C++ STL BOOST: Software Engineer C++ for rolling contract in the Nethe

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12 months ++
Westhouse Consulting GmbH
flag_no Netherlands
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Westhouse is actively searching for a Software Engineer for a demanding project. The Software Engineer will be working in an environment that uses state of the art technology. After finalization of the project (in about 6-8) months, it is possible to extend the contract with the client for 6 or 12 months. Most contractors work for 2 - 3 years at our client.

Our client is building a next generation web service for content identification. This platform consists of several 10's of nodes and needs to auto scale at run-time, be extremely robust and resilient for failure. Our client builds different applications on top of this platform like TV/tablet synchronization.

We are looking for a Software Engineer C++ who can:

  • Develop and maintain the distributed platform with a focus on the core: the search worker doing the actual matching of unknown fingerprints against the reference fingerprints.
  • Develop and maintain the remote monitoring functionality
  • Work with our research department on new distributed search strategies

Education, experience, skills & abilities:

  • Master degree in Computer Science or closely related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in software development
  • Fluent in English speech and writing
  • Experience with agile development and working in self-organizing teams
  • Feels strong responsibility and ownership of software and its quality
  • Available full time in the Brabant office

Proven experience in the following areas:

  • C++,  Boost and STL
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Writing code in a test driven approach
  • Linux platform and admin/config
  • Distributed systems and high traffic web services
  • The web and it's protocols and formats (HTTP, JSON)
  • Writing code in a test driven approach
  • Plus: Python

Interested in this freelance opportunity? Then please apply with your up to date CV to be considered.

Kind regards,

Gilbert van Reekum

Senior Account Manager