Graduate Software Engineer
We are recruiting a Graduate Software Engineer to join us in a permanent role, based in our Shipley office.
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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.
And, currently, having taken their equipment, office chairs and favourite coffee cups with them, our team members #stayathome and work safely from there.
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.
If that is something you can get excited about, we'd love to hear from you.
How you will 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 bright a graduate with a relevant degree (or equivalent experience) and a keen interest in software. You’ll ideally have a sound theoretical knowledge, an ability to learn “on the job”, and excellent communication skills.
What you will need to bring
- Knowledge of Computer architecture and software engineering
- Knowledge of Object-oriented design
- Programming skills in a range of languages, ideally including one or more of C, C++ and Java
- Experience using software development tools including IDEs (for example, Eclipse), version control systems (for example, Git, Mercurial or Subversion), compilers and debuggers
- Familiarity with Linux operating systems and common command-line tools
- Excellent communication skills in English (written and spoken)
- Excellent problem-solving skills
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.
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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.