Senior C++ Engineer

  • Job Reference: PR/020218
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2019
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior C++ Engineer

(Reading, Berkshire)

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 pa DOE

Start date: ASAP

Reports to: Head of Client Team

Department: Engineering

Summary of role:

Working within the team with responsibility for software development for Device Drivers and Printers for my clients advanced technology POS systems. This role is likely to involve occasional work on client site in the UK and overseas.

Required Skills:

  • Strong C++ developer with a good knowledge of low-level Windows internals.
  • Practical experience with STL and Boost libraries and algorithms
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of Windows API and Linux OS
  • Experience with the development of cross-platform multi-threaded client-server systems
  • Preferably familiar with Windows driver development (WDF/KMDF)
  • Proficient working knowledge of source control tools
  • Qt framework


  • Develop and improve efficient, robust and reliable C++ code running 24/7/365 on thousands of in-store systems and backend servers in the UK, EU and the US reaching millions of customers
  • Work with the existing team on the cross-platform distributed platform allowing my client to easily enable its services on any Point of Sale system using a variety of unique in-house and third-party technologies ranging from kernel drivers to bespoke APIs
  • Capture and analyse project requirements, interact with clients and deliver solutions to unique challenging problems
  • Design, implement and integrate new components; identify bottlenecks and bugs

For more information on this exciting opportunity please contact Athena Antoniou -

E: / T: 01372 748444