV or give me a call in the Manchester Progressive offices.

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Progressive Recruitment, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales