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MDA Systems Ltd.
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Intermediate Software Engineer (C++)

Reference ID: MSL00000295-English

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Halifax, NS
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Full Time
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Engineering



Job Description

Project Description

MDA is building the next generation Mine Warfare and C4I Systems for the Canadian Navy. The Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels (MCDV) Operations Room System is a complex geospatial application which interfaces with leading edge acoustic sensors, remote and autonomous underwater vehicles, and ship sensors and integrates a back-end data acquisition system with a comprehensive geo-spatial database, interfacing with shore based intelligence, analysis and surveillance systems. It enables route survey, mine warfare and maritime surveillance from the Navy&rsquo s Maritime Coastal Defence Vessel.

Position Description

We are seeking an intermediate software engineer to join the team, with a minimum of 5 years of proven working experience in C++.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Integration of COTS software tools into a Windows & Linux environment / Oracle GIS database
  • Development of User Interface in accordance with customer imposed standards
  • Development of sophisticated Data Management and Sonar Control solutions
  • Integration of Subsystem and Sensor Interfaces
  • Complex software test case construction and execution
  • Development and provision of application training to DND end-users

Requirements (experience/skills):
  • Academic and work experience with Windows, C++, and TCP/IP.
  • Computer Science, Engineering or Math/Physics degree.
  • Ability to understand and work with complex software requirement specifications
  • Minimum 5 years proven working experience as a C++ Application Developer in a systems integration project
  • Excellent problem solving skills and verbal / written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in OODA methodologies and Design Patterns
  • Experience with Visual C++ in Visual Studio environment
  • Experience developing in Java

Would be considered an asset:
  • Experience with NMEA-183 interface protocols
  • Experience using and developing in Linux
  • GIS /geo-coded imagery experience
  • Sonar (or radar) imagery and applications,
  • Oracle and/or Postgres Database
  • Experience with RS-232/422
  • Experience with electro-mechanical systems and interfaces is desirable.

Comments/Special Considerations:

Candidate must hold or be eligible to obtain Secret Security Clearance

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Posted: August 17, 2018
Closes: September 15, 2018
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1001-5000 employees
Industry:
Technology

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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...