Senior C Unix Software Engineer - Euros 550 - Belgium

Senior C Unix Software Engineer - Euros 550 - Belgium

  • Location

    Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Salary:

    €520 - €550 per day + euro

  • Contact:

    Richard Drew

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  • Duration:

    6 months

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The North Starr part of the Harrington Starr recruitment group are looking to hire a Senior C Unix Software Engineer.

The purpose of this role is to reinforce the existing Development teams, so will combine the elements of best practice software engineering with experience in C / Unix domain but for programming not infrastructure.

Based in Antwerp, the successful Senior Software Engineer (Application server) should have a proven software development & engineering track record, which includes technical design, programming, development testing and maintenance, with at least 5 years in the C Unix technology domain.

The core responsibilities are as follows:

You will work for the TOS development/delivery Department.

As part of the wider team you will contribute to migrating a large existing application from IBM iSeries to Unix.

You will be working under line management of the Technical team-lead of a product line

The core skills for this Senior Software Engineer are as follows:

  • Ideally a Bachelors or Master degree in IT or equivalent.
  • At least 5 to 10 years of software development experience in a similar function
  • Ideally worked for large blue-chip international organization
  • Worked with mission critical applications running 24/7 with high quality standards and strong deadlines
  • Ideally have experience in programming complex products and systems, eg. ERP
  • Excellent knowledge of English is essential
  • Must have a result driven approach and focus.
  • Someone who can combine an analytical mindset, troubleshooting, communication and self- management skills with being a good team player at all times.
  • Ideally have experience in migrating legacy applications to open Unix platforms

Core technical skills are below:

  • ANSI C programming on Unix OS preferably AIX
  • 3 Tier software architecture, application server programming
  • Interprocess communication, Job management, Unix kernel specifics, shell scripting
  • SQL preferably DB2
  • Knowledge of IBM iSeries OS and command language is a bonus

So to re-cap this role is based in Antwerp, Belgium and we require a Senior C Unix Software Engineer (Application server) to start quickly.

This is a 6 month contract which could well role into 2019.