Software Engineer Intermediate- Acoustics

Posted Date 1 month ago(2/2/2018 2:47 PM)
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Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.


Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.

Project/Program Overview

Maritime Acoustic Systems (MAS) are world leaders in Underwater Submarine Warfare acoustic signal processing systems.  Our team has provided Acoustic Signal Processors and Ground Analysis Systems for the CP140 Aurora and the CH-148 Cyclone aircraft and numerous other maritime patrol platforms throughout the world. The Software Engineer will work closely with a team of highly skilled professionals in a collaborative environment. High team participation and cooperation is mandatory. The selected candidate will take day-to-day direction from the Project Engineer (or their designate), and will be responsible for supporting junior engineers assigned to the project.


Typical Duties:


•Assisting and supporting lead engineers and team members
•Performing some basic design and/or analysis functions based on requirements
•Documenting the analysis, design and test in accordance with development standards
•Participate in integrated team activities with System Engineering, Development and System Integration.
•Developing and performing tests and debug of code
•Identifying defects, resolving issues and verification
•Supporting and performing system level test and integration efforts
•Participating in code reviews
•All other duties as required



Required Experience:


•Able to apply problem solving skills to daily activities.
•Experience developing system software
•Experience in programming in C/C++
•Experience in programming in Qt an asset
•Experience with the Agile software process
•Excellent communication and time management skills
•Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills
•Enthusiastic contributor, willingness to learn new skills and takes on ownership of work
•Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment, with minimum supervision
•Knowledge or background in underwater acoustics and submarine detection an asset


•Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Applied Science or related technical/scientific degree



Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.


General Dynamics Mission Systems – Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.  Workplace accommodations are available.


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