We are recruiting a Junior Software 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 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 company. 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.
This is a great opportunity to build a successful career in software 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:
After getting up to speed working on internal projects, you’ll become part of an Agile development team; working in a fast-paced, customer-facing software development role. This will give you a great grounding in embedded software design, as well as commercial experience of C++ and Java, and exposure to technologies such as Android.
This role will challenge you and push you out of your comfort zone, so we’re looking for a bright junior with a relevant degree and around two years’ industry experience. You’ll ideally have sound theoretical knowledge, an ability to learn “on the job”, excellent communication skills and a keen interest in software.
What You’ll Need To Bring:
Experience with any of the following is useful, although not required – ability and willingness to learn is just as important.
Object Orientated programming in C++ or Java / Linux kernel / drivers / GCC / GDB / TDD and Unit Testing frameworks such as Google Test / Software development for consumer electronics or TV / Networking protocols and standards including TCP/IP / Agile, Scrum methodologies
What we'll give you in return:
Our Recruitment Process:
We believe in moving fast and keeping things simple.
Once you submit your CV, we'll send you a short online form asking you to confirm a couple of details. Your application then goes directly to the Hiring Manager to review. We'll always try to come back to you within a few days.
We'll usually do a short first-stage telephone interview. If that goes well, we'll want to set up a longer conversation to find out more. Where possible, we'll do a face-to-face interview in our offices, so that you can get a better feel for the company and your team. However, we understand the challenges of COVID19 and have adapted our business to be completely flexible around the current situation. This means that we may do some, or all, of the interview process over video using Microsoft Teams, Skype, or GoToMeeting.
However, we do it, we want you to leave us with a real feel for the role and a sense of what it's like to work with us, so we're happy to spend some quality time to answer all of your questions.
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.