Codan Communications

Software Engineer (Linux)

Software Developer in Victoria, BC

Posted 2019-12-05

Codan Communications is a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of Land Mobile Radio (LMR) communications solutions. When you dial 9-1-1, our radio equipment is what the 911 dispatcher uses to send police, firefighters, or paramedics to you. A career at Codan Communications is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic global business, reaching out to all corners of the world, helping people communicate in the moments that matter.

Department: Engineering
Position Type: Permanent, Full-time

The Role:
At Codan, we work in small teams, employing a lightweight and agile process. We care about the product we are developing and are committed to high standards and long-term code quality.

As a Software Engineer at Codan, you will work with our Firmware Team, contributing to the on-going improvement and development of new and existing products. Our networked radio systems are developed in-house, including hardware, firmware, software, and user interface layers. The software stack consists mostly of C/C++, Java, and Python running on an embedded Linux platform. A browser-based interface allows users to configure and control the devices.

Our products are highly valued by customers who are eagerly awaiting our new and improved features and we are looking for a Software Engineer whose strengths include investigating, expanding scope, and delivering meaningful product changes.

As a Software Engineer at Codan you will:
- Familiarize yourself with our code base and development processes
- Design and develop new features and support existing projects, with a focus on Firmware,
Networking, and Linux configuration.

What Are We Looking For?
- Programming experience in C/C++
- Experience with Linux programming, including kernel patching and development, multithreaded
application development, and driver development.
- Familiarity with ARM architecture
- Familiarity with TCP/IP networking

Bonus Points for any of the following:
- Experience with IDEs, source control, and continuous integration tools
- Experience with Java, Javascript, Python
- Familiarity with SCRUM/Agile processes
- Familiarity with digital signal processing
- Background in RF, telecommunications, networking, embedded systems, real time, digital hardware designs, or distributed systems

Benefits & Perks
At Codan we know that a compensation package doesn’t just stop at your salary. Our culture encompasses high performing people who work hard but also enjoy each other’s company and love sharing ideas. We celebrate each month with drinks, every release with a party, and ice cream is always readily available.

As a full-time employee, you will also have access to a variety of benefits including:
- Extended health benefits
- A company matched retirement savings program
- A short-term incentive plan
- A training budget for continuous improvement of your skills

What about You?
- You’re tenacious and love continuous improvement, with proven success at digging deep to find
solutions to tough problems
- You have an eye towards optimizing performance and improving product quality
- You enjoy learning and sharing ideas with other like-minded folks and mentoring new engineers
- You’re a quick study who is able to figure out complex systems

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