VB6 Developer @Distributed
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[Hiring] VB6 Developer @Distributed

Aug 30, 2023 - Distributed is hiring a remote VB6 Developer. 📍Location: UK.

VB6 Developer  

Remote - UK

6 months 

Who are we?

We're a software development company building the world's Elastic Workforce, reinventing work and challenging the assumption that a local team = the best team.

We help businesses deliver technical projects better than ever before through our platform and on-demand Elastic Teams™. 

What's in it for you? Our mission is to create freelance jobs with more benefits than permanent.

Want to know more? read: https://distributed.co/about

About this role 

We are seeking a skilled and experienced VB6 (Visual Basic 6.0) Developer to join our team for a critical migration project from a legacy VB6 codebase to the .NET platform. This migration project involves transitioning a mental health software solution to a modern and scalable .NET framework. In this role, you will play a key part in analyzing, redesigning, and implementing the legacy VB6 code into the .NET environment. Your expertise in VB6 development and .NET technologies will be vital in ensuring a successful migration while maintaining the integrity and functionality of the mental health software solution.

Your Responsibilities

    • Maintain and enhance existing VB6 applications, utilizing COM technologies for component-based development.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand migration requirements and develop strategies for migrating VB6 applications to modern platforms.
    • Analyze and assess legacy VB6 codebases, identifying areas that require migration or rebuilding.
    • Implement migration strategies, replatforming VB6 applications to newer frameworks or technologies.
    • Refactor and restructure VB6 code to improve code quality, maintainability, and extensibility.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate migrated components with other systems and platforms.
    • Troubleshoot and debug VB6 applications, resolving issues related to COM and migration.
    • Ensure compatibility and interoperability of migrated components with existing systems.
    • Document migration processes, including migration plans, technical specifications, and architectural diagrams.
    • Stay updated with industry trends and advancements in migration techniques and platforms.

About You

 

  • Proficiency in VB6 (visual basic 6.0 development, with a strong understanding of its syntax and concepts and its use in COM development.

  • Experience with migrating legacy applications, including replatforming or rebuilding strategies.
  • Proficiency in analyzing and refactoring VB6 code for improved performance and maintainability.
  • Familiarity with modern platforms and frameworks for migrating VB6 applications, such as .NET or web-based solutions.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot COM-related issues.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to document migration processes and technical specifications.
  • Knowledge of version control systems and best practices in software development.
  • Proven experience as a VB6 Developer, with a focus on COM development and migration projects.

     

 

About us

Distributed is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Employees and contractors, as well as prospective employees and contractors, will all be treated equally and fairly. Distributed is committed to ensuring no less favourable treatment is experienced by any current or prospective employee because of any of the protected characteristics under the UK Equality Act 2010 or equivalent local equality legislation.

By submitting your application you give us permission to store and use the information from your CV and your answers to application questions.

About The Company
Distributed <p dir="ltr">We are Distributed: we help businesses deliver technical projects better than ever before through our on-demand Elastic Teams.</p><p dir="ltr">Last year alone Distributed won 5 awards including 2 awards for growth, most disruptive startup in <a href="https://www.distributed.com/insights/blog/distributed-named-one-of-the-uks-most-disruptive-new/">Startups 100</a>, Winner in the<a href="https://www.distributed.com/insights/blog/distributed-winner-in-deloitte-fast-50/"> Deloitte Fast 50 UK</a>, a winner in the <a href="https://www.distributed.com/insights/blog/distributed-chosen-as-a-2021-red-herring-top-100-europe-winner/">Red Herring Europe Top 100</a>, and winner of a global award for <a href="https://www.distributed.com/insights/blog/distributed-wins-award-at-the-omnis-for-setting-new-remote-work-standards/">Outstanding Reward & Recognition</a> for remote working from The Omnis. </p><p dir="ltr">This year BT Digital signed a £30m deal with Distributed to accelerate its digital transformation and innovation agenda by rapidly bringing together multi-skilled digital teams.</p><p dir="ltr">We do things differently, we move fast, we are recognised as leaders in our sector, and we look after our people. We are a people company that uses technology to deliver beyond client expectations.</p><p dir="ltr">Join us if you want to be part of our Elastic Team community that’s shaping the future of freelance working.</p><p><br></p>
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