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
Our team is looking for an experienced embedded and real-time software/firmware developer for our client’s leading-edge CCTV server video system product. Our team will be focused on recorder core features and extending the platform abstraction layer onto new hardware.  
The candidate is required to fully understand line system firmware/software architecture and its real time operating system and be able to work independently developing optical control and shelf controller interface software for new products as well as sustaining for legacy products. To achieve this goal, the candidate is required to work closely in a multi-disciplinary environment and be able to interact with optical, hardware and software engineers to drive closure of any design and development requirements and issues. 
You will be responsible for the following activities:
- Engage with the team to design and develop best-in-class features 
- Collaborate with cross-functional peers as we productize your work 
- Support the team to resolve issues reported by our customers 
- Innovate as you research new technologies and resolve complex problems 
- Share well developed product knowledge with peers, internal customers and new entrants into department 
- Construct and contribute to major project high level design strategy 
- Play an active role in assisting manager on delivery related activities 
- Recommend innovative solutions with a total system view and add to the patent portfolio 
- Promote a positive team environment that uses the combined strengths of individual members to achieve organizational goals 
- Define system and architecture and/or write customer product specifications 
- Help the team define the roadmap and make decisions 
What you need to get the job done
 - Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering program
- Minimum 5 years of professional experience as a developer in the related domain
- Experience designing and developing scalable, high-performance, and highly-available embedded and/or server applications
- Experience developing client/server applications in C++ (knowledge of C++14 features, Boost, and STL is a plus)
- Experience with Cloud frameworks (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, and OpenStack)
- Experience developing applications that makes use of Block and Object Storage (e.g. S3)
- Experience with real-time operating systems, inter-process communication and multi-threaded applications
- Experience with embedded system development and cross platform development
- Familiar with object-oriented design and design patterns
- Familiar with networking and TCP/IP, UDP, RTP, HTTP protocols
- Experience with container technologies (e.g. Docker and Kubernetes)
- Experience in an Agile software development environment (SCRUM and JIRA)
- Independent and willing to take initiative
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
What will make us REALLY love you
- Image, video and audio compression and/or analytical processing, multimedia streaming and storage formats, AVI file format
- Hardware architectures, memory, and I/O devices
- ARM programming
- Familiarly with SQL, NoSQL, and time series databases
- Experience with ActiveX, DirectX, Direct3D, web protocols, web development, Python and/or JavaScript frameworks. Familiar with GitLab and Yocto Linux distribution
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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