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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Design and develop infrastructure modules and frameworks
  • Troubleshoot and debug software in complex scenarios
  • Design, build and maintain efficient and reusable C code
  • Build kernel modules, embedded systems, and libraries
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation
  • Develop software solutions and deploy them across platforms
  • Keep applications up to date with C development standards and best practices

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, IT, or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years of experience working with C programming language (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C and C++
  • Working knowledge of other high-level programming languages such as Java, Go, Python, etc.
  • Familiarity with programming tools such as Lint and Valgrind
  • Prior experience developing efficient and high-performance code
  • Experience with Android/ OS X/ iOS, Windows, UNIX, and LINUX operating systems
  • Fluency in English to collaborate with engineering managers
  • Work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with security experts, project managers, and other engineers to achieve targets
  • Understanding of low-level hardware interactions and systems design
  • Knowledge and experience of Agile software development
  • Strong knowledge of source control systems (Git, SVN, and Mercurial)

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How to become a C Developer?

C is a general-purpose computer programming language, much like Java and Python. It is popular among developers, owing to its versatility, as it can be applied to a wide range of technologies. C can be used to write operating systems, more complex applications, and other tools. Since it can function independently of machines, it has become one of the foundational programming languages in the industry.

C, a general-purpose programming language, is one of the oldest languages still in use.

C developers are responsible for developing code that integrates with base operating systems, kernel modules, and embedded systems written in other languages. C is a general-purpose language that has been superseded by more modern programming languages, and as such requires specialized developers to write the code.

Even though C is an old programming language, the demand for C developers and C developer jobs has been on an increasing trend.

What is the scope in C development?

The C programming language is widely used despite the emergence of countless other programming languages. C provides a wealth of opportunities for developers because of its varied applications and long history. Even though it was developed over thirty years ago, C is still very much alive and well, and shows no signs of slowing down.

Many high-level programming languages interface with the C programming language, and a program written in C can be executed or run on another computer. Because of its universality, C is helpful for expressing ideas and concepts in programming. Regardless of whether someone you are talking to knows C, you will be able to clearly express your idea and make it easy to understand for them.

C is one of the most widely used programming languages in the world and has more implementations than other interpreted programming languages, including PHP and Ruby.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a C developer?

C developers are responsible for developing code for a broad range of technical applications. Integration, embedded systems, operating systems, and low-level libraries are some of the types of programming that C developers may be involved with. Learning to program with C will help you understand the features and syntax of other programming languages that use C as their foundation: Java, C++, and many more.

  • Create and maintain efficient, versatile, and dependable C++ code.
  • Install high-quality, optimized modules.
  • Detect faults and bugs in the process.
  • Propose and implement solutions to problems
  • Develop High-Level designs
  • Implement modular programming in C++
  • Support and maintain the code quality
  • Analyze, design, test, and implement
  • Understand the role of memory management in non-garbage collection environments

How to become a C developer?

Now that you know the basics of C programming, we'll discuss how to go about pursuing work as a C programmer.

Here are a few steps you can take to become a C developer:

  • Learn through self-study: You can learn the fundamentals of C programming on your own. This research includes reading C programming books, completing training modules and coding challenges online, and seeking help from online coding communities.
  • Pursue formal education: A formal bachelor's or master's degree in computer programming or software engineering may be required if you want to work in traditional, large enterprises.
  • Earn certifications: With C programming certifications, you can demonstrate your qualifications to potential employers and demonstrate that you are serious about pursuing a career in this field.
  • Practise your coding skills: Typically, programmers learn by doing. So look for opportunities to put your coding skills to the test. You can begin by working on small freelance projects and independent C projects. Another good idea is to see if anyone in your family or circle of friends needs assistance with C programming and work for them.

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Skills required to become a C developer

The first step is to begin learning the fundamental skills that will allow you to land high-paying jobs as a C developer. Let's go over what you need to know!

1. C

C is a general-purpose programming language that supports structured, modular programming and data abstraction. It bridges the gap between high-level and low-level languages, combining features of both. C has been used to implement applications as well as operating systems, device drivers, and other software for computer systems ranging from supercomputers to embedded systems.

2. Java

Java is the most widely used and popular object-oriented programming language. Java's security features make it popular and widely used by web developers. You can use Java to create a wide range of applications, including enterprise applications, network applications, desktop applications, web applications, games, Android apps, and many more. Most back-end development projects, including those involving big data and Android development, use Java as the server-side language.

Java is used for a wide range of purposes including desktop computing, mobile computing, games, and numerical computation.

3. C++

C++ is widely used by programmers and developers, primarily in the application domain. The language core provides all of the necessary building blocks, including variables, data types, literals, and so on. It supports object-oriented programming, which includes features such as inheritance, polymorphism, encapsulation, and abstraction. These concepts distinguish the C++ language, which is widely used for easily developing applications concept-wise.
Several advantages of C++, including its features and its security measures, have led many companies to use it for program development.

4. Git/Version Control

Version control systems help developers keep track of changes made to a codebase. Organizations often use a version management system so they can revert to older versions of a software program if there are bugs in the production version. There are a variety of software programs that provide different abilities and functionalities regarding version management. These include GIT, SVN, CVS, etc. Many developers call it "one of the essential job skills" because mastering these programs can be crucial for most development jobs, regardless of expertise or experience.

5. Python

Python is a programming language with object-oriented design and scripting language that can be used to develop different types of applications, including web applications, graphical user interface (GUI) -based desktop applications, distributed and network applications, scientific number-crunching programs, games, and three-dimensional (3D) graphical applications. It features an interactive mode that allows users to modify the source code during execution.

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How to get remote C developer jobs?

Developers are a lot like athletes. In order to excel at their craft, they have to practice effectively and consistently. They also need to work hard enough that their skills grow gradually over time. In that regard, there are two major factors that developers must focus on in order for that progress to happen: the support of someone who is more experienced and effective in practice techniques while you're practicing. As a developer, it's vital for you to know how much to practice - so make sure there is someone on hand who will help you out and keep an eye out for any signs of burnout!

Turing offers the best remote C developer jobs that suit your career trajectories as a C developer. Grow rapidly by working on challenging technical and business problems on the latest technologies. Join a network of the world's best developers & get full-time, long-term remote C developer jobs with better compensation and career growth.

Why become a C developer at Turing?

Elite US jobs
Elite US jobs

Long-term opportunities to work for amazing, mission-driven US companies with great compensation.

Career growth
Career growth

Work on challenging technical and business problems using cutting-edge technology to accelerate your career growth.

Exclusive developer community
Exclusive developer community

Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their C developers?

At Turing, every C developer is allowed to set their rate. However, Turing will recommend a salary at which we know we can find a fruitful and long-term opportunity for you. Our recommendations are based on our assessment of market conditions and the demand that we see from our customers.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.

After uploading your resume, you will have to go through the three tests -- seniority assessment, tech stack test, and live coding challenge. Once you clear these tests, you are eligible to apply to a wide range of jobs available based on your skills.

No, you don't need to pay any taxes in the U.S. However, you might need to pay taxes according to your country’s tax laws. Also, your bank might charge you a small amount as a transaction fee.

We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

Communication is crucial for success while working with American clients. We prefer candidates with a B1 level of English i.e. those who have the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with our clients and native speakers.

Currently, we have openings only for the developers because of the volume of job demands from our clients. But in the future, we might expand to other roles too. Do check out our careers page periodically to see if we could offer a position that suits your skills and experience.

It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.

No, the service is absolutely free for software developers who sign up.

Ideally, a remote developer needs to have at least 3 years of relevant experience to get hired by Turing, but at the same time, we don't say no to exceptional developers. Take our test to find out if we could offer something exciting for you.

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