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
Email: viengdala.thirakoune@comtechtel.com

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