We’re looking for a talented Software Engineer to work on cutting-edge embedded software projects as part of an agile team, based at our office in Shipley, West Yorkshire.

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.

Founded by 5 engineering leaders from Pace Micro in 2003, Consult Red has grown a strong reputation working with some of the world’s leading Pay TV, media and OTT operators.

Since then we’ve grown from being an embedded specialist in the media sector to a provider working with companies in other industries such as Energy and Healthcare. We’ve applied our cutting-edge experience and talent in product development, hardware, embedded and cloud technology to help customers deliver connected devices and systems.

As the world becomes more and more connected, it’s this experience that we think will drive opportunities for our clients looking to broaden their appeal and their business in the next decade.

We work with clients as a secure, discreet and reliable partner who works hard in the background, making sure everything is done on time. Our teams work from fully equipped laboratories in Yorkshire in the UK, Wroclaw in Poland and Los Angeles in the USA.

In Brief:

We’re looking for highly experienced Software Engineers with a proven track record of software development using C++ or Java in an embedded environment.

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. Working as part of a team, 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") or similar embedded/Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

What You’ll Need To Bring:

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

Desirable Tech Skills:

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 / 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 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.