Software Developer

Robert Half Technology
London (East)
£35000 - £45000 per annum + +Benefits
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
C# Developer Role - London - £45,000 This a chance to combine your love of programming with some of the biggest live sporting events taking place in the UK & across Europe. The role will be ideal for someone who would be interested in working on major live sporting events, or if you are just someone who enjoys sport & programming too. It is a one off opportunity to work for a company whose main client is one of the biggest names in sport today. Our client is looking for a Developer who has had commercial experience with developing in C#. Ideally you would be someone from a Desktop development background, or be willing to work in this environment due to the technical nature of the role. You will be based in a world renowned location in London but may also be given the opportunity to visit some of the top sporting stadiums around the UK. The main sporting events you will be working on are Football Matches, Live Football TV Shows, Hockey, Weightlifting, and Fencing. Your day to day role will consist of; - Developing and maintaining the company's bespoke in house graphics play out application. - Building applications to power on screen graphics for new sporting events - Creating new data processing applications to pull, process and store large amounts of sports data across a range of sports. They make use of external APIs from different providers (formats include JSON, XML) - Design data structures and systems to format data for use with live broadcasts. - Build applications that interface with real-time scoring/timing hardware on site at sporting events to power live on-screen graphics (through serial and Ethernet connections mostly) such as live split timings, race clocks and electronic event scoring. Key Requirements & Experience with; - C# .NET (WPF for Windows Desktop) - Microsoft SQL Server - MySQL Interview slots are available for this week, please apply as soon as possible if you are interested. Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. This job was originally posted as