Sr. Specialist SW Developer


Posted on 4/23/2024



501-1,000 employees

Provides broadband via LEO satellites



Ottawa, ON, Canada

Required Skills
Operating Systems
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • Experience in software development and testing, focusing on embedded systems
  • Basic understanding of networking concepts and protocols
  • Proficiency in using the Linux operating system
  • High proficiency in utilizing C++ and Python as coding languages to develop embedded SW applications
  • Cloud technology familiarity is a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate effectively within a diverse team
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for learning new technologies and tools
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to producing high-quality software
  • Ability to design software with consideration for hardware resource constraints
  • SW development in the satellite communication systems is a plus
  • Collaborate with experienced engineers in the design, coding, testing, and maintenance of software applications
  • Develop, test and maintain embedded software modules using programming languages like C++ and Python
  • Assist in the implementation of networking solutions, ensuring seamless communication between software components
  • Contribute to the development of software tools, libraries, and frameworks to enhance overall product quality and efficiency
  • Participate in code reviews, providing constructive feedback to enhance code quality and adherence to coding standards
  • Collaborate with the team to troubleshoot and resolve software defects and technical issues
  • Collaborate with the team to lead and develop the industry leading embedded SW test methodologies
  • Support the integration of software components on Linux operating systems
  • Assist in the testing and validation of software features, ensuring functionality and performance meet specified requirements
  • Utilize cloud technologies to enhance software deployment and management
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers and designers, to understand requirements and contribute to technical discussions
  • Maintain clear and organized documentation of software designs, processes, and development tasks
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork and communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Lead the design, development, and implementation of advanced satellite ground segment software systems, ensuring high performance, scalability, and reliability

Telesat provides an exceptional work environment for those passionate about advancing global communication technologies. As a leader in the deployment of Low Earth Orbit satellites, the company delivers high-capacity, secure broadband connectivity with remarkably low latency and fiber-like speeds, making it a key player in its industry. Working here offers the opportunity to be at the forefront of enhancing worldwide internet connectivity and innovation, which is critical for both technological advancement and bridging digital divides.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Ottawa, Canada



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth