Exception_Software Engineer

  • ID: 531380
  • Posted: 9/14/2023
  • Location: Brampton, ON
  • Category: IT - Computer/Software
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 9 - 12 Months


Are you an Exception Software Engineer who is looking to join one of the top companies within the Aerospace Industry?


Are you looking to further your career and grow?


Do you have experience with designing and implementing embedded, real-time, safety-critical solutions (broad and deep)?


If you answered yes to those three questions, then apply today!


Acara Solutions is seeking highly qualified candidates to work Hybrid with our client in Brampton, ON. Interested? 


Here's what you'd do:

  • Cutting-edge Space development, revitalized industry, the opportunity to build engineering talent, the opportunity to work on Canadaarm 2/3, Rovers, and Medical equipment for Space.
  • As our Senior Staff Software Engineer/MTS, you will be responsible for department-wide processes and practices related to embedded, real-time, safety-critical development in C++ on bare metal and VxWorks 7. 
  • You are constantly on the search for ways to do things better and justification for the real-world performance of those new processes and practices and you leverage your extensive (broad and deep) experience to focus the search on the most promising ideas.
  • The goal for each role is to establish discipline best practices and processes
  • Create and refine best practices and processes (SOLID design, TDD, ATDD/BDD, design patterns)
  • Document best practices and processes
  • Generate training material and deliver training on an as-needed basis
  • Conduct an external independent review of work in progress
  • Define/monitor recovery plans where reviews identify non-trivial deviation
  • Mentor and grow the skills of department staff via conversations, review of work products, and explanation of design tradeoffs.
  • Other duties as will be assigned from time to time by management


Here's what you'll get:

Hours: 40 hrs/Week 

Length: CONTRACT (12 Months)


Sound like a good fit? 



About Acara Solutions

Acara is a premier provider of recruiting and workforce solutions—we help companies compete for talent. With a legacy of experience in a variety of industries around the world, we partner with clients, listen to their needs, and customize visionary talent solutions that drive desired business outcomes. We leverage decades of experience to deliver contingent staffing, direct placement, executive search, and workforce services worldwide.

Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Software or Computer or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 15 years experience in designing and implementing embedded, real-time, safety-critical solutions (broad and deep) 
  • Minimum of 15 years experience in C++ on bare metal or VxWorks 7
  • Minimum of 15 years experience in modern software design principles and practices (SOLID, TDD, ATDD/BDD)

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Ability to teach principles and practices to others
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and a positive thinker
  • Space flight software development
  • Safety-critical software development (NASA 7150.2, DO-178C, ISO 26262/IEC 61508, or comparable)

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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