30+ days ago


Ottawa, ON



The Software Developer will perform software engineering tasks including requirements development, design, code, testing, verification and integration of embedded real-time software. The candidate will perform assignments in conjunction with other software and system team members utilizing formal standards processes and documentation.


  • Carry out full software development life-cycle for safety-critical systems: planning, development, testing, and (if necessary) certification of embedded software.
  • Provide input on overall product design and architectural design of embedded software.
  • Design and oversee project plans, specifications, and other important documentation required for compliance with industry regulations.
  • Prepare for and conduct peer reviews of software design materials, code, test cases and procedures.
  • Provide support for production activities.
  • Interface directly with customers and third parties.

Knowledge, Skill & Experience Requirements

  • University degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.
  • 2+ years relevant work experience.
  • Experience in real-time embedded software development life-cycle processes including; full documentation suite, designing re-usable software components, coding, testing/debugging, writing test cases and executing test procedures.
  • Proficiency in writing technical documents such as System Specifications, Software Requirements, Test Procedures, and User Manuals.
  • Demonstrated C/C++ embedded programming skills.
  • Use of standard design tools for software development.
  • Proficiency in usage of embedded development tool-chains including compilers, linkers, debuggers and static analysis tools.
  • Experience with software configuration management tools.
  • Solid appreciation of hardware architecture, designs, and debug cycles, primarily targeting power products.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and prioritize work activities appropriately.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills & ability to multiplex several activities & work assignments.
  • Proficiency in English (written and oral).
  • Desirable- experience with :
    • o Lithium battery technology
    • o Battery Management Systems
    • o Processors: TI MSP430 family
    • o IDE/Tool Suites: IAR Embedded Workbench, GiTLab
    • o Embedded OS: Salvo, Linux, WinCE
    • o Communication protocols and drivers: J1939, CANOpen, SMBus, USB, SPI, I2C, UART
    • o Other languages Eg: Python, JAVA, C# for PC GUI rapid prototyping
    • o USB Software development experience
    • o Testing Automation experience
    • o Code Version Control: SVN, GIT
    • o Bug Tracking: Jira

    Behavioral competency Requirements

    Customer focus


    Functional or Technical skills

    Timely decision making

    Problem solving

    Drive for results

    Work environment (include physical requirements)

    • Office base and manufacturing environment.
    • Some travel may be required between Galvion facilities.