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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)

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Affirmative Action Obligations as a U.S. Government Federal Contractor

As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities

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