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Junior Software Engineer - Aviation Systems

MDA
Reference ID: MSL00000081
Category:
Engineering
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Richmond, BC     

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Job Description

MDA&rsquo s Aviation business delivers large software centric systems that enable our customers to meet the challenges of global aviation operations in an ever changing world. Working in multidisciplinary and multi-level teams, we build systems that capture, manage and exchange large, geospatial datasets in a highly regulated environment. These systems facilitate the operational optimization of our customer&rsquo s business. We are seeking staff to define and deliver the next generation of software tools for tomorrow&rsquo s aviation industry.

Primary Activities

We are looking for three bright, capable, Software Engineers to join our team. This will be an exciting opportunity to develop your knowledge and expertise in a multitude of areas. You will apply proven engineering processes and work with integrated technologies to help build massive, intricate systems. Successfully solving these large, complex problems will involve hard work, a passion for quality, an inquisitive mind with the ability to self-educate, and the skills to work within a large team.

Responsibilities:

As a software engineer, you will have the opportunity to participate in all phases of the software development life-cycle, including:
  • Creating engineering solutions that are attractive to our customers and are cost-effective
  • Working from requirements to develop or modify complex software applications
  • Planning work, providing effort estimates and driving your work to completion
  • Designing, coding, testing, debugging and documenting high quality software applications
  • Participating in integration, testing and deployment of software applications
  • Assisting in troubleshooting problems in a software production environment
  • Following established development processes and corporate technical and quality standards
  • Identifying and incorporating potential technological advances in line with the long-term goals of the Aviation business

Candidate Profile
  • A University degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or other relevant discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience in the Aviation domain is not required &ndash a keen interest in learning about it is
  • The ability to understand and work with complex software requirement specifications
  • A team oriented approach to solving technical problems within budget and schedule constraints
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Technical requirements - some combination of:
  • Experience in software development and test
  • Proficiency in Java and/or C++ in a Windows environment
  • Knowledge of OOP design patterns and standard development practices
  • Experience with database design, development and implementation (Oracle databases and SQL)
  • Creating &ldquo proof of concept&rdquo prototypes or models
  • Familiarity with leading GIS technologies
  • Experience scripting using Perl or Python
  • Creating tools to support development and test
  • Knowledge of Aircraft navigation concepts and systems

Comments/Special Considerations:

Successful candidate(s) must be able to obtain and hold security clearance at the Reliability level.

For candidates with less than three years of work experience, please include a transcript of your grades with your application.

MDA provides customers around the world with essential information solutions used for decision making. Using the latest technology to change the world. Our employees enjoy challenging careers with opportunity for growth and learning.

MDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: January 16, 2017
Closes:February 24, 2017
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Company Info
Size:
1001-5000 employees
Industry:
Technology

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About MDA

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