we’re looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to work on cutting-edge Embedded software projects as part of an Agile team, working from our office in Shipley.

We’re a technology-focused professional services company at heart; originally founded by 5 engineers who met while working at a major set top box provider 15 years ago. Red Embedded was born out of a love for embedded technology, a fierce sense of adventure, and a desire to do something different. That’s still in our DNA today; the only difference these days is that the mission is shared by over 120 of us across 3 global offices: in Shipley, West Yorkshire; Wroclaw, Poland; and El Segundo, California.

We work with some of the World’s biggest brands, providing them with bespoke embedded software, hardware and set top box solutions of all shapes and sizes.

In Brief:

We’re looking for highly Experienced C++ or Java experienced Software Engineers with a proven track record of software development in an embedded environment, preferably including some work on set-top boxes or similar technology.

How You’ll 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 and similar embedded devices.

What You’ll Need To Bring:

  • 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 we’ll give you 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
  • A flexible approach to work and an entrepreneurial atmosphere.
  • Free on-site parking, rail season ticket support and a cycle to work scheme.

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.


So what are you waiting for? If this sounds like what you’ve been looking for just click apply to send us your details and we’ll be in touch really soon.