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Software Engineers (Mobile/Automotive)


An exciting opportunity has arisen for Software Engineers to join our successful and expanding engineering team at RealVNC™.

The company

RealVNC is a highly successful, forward-thinking software company based in Cambridge (UK) city centre. As the inventors of VNC® remote-access technology our software is used by hundreds of millions of users worldwide, and this customer base includes a significant and growing number of OEM customers who license our core technology and embed it within their products. These customers include companies such as Intel, Google and Sony, along with many more mobile phone vendors and automotive manufacturers. As a result of this growth, we now have immediate, significant expansion plans and are urgently looking for talented Software Engineers to join our team.

The role

As part of our team you’ll be working on the design and implementation of exciting desktop, mobile and embedded projects across multiple software platforms and technologies. The work is interesting and challenging, and the new projects and technologies which are constantly in the pipeline give everyone the opportunity to make a full and significant contribution to the team. This, combined with the scope for innovation and the introduction of new product ideas, means there is potential to develop your career as a software engineer at RealVNC at an accelerated pace.

You have demonstrable experience of designing and developing multithreaded networked software have strong C++ development skills have an understanding of cross-platform development, protocol design, user interface design, compression and security have excellent oral and written communication skills, and can demonstrate a high level of problem-solving skills are highly self-motivated and enjoy considerable responsibility with a focus on problem solving, attention to detail and delivering results have a good computer science or relevant degree (or equivalent qualification) to at least 2.1 level

Anything else?

As well as the above, if you have experience in any of the following then we’d like to know about it!

  • Java and Python development skills
  • Developing for mobile or embedded platforms
  • Creating development toolkits and pluggable components
  • Understanding of protocol design, user interface design, compression and security


These roles offer a unique opportunity to work for a growing, successful Cambridge-based company with a world-famous brand. If successful you’ll be compensated with an attractive package appropriate to your skills and experience. It will include a competitive salary and generous benefits including contributory pension and private dental and medical care. We also offer significant opportunities to develop your career whilst working with leading edge technology, as well as the opportunity to experience working globally should you wish to travel. These are full time posts, but we believe in a healthy work/life balance so it’s 35 hours per week (Monday – Friday).

How to apply

If you’d like to apply for this vacancy, please email your CV and Covering letter to careers@realvnc.com making sure you quote the reference SE11 to help get it to the right people!

RealVNC has a responsibility to ensure that all staff are eligible to live and work in the UK and if you’re invited to interview you’ll be requested to provide proof of your eligibility to work. RealVNC is an equal opportunities employer, committed to staff welfare and professional development.

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