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Tools and Systems Developer (24504)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
to £45k plus benefits

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Tools and systems, business of VR, networking, Cambridge

Be part of a forward-thinking group of developers, building real time diagnostic tools for the business operations supporting the creators of interactive, networked virtual environments. Join a well-funded and independent company with a good track record of highly interactive and acclaimed products.

You’ll need a good degree in computing or the sciences from a reputable university, plus commercial software engineering experience; or very extensive relevant personal projects in addition to university coding projects.

You will have extensive software development experience in either Python, C#, C++, PHP, JavaScript, Ruby or Perl. You'll also be happy to discuss requirements with stakeholders to produce great software.

Your practical project experience will particularly show most of:

  • Programs communicating (RESTful web services, IPC, RPC, sockets)
  • An understanding of Linux (preferred) or Windows, including programmatic use of processes and threads, synchronisation primitives and avoiding deadlocks
  • Knowledge of internet protocols, especially HTTP as used for web services
  • SQL queries and some database design for relational databases

Additional experience of the following is beneficial: AWS or other cloud solutions, Docker / containers, web frameworks.

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