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Senior Embedded C++ Developer Madrid, Spain

Senior Embedded C++ Developer Description

Job #: 57689
Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s new market conditions, we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


We are looking for strong and skilled Senior Embedded C++ Developers, who would like to work for an international company as EPAM Systems and to be part of our on-site teams at client’s offices in Madrid. Our client is one of the biggest and more relevant companies in Spain. These roles are the positions to support existing client teams with STB/IPTV development. In the Consumer Applications Development and Technology Management, the HW of the STBs is designed and their SW is developed to be able to provide the different video services that reach the end users of our client. Specifically, hybrid STBs, IPTV STB, Android STB are developed.

The Consumer Applications Development and Technology area requests a service associated with SW architecture and development activities for the integration of low-level components in the 2020 IPTV STBs.


  • Integration of proprietary SW components in Open Middleware STB IPTV to support the compromised functionalities
  • Integration of third-party applications such as Netflix, Amazon and others
  • Support to the QA team and deployment in IPTV environments
  • Generation of new SW versions for IPTV STBs
  • Support for troubleshooting tasks related to the different versions generated
  • Resolution of bugs; activation and verification of new functionalities associated with new developments
  • Review of the documentation delivered in the development
  • Creation/ modification of the documents associated with the developments of the new functionalities
  • The functionalities to be developed are the following:
    • Integration of own and third-party software components
    • Creation of software branches in GIT system
    • Adaptation of compilation structures of the components to be integrated
    • Integration of controllers (drivers) of the chipset manufacturer
    • Support in third-party certification processes
    • Tasks related to the integration of a browser as an engine
    • Player maintenance tasks (for example, 4K Support)
    • Other tasks related to the MW, at its low level


  • Cross compilation environments
  • Makefiles, Shell scripts
  • Experience in Perl, Python and AWK will be an asset
  • Administration of GIT systems
  • Embedded Linux (real time and memory restrictions)
  • C & C++, threads and processes, mutex, semaphores and signals
  • JIRA

Nice to have

  • STB chipsets: Broadcom
  • Browsers integration: WPE, WebEngine, Browser extensions
  • Native Applications: QML, QT
  • Gentoo Distribution
  • Graphic Stacks: OpenGL, Wayland
  • Linux drivers
  • Knowledge of IPTV and OTT:
    • General knowledge about digital television (IPTV, DTV, CATV, OTT, etc.)
    • IGMP, RTSP, http, HLS, SS, DASH and other transmission protocols
    • MPEG-TS/ MP4 Encapsulation, H264, HEVC Video Codecs, AV1
    • DRM (NAGRA, Playready, Widewine)
    • Previous developments in MW of STB
    • Audio and video signaling
    • AndroidTV
  • Previous experience on similar positions related to video (IPTV, DTV, CATV, OTT, etc.)

We offer

  • Extended opportunity to grow professionally in a cross-cultural environment
  • Access to various on-line courses from leading provider
  • Access to engineering communities on a global scale
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Social benefits in line with local legislation
  • Health insurance and meal vouchers programs
  • Special discount program for EPAMers with providers across Malaga and in other cities around the world
  • Regular team collaboration events
  • Office in a good location with easy access
  • Referral bonuses
  • Relocation support (for people from other countries)

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