Expert Software Engineer – Broadband networking
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.
Learn more about this role
This is a chance to get in at the start and work on one of the most important home networking software platforms in Europe and create the next generation of software. In addition there will be opportunity for further advancement as the program grows The platform will potentially deliver to millions of end users. We offer contract or permanent work, partial remote working, flexible hours and one of the best benefits packages available. Like we said, people like you come first.
If that is something you can get excited about, we'd love to hear from you.
How you will spend your time
As an expert in home networking and routers, you will be the technical lead for a team of highly competent engineers working on a new project for one of our largest customers. You will develop C and C++ software and work in a Linux environment (RDK-B) leading a SCRUM team on a next generation router platform. As an expert in one or more aspects of networking you will advise many teams including the customer and partners on design and code as well as acting as the main technical contact. As such, you will use your great communication and technical skills daily.
What you will need to bring
You should have these skills/experience to apply:
- Strong Linux programming experience in C/C++ including Kernel level
- Around 5 years experience of embedded devices/consumer products/routers
- Experience working with open network stacks (e.g. OpenWrt, RDK-B)
- Experience developing with at least two networking technologies (e.g.Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, LAN, IP routing, Firewalls, Meshes, beam forming, security, QoS
- English and great communication
Knowledge of network protocol stacks such as TCP, UDP, DHCP, SNMP, IPv6, Gateway, L2 Switch, VLANs, IGMP, VOIP, DS-Lite, LoPAN etc.
Desirable Tech Skills
Nice to have:
- DOCSIS or cable modem experience
- Tech lead experience
- IPC , D-bus
- TR069 data model experience
What you will get in return
Included in your contract:Read more about our employee benefits
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.