An opportunity for a Software Engineer who has good experience within Linux and C has arisen. The Software Engineer will be tasked with completing a project from start to finish where by they will be developing a prototype creating a mid layer out of C on a Linux (Unix or Ubuntu) operating system, allowing an application to speak with a bespoke piece of hardware that will be built to purpose. 

They are looking for you to have good experience within Linux based projects previously and providing solutions to complex problems as they have not created anything like this previously. 

It will be up to the Software Engineer to guide them on the best solution in terms of Languages (C or C ) and also which would be the best Linux based operating system (Unix, Red Hat or Unbuntu) 

As they will be creating a prototype and a proof of concept, after the initial contract if successful this could extend much longer whilst they are going through full production. 


  • Linux, Ubuntu, Red Hat or Unix
  • C or C

Desired but not essential

  • Java
  • Python

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Vacancy Details

  • Ref: SP/IT/079167
  • Location: Wirral
  • Min Salary: £300
  • Max Salary: £350
  • Package: £300 - £350 pd
  • Role: Software Engineer
  • Profession: IT & Telecoms
  • Posted: 13/02/2018
  • Type: Contract


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