Vacancy Type: 
Private Sector


We are currently seeking software engineers who have a flair for Linux programming and who can contribute to the development of software for our voice, video and data networking products. We seek applications from engineering graduates who have experience in Linux programming be it in industry or college. 

Roles & Responsibilities

• Design and develop voice, video and data over IP networking software, e.g. VoIP PBX.

• Code real-time comms & networking software in C, C++ and Linux shell scripting languages.

• Ensure high run-time performance of software, e.g. profile the code and optimise it.

• Travel to client sites to integrate, test and commission software.

• Review and test your software to meet defined functional and quality expectations.

• Document architecture, design, tests, user manuals and installation manuals.

• Participate in the on-going improvement and support of our software development environment, including development tools and software configuration management utilities. 

Skills Required

• Honours Degree in Electronic/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a similar discipline.

• Proven experience in Linux, C, C++ and Linux shell script programming.

• Proven knowledge of networking protocols, e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, SIP, RTP and Ethernet.

• Experience in code-debugging, performance profiling and optimization.

• An understanding of electronics and computer architecture fundamentals, e.g. micro processors, I/O chipsets, memories, digital buses and I/O interfaces.

• A proactive problem-solver that works well within a team to get complex work done in a professional and timely manner.


Advantageous Skills

• Linux device driver and kernel-mode programming.

• Programming for other real-time operating systems, e.g. VxWorks, QNX.

• Multi-thread, multi-process, multi-core application development.

• HTML, SQL, PHP, Java or shell script development.

• Experience of software version control systems and bug trackers, e.g. Subversion, Trac.



Remuneration will be proportional to your level of experience. Performance will be regularly reviewed and merits will be commensurate with successful results and the financial profits we collectively achieve as a team. You will also grow your expertise in a challenging and exciting environment where you will work closely with highly experienced engineers and customers.


Michelle Murphy, Regional Manager

Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group

Unit 27 Briarhill Business Park, Briarhill, Galway

Direct Tel: ++ 353 (0)91 706711   Fax: ++ 353 (0)91 706707

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