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Software Development and Support Engineer


Looking for a new opportunity in the growing and vital industry that is the road safety and vehicle localization technologies sector ?

Driven by solving client's business intelligence and web application problems ?

Enjoy development but also supporting clients after you've implemented new functionality and systems ?

If so, Euro London may have a fantastic permanent contract opportunity for you in one of the world's leading innovators at the cutting edge of vehicle safety technology development, used by renowned freight, logistics, public transport and emergency services providers and authorities in over 100 countries.

The organisation is currently looking for a Software Development and Support Engineer who wishes to develop experience in supporting clients with their data analytics and web services using our client's proprietary tools and software. The successful candidate will also develop customer specific reporting and dashboards , supporting SDK web services based on client-specific requirements.

Main responsibilities

*Software development for a new driver display product.
*Introducing and supporting new clients ( Developer to Developer) using our client's APIs.
*Supporting existing customers using Web Services and helping to migrate the client to new systems.
*Specifying and developing customer Middleware applications using APIs.
*Providing technical support to Customer Success and Sales Support teams.
*Gathering customer requirements through close communications with the client, producing and agreeing specifications for developing add-ons, new modules and new functionality.
*Support of existing in-house Web-based applications.
*In this position you would not be involved in full lifecycle software development , which is carried out abroad, rather you will be in charge of UK and EMEA services and applications additional services and dashboards development on behalf of clients and their regional requirements, sometimes involving on-site UK and EMEA travel.

Key skills

*Experience in Software development using JavaScript and Microsoft .NET framework languages ( C# & VB.net) in a LINUX environment.
*Proven professional experience in at least one previous position in developing with some of the following languages : JavaScript, Angular (V2) , Node JS,XML, HTML, JSON , SOAP and REST Web Services, C/C .
*Good knowledge of Database tools , particularly SQL and NoSQL.
*System Architecture and integration skills.
*Fluent English and French, German or Spanish for communication with clients on-site and remotely is an advantage but not essential.
*Keen, self-motivated , willing to work as part of small team within a large organisation.
*Strong communications skills and a commercial/business understanding for communicating with customers.
*Able to travel occasionally to meet clients on-site.
*Microsoft Office Tools experience including Word , Excel and Access.
*Full clean driving license is an advantage.

Our client is able to offer an excellent career progression opportunity within a growing industry , there is the opportunity to work in exciting projects in position offering international travel and training opportunities , working within a diverse, friendly and welcoming international environment.

Consultant

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Oliver Astington

Team: IT & Technical

I specialise in: International & Multilingual IT and Technical Recruitment across the UK and Western Europe

Languages: English, French & Spanish (also learning Italian)

I’ve been at Euro London since: 2010

About me: I have evolved with Euro London from consultant to senior and principal consultant since December 2010. I completed my Bachelors Degree in Modern European Studies and Masters Degree in Modern Language studies at the University of Nottingham with studies in France and Spain from 2005-2010 and have subsequently used my passion for Europe, European languages and international business to develop long-standing relationships with international businesses and candidates as well as investment in helping international candidates find job opportunities that will help them grow their careers. Outside work I regularly travel throughout Europe and beyond, enjoy outdoor sports and  reading about  Modern European history and politics. 

Fun fact: I have lived in 4 European countries , UK, France, Spain, Belgium.

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