Sr. Specialist/Sr. Engineer, Desktop Developer
Build your career with a world-class defence industry leader!
Work at the forefront of electronics and software architecture for light armoured vehicles!
Join a high-energy team with exciting opportunities for global career progression!
About the Organization
A career with General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada (GDLS-C) offers plenty of excitement, innovation, and challenge. With lots of global collaboration within the Land Systems family, we are a world-class defence industry leader with expertise in the design and manufacture of light and medium armoured vehicles. We have a strong foundation of delivering innovative engineering and production capabilities to our clients across the spectrum of military vehicles. Our team is focused on continuous improvements that provide our clients with solutions while reducing costs and speeding up delivery for urgent requirements.
About the Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative and experienced Desktop Developer who's interested in working on cutting-edge technologies to join our team in London, Ontario on a full-time basis.
Working with a highly motivated team you will use your technical expertise to assist in the development of processes, procedures, and policies for electronics and software resiliency in automotive applications.
Your duties will also include:
Architect and design new and novel software architectures for embedded computing platforms
Develop full-stack solutions for use on LAV products with our team of developers
Create solutions that meet or exceed requirements in areas such as scalability, maintainability, reliability, extensibility,
usability, and security.
Work alongside multiple disciplines (Electrical, Mechanical, HFE) to make appropriate system-level design decisions
Testing and validation of new features for emerging and legacy products
Assist Manager in developing software roadmaps for all embedded computing products
Provide input into tools, training, and environment selection for next generation products
Seek out areas to improve current software design processes
Mentor other desktop developers on best practices in development and test
Influence vehicle electrical architecture decisions based on impacts to software development
Field testing and validation with customer when required
In order to qualify for this role, you will have a post-secondary education in either Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or a related field along with 5 to 7 years experience. We would also like the following qualifications:
.NET (C#, Prism, WPF)
Databases (SQL, InfluxDB, Postgres)
Web (ES6+, Node.JS, NPM, SVG)
Experience creating high performance middleware software libraries
Strong communication and organization skills
Ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical people
Experience working with teams and/or customers
Passion for finding creative solutions to unique problems
Ability to work independently and take initiative
Ability to Travel (5% Cdn) and (5% US & Int’l) and possess and maintain a valid passport
Preference will be given to individuals who have the following:
Development experience in the below areas:
Serializer / Messaging Frameworks
Experience using SysML + UML
Expertise in DevOps (Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible)
Experience optimizing software to run in a hardware-constrained environment
UI/UX design or Human Factors Engineering (HFE) Experience
Experience with safety certified software and associated standards
Experience developing Continuous Integration workflows
Working knowledge of ISO 11989, Bosch CAN2.0B, SAE J1939 and similar standards
Valid Secret level security clearance
About the Benefits
At GDLS-C, you'll be welcomed into a tight-knit and social team with an excellent health and safety record. As a Fortune 500 company, you'll also gain valuable industry experience and have opportunities to take your career to new heights.
In addition to a highly competitive salary that is commensurate with your individual skills and experience, you'll also have access to a wide range of benefits, including:
Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
Flex time and vacation package
Tuition reimbursement for you and your children
Long and short-term disability, life, AD&D insurance
Employee Profit Sharing Plan
If you're an experienced Desktop Developer looking to take the next step in your career - apply to join the General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada today!
General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
It is a requirement that General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada be registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and that all of its workforce be security assessed. As such, successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian government security clearance to secret level.