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

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. 

In Brief:

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.

How You’ll 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’ll Need To Bring:

  • A minimum of five years working in a hardware design and development environment.
  • 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.

    Mandatory Skills

    • Demonstrable knowledge of electronic hardware architecture and 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 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.
    • Knowledge of modern software and scripting techniques.
    • Demonstrable knowledge of electronic hardware testing and debug.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Creation of product requirements specifications.
    • Contributing to design reviews and critique.

    Desirable Skills:

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

    • PCB layout skills.
    • Project planning and estimation.
    • Familiarity with Linux and command-line tools.
    • Contribute to architecture-level design.

    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 (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.

    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.

    You can find out more about our company, and what it’s like to work with us, on our LinkedIn or Glassdoor pages