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Intermediate Software Developer

Reference ID: SNI00000030-English

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Ottawa, ON
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Job Description

Neptec Design Group Ltd. (Neptec), a recently acquired company by MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, provides leading electro-optical and electro-mechanical systems and high-performance intelligent Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR).

Neptec Design Group Ltd. is an aerospace company that offers a diverse range of career and learning opportunities. A pioneer in the world of vision systems, Neptec designs, develops and builds mechanical, hardware, and software for space, defence and industrial automation industries. As a successful NASA Prime Contractor, Neptec&rsquo s reputation has been built on making things work in challenging environments. Major customers include NASA, the European Space Agency, Orbital ATK, and the Canadian Space Agency. Projects run the gamut from developing embedded robotics-control systems for the Space Station, to integrating rover navigation sensors and software, to developing next-generation 3D LiDAR sensors for space applications.

Primary Activities
  • Performs requirements analysis and prepares software specifications
  • Develops software architectural designs
  • Prepares software design and test documentation
  • Designs, codes and tests software
  • Interface with customers during requirements definition and design review activities
  • Participates in software and systems integration testing activities
  • Participates in technical meetings with peers and possibility customers
  • Collaborates with other engineering/project team disciplines
  • Serves as recognized technical authority for the software engineering discipline, providing advice on specific aspects of design projects

Education, Experience, and Qualifications
  • B.Sc. or equivalent in computer science, math, engineering, or physics, MSc is an asset
  • 3-5 years&rsquo experience in software development
  • Experience with C/C++ programming languages
  • Experience with software version control (git, subversion)
  • Experience with Qt is an asset
  • Experience with Python is an asset
  • Experience with MATLAB is an asset
  • Experience with Robotics Operating System (ROS) is an asset
  • Experience in developing software under Linux and Windows
  • Experience in all phases of software development lifecycle
  • Familiar with military and/or commercial software development standards
  • Self-motivated with exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, rapidly changing environment
  • Must be willing to work in a hands-on environment
  • Able to obtain a Federal Government Security Clearance (minimum Secret Level II)

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Posted: October 17, 2018
Closes: December 16, 2018
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1001-5000 employees

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About MDA Systems Ltd.

MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. MDA's business is focused on markets and customers...