International Recruitment
Kanata, ON
Full-time permanent
Are you ready to be part of a leading global engineering design house specializing in the design and development of embedded software/hardware, electronics, and electro-mechanics?
What we’re looking for
Highly motivated and dynamic professionals
Motivated designers with broad backgrounds and service mindset to be a consultant
Professionals with ability to work both with in-house projects and on-site assignments at our customer’s locations  
What you’ll do
·         You will be an integral contributor to a long-term project developing 5G NR. There are multiple teams developing software for RU, DU, CU, OAM, nRT RIC components, and Linux SW platform.
·         Software development responsibilities for all components include:
·         Following an Agile product development process, working collaboratively in cross-functional teams
·         Creating software architecture for base and platform SW that interfaces with upper layer application software.
·         Contributing to all stages of software development process starting from design, through implementation and test to integration and deployment.
·         Software delivery using a software version control system (GitHub etc.)
·         Driving selection of tools and methodologies as well as their introduction to the project.
·         Taking active part in the hardware / software integration at the component level, as well as system integration between components and end to end.
 
What you need to get the job done
·         A bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or Computer Science
·         Expert C/C++ and python coding skills, in a multi-core target environment and/or under cloud-native architecture
·         Minimum of 5+ year of industry experience bringing products to market
·         Experience throughout the full software development lifecycle, from conception, architecture definition, detailed design, scoping, planning, implementation, testing to documentation, delivery and maintenance
·         Experience in integrating third-party software IP
·         Experience in creating and debugging unit tests
·         Expert knowledge in writing thread-safe code
·         Effective team player, willingness to help build a collaborative and trusting community
·         Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control, build processes, testing and operations
·         Excellent written and oral communication skill.
Technical expertise (5+ years experience) in one or more of these domains:
·         4G/5G-NR system and architecture design, feature specification
·         Linux Kernel software development, including knowledge of Linux Kernel, device driver, boot process, bash shell scripting
·         Building thread-safe software in Linux environment. Understanding of synchronization and IPC.
·         Multiprocessor system on a chip (such as ARM Cortex-A53, a graphics processing unit (GPU) and a high-end FPGA, i.e. MPSoC)
·         Working knowledge in U-boot, Git, Yocto and build root
·         Memory - NOR, NAND, SRAM, DRAM, AMBA, EMI, AXI, etc.
·         Basic protocols - I2C, SPI, Quad-SPI and UART
·         MACsec (IEEE 802.1AE)
·         L1 SW Development based on SoC
·         L2 (PDCP, RLC, and MAC) and Scheduler development based on x86 architecture or SoC (ARM)
·         L3 (RRC, RRM) development
·         OAM and platform development on COTS hardware/RT Linux 
·         C/C++, gdb, Linux, sockets, IPC, multithreaded programming, databases
·         Experience using scripting languages (python, shell (bash), etc)
·         Knowledge of and experience with basic design Patterns
·         Good Knowledge of 3GPP and O-RAN OAM specification
·         Virtualized RAN design using VM orchestrated/managed by OpenStack or/and Container managed/orchestrated by Kubernetes
·         nRT-RIC (near Real-Time RAN Intelligent Controller) and xApp development
 
What will make us REALLY love you
·         Experience developing software in cellular radio technologies, i.e. 4G, LTE, 5G, NR, RU, RRH
·         Detailed understanding of the 3GPP LTE/5G-NR standards and O-RAN specification
·         Experience in networking or telecommunication
·         Understanding O-RAN architecture and its practical application
·         Strong hands-on skills in multi-core embedded or open-source software design
·         Outstanding problem-solving ability, including debugging/analytical skills
·         Organized, goal-oriented, self-starter, with a team focused mentality
·         Able to mentor and guide junior members of the team
 
About Syntronic Research and Development Canada
Syntronic values diversity in the workplace.  Our new international recruitment initiative is designed to focus on the recruitment of skilled professionals from across the globe who are interested in coming to work for us in Canada.  We are a Swedish based company that opened its doors in Ottawa in 2014, and we have recently expanded into Montreal and Toronto.
Syntronic provides our customers a complete portfolio of professional service to support their product development including:
·         Research and development (design, test, verification, validation, integration)
·         New Product Introduction
·         Manufacturing and after-market services
 
Our customers are among the most technologically advanced, and include the telecommunications, automotive, consumer electronics, optical, data science and connected devices fields.
 
Exciting things are happening here as we continue to expand our North American footprint – adding over 130 employees to the team since Jan. 1, 2021.
“We continue to see the need to add more exceptional talent to our teams in many different competence areas to help deliver on complex product solutions,” says Taimoor Nawab, vice-president of business development.
 
About OTTAWA
As Canada’s capital, Ottawa is the perfect place to experience some of the country’s best attractions, celebrations and flavours in one welcoming city. With its unique blend of urban and rural beauty, year-round outdoor activities, and vibrant neighbourhoods, the Ottawa region has something to offer everyone.
We’ll show you a good time full of fun, adventure and culture on land, in the air and on the water. You can’t resist our world-class whitewater rafting and cycling, national museums and fun tours, amazing restaurants, as well as dozens of craft breweries, distilleries and wineries. And we’ll get your heart pumping with exciting new attractions and events including thrilling ziplines, river tubing and more.
Located between Toronto and Montreal, and just north of the eastern United States, getting to Ottawa is easy. And since the metropolitan region stretches across the Ottawa River to Gatineau, Québec, you can visit two provinces in one destination. Cross one of the bridges, take a boat across the river, or even ride the world’s first interprovincial zipline, Interzip Rogers (seasonal)!
Year-round events
Ottawa hosts exciting annual events that attract international audiences. Visit during Winterlude to celebrate Canadian winter culture and activities, including a giant snow playground for the whole family. Celebrate spring’s beauty during the Canadian Tulip Festival, the largest event of its kind in the world. Enjoy concerts by famed international artists and up-and-coming local acts at music festivals in genres ranging from chamber and classical music to blues and EDM. Other fun events celebrate food, fireworks, hot air balloons, international cultures and animated films.
Live the ultimate authentic Canadian experience and create unforgettable memories in Ottawa, Canada’s capital!
What you’ll love about us
  Company Culture – outstanding people and a flexible work environment with lots of after work activities/groups! It’s so great, we even won an award for it!
  Work/Life Balance – 4 weeks holidays to start and work that stays at work!
•   Career Growth Opportunities – being a design house keeps variety in your work. New opportunities happening all the time!
•  Great Benefits – and, they start the same day you do… and, they include your family… and, the company matches your RRSP contributions!
About Syntronic Canada
Syntronic provides our customers a complete portfolio of professional services to support their product development including research & development, new product introduction, manufacturing, and aftermarket services. We adopt the latest technologies in electronics design and software development with a pool of technically skilled staff around the world. Among our customers and partners are some of the world’s most technically intensive businesses and organizations. This pushes us forward in designing to satisfy our customers’ needs with a focus on quality, competence, capacity and continuity.
Syntronic values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact our recruiting team and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

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