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Solution Architect

We’re looking for an experienced Solution Architect to join our Technology team, which delivers industry-leading solutions to customers and helps to shape the future of our business.

 

Shipley GB / Full Time /

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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 software development, hardware, embedded and cloud technology to help companies in all sectors to deliver connected devices, gateways and systems.

Founded by five 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 have grown from being an embedded specialist in the media sector to a professional services provider working with companies in other industries such as Energy, Telecommunications and Healthcare.

In 2020 we’ve grown our staff headcount by 15%. And we’re looking to double that growth – to over 200 heads globally – by the end of the year.

Our Solution Architects play a critical role in both designing and delivering exceptional software and hardware solutions for our customers. As a senior member of the Delivery or Technology team, both internal and external stakeholders will look to you for support, advice and leadership, as you help shape and innovative an industry-leading response to a wide range of customer requirements.

A lot of the work we do is in the Digital TV space, but we’re also growing our portfolio significantly in other areas, such as and Connected Devices. A broad range of knowledge and experience across one or more of these areas will serve you well and set you up for success.

Working across multiple customers and projects at any given time, you’ll become a key customer confidante. There will be a fair amount of technical pre-sales support, where you will work closely with the wider business, providing technical inputs for customer meetings, commercial documents and marketing materials.

As a Solution Architect, you’ll have significant strategic input in the success and future direction of the company. Our Architects are also the “glue” that holds projects together: advocating for the customer’s needs and requirements, whilst pulling a variety of internal teams in one direction towards a common goal.

In terms of approach, you’ll need more than just technical know-how. You’ll be calm, measured, honest and authentic.  More than anything else, you’ll be a key advocate in our belief in striving for simple, successful and scalable design for all of our customers.

If that is something you can get excited about, we'd love to hear from you.

How you will spend your time

  • Working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to define product or technology requirements, whilst suggesting suitable solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Designing and architecting various software and system modules that come together to form a fully functioning solution, which works to the customer’s specification and timeframe (including CPE, Back-end, Third-party services, etc.).
  • Defining sub-systems across a range of products and technologies.
  • Developing well-structured design documents, roadmaps and specifications.
  • Advising on project progress and development, including design, technology choices, life cycles, costs and resource availability.
  • Pre-sales technical support and evidencing RED’s capabilities to a variety of customers, including trade shows and industry forums.
  • Contributing to commercial documents, including RFP’s, RFI’s, Statements of Work and White Papers.
  • to evaluate and select solutions according to customer business goals.

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

  • A strong track record in software and systems architecture within a technology-focused business
  • Experience must include developing software and services for either Telecommunications or Pay TV operators
  • The ability to identify and explain suitable solutions, that address customer problems, whilst working with limited information
  • Exceptional people skills, including the communication of technical ideas to a broad range of sponsors, as well as motivating and negotiating with internal and external teams
  • A deep understanding of a variety of programming paradigms, languages, frameworks and methodologies
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving and learning new skills

 

Desirable Tech Skills

  • Experience working within a Consultancy business

What you will get in return

  • A competitive salary that grows with your career
  • A twice-yearly company bonus scheme
  • Opportunities to train, develop and grow your career to the highest level
  • 25 days’ holiday as standard, rising an extra day for every year you stay with us, up to a maximun of 30 days
  • A flexible and risk-averse approach to remote work in these uncertain times
  • Free on-site parking, rail season ticket support, and a cycle to work scheme for when you do need to come into the office.
  • Access to the “Headspace” mindfulness app
Read more about our employee benefits

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 COVID-19 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.

If this sounds like what you’ve been looking for, apply today and we’ll be in touch really soon.

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Integration Engineer (DevOps/CM)

We believe in putting people first. People like you, the customer and the end user. No politics and no getting lost in the machine. You will be working with our customers and engineering colleagues daily. Red offers a place for those who love their technology and understand that communicating with others is critical to quality and success. Team players thrive here.

Wroclaw PL / Full Time /

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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.

Over the last several years, 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 knowledge and talent in product development, hardware, embedded and cloud technology to help customers deliver connected devices and systems.

We take good care of our staff, not only in terms of salary and benefits, but also when it comes to their place of service delivery. Our teams work from fully equipped laboratories in Yorkshire in the UK, Wroclaw in Poland and Los Angeles, California.

If that is something you can get excited about, we'd love to hear from you.

How you will spend your time

The Senior Integrator role in the dev team, whilst common outside Poland is a relatively new one to Poland. Allow us a moment to describe it in detail for you. You work on large software projects only, in this case software designed for embedded devices that provide video. Firstly your role is to provide a stable working platform for all the other teams on the project. This can take 12 months or more. You provide releases of software and hardware from many sources as the best versions for the development and test parts of the team. You configure a suite of builds using components delivered from various teams. You might also be involved in triaging of major issues where it is unclear which team should fix those issues. In addition you watch for risky software coming into the build and notify teams that should know they may fall out of compliance. Ultimately, yours is a support role that leads to a high quality device serving millions of home users across Europe.

It’s a role that can suit devops or configuration managers or, of course, integrators wishing to step up.

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

  • Advanced Linux User knowledge
  • Good knowledge of embedded devices and interfacing tools to them
  • Open software experience including patching and dependency resolution
  • Yocto and Bitbake (basics)
  • Strong communication skills and good people skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to communicate it
  • English

Desirable Tech Skills

  • C or C++ adaptation and debugging
  • Bash scripting
  • Kernel level Linux knowledge
  • Polish
  • Gerrit and Jenkins
  • Experience of video playback devices

What you will get 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 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)
  • Access to Headspace meditation app
  • Flexibility in your working hours and home office
Read more about our employee benefits

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 COVID-19 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.

If this sounds like what you’ve been looking for, apply today and we’ll be in touch really soon.

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Solutions Architect – Digital TV

Location : Poland (anywhere) and Amsterdam part time

Salary: For negotiation depending on willingness to travel and experience

Proven experience architecting solutions? Know how to interact well with business and engineering teams? Willing to travel?

How about a key, wide-ranging role helping to design the next generation of DTV software for Europe? Fancy working with some of the best media teams in Europe?

We have two important roles both of which require your skills.

/ Full Time / Remote OK

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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.

We take good care of our engineers not only salary and benefits-wise but also when it comes to their place of service delivery. Our teams work from fully equipped laboratories in Yorkshire in the UK, Wroclaw in Poland and Los Angeles, California.

And currently, having taken their equipment, office chairs and favourite coffee cups with them, our team members #stayathome and work safely from there.

If that is something you can get excited about, we'd love to hear from you.

How you will spend your time

  • Design and maintain a modular, extensible architecture of the CPE middleware by translating business needs into technology blocks and modules
  • Advise developer colleagues on implementation of the architecture thus enabling a flow from business need to day to day implementation through your architecture – detail is key
  • Advise on development of Digital TV products , including design, technology choices, life-cycles, costs and capacity planning with wider group of stakeholders.
  • Research and assess emerging trends and technologies in opensource and technology suppliers to enable your architectural design
  • Closely cooperate with other architects responsible for the cloud systems/BO
  • Propose development processes improvements, new technical solutions and tools
  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions
  • Make informed decisions quickly and taking ownership of services and applications at scale

The results will be one of the most advanced and well designed digital TV platforms in the market place. You can expect to gain a lot of satisfaction from this work and know that your efforts are valued by your colleagues and customers.

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

  • Around 10 years experience of Digital TV and related technologies
  • Broad knowledge of DTV system architectures and specific specialisation in CPE architecture
  • Excellent people skills, including communicating technical ideas, motivating and negotiating with your team – you embody great consulting skills
  • Good understanding of Internet security protocols, system-wide security protocols, cryptography, PKI, SSL/TLS experience
  • RDK 3.0 knowledge
  • In-depth knowledge of SW development methodologies, various programming languages (C/C++, JS) with an ability to read code
  • Experience in embedded Linux system internals
  • Excellent written and spoken English and ability to write necessary tech docs such as use cases, sequence diagrams,
  • Great analysis, problem decomposition, software design and architecting skills
  • Ability to translate business requirements into architectural framework and design
  • Design of REST APIs
  • Experience in different CPU/SoC architectures ( i.e. MIPS, ARM, IA32, x86 )
  • CA/DRM experience
  • Ability to break down architecture into detailed engineering tasks
  • Hardware and software architecture capability

Desirable Tech Skills

  • Polish language to interact and guide software developers
  • Previous experience in the Digital TV Architect role

What you will get in return

  • Challenging work on important projects
  • A twice yearly company bonus scheme
  • Private medical care for you and your family
  • MyBenefit and Multisport
  • Family friendly office and events
  • Access to Headspace meditation app
  • A good amount of annual leave, which rises an extra day for every year you stay with us
  • A flexible approach to work and an entrepreneurial atmosphere
  • Training online and face to face.
  • Car park sharing scheme
  • Awards for good customer support such as Drones; VR equipment; bicycle; you name it, its yours!
  • Fruit, pizza, cakes – all free.
  • More – come and ask us – we have one of the best benefits packages in Wroclaw
Read more about our employee benefits

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 COVID-19 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.

If this sounds like what you’ve been looking for, apply today and we’ll be in touch really soon.

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Group Application – Apply as a Team with your Friends

Your problem: You and your mates have been working together for a while. The sense of humour, friendships and trust in your team is going to be hard to duplicate somewhere else. Besides, starting again and proving yourself with your strengths and weaknesses in a whole new team is a lot of work. You would like more salary (who wouldn’t) and a change in what you are doing would be nice too and maybe it’s time to learn some new things and grow as an engineer. It’s all true but it’s hard to make that first step.

Your Solution: Team Hire at Red

Wroclaw PL / Full Time /

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Chose the area of your expertise from our group hires

  • Talk to your mates at work and decide to apply with at least 2 other people
  • Give your team a name and write a brief description of each team member and what they are best at in the team
  • Identify your team captain who will speak for your team
  • Give us the cost to hire you as a team

 

We’ll call you as a team and tell you all about the roles in detail. We’ll ask you some technology questions and some clarification on your skills and roles. If there is a good match between your team and Red.. we’ll PAY YOU TO ATTEND A FACE TO FACE INTERVIEW AS A TEAM. That’s right, every team that makes it to a face to face interview will be paid 12,000 PLN for their time and effort! Why? You are putting some work, organising a crack team, and we can’t expect anyone to work for free.

Want to know more to organise your team? Call +48601292908 and speak with Chris about the group recruitment. Or simply click apply and submit your team.

If that is something you can get excited about, we'd love to hear from you.

How you will 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 will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

The TEAMS:

HOME NETWORKING/IoT TEAMS:

  • C++/C Software Engineering Team with knowledge of networking protocols (DHCP, TCP/IP, Mesh networking, Wifi etc.).
  • English needed.

MEDIA/VIDEO/ENTERTAINMENT TEAMS:

  • Software Engineering team with Video and Audio experience.

QA/TEST TEAMS:

  • Python based automated testers to work on large framework for a media company – experience with embedded devices is needed.

Successful teams will be offered permanent contracts (as individuals of course) as normal.

Desirable Tech Skills

The TEAMS:

HOME NETWORKING/IoT TEAMS:

  • Experience in the team of OpenWRT or routers would be ideal. Some embedded is a must.

MEDIA/VIDEO/ENTERTAINMENT TEAMS:

  • Experience in the team of set top boxes or television projects is ideal but not required. Some embedded is needed.

QA/TEST TEAMS:

  • Embedded experience is definitely an advantage.

What you will get in return

What we’ll give you in return:

  • A fresh start in a new office near the Rynek close to all Wroclaws best entertainment
  • Challenging work on important projects
  • A twice yearly company bonus scheme
  • Private medical care for you and your family
  • MyBenefit and Multisport
  • Family friendly office and events
  • A good amount of annual leave, which rises an extra day for every year you stay with us
  • A flexible approach to work and an entrepreneurial atmosphere
  • Training online and face to face.
  • Car park sharing scheme
  • Awards for good customer support such as Drones; VR equipment; bicycle; you name it, its yours!
  • Fruit, pizza, cakes – all free.
  • More – come and ask us – we have one of the best benefits packages in Wroclaw
Read more about our employee benefits

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 COVID-19 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.

If this sounds like what you’ve been looking for, apply today and we’ll be in touch really soon.