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Ground Software Engineer

Brampton, ON

Senior Ground Software Engineer 

The Position
We’re on the hunt for a Senior Ground Software Engineer/MTS on our Robotics & Space Operations team at our Brampton office.
With 40 years of operational experience and proven performance on the programs including Space Shuttle and International Space Station robotics and operations support, our Robotics & Space Operations team has 100% mission success in making space dreams come true.
As our Senior Ground Software Engineer/MTS, you will be instrumental in using your skill and experience as part of a team to design, implement, maintain, and test software solutions that are modular, extendable, testable, and efficient. You will work on web and AR/VR based ground control software, simulators, and test tools to support control of robotic arms, rovers, and other robotics in space. You will lead difficult and complicated subsystem designs and implementations helping to grow the skills of more junior teammates through mentoring and coaching.

As part of a team:
  • Lead designs for ground control software, simulators, and test tools for robotic systems in space
  • Lead designs for intuitive and immersive user interfaces
  • Ensure designs are documented and well communicated
  • Lead and participate in implementation and testing of software solutions
  • Review the work of teammates (senior and junior)
  • Mentor and grow the skills of more junior team members via conversations, review of work products, explanation of design tradeoffs, etc.
  • Lead estimation efforts for new tasks
  • Collaborate with other seniors and management on the establishment, evolution, and enforcement of standards for coding, tools/environments, processes, etc.
  • Other duties as will be assigned from time to time by management or a team lead
Required Skills/Experience
  • Proven ability to design and implement software solutions on Windows or Linux
  • Automated testing
  • Agile development environment
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of one or more of:
    • C#
    • ASP.NET
  • Bachelor degree in Software, Computer, or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and a positive thinker

Beneficial Skills/Experience
  • Test driven development (TDD, ATDD, BDD)
  • Continuous integration/build automation
  • Python and Lua would be an asset

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