Calrec Audio supply audio broadcast mixing equipment relied on by the world’s most successful broadcasters. From Premiership football, to the Superbowl, from “X Factor” to “Dancing with the Stars”, if it’s live there is a good chance it is mixed on a Calrec.

Our customers are absolutely focused on creating immersive and entertaining audio, and constantly push the boundaries of broadcasting. Calrec’s job is to push the boundaries of technology to help them succeed.

Formed as a microphone manufacturer in 1964, Calrec’s reputation for build quality, reliability and audio performance has made it an industry benchmark across the world. The latest Apollo platform introduced Bluefin2, the next generation of award-winning Bluefin technology. It provides over 1000 channel processing paths on just one DSP card. For surround sound mixing it is the industry’s most advanced and economical solution.

Now, broadcasters demand even more versatility and integration from their audio equipment, and in this technologically progressive era TV companies want to ensure that their systems can produce programmes efficiently and to required specifications. For their audio systems to achieve this, greater consideration has to be given to their networks as a whole, and how efficiently they can be controlled. Calrec has designed its range of consoles to meet these demands.

We are looking for driven, enthusiastic and inventive people who are passionate about audio technology. We have a reputation for innovation which we want to continue to build on. If you feel you can help us to do this, please get in touch. Unless otherwise specified, all applications for Current Vacancies or general job enquiries should be made in writing to: HR Manager, Calrec Audio Ltd, Nutclough Mill, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8EZ or

Customer Support Engineer

Customer Support Engineer

Calrec Audio, the world’s leading manufacturer of broadcast audio consoles, has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated and passionate Customer Support Engineer, based in Hebden Bridge. The overall function of the role is to provide post-delivery technical support of Calrec products. Applications are particularly welcomed from candidates with IT networking experience/qualifications with a passion or interest in audio


Processing of service enquiries and calls
Commissioning of the company’s products
On-site service, including fault diagnosis and correction
Maintaining accurate records
Post-delivery quotations and sales
Report writing
Liaising with the Support Administrator for shipping and provision of spares, replacement or loan parts
Development and review of all aspects of the service function; the processes, the procedures and the database to meet team requirements, company goals and objectives


Degree or Diploma in Electronics / Music Technology or a related subject, OR
Professional IT networking qualification (CCNA/CCNP or equivalent)
Full clean driving licence


Experience of Broadcast Engineering or Customer Support in a Broadcast Environment
System to component level knowledge of audio and audio control systems relating to broadcast applications
A knowledge of IP networking
A knowledge of AoIP technologies, such as Dante and AES67
A knowledge of Linux
Knowledge of computer based control systems
Computer literacy


Excellent customer interface and the ability to build long term relationships with customers; able to provide clear and concise information
The ability to maintain composure and a professional demeanour at all times, specifically in unusual and highly pressurised situations
Pro-active team member
Ability to maintain and improve company quality standards
Able to prioritise, identify and solve problems
Able to interface well with others and ensure the flow of appropriate and accurate information to customers and colleagues
Organised working habits
Good negotiation skills

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact

Senior Software Engineer

Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Based in Hebden Bridge, we are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with good C++ skills, embedded development experience and good networking knowledge.

You will have technical responsibility for developing and delivering software for professional audio products.
You will take a lead role in development projects and often work within a cross-functional team.  You will be involved in all parts of the software lifecycle; from specification and design through to maintenance.
Software specification – You will work with Product managers and other engineers to create specifications for new software products.
Planning and reporting – You will be required to provide estimates for development tasks and contribute towards planning of developments.  You will also be required to report progress against schedules.
Software design and development – You will work closely with other developers in a cross-functional team.  You will design and develop software to meet product requirements and ensure a high standard of quality and reliability.  You will also work with product testers to identify and resolve defects.
Software support – In this role, you will need to provide support to other R&D teams, production departments and customer support teams.  This may require you to work off-site from time to time.  Due to the nature of our business some out of hours work and weekend work may be necessary to meet the needs of our customers.


Degree or equivalent experience in a software or related subject.
A good understanding of hardware platforms and how s/w & f/w components work together
Software development for embedded platforms.
A good understanding of TCP/IP networking
Understanding of Linux device drivers
Debugging to hardware level

Interest in audio systems
Practical experience of UML
Subversion / Git
Android kernel development

Minimum 5 years commercial experience in designing and developing objected oriented applications.
Minimum of 3 years software development using C++
Experience in developing object oriented software

You are industrious, possess an exemplary attitude, take ownership and drive progress.
You have a passion to excel.
You like to take a leading role.
You are able to work to committed deadlines.
You execute tasks in the most expedient way
You are well organised and able to successfully prioritise and manage tasks.
You enjoy the challenge of solving problems
You are a good communicator
You pay attention to detail

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact

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