L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. L3Harris.com
L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customer's mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.
Architect, design, develop, document and verify software for complex electro-optical surveillance systems.
Provide support to Engineering, Manufacturing and Customer Support teams to solve software issues.
Participate in the estimation and planning of new products and features.
Participate as a software team member within an Agile development process.
Represent Software Engineering in company product development reviews.
Participate in continuous department improvement processes.
Review the software contributions of other team members.
Mentor and guide junior staff.
Strong technical and analytic skills.
Strong knowledge of embedded C and C++ software architecture for real-time systems.
Demonstrated ability to architect complex software systems.
Demonstrated ability to research, design and implement complex algorithms.
Good working knowledge of Matlab an asset.
Demonstrated knowledge of modern software design practices like Object Oriented design and Patterns.
Ability to understand the operation, design and control of complex electro-mechanical systems.
Proven track record for creating innovative solutions to difficult problems on budget and on time.
Strong knowledge of modern source code management.
Proven track record for developing software within an Agile software process.
Good understanding of the ISO 12207 software development standard.
Strong knowledge of embedded communications standards such as I2C, SPI, CAN, Serial, Ethernet.
Strong knowledge of Avionic communication standards such as 1553, Arinc-429.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to learn and grow within a fast paced environment.
Preferred Additional Skills
5-10 years of experience designing software for embedded microprocessors using C/C++.
Experience developing for embedded ARM processors.
Experience targeting real time operating systems such as vxWorks or Threadx.
Experience targeting embedded Linux.
Familiarity with GPU processor coding an asset.
Familiarity with FPGA/RTL/SoC design experience and methodology and asset.
Familiarity with both Windows and Linux as host operating systems.
Familiarity with electro-mechanical and optical sensors or lasers is an asset.
Undergraduate Engineering Degree, community college technical diploma or equivalent experience.
Life at L3HARRIS WESCAM
A subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies – WESCAM develops the most advanced optical systems for global defense and military sectors, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide. From long- range covert surveillance and targeting missions to search and rescue operations, our MX-series systems, and the mission systems solutions they are a part of, allow our customers to see first and act first.
Engineered with advanced EO/IR technology and over 40 years of superior gyro-stabilization experience, WESCAM’s MX™-Series has been proven in-theater, and controlled the battle space from every altitude. With thousands of systems fielded worldwide, L3 Harris WESCAM’s systems can be found on over 200 different types of platforms, including fixed-wing, rotary-wing, UAV and aerostat airborne platforms, numerous surface vehicles and marine-based platforms.
Our work environment is both challenging and dynamic – our physical environment is state of the art. Here’s what you can expect as an L3Harris WESCAM employee
Every other Friday off (paid – with our rare 9/80 work schedule)
Free on-site gym
Free wellness programs
Free fruit, bagels and coffee
Beach Volleyball courts
26 acres of forested land with hiking and biking trails in the heart of Burlington
Sports and extra-curricular teams and activities
Employee events such as Rib Fest and Golf Tournament
Work/Life balance that is supported
Real opportunities for growth and development
A diverse and inclusive working culture
Everyone’s role at L3HARRIS WESCAM contributes to saving people’s lives
Diversity & Inclusion
We believe that diversity among our employees makes us a stronger organization.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our L3Harris WESCAM family, and our community by welcoming and encouraging applications from anyone interested without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, Aboriginal status or any other legally-protected groups. For people with disabilities, we work with you throughout the recruitment process to ensure you have what you need in order to be at your best. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment/interview process, or as you begin you career with us just let us know and we will take care of you.
This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.
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