Location: Shipley GB

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Project Resource Manager

We are looking for an organised and dynamic Project Resource Manager, you will be commercially aware, people-focused, with a keen eye for detail and a passion for data!

Shipley GB / Full Time / Remote OK

Learn more about this role

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.

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

How you will spend your time

We don’t sell products; we sell expertise. Our Engineering teams are leaders in the Software and Hardware field, providing the kind of solutions that wow our customers into coming back to us again and again.

The Delivery function builds these project teams, ensuring that we have the best possible resource mix in place to meet our customer needs. This process demands a clear picture of resource availability, organisational capacity, and skills tracking. The Project Resource Manager will ensure that this information is available and up-to-date at all times, managing and manipulating large data sets in our ERP system to create insightful reports that aid delivery decision-making.

Exceptional organisation and administration skills are essential but are only part of this role. You’ll also need to be commercially aware and people-focused; an effective communicator, who can liaise with internal Project Managers, Group Leads, and Engineers to communicate – and sometimes negotiate – successful resource moves. This ability to influence and make things happen will be balanced with a keen eye for detail and a passion for data.

How You’ll Spend Your Time:

  • Supporting the Chief Delivery Officer with day-to-day resource management activity
  • Negotiating with Project Managers and Engineers to facilitate resource moves
  • Working with the Recruitment Teams to identify and communicate recruitment needs
  • Supporting the ongoing supply/demand reporting process and capacity planning
  • Monitoring and managing skills, capabilities and training data for all employees
  • Planning and reporting related to resource performance, utilisation and availability
  • Administration of resources and projects within our ERP system (Kimble/Salesforce)

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

  • Superb organisation, project coordination and administration skills
  • The ability to create meaningful reports to drive decision-making
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (including Pivot Tables, V-lookups etc.)
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal

Desirable Tech Skills

  • Exposure to relevant technologies (Software, Java, C++ etc.)
  • Prior experience using Salesforce or similar ERP systems
  • Knowledge of resource management and capacity planning techniques

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
  • 25 days’ holiday as standard, rising an extra day for every year of service – to a maximum of 30 days
  • A flexible approach to work and a friendly, entrepreneurial atmosphere
  • Free on-site parking, rail season ticket support, and a cycle to work scheme
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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Cyber Security Engineer

Consult Red are looking for an skilled Cyber Security Engineer with hands on experience to support staff in the UK, Poland and US.

Shipley GB / Full Time /

Learn more about this role

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

How you will spend your time

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

Desirable Tech Skills

What you will get in return

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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IT Team Leader

Consult Red are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic IT Team Leader with hands on experience to support staff in the UK, Poland and US.

Reporting to the Head of IT, Information Security & Compliance you will lead a small IT team who undertake both IT Support and IT project delivery. This will be a hands-on role requiring not only day to day line management of a team, but the ability to provide hands-on IT support and project delivery at all levels.

Shipley GB / Full Time / On-site

Learn more about this role

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

How you will spend your time

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

Desirable Tech Skills

What you will get in return

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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Software Engineer – Tools and Infrastructure

We’re looking for a talented, hands-on Software Engineer to support and develop our in-house tools and infrastructure. Consult Red’s 250 (and counting!) engineers will be relying on you to develop and look after the tools and infrastructure that keep their projects running like clockwork.

Shipley GB / Full Time /

Learn more about this role

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 developing 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 worldwide.

We’re proud to be an employee-owned business. At Consult Red, everyone has a stake and 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 our success.

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

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

How you will spend your time

Our engineers rely on a range of infrastructure to keep their projects running smoothly – high-powered build servers, instances of off-the-shelf services like Jenkins and Gitlab, and bespoke tools such as our in-house developed platform that allows an engineer to test code and change channels on a TV they are watching from 5000 miles away.

You will work within our Engineering (Delivery) department, and your colleagues will be your customer – providing you with their requirements and supporting you to prioritise the most important features and functionality. You will also work closely alongside our IT (Operations) team to ensure that the right on-premise and cloud infrastructure is in place to support this and that the tools and services integrate neatly with our company’s IT infrastructure.

You will spend some of your time designing and developing software – typically in languages such as Javascript, Python and PHP – and some of your time configuring and deploying both in house and off-the-shelf software onto Linux-based servers and Docker containers.

You will become a champion for the tools you manage, working to spread good practice among our engineer teams and helping to improve our working practices.

Consult Red has a flexible, hybrid working policy, and our engineers can normally work well either at home or in the office. Due to the nature of this role, you’ll sometimes need to work in the office alongside the IT team and occasionally roll up your sleeves to configure hardware or physically push buttons, so you will need to be able to work from our Shipley, West Yorkshire office for at least two days a week. Occasional travel to our office in Wrocław, Poland is also a possibility.

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

  • Software development with languages including Javascript, Python or PHP; willingness to learn new languages as appropriate for the task at hand
  • Configuration/administration of Linux systems – good grasp of shell scripts, system modules, etc. Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to understand complex issues and discuss them via video call, phone, email and other methods
  • Flexible, proactive, can-do approach

Desirable Tech Skills

  • Experience with any of the following is useful, although not required
  • Docker and related technologies, e.g. Kubernetes
  • CI tools, e.g. Jenkins, Gitlab pipelines
  • Web servers, e.g. Apache, Nginx
  • Networking protocols and standards, including TCP/IP
  • Security protocols – TLS/HTTPS, SSH etc
  • TDD and Unit Testing frameworks such as Google Test
  • Build automation and related tools such as Make, Maven, Ant, CMake, Yocto, Bitbake, Buildroot

What you will get 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 learn from talented colleagues
  • Bupa and Medicash Healthcare package
  • 25 days’ holiday as standard, rising an extra day for every calendar year you stay with us – up to a maximum of 30
  • 5% matched contributory pension
  • Access to Headspace meditation app
  • Flexibility in your working hours and home office
  • Free on-site parking, rail season ticket support, and a cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Relocation assistance for those moving to the area
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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Payroll Manager

We’re looking for a Payroll Manager to join our Shipley-based finance team.

Shipley GB / Full Time /

Learn more about this role

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 worldwide.

The Payroll Manager has a vital role in our business. The company is growing fast, which means our team is getting bigger. Running a timely and efficient payroll function is critical to supporting that continued growth.

You will process the payroll for 100+ UK employees whilst also helping to provide the data and analysis required for the group payroll. Your work will require close interaction with the group’s offices in Poland and the US.

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

How you will spend your time

As the person responsible for UK payroll processing, you will collate all the data needed to run the payroll, completing it regularly according to established monthly cycles and deadlines. You’ll produce all the required external and internal reporting to support the successful running of the function, and you’ll also assist with the administration requirements of the finance team and related systems.

Collating and organizing of payroll data, including:

  • Liaising with HR
  • Running sickness reports and ensuring follow up
  • Processing amendments to salaries, benefits, and bonus payments
  • Ensuring payroll is up to date for new starters and leavers

Monthly payroll processing:

  • Applying legislative & PAYE changes
  • Processing mandatory deductions (sick pay, parental leave etc.)
  • Producing and sending payslips and auto-enrolment letters
  • Monthly submissions and end of year processing, including P60s and P11ds

Reporting:

  • Production of reports for finance
  • Liaising with finance & HR to solve any issues
  • Processing of pension enrolment, leavers, and contribution reports
  • Processing of private medical insurance enrolment and leaver reports

Accounts administration:

  • Updating time recording systems for latest employee pay data
  • Administration of the credit card process and claim submissions
  • Supporting with employee expense claims and queries
  • Assisting in the collection of documents in preparation for annual audit

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience working in a similar payroll-based position
  • First-class communication and rapport building skills
  • Understanding of payroll legislation and impact of changes
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Desirable Tech Skills

  • Experience of Sage 50 payroll
  • Part qualified accountancy qualifications / AAT qualification

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
  • 25 days’ holiday as standard, rising an extra day every year – up to 5 years.
  • A flexible and risk-averse approach to remote work
  • 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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Electronic Engineer – Compliance

We’re looking for a talented Compliance Engineer to join us in a permanent or temporary role based in our office in West Yorkshire.

Shipley GB / Contract, Full Time, Part Time / Remote OK

Learn more about this role

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.

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

How you will spend your time

We’re looking for an Electronic product compliance Engineer to support our hardware design and development team and clients with various UK, EU & Worldwide regulatory compliance activities. We’re looking for someone with technical excellence and demonstrated experience of compliance and applying standards. They will join a world-class team working with leading clients in the fast-moving arenas of IoT and digital TV technologies.

This role will allow you to develop your engineering knowledge and offer challenges to build on your existing skills. Applicants from a compliance laboratory background will have the opportunity to see things from an R&D perspective and become familiar in electronic design and engineering disciplines. You’ll form part of a team, contributing to product development, verification and overall project delivery. The results of your work will be important to our clients who operate at the forefront of technologies using embedded hardware and software.

As part of the team you’ll both develop yourself and contribute to the value we bring to our clients who operate across a wide variety of applications from the lowest power IoT devices to the highest speed home entertainment broadcast receivers. You will work in a flexible environment reporting to a Group Lead or Project Manager and will have considerable exposure to our clients and other partners. You will need to bring sound engineering knowledge, be able to learn ‘on the job’ and have first-rate communications skills.

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

  • A minimum of two years working in an electronic product development, compliance or test environment.
  • Ability to understand complex engineering standards and clearly communicate them via phone, email and other methods.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Electronic product compliance standards, test methods and requirements for conformity to directives.
  • Knowledge of basic electronic hardware architecture and design principles.
  • Attention to detail and ability to explain, triage and resolve complex issues.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

Desirable Tech Skills

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

  • Ability to understand and contribute to schematics and PCB layouts.
  • Knowledge of RF measurement techniques.
  • Radio / Wi-Fi experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the principles of electronic hardware testing and debug.

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
  • 25 days’ holiday as standard, rising an extra day every year to a maximum of 30 days
  • A flexible and risk-averse approach to remote work
  • Healthcare plan (Bupa and Medicash)
  • 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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Junior Software Engineer

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.

 

Shipley GB / Full Time / On-site

Learn more about this role

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.

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 a bright junior with a relevant degree. You’ll ideally have sound theoretical knowledge, an ability to learn “on the job”, excellent communication skills and a keen interest in software. Industrial placement or post-graduate experience is beneficial.

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

  • 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 / 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 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
  • 25 days’ holiday as standard, rising an extra day every year – to a maximum of 30 days.
  • Healthcare plan (Bupa and Medicash)
  • A flexible and risk-averse approach to remote work
  • 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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Senior Electronic Engineer

We’re looking for a Senior Electronic Engineer to undertake interesting and challenging design and development projects. We’re looking for someone with technical excellence and a demonstrated passion for research. They will join a world-class team working with leading clients in the fast-moving arenas of IoT and digital TV technologies.

Shipley GB / Full Time / On-site

Learn more about this role

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.

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

How you will spend your time

This role will allow you to develop your existing engineering knowledge and offer challenges to hone your skills in electronic design and engineering disciplines. You’ll form part of a team, contributing to product development, verification, and overall project delivery. The results of your work will be important to our clients who operate at the forefront of technologies using embedded hardware and software.

As part of the team in you’ll both develop yourself and contribute to the value we bring to our clients who operate across a wide variety of applications from lowest power IoT devices to highest speed home entertainment broadcast receivers. You will work in a flexible environment reporting to a Group Lead or Project Manager and will have considerable exposure to our clients and other partners. You will need to bring a sound engineering knowledge, be able to learn ‘on the job’ and have first-rate communications skills.

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

  • A minimum of five years’ experience working in consumer electronics or other embedded systems from a hardware design and development perspective.
  • Ability to understand complex engineering issues and clearly communicate them to non-technical stakeholders, via email, phone, and other methods.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of electronic hardware design principles.
  • Will have already completed a portfolio of product development and deliveries.
  • Knowledge of printed circuit design principles.
  • Ability to apply existing knowledge to learn other CAD systems for schematic entry and PCB layout.
  • Clear and demonstrable skills to design and develop to an agreed specification, taking product and project schedule requirements into account.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of electronic hardware testing and debug.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Creation of product requirements specifications.
  • Contributing to design reviews and critique.

Desirable Tech Skills

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

  • Experience of IoT technologies
  • Experience of wired and wireless network technologies
  • Knowledge of modern software and scripting techniques
  • Project planning and estimation skills
  • Able to contribute to architecture-level design.
  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance standards and associated product testing.

What you will get 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
  • Healthcare plan (Bupa and Medicash)
  • Free on-site parking, rail season ticket support, and a cycle to work scheme.
  • Relocation assistance for those moving to the area.
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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Electronic Engineer

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.

 

Shipley GB / Full Time / On-site

Learn more about this role

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.

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

How you will 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, around two years’ industrial experience (minimum) 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 will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

  • A minimum of two years working in a hardware design and development environment.
  • Knowledge of electronic engineering and fundamentals of software systems.
  • Electronic debug ability using high-speed oscilloscopes, logic analysers and other standard test equipment
  • The ability to understand and learn CAD systems for schematic entry and PCB layout.
  • Knowledge of the development and & test of analogue, digital & RF circuits.
  • Knowledge of modern software & scripting techniques.
  • 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.  An ability and willingness to learn is just as important.

  • PCB layout skills.
  • Product specification creation
  • Familiarity with Linux and command-line tools.

What you will get in return

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.
  • A flexible approach to work and an entrepreneurial atmosphere.
  • Healthcare plan (Bupa and Medicash)
  • Free on-site parking, rail season ticket support and a cycle to work scheme.
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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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

We’re looking for a talented Senior Embedded Software Engineer, with a proven track record of software development using C++ and/or Java in an embedded environment, to work on cutting-edge embedded software projects, as a part of an agile team.

Shipley GB / Full Time /

Learn more about this role

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 cutting-edge experience and talent in product development, hardware, embedded and cloud technology to help customers 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.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 we are taking precautions and all interviews will be held remotely.

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. You’ll be a key part of planning, design, development, debugging and integration of embedded software modules for cutting edge broadcast and internet TV receivers (set-top boxes). You’ll create new features while also supporting the C++ debugging team, which will be around a 60/40 split of your time. Most importantly, your work will help deliver a much-needed service for society in lockdown – quick and easy access to some of the World’s best digital TV services.

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

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

Desirable Tech Skills

Experience with any of the following is useful, although not required

 

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 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 30 days)
  • 5% matched contributory pension
  • Access to Headspace meditation app
  • Flexibility in your working hours and home office
  • Free on-site parking, rail season ticket support, and a cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare plan (Bupa and Medicash)
  • Season ticket loan
  • Relocation assistance for those moving to the area
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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Technical Lead

We’re looking for a superb Technical Lead to join us and share your superpowers! You’ll set the direction and act as the technical expert in one of our Agile development teams, working in our office in West Yorkshire.

Shipley GB / Full Time / On-site

Learn more about this role

Are you an experienced Technical Lead, or maybe an experienced Software Engineer ready for your next challenge? Perhaps you prefer to think of yourself as a Software Superstar, an Expert Developer or just a really good engineer who’s great with people? This could be the dream job you’ve been waiting for.

Consult Red was born out of a love for technology, a fierce sense of adventure, and a strong desire to do something different. We develop exciting and innovative technology solutions for our clients. As an industry-leading technical professional services business, our teams have built a reputation for delivering at the highest level to customers who are leaders in their fields.

In this role, you’ll build on your proven experience of software development and add in the ability to lead and inspire your team.

In footballing terms, you’re the Captain, not the Manager. You’ll still be in a hands-on technical role, working day-to-day in a Scrum team, but you’ll be the one your colleagues look to for support, to set their technical direction, help them out of sticky situations, and advise them on the right approach to a problem. Our clients will know you as the most dynamic member of the team (though not necessarily the most senior in years) and as someone they can rely upon to answer their questions and explain difficult technical stuff in a down-to-earth way.

You’ll have excellent knowledge of software development. We mainly use C++ or Java, so experience with those is really helpful, but if you can show expertise in other languages, good theoretical knowledge and an ability to learn quickly we’d still love to hear from you.

We’re an entrepreneurial, customer-facing consultancy business, so our Technical Leads need to be passionate about innovation, communication, and leading by example in all that they do; consistently providing a first class service to their team, the business and a wide variety of customer stakeholders.

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

Please note: Due to COVID-19 we are taking precautions and all interviews will be held remotely.

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

How you will spend your time

You’ll generally be part of an established Agile (Scrum) team. While Scrum teams don’t officially have leaders, you’ll be able to use your experience to offer support and advice to other members of the team.

The work involves delivery of a wide array of bespoke customer projects – you might be working on anything from the next generation of TV streaming box to a new embedded Internet-of-Things device that might sit at the heart of the home of the future.

Our customers value our expertise and industry experience, so they will look to you for advice, feedback, and solutions to a variety of technical problems. This means you’ll need to be knowledgeable, approachable and adaptable; stepping in to assist proactively, wherever you see a potential bump in the road.

This is a highly visible role within the business and, as well as helping others, you’ll have significant opportunities to train, develop yourself, and to progress your own career at Consult Red.

Where You’ll Work:

This role is based in our Shipley, West Yorkshire office, which is a few miles outside both Leeds and Bradford in the North of England. It’s a great place to live and work. We’re located mid-way between the urban and the rural – if city living’s your thing, you could set up home just 20 minutes away by train in Leeds’ bustling city centre (which is only an hour further from Manchester and just over two hours from London). If you want to live in a stone-built cottage on an isolated hillside, or bring up your family in a traditional rural village or smart market town, you can do that and still be able to commute in 30 minutes or less (by car, bus, train; or even bike along the picturesque Leeds-Liverpool Canal, which passes right by the office).

Closer to work, there are great places to eat, drink (Yorkshire is awash with craft breweries, including Saltaire Brewery just around the corner from us), and relax, including the World Heritage Site of Saltaire a short walk away.

Compared to much of the country, house prices and rents are affordable, and we can offer a relocation package to successful candidates who are moving to the area.

From time to time you may be asked to travel to other Consult Red offices (in Poland and the USA) or customer sites, but you will spend most of your time in the Shipley office.

What you will need to bring

Mandatory Skills

  • Really strong, hands-on, software engineering experience
  • Great knowledge of modern software engineering techniques – such as object-oriented design, unit testing/test driven development, CI/CD, use of code analysis tools
  • You are likely to have experience of developing in languages such as C++ or Java, but you’ll also be comfortable with the idea of learning new languages and technologies quickly
  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum teams
  • Experience mentoring and supporting other engineers on your team. While this doesn’t need to be in a formal management/leadership capacity, you will be a “people person” and a very strong team player, and you’ll know how to encourage a team to achieve it’s technical goals and hit deadlines
  • A desire to grow your career – you’ll be the sort of person who is always up for a challenge, interested to learn new things and gain new experience
  • A flexible, can-do approach
  • Outstanding communication skills; you’ll be confident discussing technical matters with both technical and non-technical people

Desirable Tech Skills

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

C++11 / STL or frameworks such as Qt • Embedded or mobile Java, JNI • Linux development / kernel / driver / networking code • Android / AOSP development • RTOS • GCC / GDB • TDD and Unit Testing frameworks such as Google Test / Mockito / JUnit • Software development for consumer electronics, Internet of Things, or TV • Audio, Video & TV standards • Networking protocols and standards including TCP/IP, Wi-Fi, UPnP / DLNA, HLS, MPEG-DASH • Cloud development for AWS / Google Cloud / Microsoft Azure • Agile / Scrum / Kanban • UML • Use of planning tools e.g. Jira, MS Project

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 learning from talented colleagues.
  • A flexible approach to work and an entrepreneurial atmosphere.
  • 25 days’ holiday as standard, rising an extra day for every year you stay with us up to a maximum of 30 days.
  • Free on-site parking, rail season ticket support, and a cycle to work scheme.
  • Relocation assistance for those moving to the area.
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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Embedded Software Engineer

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.

Shipley GB / Full Time / On-site

Learn more about this role

Consult Red was born out of a love for technology, a fierce sense of adventure, and a strong desire to do something different. We develop exciting and innovative technology solutions for our clients. As an industry-leading technical professional services business, our teams have built a reputation for delivering at the highest level to customers who are leaders in their fields.

Our business has grown year on year since we started out 15 years ago and we now have a staff of 150 people, delivering cutting-edge solutions for some of the world’s biggest TV, IoT, and consumer electronic brands. The software products that we deliver for our customers will reach 20 million people across the globe this year, and that number is growing all the time.

Our mission is to build an inspiring organisation with an engaged and high performing culture, working at the leading edge of technology, for years to come.

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

Please note: Due to COVID-19 we are taking precautions and all interviews will be held remotely.

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

  • 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 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 learning from talented colleagues.
  • 25 days’ holiday as standard, rising an extra day for every year you stay with us up to a maximum of 30 days.
  • Free on-site parking, rail season ticket support, and a cycle to work scheme.
  • Healthcare plan (Bupa and Medicash)
  • Relocation assistance for those moving to the area.
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.