Careers at Carallon

Working here

We're proud of Carallon's history: a team of passionate engineers who worked hard together to create genuinely innovative, exciting tech. We're dedicated to keeping Carallon infused with that spirit of cooperation and learning as we continue to create products that surprise, excite and lead our industries.

Some benefits of working here include:

  • Creating industry-first technologies that are globally renowned and respected
  • Being part of an Employee Ownership Trust that works for the benefit of the employees
  • An Employee Council with representatives from every department
  • Flexible working hours
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • On the job training
  • Free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme operated by Health Assured

Our ethos

Everyone's an engineer

At Carallon, all the managers are also engineers and software developers. This is true all the way up to the Managing Director. The company was founded by and is still led by engineers. This fosters a supportive work environment where like-minded people can easily collaborate to solve problems.

Dynamic projects

Carallon develops for lots of different products simultaneously, so we're confident you'll never get bored. You’ll be challenged with creating completely new solutions as well as troubleshooting or optimising existing products. Sometimes you'll be creating ground-breaking new products that will go on to impact an entire industry.

Flexible hours

Maybe you’re a night owl who likes to code in the evenings, or maybe you’re at your brightest when tinkering with tech over your morning coffee. Whatever kind of person you are, Carallon offers flexibility in working hours; as long as you get the job done, you can adjust your hours to suit you.

Friendly work environment

We are big believers in strong teamwork and communciation, and are proud to foster a friendly, open, collaborative work environment. We celebrate diversity, and encourage a healthy work/life balance. We also know the best way to learn is by doing, so we offer on-the-job training to enable you to build a rewarding, lasting career with us.

Current vacancies

We always want to hear from talented people with a passion for what we do, whether you're a new graduate or a programmer with years of experience.

Even if you don't see a position listed below, you're welcome to send your CV and a speculative cover letter to

If you have any questions, please e-mail our Director of Human Resources Sarah Darby for a graduate job description and details of how to apply.

Also shown below are vacancies at our sister companies, when they have them.

 Job ReferenceCAR/SSD/JAN2020
 Salary dependent on level of experience  
 Working HoursFull-time (37.5 hours/week) 
 Contract TypePermanent 

Carallon offices, Ealing Broadway, London W5 (The post holder may be required to work at other locations, at the discretion of their line manager.) We are currently operating on a partial remote working basis.

Please note that we cannot offer visa sponsorship for this post. You must have the right to live and work in the UK before applying for this role. 


About Us

Carallon is a product research and development company creating industry-leading award-winning products. Based in London, we specialise in industrial hardware and software design for the entertainment industry; encompassing lighting control, LED video processing and motion control. Many of our hardware products have their own integrated user interfaces, while others have accompanying configuration software that runs on desktop or mobile, and we also develop standalone software products.

Projects our team designs and manufactures for include:

  • The Pharos Architectural Control range of lighting control products used in theme parks and architectural installations worldwide
  • The Martin Professional P3 LED Video Wall processors
  • The industry-leading Brompton Technology control and processing solution for video walls used in concerts, award shows and television.

 We divide our time between contracting work and developing our own products in-house for distribution to a huge international client base.

As of 2020, Carallon is now owned by an Employee Ownership Trust. As a result, staff can enjoy additional rights and benefits, including an employee council and an annual tax-free bonus scheme (dependent on company performance).  

Job Summary

The Software Developer position is within our development team, which works concurrently on a variety of exciting, cutting-edge projects. As the team is growing rapidly we are seeking to increase our capability to develop robust software solutions for the entertainment industry. The Software Developer would work closely with our existing software team to design, develop and integrate application-level solutions to technical challenges within our suite of products. 

We offer a very friendly, flexible and supportive working environment. Our development team is close-knit and highly motivated with a keen interest in the products it creates. A successful candidate should be similarly minded to work in the driven, focused environment required to bring original and ground-breaking products to market. It is a unique opportunity to develop engineering solutions that will be used to create spectacular events ranging from televised award shows such as the Oscars, to corporate events for the world's leading brands, to the biggest rock-and-roll tours. 

Programming is mainly in C++ using the Qt framework on multiple platforms, and training will be provided where necessary. We are also making increasing use of Python as a secondary support language for scripting, build tools and automation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and implement software solutions for our suite of products
  • Help produce technical product specifications given client/market requirements 
  • Take responsibility for specific product features and provide regular development updates
  • Perform code reviews and help more junior software developers working as part of a team

Essential Qualifications

  • Genuine interest in software design and technical challenges
  • 2:1 or higher degree in a related subject from a Russell Group university or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience working as software engineer using C++
  • Excellent knowledge of C and C++
  • Familiarity with development using the Qt toolkit
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to discuss prior design work and explain the design processes involved and justify decisions made
  • Ability to communicate ideas and concepts effectively in spoken and written English within a technical environment
  • Evidence of the ability to work as part of a team, sharing skills, experience and interests with colleagues 

Desirable Extras 

  • Excellent time management, including the ability to prioritise conflicting tasks appropriately
  • Knowledge of Git and Gerrit version control and code review tools
  • Experience working with video or lighting for live entertainment
  • Experience with any of the following: TCP/IP-based networking, Python, Jenkins build system, Linux
For any queries about this vacancy please email us at quoting job reference DEC2020/SSW/CAR. Please do not use this address to submit applications.

Pharos is staffed by talented individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds. We offer a rewarding, flexible, supportive working environment, as well as on-site training to develop your skills.

Our current vacancies are listed below, but you are also welcome to make a speculative application by sending your CV to:

 Job ReferencePHA/MAR/NOV2020
 SalaryCompetitive, dependent on level of experience  
 Working HoursFull-time (37.5 hours/week)
 Reporting toGroup Marketing Manager
 Contract TypePermanent 
 LocationCarallon offices, Ealing Broadway, London W5 (The post holder may be required to work at other locations, at the discretion of their line manager.) 

About Us

Pharos Architectural Controls provides advanced lighting control solutions for architecture, themed entertainment and other specialist industries. Its award-winning control products are installed across the world, running day and night in international landmarks, theme parks, shopping malls, stadiums, art installations, museums and airports.

Pharos is part of the Carallon group of companies, an independently-owned product development house specialising in innovative control systems. Its design team is the best of its kind – a group of highly motivated individuals committed to the creation and ongoing development of industry-leading products. Within that team is a wealth of experience in the field of advanced control solutions, with principal members responsible for ground-breaking entertainment lighting control consoles, architectural lighting systems and video processing technology. More information can be found at

Job Summary

The Marketing Manager will work within our group-wide marketing team, working specifically on the Pharos brand. The successful candidate will work closely with our Group Marketing Manager and Pharos product management teams. They will come to understand specific products and business strategies, and develop an appropriate marketing strategy and campaigns within the wider context of our overall brand strategy. They will report to the Group Marketing Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Group Marketing Manager to plan and implement Pharos's marketing strategy and establish goals
  • Take the lead on marketing campaigns and promotions, at all times building product and brand awareness
  • Develop and execute a communications plan across all available channels ( newsletters, blogs, video, social media, PR, print advertising) working closely with the Marketing Co-ordinator and Content Editor
  •  Manage the Pharos PR agency working with them to identify media opportunities and facilitate conversations with partners
  • Work together with the Creative Manager to develop creative briefs and guide direction for all advertising and public facing comms, including print, video and digital assets
  • Work with product management to prepare necessary marketing material to support new product launches, tradeshows and events, ensuring good quality control at all times
  • Ensure the sales teams across all regions have the marketing materials they require to communicate confidently with customers
  • Manage the development of marketing material to support the brand strategy
  • Contribute to planning, design and delivery of tradeshow stands or events, together with other members of the Marketing team 
  • Manage the ongoing development of the Pharos website and work with our SEO agency to ensure the site is optimised at all times
  • Build and nurture key partner relationships and gather publicity materials from customers such as project photos, testimonials and requisite permissions
  • Liaise with relevant publishing houses to negotiate paid-for campaigns
  • Work with the Marketing Co-ordinator to set goals and track progress for campaigns; analyse Google Analytics for web traffic and campaign insights to inform on strategies used and optimise accordingly, and provide reports to the Group Marketing Manager and Executive Teams

Essential Qualifications

  • Degree in Marketing or equivalent experience
  • Previous marketing experience either in-house or agency developing plans and campaigns (at least 5 years)
  • Extremely strong communication skills in both verbal and written English
  • Demonstrable experience writing and proofing marketing materials 
  • Strong project management and multi-tasking skills
  • Experience with marketing automation and CRM tools
  • Proficiency with social media strategy
  • At least basic experience using desktop publishing and graphic design tools, sufficient to modify and complete documents based on existing templates
  • An eye for detail and an understanding of design
  • Highly competent with MS Office, particularly Powerpoint and Word 

Desirable Extras 

  • Knowledge or experience of  working in the architectural lighting sector
  • Experience working with the Adobe Creative Cloud suite specifically
  • Experience using Google Analytics
  • Experience using Wordpress
  • Ability with foreign languages
  • Experience of engaging external contractors (e.g. designers, copywriters) and managing them on projects
  • A technical background and/or the ability to understand the features and functions of complex control products 
For any queries about this vacancy please email us at quoting job reference PHA/MAR/NOV2020. Please do not use this address to submit applications.

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