SMC are a lively dynamic company and we are proud of what we do. We help our clients get the best out of technology in their homes whether a simple one-room home cinema installation or a fully integrated multi-million-pound home.
As one of the leading systems integrators in the UK, we bring together audio, television, lighting, telephone, data networks, security and other bespoke technology into a fully integrated and easy to use solution. Our projects range from high-end private homes to multi-dwelling residential developments and commercial office blocks. Located in South West London, we work with the most renowned architects, designers and developers within the industry and deliver projects throughout the UK and around the World. Our staff - from a range of architectural, commercial, design, programming and technical backgrounds - pride themselves in delivering tightly detailed, good value solutions that delight our customers.
We are looking for an experienced Crestron programmer to join our programming department. You will be a key member of the SMC team and help to deliver cutting edge integrated home technology in some of the most prestigious homes in London, and further afield. As part of SMC, you will work alongside supportive and friendly colleagues including programmers, network engineers, installation engineers and security engineers.
You will need excellent Crestron knowledge and programming ability, and be confident delivering a Crestron system from initial off-site programming through to full commissioning, testing and client handover. Any knowledge of other integration systems such as Lutron, KNX, Control4, Savant and AMX would be advantageous but is not essential.
?You will be responsible for the programming, commissioning, and testing of Crestron systems in a variety of small, medium and large high-end residential properties. You will report to our Programming Manager who will provide guidance and support where needed, throughout each stage of a project.
As a Crestron programmer you will be required to:
Program, commission, test and handover large Crestron systems
Customise SMC’s base Crestron code to the requirements of each project using SIMPL
Edit and program Crestron SIMPL and SIMPL+ modules
Interface with and control 3rd party systems including AV, lighting, HVAC and security
Work with our design department to create user interfaces using VTPro
work with our aftercare department providing support for our existing installations.
Depending on your experience with other integration systems, you will also help to deliver and maintain KNX, Control4, Savant, AMX and Lutron systems.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
The candidate should ideally have:
2+ years relevant experience within the industry
A high level of ability in Crestron programming
A wide knowledge of the Crestron product range
Experience integrating with third-party residential systems
Experience working on their own and as part of a larger team
A methodical and logical approach to programming and troubleshooting
The ability communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
The ability to interpret schematics and spreadsheets
Be comfortable interacting with other trades on site and with clients
Be prepared to work away and abroad from time to time. Further remuneration will be provided for this.
Advantageous but not essential:
A keen interest in and knowledge of Audio Visual technology
Knowledge of other integration systems such as KNX, Control4, Savant, AMX, Lutron
Full and clean UK driving licence
Crestron Simple# programming
Basic electronics knowledge
Ability to terminate cable connectors through crimping and soldering
SMC is a lively, dynamic company and we’re proud of what we do. We are often working with extremely wealthy clients who are paying for and therefore expecting the finest service. The successful candidate, with close support from colleagues, will feel confident and comfortable in this environment. At times working in very demanding situations, a professional approachable manner is always required.
WHY JOIN SMC?
There’s a strong family feeling at SMC - many of us have been here for more than a decade (in fact two decades in some cases!) Our people remain the core of our success and we couldn’t do anything without this amazing team - it is their energy that has driven us forward, helped us deliver great projects, support our fantastic clients, learn, grow and kept it fun. If you’re good at what you do, cheerful and reliable we’d love you to join us.
You’ll enjoy a host of perks, on top of a satisfying salary. And that’s not all:
We’re award winning: Many of our projects have been recognised by CEDIA and other industry bodies, as well as leading suppliers including Crestron and Lutron.
We’re working worldwide: We have teams working across Europe and further afield, so if you have language skills, enjoy travel, or both, we’ll work hard to get the best out of you and give you some exciting experiences
We’re always thinking of you: We run a contributory pension scheme, and you’ll have access to plenty of other great benefits such as a cycle to work scheme savings, a company mobile and more.
We’re growing: It is easy to get stuck in a small company and get lost in a large company - we’re in the middle, with plenty of opportunities to learn, challenge yourself, do well and progress.
We know how to have fun: Whether Friday drinks, our legendary summer sports days or just taking part in a charity fitness challenge - we can guarantee you’ll make great friends and we hope you’ll share the enjoyment at SMC.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are at the heart of what we do and we encourage a culture where everyone can be themselves at work. We actively seek out a diverse range of talent and our policies ensure that every job application and employee is treated fairly, with equal opportunity to succeed and to feel included.
At SMC our team is an expert in bringing together audio, television, lighting, telephone, data networks, security and other bespoke technology into a fully integrated and easy to use solution. We deliver complete systems to our clients that make their lives easier, whilst ensuring their properties are ready for the future. SMC solutions are easy to operate and understand and will evolve with the people who use them. We work with architects, design consultants and property developers, as well as individual clients. We pride ourselves on offering an end-to-end solution from design through to aftercare and support.