Software Developer (C++)
Location : High Wycombe preferred; London or remote working considered for the right candidate
Term : Full-time, Permanent
We’re looking for forward-thinking and open-minded C++ software developers to join our software team. If you’ve used any Scarlett, Launchpad or RedNet products before, you’ll know we love to innovate. You’ll be given the opportunity to design and create the software that brings our industry-leading interfaces and music-making tools to life, and devise long-term software strategies for future products.
You’ll work in an Agile team, iterating and learning quickly in response to user feedback. Modern software development practices such as: test-driven development, user-centred design, peer reviews, continuous integration and pair programming will be an important part of your daily routine. You’ll be working with distributed version control systems based on the GitLab Flow branching model. You will have the opportunity to develop new skills while helping others develop theirs by assessing new technologies and contributing to team best practices.
We have a number of positions available and are looking for a range of experience from junior developers to more experienced roles. Salary compensation will be in the range GBP 25K - GBP 50K, with overall benefits package depending on experience.
- A C++ software developer with experience of macOS and Windows
- Familiar with one or more UI frameworks such as JUCE or Qt
- Able to think abstractly from a high-level (architectures, design patterns, concurrency, API design) all the way down to low-level “C style” code (communication protocols, bits and bytes)
- Passionate about music and audio technology
- Someone who takes pride in the quality of their work
- A firm believer that spaces are better than tabs
Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation, Ampify and ADAM Audio brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity.
As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious history. We have received multiple Queen’s Awards for Enterprise Innovation, and have been recognised 5 times in “The Sunday Times, 100 Best Small Companies to Work For”. Alongside Novation, Ampify and ADAM, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From beginner to professional, our vision is a future where we’ve made a difference, creating opportunities for anyone to enjoy making music.
We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business has a flat structure and is set up to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products.
Benefits include 28 days holiday on top of UK bank holidays, flexible working, home working, share options, an employee product discount scheme, company music events, games nights, offsite company parties, free breakfast/lunch in the canteen, and showers for runners and cyclists. Lunch-time entertainments include table football, table tennis, pool, video games and card games. We arrange company training sessions, hack days and lunch & learns, and encourage personal development through dedicated learning days and collaboration with industry and education.
Focusrite is an equal opportunity employer. We are a company of employees spanning a wide range of diverse backgrounds and we acknowledge that embracing our diversity is one of the keys to our future success.