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Are you passionate about technology and people?

Are you looking to develop your career in a progressive and exciting environment?

ITDev is an award winning company with a strong business culture. We are looking for high-calibre engineers, who share our company values, to join us. Our culture and way of working has been recognised in the South Coast Tech Awards where we were the winner of the 'Tech Employer' category. ITDev was also a finalist in the 'Best Company to Work for' category in the Solent Business Awards. Both these awards attract entries from the most outstanding and high achieving companies in the south coast region.

We are a friendly bunch who enjoy meeting up for walks, bicycle rides, climbing wall meet-ups and meals out. These activities are open to all and we are regularly joined by customers and friends.

ITDev hosts two annual social events for employees and their families. These are the summer barbecue and the Christmas party. The Christmas party is usually held over a weekend, in a hotel, at the company's expense.

Our modern offices are based on the prestigious Southampton Science Park, conveniently located on the outskirts of Southampton close to the M27 and M3, and easily commutable from the south of the M4 (Newbury: 40 mins, Basingstoke: 35 mins). We have an on-site lab as well as facilities to build and re-build prototype hardware.

Our talented Software Engineers and Electronic Design Engineers create world-class products for our clients. We typically develop:

  • Embedded systems
  • Device drivers
  • FPGA solutions
  • PC, mobile and web-based applications

Our team likes working for ITDev for many reasons including: we have a wide variety of projects; we are constantly learning new technologies; we have a calm and relaxed work environment; the work is fun and enjoyable; we have a great family atmosphere. To see what we've been up to recently, take a look at our Facebook page and our Twitter account.

Current Vacancies

We are particularly interested in engineers with experience of:

  • Telecommunications
  • Signal processing techniques
  • Video / image / audio processing and compression
  • Industrial control systems
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) / machine learning
  • Computer vision

If you are looking to work for a growing consultancy where everyone works as part of a team and you are excited by varied, technically challenging, cutting-edge projects, then we want to hear from you. We welcome speculative applications from top quality engineers at all levels from junior to senior, for either permanent or contract work. Also, if you are interested in future job opportunities then we would love to take your details so that we can let you know when a suitable vacancy arises.

You only need to apply for one vacancy, and we will consider you for all the relevant jobs we have open. If you’re not sure which job is right for you, please call the Recruitment Team on 023 8000 2909.

We have the following vacancies (strictly no agencies and no canvassers):

How would you partition a design between the CPU and FPGA in a Xilinx Zynq SoC?

As our Senior FPGA Engineer, you will make sure our customers don’t need to worry about questions like these. You’ll use your FPGA experience to develop the best solutions to customer problems, and work at all stages of the lifecycle to develop and support a wide range of FPGA firmware.

ITDev’s software and electronics designs touch millions of people every day. Whether it’s through our contributions to the Android operating system, or our work on broadcast equipment that delivers television content throughout the world, you have probably experienced the results of some of our projects already.

As a Senior Engineer you will be leading projects for the support and development of FPGA firmware for our clients using VHDL, Verilog or System Verilog. The work will involve preparing proposals and quotes, architecting the system, running Agile development teams, and liaising with the clients.

You will be working at all stages of the development lifecycle, so it’s a great opportunity to expand your scope if you are ‘stuck in a rut’ at your current job.

You may already have experience leading a team or be looking to make your first move into a Senior role. You will ideally have 5 years or more experience developing digital IP for FPGA or ASIC.

If you feel that you are suited to this position, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on this link to apply.

Salary guide: £43,000 to £57,000 + uncapped profit share.

This senior team member will take a leading role in the development and support of bespoke software for ITDev clients. The work will involve preparing proposals and quotes, architecting systems, running Agile development team(s), liaising with clients, and contributing to all areas of the software development lifecycle. They must be a strong, passionate, software engineer, who loves helping and nurturing other engineers. Typical work includes developing:

  • Embedded Linux software.
  • Linux drivers.
  • Microcontroller code.
  • Signal processing code.

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of experience developing embedded software and solid experience in each stage of the SDLC. Extensive experience with C/C++, Agile and either Git or SVN is essential. Experience with Python is desirable.

Salary guide: £43,000 to £57,000 + uncapped profit share.

Apply: If you feel you are suited to this position, we would love to hear from you. Please click on this link to apply.

The primary role of the successful candidate will be to develop and support bespoke software for ITDev clients within an Agile team. They will contribute to all areas of the software development lifecycle. They must be a strong, passionate, software engineer, who loves working closely with other engineers. Typical work includes developing:

  • Embedded Linux software.
  • Linux drivers.
  • Microcontroller code.
  • Signal processing code.

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years of experience developing embedded software and must be familiar with the full software development lifecycle. Experience with C/C++ and either Git or SVN is essential. Experience with Python and Agile is desirable.

Salary guide: £30,000 to £45,000 + uncapped profit share.

Apply: If you feel you are suited to this position, we would love to hear from you. Please click on this link to apply.

As an FPGA Engineer at ITDev, you will developing FPGA designs for our clients using VHDL, Verilog or System Verilog. This could be on anything from the world's largest radio telescope (the Square Kilometre Array) to ethernet network processing systems.

ITDev offers a broad range of services from specification and design, right through to evaluation and production test support. This means you're going to be involved at every stage of the design cycle.

You will need 2 or more years’ experience developing FPGAs or ASICs using VHDL, Verilog or System Verilog.

Salary guide: £30,000 to £45,000 + uncapped profit share.

Apply: If you feel you are suited to this position, we would love to hear from you. Please click on this link to apply.

How do you grow the market for a small business in the technology sector?

If this question sparks your imagination, you could be our new Marketing Manager!

This job is going to suit you if you want to get involved in the full range of B2B marketing activities and see your ideas through to delivery and success. We’re a small but growing company so your marketing expertise will have a real impact on the development of the business.

Please click on this link if you would like to apply.

Can you take responsibility for running the office of a busy, fast-growing technology company?

As our Office Manager, you will run many of the company’s business support functions including HR, Legal, Premises Management, and Health and Safety.

Reporting directly to the MD, you are going to have a key role in the success of our business as we continue to grow. You will get the opportunity to use your full range of organisational skills, communication skills and business knowledge.

This job is going to suit you if you can use your initiative and knowledge to resolve issues that arise across the business. You need to have good experience of HR and Legal issues in a similar business environment.

Please click on this link if you would like to apply.

Want to get the most from your placement year? Want to develop your software or electronic engineering skills in different industries and projects?

Joining our engineering team gives you the opportunity to use your skills to develop technology that impacts millions of people every day.

We're looking for people who love problem-solving; who bring a new approach; who think "there must be a better way".

You will probably be studying for an engineering qualification at the moment - perhaps in software or electronics or a closely related discipline. But we're also interested in speaking to you if you’re currently studying something else but have a passion for software or electronics.

You’re going to need experience in some of these areas: -

C, C++, Linux, embedded platforms, low-level software development, microcontroller development, FPGA development, VHDL, Verilog, System Verilog, PCB Design, svn/git.

For more information or to apply, please follow this link.

Do you want to use your placement year to gain experience in software development, IT and DevOps?

We are looking for an intern to work on the systems that our team and customers rely on.

You will be developing, testing and supporting the software that helps us run the business. You may even get to develop software applications for our customers as well as working on the maintenance and support of our IT infrastructure including Linux servers.

We typically develop applications using Python, PHP or Javascript, so you will need experience of one or more of these.

It would also be useful if you had knowledge in some of these areas: -

HTML/CSS, JSON, SQL, scripting, Linux, Microsoft Power Automate, Microsoft Forms, IT sys admin, svn/git

You will probably be studying for an engineering qualification at the moment - perhaps in software, computer science or a closely related discipline. But we're also interested in speaking to you if you’re currently studying something else but have a passion for programming or IT.

For more information or to apply, please follow this link.

You love programming and want to start your career with a company that is as committed to your development as you are.

Joining our Software Engineering team gives you the opportunity to use your programming skills to develop technology that impacts millions of people every day.

You’re going to be using C, C++, Linux, low-level software development and microcontroller development to help build systems for real-world applications, so it would be helpful if you have experience in some of these areas.

You will probably be studying for an engineering qualification at the moment - perhaps in software, computer science or a closely related discipline. But we're also interested in speaking to you if you’re currently studying something else but have a passion for programming.

For more information or to apply, please follow this link.

You love building applications and want to start your career with a company that is as committed to your development as you are.

Joining our Software Engineering team gives you the opportunity to use your existing programming skills to develop technology that impacts millions of people every day. You will work in areas such as user interfaces, databases, client/server applications, web-based apps and APIs.

You will need to have experience of high-level development on Linux using languages like C++, Python and SQL.

You will probably be studying for an engineering qualification at the moment - perhaps in software, computer science or a closely related discipline. But we're also interested in speaking to you if you’re currently studying something else but have a passion for programming.

For more information or to apply, please follow this link.

As a graduate starting your career in electronics engineering, you have lots of choice.

How do you make sure you’re going to keep learning and get the best opportunity to develop your skills?

Joining our Electronics Engineering team gives you the opportunity to make use of the skills you acquired at university to develop technology that impacts millions of people every day.

You’re going to be using VHDL, Verilog or SystemVerilog for FPGA or ASIC design as well as developing firmware and software, and possibly working on PCB designs, so it would be helpful if you have experience in some of these areas.

By developing electronic system components for real world applications you will learn to work through the whole electronic development lifecycle, from design and development through to test and verification.

You will probably be studying for an engineering qualification at the moment - perhaps in electronics or a closely related discipline. But we're also interested in speaking to you if you’re currently studying something else but have a passion for electronics.

For more information or to apply, please follow this link.

Company Benefits

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including (for full-time, permanent positions):

  • Uncapped profit share (20% of net profit distributed to the team).
  • Flexible working.
  • Potential remote working.
  • Continuous mentoring.
  • Free membership of professional institution (IET for engineers).
  • Pension scheme.
  • Health cover.
  • Sports and social events.
  • 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays.
  • Childcare vouchers for eligible staff via salary sacrifice.
  • Free car parking.
  • And free fruit!

We run a reward scheme where a team member can recognise any other team member that acts in a way that exemplifies our company values, by sending them a value card. Each month we pick two cards at random with the recipients receiving a small prize!

ITDev organises a range of sports and social activities. Based in Southampton, we have the delights of the Solent and the New Forest on our doorstep.

Application Details

Please apply for the most relevant job above using the link provided for that job. For speculative applications, please send a covering email to jobs@itdev.co.uk with your CV attached.

Our recruitment team will acknowledge your application by email within a few days. If you do not receive this please check your Junk folder (to prevent our emails from being treated as SPAM you could configure your email client to allow all emails from itdev.co.uk).

Please check that you have read our Recruitment Privacy Policy and you consent for your data to be processed in this way.

Strictly no agencies and no canvassers.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer (see our code of conduct for more information).

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