C++ Software Engineer

Polkadotfrog Ltd
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Polkadotfrog are currently seeking a software engineer to join a growing development team in central Cambridge. Within this new position you will be given the opportunity to work at all stages of the development process, designing, implementing and maintaining a rapidly evolving Web-based application.

As the Software Engineer you will be working within a stable and establish development team where you shall maintain and develop our clients core product. The product is run in a Linux cluster environment, developed in C++ using a MySQL database in an Agile environment. Developers will have varying roles in projects, alternating between lead, contributor and coder roles and our client encourages discussion of new ideas and alternative approaches to issues, and allow flexibility to work on individual projects where appropriate.

The successful candidate will have professional experience of programming with C++ in a Linux environment with knowledge or an appreciation of Boost and the STL is highly desirable while knowledge of Python and MySQL is an advantage. This role will give you the opportunity to expand your development skills and grow with a small but market-leading software company. You will join a small team that appreciates high-quality C++ code and in which keeping up to date with new techniques is encouraged and allows individuals the flexibility to work to their interests and strengths.


  • High level of C++
  • Knowledge of Boost and/or the STL is highly desirable
  • Experience with MySQL and other database technologies is highly desirable
  • Experience of Python is desirable
  • Experience working with and/or designing APIs
  • Development within UNIX systems
  • Knowledge of common security issues in Web applications
  • Knowledge of agile and devOps tools and techniques
  • Strong analytical skills

Apply now for a full discussion of this new exciting opportunity in central Cambridge

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