We are recruiting an Electronics Engineer to join us in a permanent role, based in our Shipley office.

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 along 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. 

In Brief:

This is a great opportunity to build a successful career in Electronic Engineering, solving complex engineering problems for a variety of high-profile customers.

We’re looking for people that are passionate about technology and who want to expand their horizons in an exciting and fast-moving area of the technology industry.

How You’ll Spend Your Time:

This role will challenge you and push you out of your comfort zone, so we’re looking for an engineer with a relevant degree (or equivalent experience) some industrial experience and a keen interest in electronics. You’ll start by learning about the technologies & tools that the hardware team use to go about delivering products and projects to our customers. By working as part of the team you’ll begin to produce your own work results, valuable to our customers who operate at the forefront of technologies using embedded hardware designs across a wide variety of applications from lowest power IoT devices to highest speed home entertainment broadcast receivers. You’ll ideally have sound theoretical knowledge, an ability to learn “on the job”, and excellent communication skills.

What You’ll Need To Bring:

Mandatory Skills

  • Demonstrable knowledge of electronic hardware architecture and design principles.
  • Knowledge of basic printed circuit design principles.
  • Ability to understand and learn CAD systems for schematic entry and PCB layout.
  • Demonstrable ability to develop a design to an agreed specification, taking the product requirements into account.
  • Knowledge of modern software and scripting techniques.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the principles of electronic hardware testing and debug.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

Desirable Skills:

Experience with any of the following is useful, although not required. An ability and willingness to learn is just as important.

  • Product specification creation
  • Familiarity with Linux and command line tools.

    What we’ll give you in return:

    • A competitive salary that will grow with your career.
    • A twice-yearly company bonus scheme
    • Opportunities to train, develop and grow, as well as learning from talented colleagues
    • 25 days’ holiday as standard, rising an extra day for every year you stay with us
    • Free on-site parking, rail season ticket support, and a cycle to work scheme.
    • 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 to 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 sitting, to make the process quicker for you - which means our interviews can be slightly longer than average. We want you to leave the interview 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 just 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