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

  • Customer Support Analyst Download job

    The role of the Customer Support Analyst will be to analyse data and provide accurate reporting across the customer support operation. The position is central to run the operation effectively and provide customer experience insight in tight time scales. You will be reporting to the Head of Viewer Support, and work closely with YouView internal stakeholders including Product, Service Management, Content Operations, Test , peers at BT TV and TalkTalk TV, and a number of 3rd party suppliers to maintain and deliver reports and insights to the business. This role requires analytical, reporting, presentation and communication skills.

    Job ref. DS-CSA2603
    Contract type Permanent
    Salary Competitive
    Apply by July 31, 2015
  • PMO Manager Download job

    The PMO Manager, reporting to the Director of Delivery, is responsible for the smooth running of project governance, reporting, methodology and delivery standards across the business to facilitate the delivery of YouView’s annual product Roadmap. The PMO Manager will support Delivery Managers in the successful delivery of their projects, oversee project financials, process implementation and ensure that information concerning content (e.g. deliverables, risks, issues) passes to and from our internal and external stakeholders through robust and regular reporting. The PMO Manager is responsible for proactively driving on-going improvement in consistency, predictability and efficiency of YouView’s project delivery capability by demonstrating leadership in best practices and challenging inefficiencies where present.

    Contract type Permanent
    Apply by July 31, 2015
  • Visual Designer 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
    Apply by June 30, 2015
  • Automation Engineer Download job

    We are looking for a talented engineer to lead the infrastructure effort and ensure the reliability and high availability of the test automation platform. The role will involve developing and maintaining the hardware and software systems that keep our automated tests running reliably and scaling the platform to meet new challenges.

    Job ref. SBF-AEng
    Contract type Permanent
    Salary Competitive
    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
  • Project Manager (Mobile Development) Download job

    Working closely with the Head of Mobile Platforms, you will be key to planning, scheduling, and ensuring the efficient delivery of YouView’s Mobile offering.

    Job ref. GMMH12
  • Test Project Manager

    As a true process & people person you’ll lead the charge for implementing modern, innovative working practices and work closely with key technology teams to foster a ‘Scrum’ based Agile approach.

    We’ve got some exciting projects and innovations on the horizon, and as a Scrum Master you’ll get hard wired into our business to come with us on our journey. We work in a collaborative and friendly environment where you’ll be given lots of autonomy to implement your initiatives, so if you’ve got lots of ideas and are looking for the right environment to make them count YouView is the perfect place.

    As an Agile Scrum Master in our Test team, you’ll have lots of ideas and experience of working with / implementing Agile working methodologies elsewhere to back them up; what’s more you’ll be looking for an opportunity to do likewise at YouView.



    Job ref. SWRC89
    Contract type Perm
  • Data Scientist - 12-Month Intern Placement (starts June 2015)

    If you’ve recently graduated or looking for a 12-month sandwich placement, this is a great chance to get some significant work experience in the field of Data Science and Big Data!

    Since its launch, YouView has established itself as a market leader and is now the UK’s fastest growing connected television platform. Backed by household names and major UK media players such as BT, TalkTalk and the BBC, YouView is changing the way millions of people across the country watch television




  • Interaction Design Intern (3 mth placement) - June 2015

    YouView's User Experience and Design team are responsible for the "look and feel" of our TV interface as well as our web and mobile applications.

    They are involved at every stage of its development from concept stages through to implementation; ensuring that the YouView User Interface is the best out there.

    We have one opportunity for an Interaction Designer to join us for 10 - 12 week paid placement commencing June 2015. Click apply to find out more.

    Job ref. SWMD37
  • Designer Intern (12 mth placement) - June 2015

    At YouView, our mission is to change the way UK homes watch TV.

    A key part of achieving this goal lies in designing visuals and interactions that create an engaging, intuitive experience to enable our customers to use our TV platform easily.

    We have a great opportunity for a Designer to join our team on a 12-month placement in Summer 2015... Click apply to find out more.

    Job ref. GMFS36
  • Technology Intern (3 mth placement) x 4 – June 2015

    Last year we ran our first ever intern scheme in our Technology teams with great success… This year we’re going bigger and better and currently recruiting for a number of 3-month placements – all due to start in June 2015!

    Our Technology teams hold responsibility for the design, development and deployment of the wide range of complex, cutting edge software and hardware developed by YouView... click apply to find out more.

    Application deadline:- 16th February 2015

    Job ref. SWCS34
    Apply by Jan. 16, 2015
  • UI Developer 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 User Interface Development, we are looking for HTML5 Software Engineers to join our growing Software Engineering team.

    Job ref. GLDE5418
    Contract type Perm
  • Software Test Engineer Download job

    -          Want a fully rounded role with both software and integration testing?

    -          Looking for a broad role that involves all parts of our business?

    -          Keen to share your expertise with likeminded Test professionals?

    If so, this role is for you!

    The bar is set extremely high and we only recruit true experts; at YouView you can be confident your peers are at the top of their game and share your passion for technology and innovation.


    Job ref. GMRC284
    Contract type Perm
  • Test Manager Download job

    For the Technical Test Lead position you’ll utilise your significant experience in the field of software testing, Linux OS, and networking over IP to spearhead the operational activities of our testing function; implementing technical standards to ensure we maximise our test output to an exemplary standard.

    At YouView we develop the software that powers the future of television. Our set-top box technology is in well over a million homes throughout the UK and we’re proud to give our customers an outstanding TV experience delivered through robust technology frameworks, built by exceptional technologists. Our IPTV platform is both infinitely interesting and complex – we deliver third party IPTV content through our set top boxes developing back-end software using c++ code on an embedded Linux platform; delivered to the end viewer through a slick front end UI.

    Job ref. GMKH914
    Contract type Permanent
  • Senior Architect Download job

    YouView has an ambitious roadmap for the evolution of the YouView platform, which is dependent on the design and delivery of challenging, leading-edge technology.  The Senior Architect will be a key member of YouView’s Architecture team driving the evolution of the overall technical architecture and the related technical specifications that underpin the YouView eco-system  

    Job ref. GMJH3
    Contract type Permanent
  • C++ developer (Number of openings) Download job

    YouView are looking for a experienced software engineers to join their Set Top Box software engineering team. 

    This team is responsible for designing and delivering the software and services that power the user experience on all YouView devices.

    The role provides the opportunity to work on various aspects of the software stack, and involves working with other delivery teams, and external partners, to produce integrated software solutions

    Job ref. GMJS8
    Contract type Permanent
  • 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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