Intermediate Software Developer – C/C++ Linux

MDS is a fast-growing Aerospace Engineering firm currently servicing some of the world’s leading companies in more than 15 countries worldwide including Rolls-Royce, Siemens, General Electric and Pratt & Whitney. MDS not only provides custom built test facilities and test systems for aviation, industrial, and marine gas turbine engines, we also provide world class service to back it up.

If being part of the development team for a mission critical application excites you, this might be the role for you. We’re looking for an Intermediate Software Developer – C/C++ Linux to produce updates and add new features to our data acquisition system. This application is critical to our client’s engine development and testing as it provides them with data from gas turbine engine tests such as heat level, frequencies, vibrations and gas/oil flow.


  • Participate in a software development team that produces updates to and new features for MDS’ data acquisition software for testing Gas Turbine Engines.
  • Software development programming over the full development life cycle, including design, code and test.
  • Ensure that software meets all the specification requirements.
  • Participate in design and code reviews.
  • Support the integration and formal testing of the software as deployed on customer systems.
  • Respond to other corporate members and clients on software aspects.

Education & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience working in related field
  • Proficiency with C/C++ in a real-time multi-threaded/multi-tasking Linux environment – 5+ years
  • Proficiency with embedded systems and architectures such as PowerPC, ARM, etc.
  • Proficiency in telecom concepts, networks, protocols, IPC, TCP/IP stack, sockets, etc.
  • Proficiency and knowledge of Linux architecture and Kernel driver design principles
  • Proficiency with source code repositories such as subversion
  • Proficiency with XML and related technologies
  • Proficiency with SQL programming for Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS)
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio development environment would be an asset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Good interpersonal skills required
  • Degree in Computer Science or Software Computer Engineering

Why Join MDS?

There are many reasons to consider working with the MDS team:

  • Canada’s Best Managed (Platinum Member)
  • Competitive wages
  • Employee Bonus Program
  • Health Benefits
  • International travel
  • Impact on Aerospace Industry
  • Solid reputation
  • Diverse workforce
  • Positive work environment
  • Pension Plan
  • Company Events – Holiday Party, Golf Tournament, Town Hall Meetings, and Executive-Led Breakfast Club
  • Community Events – Dragon Boat Festival, HOPE Volleyball, Soccer and Hockey Tournaments, and other fundraising activities

Corporate Values

At MDS our values drive our actions and behaviors to foster the most positive and productive environment for our Employees, Customers, and Partners. Candidates must demonstrate a proven ability to demonstrate the following MDS values: Communication, Passion, Accountability, Teamwork, Care and Respect.

Candidates who consider themselves a team player are invited to submit their resume in confidence to recruiting@mdsaero.com.

MDS is an equal opportunity employer. MDS does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, mental or physical disability, religion, sex or national origin or ethnic origin.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates who meet or exceed our requirements, are legally eligible to work in Canada and do not require sponsorship will be contacted.

Please visit our web site https://mdsaero.com to view all open positions.

Telephone calls not accepted from candidates or agencies.






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