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Senior Software Engineer

Reference ID: MSL00000278-English

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Halifax, NS
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Full Time
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Engineering



Job Description

MDA Halifax has worked closely with DND over the past 20 years to build and maintain and evolve Naval Operations Software Solutions (NOSS) for the Royal Canadian Navy, the work is performed at CFB Halifax Dockyard Headquarters. There is an embedded MDA team at DND which requires a new team member. If you are looking to become part of a tight knit community helping to support operational requirements for DND this is the position for you.

Position Description:

This position will allow the candidate to gain experience in the field of Operational Military Command and Control and Maritime Security Systems. The candidate will be joining a well-established team, working closely with the operational support team at DND to provide critical support tools to our DND customer. The work flow and processes for taking code from development through to production is well established and clear to follow.

Primary Activities:
  • Create and modify code and software.
  • Create and modify screens and reports.
  • Gather and analyze data for the conduct of studies to establish the technical and economic feasibility of proposed computer systems, and for the development of functional and system design specifications.
  • Design methods and procedures for small computer systems, and sub-system of larger systems.
  • Develop, test and implement small computer systems, and sub-systems of larger systems.
  • Produce forms, manuals, programs, data files, and procedures for systems and/or applications.
  • Write code to write to and read from the database.
  • Unit test the code prior to releasing it for integration testing.
  • Monitor the need for design changes as the project progresses.
  • Develop test plans for testing the system.

Candidate' s Profile:
  • University Degree in Computer Science, Computer/ Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years&rsquo experience in the last 10 years creating and modifying code and developing and maintaining software
  • Preference for those with 10 years&rsquo experience in the last 15 years for the above
  • Must have minimum of 3 years&rsquo experience programming in some combination of Java, C# and/or C++
  • Must have a minimum of 1 years&rsquo experience performing requirements analysis and design for IT/IM projects
  • Experience with SQL
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented software design
  • Experience with structured unit testing and regression testing
  • Strong software development experience, from detailed design through test and deployment
  • Effective communication, both verbally and written

Desirable
  • Experience with Docker, Kafka, Apache Camel, Mocking Libraries, Avro, MongoDB/NOSQL, SQL DB concepts, Redis, AI/Machine Learning, Microservices
  • Experience with Subversion and/or GitLab
  • Experience with geospatial projects
  • Familiarity with DevOps, Test Driven Development and Agile processes

Comments/Special Considerations:

Candidate must hold or be eligible to obtain Level II Security Clearance.

Primary Activities
  • Create and modify code and software.
  • Create and modify screens and reports.
  • Gather and analyze data for the conduct of studies to establish the technical and economic feasibility of proposed computer systems, and for the development of functional and system design specifications.
  • Design methods and procedures for small computer systems, and sub-system of larger systems.
  • Develop, test and implement small computer systems, and sub-systems of larger systems.
  • Produce forms, manuals, programs, data files, and procedures for systems and/or applications.
  • Write code to write to and read from the database.
  • Unit test the code prior to releasing it for integration testing.
  • Monitor the need for design changes as the project progresses.
  • Develop test plans for testing the system.

Candidate Profile
  • University Degree in Computer Science, Computer/ Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years&rsquo experience in the last 10 years creating and modifying code and developing and maintaining software
  • Preference for those with 10 years&rsquo experience in the last 15 years for the above
  • Must have minimum of 3 years&rsquo experience programming in some combination of Java, C# and/or C++
  • Must have a minimum of 1 years&rsquo experience performing requirements analysis and design for IT/IM projects
  • Experience with SQL
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented software design
  • Experience with structured unit testing and regression testing
  • Strong software development experience, from detailed design through test and deployment
  • Effective communication, both verbally and written

Desirable
  • Experience with Docker, Kafka, Apache Camel, Mocking Libraries, Avro, MongoDB/NOSQL, SQL DB concepts, Redis, AI/Machine Learning, Microservices
  • Experience with Subversion and/or GitLab
  • Experience with geospatial projects
  • Familiarity with DevOps, Test Driven Development and Agile processes

Comments/Special Considerations:

Candidate must hold or be eligible to obtain Level II Security Clearance

Posted: August 17, 2018
Closes: September 15, 2018
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Company Info
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1001-5000 employees
Industry:
Technology

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MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. MDA's business is focused on markets and customers...