clients Consult Red

Embedded Software Contractors



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Job Details

Consult Red is looking to partner with independent software development service providers, based in the UK, to work with us on high profile customer projects.

If your company has one or more experienced resources available and can provide UK-based software contractor services, we'd be interested in hearing from you.

We are 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. We work with a range of suppliers who provide additional skills, knowledge and expertise which augments our ability to deliver exceptional solutions to our customer’s requirements.

In Brief:

Our teams work on exciting technical projects for some of the biggest global names in the media and broadcast industry. The specific requirements of these projects mean that we sometimes need the support of independent third parties and associates with specialist technical and sector knowledge.

If your business can provide hands-on embedded software engineering experience, strong customer-facing skills, a wealth of technical knowledge and the ability to solve complex problems with minimal support, then we'd like to speak with you.

Skill Requirements:

  • Strong technical experience with C, C++ or Java in an embedded Linux or Android environment.
  • Experience in Set-Top Boxes and related technologies (such as RDK), would be a big advantage
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills using the latest tools
  • Experienced developing and debugging multithreaded and/or multi-process code
  • First-class communication and customer management skills

Desirable Tech Skills:

Object Orientated programming in C++ or Java / UML diagramming / C++11 / RDK / 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

About this opportunity:

We're open to working with independent businesses that can provide bespoke technical services which support our ongoing project activity. If your company can provide the kind of services detailed above (and is a registered UK entity that is currently trading), then we'd be interested in discussing opportunities to work together.

Please click "Apply" to register your interest and we'll be in touch soon...

Please note: This advert applies to third-party service suppliers only. If you're interested in temporary, permanent or fixed-term employment with Consult Red, you'll need to apply to one of our advertised permanent roles.