Senior Network Software Developer in Ottawa at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/21/2020

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Job Description

This is your opportunity to be innovative, flexible, self-directed and to bring your software engineering skills to our organization. We are looking for a creative Software Developer who has a passion to invent, design and implement embedded software along with a curiosity and desire to learn.

This opportunity is to support development and enhancements to our suite of state of the art network switching products. You must be resourceful and able to overcome new challenges using insightful design and engineering skills coupled with innovative approaches.

Apply if you are a team player willing to share, discuss and brainstorm ideas to define new products, product enhancements and process improvements.


  • Design, develop and test new embedded software to implement Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols.

  • Support and enhance existing embedded networking software.

  • Apply established development processes and assist in process improvement.

  • Analyze requirements and develop design alternatives.

  • Develop test software and procedures.

  • Generate complete and accurate user and design documentation.

  • Provide input to architecture, design and code reviews.

  • Provide input and evaluation of new technologies and products.

  • Keep current with embedded software trends and share knowledge.

  • Provide task breakdowns and accurate estimates for project planning

  • Review and validation of software releases.

  • Assist in maintaining a positive and productive atmosphere within the team.

  • Liaise with customers


  • C programming

  • Development of networking applications on Linux operating systems

  • Working knowledge of Layer2 and Layers 3 protocols

  • Testing of Layer2 and Layers 3 protocols

  • Working knowledge of Broadcom chipsets

  • Experience with Broadcom Fastpath software

  • Experience developing and testing for network appliance security

  • Proven communication/interpersonal skills.

  • Strong sense of responsibility, commitment to quality and achieving deadlines.

  • Knowledge of software engineering processes and standards.

  • Bachelor's in Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent) with minimum 4 years experience Co-op experience is applicable.

  • Experience with Spirent TestCenter and Das U-Boot firmware development


  • Bachelor's in Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent) with minimum 4 years experience Co-op experience is applicable.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD).

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact HR and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.