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

  • C++ Team Lead Download job

    The TV Operations System Team is a team of highly skilled software engineers who are responsible for the development of our middleware. Our objective is to deliver high quality, high performing, and easily maintainable software design solutions. We are at the heart of the technology function. 

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  • Technical Project Manager Download job

    The role includes management of cross team and external dependencies 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. CGTPM
    Contract type Contract and Permanent
    Salary Competitive
  • Technical Specialist Download job

    The Technical Specialist is required to help us deliver the Youview software across a number of platforms.  This role will require you to work across the software stack, confidently digging into unfamiliar code and take creative approaches to solving problems.  You will need to build good relationships with other teams so that you can expand your knowledge and work together in a collaborative way to achieve results.

    Job ref. DSDME
    Contract type Permanent
  • Technology Graduate Programme - 2016

    Our Graduate Program is designed to ensure you are exposed to all major technology areas in the YouView eco-system. You will be involved in Developing HTML and mobile applications to AV media encoding and distribution, from developing set top box software to help us manage virtualised cloud infrastructure.

    Job ref. SM-Grad Prog
    Contract type Full Time
  • Change and Reporting Analyst Download job

    Reporting into the Change & Problem Manager in YouView’s Service Management team, the Operational Change and Reporting Analyst will be responsible for managing changes into the live Production environment, along with the daily, weekly, and monthly management reporting and analysis of performance and trend data. 

    Job ref. DSCPMan
    Contract type Permanent
    Apply by March 31, 2016
  • HTML UI Prototype Developer Download job

    We are looking for an interactive HTML5 developer to help bring the design concepts to life in the form of prototype applications.

    Job ref. DSHTMLPR
    Contract type Contract
  • UI Software Engineer (Down Stack) Download job

    YouView is exploring ways to bring its award­winning User Experience to increasingly wide groups of users and devices through HTML5 technologies.

    Reporting to a Front End Web Technologies Team Manager, we are looking for Software Engineers to join our growing Software Engineering team.

    Job ref. DSFEWTDS
    Contract type Permanent
  • Problem Manager Download job

    This is a key role in YouView’s technical operation reporting into the Change and Problem Manager, within YouView Service Management.  The role is responsible for Problem Management activities that reduce re-occurring incidents at all priority levels, improve SLAs, and drive improvements across YouView’s backend platforms, YouView consumer devices and mobile applications.

    Job ref. DSProbMan
  • Visual Designer Download job

    We require a 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. DSVDesign
    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
  • Contract Visual Designer Download job

    As YouView looks to the future the ‘look and feel’ of the brand is to evolve to re-engage and ignite the audience and stakeholders with which we work.  As part of this refresh there is a requirement for an experienced creative to join the Marketing team to aid in the facilitation and delivery of this refresh working closely in collaboration with the User Experience and Design teams and other cross functional teams.

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

    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 (Up Stack) 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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