Visual FoxPro Developer

Farrow Jamieson

Remember Visual FoxPro? Our client needs a developer that can support their legacy software as well as help develop their next gen product.

  • Utilise your Visual FoxPro knowledge along with full stack development
  • Excellent communication skills required to deal directly with customers
  • Work for a well-regarded Christchurch business software company
The Role
While our client, a Christchurch based business software company, build the next version of their business management software, they require a developer that can support and update their legacy product which was coded in Visual FoxPro. Yes, we know Microsoft stopped development for VFP in 2007, so we're not expecting your FoxPro skills to be really current, but hopefully you can get back up to speed quickly!

The work you will be doing will offer variety, with legacy maintenance and support, along with converting data into their new application and assisting the development team for the new product. It is expected that in time you would move across to that team once existing users are migrated to the new platform.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake development work to support and maintain the existing product and work as part of the team for the new product
  • Follow agreed process and work to achieve set time frames
  • Communicate with and support customers
  • Work closely with other team members, both inside and outside the organisation.
Required Skills
  • Degree qualified in software development, web development or computer science
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in software development
  • Experience coding in Visual FoxPro
    Experience working with databases (SQL/MySQL/PostgreSQL)
  • Coding experience with Java would be beneficial
  • Working knowledge of Linux, SSH, Security etc.
  • You must be a team player
  • Exceptional English communication skills.
The Package
This position offers an industry competitive package, salary appropriate to where you are with your career. Car parking is provided. Some travel may also be required from time to time.

To Apply
Simply press the APPLY button to submit your CV and cover letter detailing your suitability for this position, or for more information call Andy Poulsen on 03 963 9153. Note that to be considered for this position you must be a permanent resident or citizen and be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.