We're looking across the UK for talented Senior Embedded Software Engineers to work remotely on cutting-edge, high profile software projects.

Consult Red is an employee-owned company and a trusted partner to some of the world's largest brands. We're an R&D technology partner that develops cutting-edge 'Internet of Things (IoT) smart, connected products, video and broadband end-user equipment streaming TV devices, networks and platforms. Connected devices and systems developed by Consult Red are currently in more than 30 million homes around the world.

Our story started in 2003 when five friends founded the company in Shipley, West Yorkshire. Since then, we've grown a lot. We work with the world's leading media operators, including Liberty Global (Virgin, UPC), Comcast (Sky) and AT&T (Directv), and in the last 12 months alone we’ve grown our team in the UK, Poland and the US by 40%. We're now over 220 people globally, working collaboratively to provide an industry-leading consultancy service across software development, hardware, embedded, and cloud technologies.

We're proud to be an employee-owned business.  At Consult Red, everyone has a stake, and everyone has a say. The employees are the business owners, and we work together with shared values and purpose towards our common goals. We want every team member to feel empowered, have a say in our future, and share in our success. 

How You'll Spend Your Time:

You will work in an agile environment reporting to a Group Lead or Project Manager and will have considerable exposure to our clients and other partners. You'll be a key part of the planning, design, development, debugging and integration of embedded software modules for cutting edge broadcast and internet TV receivers (set-top boxes). You'll create new features while also supporting the C++ debugging team, which will be around a 60/40 split of your time. Most importantly, your work will help deliver a much-needed service for society in lockdown – quick and easy access to some of the World’s best digital TV services.

What You'll Need to Bring:

  • Strong experience with C, C++ or Java in an embedded Linux or Android environment
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Experienced developing and debugging multithreaded and/or multi-process code
  • Ability to understand complex issues and discuss them via phone, email and other methods
  • Flexible, proactive, can-do approach

You'll Be Working with:

Experience with any of the following is useful, although not required

Object Orientated programming in C++ or Java | UML diagramming | C++11 | STL or frameworks such as Qt | Embedded or mobile Java | JNI | Linux kernel | drivers | GCC | GDB | TDD and Unit Testing frameworks such as Google Test | Mockito | JUnit and similar | Software development for consumer electronics or TV | Audio, Video & TV standards | Networking protocols and standards including TCP/IP | Wi-Fi | UPnP | DLNA | HLS or MPEG-DASH | Agile, Scrum methodologies

What we'll give you in return:

  • A competitive salary which grows with your career
  • A twice-yearly company bonus scheme
  • Opportunities to train, develop and grow, as well as learn from talented colleagues
  • 25 days' holiday as standard, rising an extra day for every calendar year you stay with us (up to a maximum of 31 days)
  • 5% matched contributory pension
  • Access to Headspace meditation app
  • Flexibility in your working hours and home office
  • Free on-site parking, rail season ticket support, and a cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Relocation assistance for those moving to the area

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 the 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.

So what are you waiting for? If this sounds like what you've been looking for, click 'apply' to send us your details and we'll be in touch really soon.


You can find out more about our company, and what it’s like to work with us, on our LinkedIn or Glassdoor pages