Full-Time

Sr. Specialist Software Developer

Posted on 6/18/2024

Telesat

Telesat

501-1,000 employees

Low Earth Orbit satellite broadband network

Hardware

Senior

Bethesda, MD, USA

Required Skills
Python
Operating Systems
Segment
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • Experience in software development, focusing on embedded systems
  • Basic understanding of networking concepts and protocols
  • Proficiency in using the Linux operating system
  • 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
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with experienced engineers in the design, coding, testing, and maintenance of software applications
  • Develop 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
  • 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

As leaders in satellite technology, Telesat offers a dynamic work environment perfect for those passionate about advancing global communications. Their commitment to providing high-capacity and secure broadband connectivity using cutting-edge Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites places them at the forefront of the industry. This dedication not only to innovation but also to delivering ultra-low latency and fiber-like speeds, positions Telesat as an excellent workplace for pioneering professionals in satellite technology.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$30.7M

Headquarters

Ottawa, Canada

Founded

1969

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

12%

2 year growth

23%