Robert Half International C/C++ Software Developer in Houston, Texas


Be part of the team responsible for ensuring the efficiency, ease of use, reliability and scalability of the core software infrastructure for high-performance computing applications. Develop and maintain the libraries, shared components and technologies that are used for high-end geophysical data processing. Work to create functional and efficient application interfaces, build and release processes and produce effective documentation. Participate in design discussions, development, and deployment in large scale state-of-the-art computing facilities across the world with a geographically dispersed developer team and user base.

This role will require you to work with highly-qualified researchers and software engineers to gather requirements, perform analysis, scope, plan, design, code, implement automated unit testing and deploy scalable, distributed, fault-tolerant modules and libraries. You are expected to have a thorough understanding of technical concepts required for software engineering and deployment and should be able to navigate and quickly understand complex code and systems. The position demands excellent analytical and problem solving skills and applicants must be able to communicate clearly and effectively. You should be a person with great technical passion, terrific problem-solving skills, drive for results and ability to work independently.

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or another field that has an emphasis on programming, or relevant work experience

  • C/C++ fluency (Fortran also preferred)

  • Object Oriented / API design

  • UNIX / POSIX programming

  • Debugging / profiling / optimizing experience

  • Experience with full lifecycle of development, including product release

  • Client / Server programming

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills


  • MPI (or CUDA) experience

  • Python

  • Algorithms – caching, sorting, synchronization

  • Experience with Numerical Programming

  • Perforce (or other source control management software) experience

  • PL/SQL (database) experience

  • Experience with Operating System Kernels and multi-threaded programming


C++, Linux

Technology doesn't change the world. People do.

As a technology staffing firm, we can't think of a more fitting mantra. We're extreme believers in technology and the incredible things it can do. But we know that behind every smart piece of software, every powerful processor, and every brilliant line of code is an even more brilliant person.

Leader among IT staffing agencies

The intersection of technology and people — it's where we live. Backed by more than 65 years of experience, Robert Half Technology is a leader among IT staffing agencies. Whether you're looking to hire experienced technology talent or find the best technology jobs, we are your IT expert to call.

We understand not only the art of matching people, but also the science of technology. We use a proprietary matching tool that helps our staffing professionals connect just the right person to just the right job. And our network of industry connections and strategic partners remains unmatched.

Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 888.490.4429 to learn more about this position.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

© 2019 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

Salary: $75000 - 115000/year

Location: Houston, TX

Date Posted: January 11, 2019

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 04130-0010517060

Staffing Area: Technology & IT