We're looking for a talented Performance Test Specialist, ideally with a proven track record of testing DTV solutions, as a part of an agile team.

Would you enjoy working with applications like Netflix, YouTube, AppleTV+, Spotify? Does the opportunity of working with top engineers seem exciting to you? Would you simply like to hang out in the (virtual or real) kitchen with cool people and their snappish sense of humour? You're in the right place.

How You'll Spend Your Time

  • Being a key part of a team responsible for quality assurance
  • Working closely with our software engineers
  • Acting as a key point of contact for performance testing aspects of releases and coordinating releases and bugs resolution
  • Setting up a test environment for newly developed features
  • Writing scripts to test apps’ different features
  • Working on your test automation skills
  • Broadening your domain knowledge

What You'll Need to Bring

  • Experience with manual and automation testing
  • Experience with Python programming
  • Experience with CI/CD tools, Jenkins
  • Experience with embedded software
  • Experience with code version tools such as GIT, Bitbucket
  • ISTQB certification is a plus
  • Familiarity with Jira, Agile & SDLC processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication English skills
  • Nice to have experience with: Multimedia (SetTopBox or DigitalTV), networking domain (modem, gateway devices), Robot Framework, logging/monitoring tools such as ElasticSearch, Kibana, performance / stability / load testing
  • This role is office-located and it allows 1 day WFH / week

What we'll give you in return

  • A competitive salary which will grow with your career
  • A twice-yearly company bonus scheme
  • Opportunities to train, develop and grow, as well as learn from talented colleagues
  • 26 days' holiday as standard, rising an extra day for every calendar year you stay with us (up to a maximum of 31 days)
  • A broad benefits' package, includng the newest one: access to Headspace meditation app
  • Flexibility in your working hours and home office

    About us
    Consult Red is a trusted partner to the digital media industry and beyond, driving innovation and delivering support through the entire product development journey. We apply our cutting-edge experience in product development, hardware, embedded and cloud technology to help companies in all sectors to deliver connected devices and systems.

    We take good care of our engineers not only salary and benefits-wise but also when it comes to their place of service delivery. Our teams work from fully equipped laboratories in Yorkshire in the UK, Wroclaw in Poland and Los Angeles, California.

    Our Recruitment Process

    Once you submit your CV, we'll send you a short online form asking you to confirm a couple of things. This will then go directly to the Hiring Manager review. We'll often do a short first stage telephone interview to find out more about you and to check that the role would be a good fit for your requirements.

    Then, if you progress to interview stage, we'll try to cover off everything we can in one Skype sitting, to make the process quicker for you - which means our interviews can be slightly longer than average. We hope you'll leave the meeting with a real feel for the job and what it's like to work with us.