Systems Software Designer

Job description

Systems Software Designer

ID #:        20SS102522SSD

Location: Ottawa, ON Canada (preferred)

Remote:  Eastern Canada

Term:      Contract: 6-12 months

High Tech Genesis is looking for a System Software Designer to join our team. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work with one of the largest technology companies in the world.

What will you do as part of our team?

  1. Develop embedded C/C++ software, including enhancements to existing software, development of new features, and support of new hardware.
  2. Participate in all stages of software development, including requirements analysis, design, prototyping, implementation, test, and maintenance.
  3. Troubleshoot software issues as well as performance issues, and work with Architects, Software and System Engineers to identify root cause.
  4.  Identify software performance improvements, including but not limited to CPU usage and memory management.
  5.  Employ test driven development methodologies, automated unit testing, and comprehensive integration testing.
  6.  Engage with Product Owners and System Architects to evolve and invigorate the platform, such that it can continue to adopt and support new features and technologies.
  7. Influence the software architecture, to improve resiliency, debuggability and maintainability.


  • 3+ years of high-level programming with C in the Systems/Platform area
  • Must have networking experience with L2/L3
  • Experience with multi-card nodes
  • Familiarity with software upgrades and high availability of embedded Telecom systems
  • Shell Programming in Bash, Perl, or Python

Experience in any of these areas are a BONUS!

  • Knowledge of industry standard open-source components like, Docker, Redis etc.
  • Configuration Management
  • Familiarity with Network timing protocols

Note 1: If applying to work in Canada: You MUST be legally entitled to work in Canada (i.e., possess Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or Valid Work Permit).
Note 2: High Tech Genesis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Note 3: In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), HTG will provide accommodation accessible formats and communication supports for the interview process upon request.

Note 4: Please submit an MS Word version of your resume when applying for this position.

Note 5: Salary is commensurate with experience.