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Embedded Software Developer

Solacom Technologies

Solacom Technologies

Software Engineering
Posted on Monday, February 13, 2023

Embedded Software Developer

At Solacom (a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.), public safety communications management is not a sideline, it’s our single focus. Our user-centric, multimedia 9-1-1 call handling and management solutions are built on more than 30 years of research and innovation in the application of advanced hardware and software technologies for public safety. Today, our 9-1-1 solutions support thousands of agencies affecting millions of lives annually. From dense urban environments to state, provincial, and national deployments, our solutions are trusted to streamline 9-1-1 call handling and management processes and enable more efficient collection of critical information in emergency situations.

We thrive on pushing the technology envelope to create leading-edge solutions for customers around the world. It’s demanding and challenging, but it is also very rewarding – and we think it helps make Solacom a workplace of choice in the Ottawa-Gatineau high-technology sector.

The Software Developer is responsible for design and development of call handling applications for telecommunication systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing real-time software applications and drivers

Duties / Deliverables:

  • Design and implement real-time software applications and drivers.
  • Test and troubleshoot embedded systems including custom hardware and RTOS.
  • Produce technical and other design documentation.
  • Integrate with and design software for communications equipment on Windows platforms
  • Analyze and resolve complex problems (multi-components, multi-disciplinary or intermittent in nature)
  • Contribute to the learning curve of other team members, guide their design decisions
  • Contribute to decisions on architecture and selection of technologies
  • Develop, design, code, unit test, debug, integrate, document and participate in
    full life cycle of software development activities based on AGILE principle
  • Manage source code and tickets with GIT/TRAC
  • Attend meetings, report progress, take technical leadership and ownership of
    assigned design work


  • University Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
  • RTOS and Embedded systems experience. Board-level hardware understanding.
  • C expertise. C++ proficiency. Object-oriented design.
  • Keen interest in real-time programming, communication protocols, client-server,
    command and control telecommunication systems
  • General understanding of Software Development Methodologies
  • Comfortable in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Language: English or French, bilingual will be considered as an asset

If you believe you can contribute to the success of Solacom and have a strong track record of performance in the field of information technology, we invite you to submit your resume by mail or email as we offer a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits.

Comtech Solacom Technologies Inc.
80 Jean-Proulx
Gatineau, Québec
Canada J8Z 1W1

Comtech Solacom Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and time in applying for our open positions; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted