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Contract Software Engineer - Qt Graphics Library - London

  • Contract Software Engineer
    2 months +
    £250-£350 per day

    This is an opportunity for an experienced Software Engineer to join a project embedding Skype into Set Top Boxes (STB) for interactive TV.

    We are looking for a software engineer to complete the development of a Skype client using SkypeKit on an embedded set top box platform. Tasks will include sub-system design as well as the development of the application itself and successful certification by Skype of the solution. Some platform work has already been completed for video output on the client.

    Skills needed:


    Qt Graphics Library
    C & C++
    Experience of Skype and video conferencing platforms
    Some knowledge of video encoding technologies.
    Experience of developing on embedded platforms

    Meego platform

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