Careers at YouView

Working at YouView is about seizing opportunities. We’re a small, lean company and we hire people with bags of energy and potential. The majority of our team are technologists supported by a small business infrastructure team and the delivery of great TV to millions of customers is managed by the operations team.

Life at YouView

From our brand new offices in the heart of the City we work in a highly dynamic, leading-edge environment, encompassing the very latest equipment and technologies. Our values are simple, and we live by them.

Be Extraordinary                 Be Brave                 Be Valued

If this sounds like the type of company you'd like to work for & you're interested in one of the vacancies below, please email


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Current Opportunities

  • Interaction Designer (Contract) Download job

    We require an Interaction Designer to join the user experience team and be involved with our TV application user interface, our mobile interfaces and our websites.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for an interaction designer with an impressive portfolio to join a hugely experienced team as well as being part of building an exciting TV interface. 

    Job ref. DSUXDCon
    Contract type Contract
  • Senior iOS Developer Download job

    The focus of the role is on designing and developing code for deployment on iOS devices.  You’ll have the opportunity to work on various aspects of the software solution, including UX concepting, application architecture, network protocol design, API design, feature delivery, defect fixing, and optimisation. A practical understanding of the development practices that contribute to software quality is essential.  (Unit testing, test­driven development, version control, continuous integration, continuous delivery, code and design review)

    Job ref. DSiOSDev
    Contract type Permanent
  • Project Support Analyst Download job

    The Project Support Analyst will report to the Head of Technology Delivery and provide support to the broader organisation. 

    Job ref. DSPRSA
    Contract type Permanent
    Apply by Feb. 17, 2016
  • Technical Project Manager Download job

    The Technical Project Manager is responsible for the planning and efficient delivery of features of YouView’s product offering.  The role requires the candidate to be able to work in multi-disciplinary teams and co-ordinate activities within and between project teams, as well as across functional teams within YouView.  The role includes planning and management of cross team and third party interdependencies and the mitigation of risks and resolution of issues that arise. The Technical Project Manager is expected to have a hands-on approach to resolving issues and tracking execution to plan across the full lifecycle.

    Job ref. DSTechPM
    Contract type Permanent
  • Set-Top-Box Software Engineer Download job

    This role requires writing code in C/C++, software integration, system debugging and running acceptance tests on target platforms. The primary focus of this work will be embedded Linux, core Set-Top-Box & Multimedia components. The work will principally involve Linux user space component development, however kernel space debugging work may be required.

    The role includes supporting other YouView teams and STB manufacturers.

    The successful candidate will have related skills in embedded software development, and Set-Top-Box technologies.

    Job ref. DSSTB
    Contract type Permanent
  • C++ Software Engineer Download job

    This role consists of design and improvement of production quality software components in C++/C, software integration, system debugging and running acceptance tests on target platforms. The primary focus of this work will be core Set-Top-Box middleware & Multimedia components in embedded Linux environment.

    Job ref. DSTVOSC++
    Contract type Permanent
  • Android Developer Download job

    We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Android Mobile Developer to join our expanding Mobile Development department reporting directly to the Head of Mobile. This new role is ideal for an experienced Android developer who is interested in developing compelling mobile applications that enhance TV viewing, participation, and content discovery experience for YouView’s customers.

    Job ref. DSAndroid
    Contract type Permanent and Contract
  • Senior Architect Download job

    The Senior Architect will create designs and specifications for how the YouView architecture can be evolved to support new features and functionality.  This will require coupling strong analytical skills with a high degree of creativity, taking into account the existing YouView ecosystem and wider industry trends.  The Senior Architect will support the teams responsible for the delivery of relevant parts of the YouView ecosystem, ensuring that architectural designs are developed, deployed and operated as intended.

    Job ref. DSSenArc
    Contract type Permanent
  • Delivery Manager Download job

    The Delivery Manager, reporting into a Portfolio Manager, is responsible for the successful delivery of projects that support the growth of the business by delivering toward an on-going product roadmap.  The role requires effective coordination of activities across YouView, Partners and supporting manufacturers, interfacing closely with the YouView Product, User Experience, Technology, Operations and Business teams.  The role includes planning and management of cross team and third party interdependencies and the mitigation of risks and resolution of issues that arise. The Delivery Manager is an advocate for identifying, driving and demonstrating efficient and effective process execution across the company, whilst establishing and overseeing all aspects of delivery governance and execution across the project lifecycle.  The ideal candidate will have strong experience working in an Agile software development environment with multiple stakeholders at varying levels of seniority. 

    Job ref. DSDMAN
    Contract type Permanent
    Apply by Dec. 31, 2015
  • Service Management Analyst Download job

    About the Role:

    This is a high profile and challenging role in YouView’s Operations directorate. Working very closely with Delivery, Software Engineering and Test, you will be accountable for range of activities that support the operation of YouView’s services across the ecosystem; the scope includes the YouView back-office platform, Set Top Boxes, Mobile Applications and liaison with our ISP and Content Partners.

    Job ref. DSSMA
    Contract type Permanent
    Apply by Dec. 31, 2015
  • Visual Designer (Permanent and Contract) Download job

    The User Experience and Design team (UX&D) are the team responsible for the “look and feel” of our product. They are involved at every stage of its development; ensuring that our product is based on real-world feedback; and that our User Interface is the best out there. 

    We require a Mid Level Visual Designer to join the User Experience & Design team and be involved with both UI/UX designs and various Marketing projects. Reporting directly to the Head of Visual Design, you will be entrusted to steer deliverables on a daily basis, to be hands-on and work collaboratively with cross functional teams.

    Job ref. DS-VS2003
    Contract type Permanent and Contract
    Apply by June 30, 2015
  • Cloud Services

    YouView Cloud Services Roles


    Today YouView delivers a great way to watch TV. We have ambitious plans to grow the team responsible for this, so that we can continue to make TV better with rapid introduction of new features & extend our reach to 10M UK households. Central to this plan is the area of cloud services.


    We're running a new, high profile project to build a next-generation cloud service platform. It will allow us to offer a scalable, personalised, multi-device TV experience for UK viewers. This is an opportunity to help form this team, select the technology we use & shape the way we work. Youview is a small company and our teams have the chance to make a big difference to our success.


    We're looking for engineers, leaders, architects & innovators at all levels. You're likely to have experience and/or a keen interest in the following:

                   - The digital TV/media domain

                   - Working as part of an agile, end-to-end feature team

                   - Scalable system design, development, integration & operation

                   - Cloud infrastructure - AWS, IaaS, SaaS

                   - Various implementation tools - HTML/JS, Node, Python, Ruby, Java, SQL, ...

                   - Getting stuff done

    Job ref. Ds-Cloud02
    Contract type Permanent
    Salary Competitive
    Apply by Aug. 31, 2015
  • HTML Software Engineer Download job

    YouView is exploring ways to bring its award winningUser Experience to increasingly wide groups of users and devices through HTML5 technologies.
    Reporting to the Head of our Front End Web Technology team, we are looking for HTML5 Software Engineers to join us.

    Job ref. GLDE5418
    Contract type Perm
  • Can't find a suitable vacancy?

    Thank you for your interest in Youview. Should you be unable to find anything suitable from the vacancies published please apply to our "Talent Bank".

    We will then be in contact should anything suitable arise.


Rewards at YouView

If you’re successful through our competitive interview process ( software engineers - be prepared to demonstrate your coding skills to us!) we will offer you:


-          A market competitive basic salary

-          The opportunity to earn an annual bonus based on company and personal performance

-          Private medical insurance (with options to sign up your family members)

-          Pension scheme with generous employer contributions

-          25 days paid holiday (with the opportunity to buy more)

-          Access to a wide range of voluntary benefits including season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and discounts & cash back at wide range of great brands

-          Individualised training and development opportunities

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  • Tell us your salary or rate expectations so we can be up front about what we have to offer.


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