WPF Developer – Automotive Sector
Remote
Full Time
Posted: 2020-09-02

**This position is available remotely 

ABOUT US

We are Ascent. We’re on a mission to help our customers connect data, software and purpose to create extraordinary outcomes. You could say we are a digital transformation business. But we’d rather say we help people solve problems, or do new things, or do existing things better.

We specialise in software product development, analytics and data science, IoT solutions, machine learning, DevOps optimisation and modernisation of applications, data and platforms. And in case you were wondering, our customers are awesome. From smart home devices, space exploration and beer to manufacturing, finance, ecology and logistics - we work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses.

Ascent is UK based with specialist hubs in Malta and Bulgaria and smaller local teams in 14 countries worldwide. We’re a 250+ strong team that’s growing – fast – in a vibrant market and we are continuously looking for new talent and perspectives. And right now we’re looking for an experienced WPF Developer to help our customers define and deliver success.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Ascent is looking for a highly motivated, results orientated WPF Developer. As a member of the Development Team, you will play an active role in the development of a new frontend application for an automotive recording and calibration embedded device.  This new application will providing real-time information on the system to assist test drivers during their routines on prototype vehicles,

This system will also: allow automotive engineers to change the system configuration from within the vehicle;  leverage an existing custom MVVM framework; and will get the data from the underlying Windows backend components.

Quality is of utmost importance and whilst there are a number of QA Engineers in the team, all the developers on the team are expected to have a good understanding of testing methodologies, and shall also contribute to code reviews, static analyser reports and documentation describing the details of their implementations including specific architectural areas. 

ABOUT YOU

Required skills and qualifications:

  • A minimum of  3 years C# development experience.
  • Experience with Windows Presentation Foundation (XAML, MVVM)
  • Experience with Scrum
  • Experience with Git
  • Teamwork – work well within a team and within established boundaries
  • Can do approach – flexible and able to provide effective solutions
  • Communication - conveying information effectively and demonstrating active listening
  • Attention to detail - ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task

Other skills that are considered an asset for this role:

  • Knowledge of .Net Interoperability
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Component Object Model
  • Knowledge of the Windows OS architecture
  • Knowledge of Linux OS programming
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Bash scripting

Our customers.

We love what we do and we get to work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses: from smart home devices, space exploration and beer to manufacturing, finance, ecology and logistics.

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Why join Ascent?

We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.

Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.

Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.

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