Our large IT client, is recognized by customers as Canada’s leading Aerospace company.
We are looking for an Software Developer to support the team.
Duration: 12 months
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
As a research and technology (R&T) Software Developer you bring your expertise in to develop, build, test and evaluate the next generation of driverless, autonomous vehicle solutions for the mass transit market. You will work with a highly dynamic team in our research department to create “proof-of-concepts” and support new product introduction for the global market.
- Perform all phases of development: model, compile, build, debug, testing, validation and documentation;
- To support the implementation of a set of progressively more complex ‘proof of concept’ platforms
- To participate in ‘hands on’ development, integration, field testing and analysis of results
- To document and defend results, designs and tradeoffs
- To keep abreast of the latest research activities in our field and help apply the results into our products
- To use your skills to work with multiple sensors and help develop the latest software algorithms to control complex, safety critical systems
- To develop expertise in the mass transit and railway signaling domains and contribute to the product offering of Thales
- To become an entrepreneurial and highly productive team member and team player
- Key Job Functions:
- Support overall design solution to product definition including system architecture, failure mode analysis and system redundancy for R&T projects;
- Develop, analyze, implement algorithms for train applications:
- Design, code, integrate and test software applications required to support various R&T projects;
- Design, build and support prototype hardware;
- Provides support to product team and other departments as required to help with productization of new solutions;
- Analyzes and write requirements using Company standard methodology;
- Use and setup tools and systems for data collection and evaluation of large datasets. Experience with ‘big data’ algorithms is an asset;
- Perform design reviews per R&T lifecycle;
- Perform engineering testing in the field & investigates problems in the field.
- Keeps abreast of relevant technology developments as related to the R&T project;
- Comfortable in a highly dynamic, Agile work environment;
- Assists in providing leadership and motivation to staff.
Key Skill Requirements:
- The successful candidate should possess an undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related field.
- 5+ years relevant work experience or equivalent
- Excellent command of C/C++, Linux necessary
- Knowledgeable of object oriented techniques, design patterns, multithreading, socket programming
- Proficiency with a least one scripting/productivity language such as Python
- Knowledge of communication protocols, networking basics, and security
- Working knowledge of modern software engineering practices, methods & tools
- Familiar with software building tools like Cmake, MSBuilds
- Familiar with source control tools (git, Clearcase, etc)
- Good analytical skills, able to diagnose issues based on field logs & correlate events to failures
- Other Skills that would be an asset
- Knowledge of railway signaling techniques
- Knowledge of C#, SQL
- Experience with microcontrollers and ARM processors
- Experience with real-time, safety critical systems
- Experience with Continuous Integration and automated test tools
- Hands on experience with GPS, radars, cameras, LIDAR
- Experience with GPU acceleration using OpenCL or CUDA
- Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
- Willingness to travel outside of Canada
The successful candidate should possess an undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related field.
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