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Embedded Software Contractor

Here at Consult Red we’re looking for talented Embedded Software Contractors to work with us on high profile projects across the UK. 

Shipley GB / Contract / Remote OK

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 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

Our teams work on exciting technical projects for some of the biggest global names in the media and broadcast industry; this means we often need the support of contract Engineers and Associates with specialist technical and sector knowledge.

We are currently looking to engage with several experienced Contractors that have hands-on embedded C++ software engineering experience, to support with the delivery of exciting, new customer projects. If you’re used to working in an Agile environment, have strong customer-facing skills, a wealth of technical knowledge and the ability to solve complex problems with minimal support, then we want to hear from you

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

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 using the latest tools
  • 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

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

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.