Senior Software Developer Hierarchical Database Team

LzLabs GmbH

  • Publication date:

    27 janvier 2023
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  • Contract:

    Permanent position

Senior Software Developer Hierarchical Database Team


Senior Software Developer Hierarchical Database Team

We are a mainframe modernization and transformation specialist company based in Zurich (Switzerland), with offices in London (UK), Toronto (Canada), Paris (France), and Canterbury (Australia). 

We love technology, but it’s what people do with it that really gets us excited. Since 2011, we have helped our clients transform their existing legacy IT into a modern computing environment. We are passionate about unlocking the value of legacy applications and leading our customers to technology that is fit for the future. We have joined forces with technology partners and system integrators and built a team of 100+ vastly experienced people across the world, dedicated to helping our customers achieve their modernization goals.

Your role

As a Senior Software Developer Hierarchical Database Team, you will be involved in many stages of our development lifecycle, from vision and design to customer support. You will work in a fast-paced environment to improve the day-to-day work of Mainframe developers by providing them with new, modern tools to edit, compile, and deploy their code into the Cloud.

Your core responsibilities 

As a Senior Software Developer your key responsibilities include the following:

  • Develop C/C++ programs for Linux for a high volume, low latency environment

  • Review product design documentation to ensure quality of requirements 

  • ​Consult with other product development teams to evaluate system interfaces and operational and performance requirements

  • ​Define test methods and create test plans for new or updated software projectswith the QA team 

  • ​Write automated unit test cases and script them on the chosen test platform

  • ​Maintain effective communication with other software engineers on project limitations, dependencies, ...

  • ​Conduct compatibility tests with vendor-provided programs and other components of SDM

Your experience and qualifications

The following technical skills are key for this position:

  • Strong C/C++ programming skills

  • Experience with both Linux system programming and PostgreSQL client API programming, especially related to high-volume transactional, large-scale, parallel architectures with concerns for high data integrity

  • Knowledge of object-oriented development and familiarity with OO design patterns

  • Understanding of SQL dialectal variations across RDBMS types

  • Experience with database modeling and constructing SQL statements for optimal performance and memory optimization

  • Good knowledge (and practice) of open source relational databases and also bash shell/command line in Linux

  • Exposure to Enterprise Computing or familiarity with DB2, CICS, IMS, WebSphere, or MQ is a plus

Next to our technology, our working culture is our success. Hence we are looking for a person who is:

  • Highly creative and open-minded team player

  • Highly self-motivated, passionate about delivering a high standard of quality to the client

  • Tenacious problem solver, actively pursuing and resolving issues

  • Working closely with stakeholders and being comfortable communicating at all levels, excellent listener as well 

  • Fully fluent in English, especially in written, with a rich, jargon-free business and technical vocabulary

  • Persuasive, able to engage and influence with thoughtful dialogue

  • Passionately building and defending arguments that address our client’s needs

  • Persistent, politely aggressive or sometimes even ‘unreasonable’ when it helps to move things along

Our offer 

At LzLabs, you will find a dynamic, inclusive, and ambitious working environment where no two days are the same. You will collaborate with some of the most brilliant people in their fields, who share a passion for helping clients modernize their core legacy applications. We get the job done, and we enjoy our work. 

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply by clicking on the "Apply for this job" button. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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