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 software for call processing as well as operation, administration, maintenance and provisioning (OAM&P) of call management system on Windows platforms

Duties / Deliverables:

  • Design software for communications equipment on Windows platforms using:
    • OO design, C# for Windows, .NET environment, C++, TCL, Bash shell
    • Socket programming
    • VoIP, SIP Protocol
  • Develop and adapt extensible client-server-based User Interfaces and Web applications in .NET and Java
  • 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
  • Keen interest in real-time programming, communication protocols, client-server, command and control telecommunication systems
  • Fluent with OO design, Client-server architecture, Web service programming
  • General understanding of Software Development Methodologies
  • IP Communications development: Mapping, GIS (Geographic Information System), or Statistics application development experience will be considered an asset
  • Independent self-starter, positive work ethic
  • 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.