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Technical Specialist – Software

Thales Group

This is a Full-time position in Richmond Hill, ON posted July 12, 2021.

Location: Toronto, Canada Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day.

Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems.

Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

Thales provides world-leading Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) and interlocking for mass rail transit applications globally.

The Centre of Competence for Urban Rail Signalling is located right before you at mid-town Toronto.

As the largest office in Canada, we house a department for every step of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) This includes Software, Hardware, Systems Design, Verification & Validation, Operations, etc.

The supporting corporate shared services teams in Finance, Human Resources and IT is also located at the office.

Our office space was designed to provide a sustainable, healthy workplace that expresses TRSS’s brand while increasing collaboration.

Features include Greenguard furniture, EnergyStar appliances, low-emitting adhesives, sealants, and sliding glass doors on internal offices provide daylight and views to the outside.

Come join the big Transport family, here in Toronto We are looking for a Technical Specialist.

S/he will design, create, analyze, debug and deliver software for train control systems of Thales Rail Signaling Solutions.

Key Responsibilities: Understand and follow the company’s processes and procedures for developing mission critical software Develop near real time systems in C++ Design, code, debug, write test procedures and tests software code Review code, test procedures and test results Analyze and implement correction for complex defect reports Perform engineering testing in the field and investigates problems in the field Provide input for cost estimates Provide on the job training and formal training to staff Provide input to manage and evaluate employee’s performance Have an excellent understanding current product and contributes to extend the current product architecture and design Technical mentoring Keep abreast of new technology developments and help to evaluate new products and processes to improve current software development Required Skills and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent Minimum of 7 years relevant working experience Preferred Skills and Experience: Excellent command of C++ language including templates, STL, Boost, MFC usage Familiar with C#, WPF Excellent command of the scripting languages Ruby, Perl and Python Familiar with software building tools like gmake, MSBuild Familiar with unit testing and continuous integration frameworks Familiar with Angular web development including Typescript, WebSockets, Reactive X Familiar with source control tools (Git, Clearcase, etc.) Knowledgeable of object oriented techniques, design patterns, multithreading, socket programming, Windows Good analytical skills, able to diagnose issues based on field logs and correlate events to failures Familiar with agile work environments, test-driven development and continuous integration Working knowledge of modern software engineering practices, methods and tools Excellent team collaboration skills, writing and verbal skills, people supervision skills Strong technical writing and communication skills Experience with large mission-critical and multi-platform heterogeneous systems is desirable Thales is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.

Thales is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the interview process.

Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for an interview.

We will work with you to meet your needs.

All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.