• Software Engineer, Intermediate Level (Vetronics)

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/25/2018 5:39 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

    The General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Vetronics team has a requirement for an Intermediate Level Software Engineer to support multiple programs in the embedded computing and displays product area. Our products have become an integral part of combat vehicle platforms such as the M1A1 Abrams tank, the Stryker family of Armored Fighting Vehicles, the Joint Light Tactial Vehicle (JLTV) and the Mine Resistant Ambush Protested (MRAP) vehicles.


    The successful candidate for this position will contribute directly to the design and implementation of embedded software for the Vetronics team.


    • Candidates should have more than 3 years’ experience developing embedded application software for embedded processors and Intel based single board computers 
    • Experience with BIOS configuration and customization for Intel x86 computers
    • Experience with product development and deployment with embedded RTOS 
    • Experience developing software for video products such as displays and cameras 
    • Experience with ARM based micro-controllers is highly desired
    • Experience with video processors (e.g. Texas Instruments Da Vinci)
    • OS: MS Windows, Linux, VxWorks
    • C/C++ and various scripting languages
    • Design and development of OS device drivers
    • Software/hardware integration and test


    Skills & Knowledge

    • Ability to plan and lead software designs and implementations in a formal manner 
    • Able to prepare software architectures, system designs and software development processes 
    • Experience working in a team environment with systems, software and hardware engineering peers 
    • Innovative and a self-starter
    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
    • Ability to work in complex customer facing relationships 
    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Strong industry and technology knowledge 
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
    • Background in MIL-STD S/W and H/W development environments and processes


    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent.


    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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