Software Engineer, Junior/Intermediate, Vetronics
General Dynamics
Ottawa, ON, CA
6m ago

Software Engineer, Junior / Intermediate, Vetronics

Posted Date 1 hour ago(10 / 2 / 2019 2 : 28 PM) Requisition ID 2019-40062 # of Openings 1 Job Locations CA-ON-Ottawa Category Engineering-

Software Employment Type Full Time - Regular

The Vetronics Software team has a requirement for a Junior or Intermediate Software Engineer to support multiple programs in the Vetronics product area.

The successful candidate for this position will contribute directly to the design and implementation of embedded software for the legacy Smart Display product line.

Your Day to Day :

The Vetronics team's software runs close to the hardware. We measure our boot time in milliseconds. There is no huge Java VM or Apache web server backend framework running our code -

in some cases there is an embedded Linux kernel, in some cases a thin embedded operating system, and in some cases there is no operating system at all.

We write code for ARM processors and microprocessors. Think : code that's written for an Odroid, Arduino or Raspberry Pi, but take it to the next level.

Our programs are fast paced and require team work. A typical Vetronics SW development cycle is measured in weeks, maybe months, never years, so there’s always a new challenge and always something to learn.

Qualifications :

OS : Linux (Ubuntu, Red Hat, shell, bitbake / embedded), Windows 7 / 10

Languages : C / C++, python3, Bourne shell scripts

Interfaces : I2C, SPI, JTAG, USB, Ethernet (TCP / IP networking, SSH), CAN bus

Tools : ClearCase / ClearQuest, Bitbucket (git), Jenkins (continuous integration and automated test), Docker, Confluence, Collaborator, DOORs

Experience developing embedded application software for devices and computers

Exposure to micro-controllers and video processors

Exposure to software / hardware integration and test

Experience working in a team environment with systems, software and hardware engineering peers

Innovative and a self-starter, with excellent communication and teamwork skills

Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Exposure to MIL-STD S / W and H / W development environments and processes

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering

Must be able to obtain and maintain Canadian Security Clearance and a positive Controlled Goods Assessment. Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident

Our Company Benefits

Our contribution to our employees represents much more than just a pay check. We invest in our employees’ health and wellness, paid time off, retirement, income protection, work / life balance, talent development and more.

As a General Dynamics employee, you can enjoy many of our benefits including :

  • Health and optional dental plan
  • Life insurance and retirement benefits
  • Vacation and flexible work environment
  • On-site fitness facilities
  • Free parking
  • Hockey and soccer leagues
  • Tickets and giveaways offered through our Recreation Association
  • About General Dynamics Mission Systems Canada

    General Dynamics Mission Systems Canada is one of the country’s most innovative defence and security technology companies, providing advanced thinking, design expertise, and implementation know-

    how to equip military and first responders with leading-edge hardware, software and systems.

    Our employees innovate on a daily basis. Part of General Dynamics Mission Systems, a global company with more than 13,000 employees across 100 facilities worldwide, our success stems from strong system engineering experience, ongoing investment in research and development, collaboration with commercial and military systems industry leaders, and a singular focus on customer service.

    In Canada, we employ more than 1,300 people across three locations. Our business groups include : Land Communications, Airborne Mission Systems, Underwater Warfare and Cyber Solutions.

    We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas.

    If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team! (Workplace accommodations are available).

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