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Software Designer
Posted date [Sep-11-17]  (ID: 160801)
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The AIM Group, established in 1988, is a Canadian owned, ISO certified company that provides Information Management / Information Technology, Professional Services, Engineering, Oil & Gas, HR Capital Management and Administrative and Clerical Services to the private and public sectors in Canada, the United States, and internationally.

Create new Board Support Packages (BSPs), drivers and develop enhancements to our existing BSPs and drivers for Single Board Computers (SBCs), develop power-on built-in-test firmware and develop continuous built-in-test drivers. You must be resourceful and able to overcome new challenges using insightful design and engineering skills coupled with innovative approaches


  • Design, develop and test new embedded software.
  • Support and enhance existing embedded software.
  • Apply established development processes and assist in process improvement.
  • Analyze requirements and develop design alternatives.
  • Develop test software and procedures.
  • Generate complete and accurate user and design documentation.
  • Provide input to architecture, design and code reviews.
  • Provide input and evaluation of new technologies and products.
  • Keep current with embedded software trends and share knowledge.
  • Provide task breakdowns and accurate estimates for project planning
  • Review and validation of software releases.
  • Assist in maintaining a positive and productive atmosphere within the team.





  • Bachelor's in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum 5 years experience
  • C programming.
  • WindRiver VxWorks BSPs and drivers
  • Yocto Linux BSPs and drivers
  • Windows BSPs and drivers
  • Green Hills Integrity BSP and drivers
  • Intel BIOS
  • U-Boot firmware
  • Linux and Windows development environments.
  • Reading/understanding IC datasheets, board schematics.
  • Diagnostic tools like Digital Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, DVMs, etc.
  • Proven communication/interpersonal skills.
  • Strong sense of responsibility, commitment to quality and achieving deadlines.
  • Knowledge of software engineering processes and standards.
  • Experience in the following is an asset:
    • software configuration management tools.
    • software defect tracking tools.
    • software debugging tools.
    • test methodologies.
    • scripting tools and languages.
    • Requirements analysis and tracking
    • Task priority management and tracking
    • DO-178B


Job Title Software Designer
Company Name The AIM Group
Category Category -> Telecommunications
Job Type Job Type -> Temporary/Contract/Project
Location Ottawa
Area Location -> ON - Ottawa