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

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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.

To find out more about Progressive Recruitment please visit

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