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About the role

As a Software Developer you will be working on mission critical software for the control and analytics of Uncrewed Vehicles and Systems.

Lockheed Martin Canada Inc. (Lockheed Martin) CDL Ltd. Systems software is deployed globally in Small (SUAS), Medium (Shadow RQ-7), Large (Grey Eagle MQ-1C), and high altitude pseudo satellite (HAPS) systems as well as surface vehicles and target systems.

As part of the Skunk Works team, you'll have the opportunity to work on cutting edge next generation ground control system platforms as well as computer vision and AI applications in the air and on the ground.
We're looking for a developer to work primarily in C++ (with some tooling in scripting languages) engineering systems in collaborative self-organizing Scrum teams, practicing test driven development, with the freedom to create the solution that actually fits the problem at hand.

Lockheed Martin Canada CDL Ltd. Systems is dedicated to providing a diverse and safe environment... for all of our employees and we want our employees to be comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day in a supportive, relaxed, and fun environment.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing reliable, mission critical, cross platform software, this includes:
• Develop the solution (primarily in C++) using test driven development. Responsible for writing tests from unit level to system end-to-end
• Engineer solutions that provide optimal user experience
• Participate in agile practices like estimation meetings, retrospectives, stand-ups, etc.
• Develop, maintain and document the architecture of the solution
• Contribution to documentation, delivery, and deployment of the solution
• Assist our customer experience team with development support
Duties may also include:
• Opportunities to travel for on-site integration, training, flight trials
• Opportunities to participate in local (Calgary area) Lockheed Martin CDL flight testing operations
• Assisting Lockheed Martin CDL's tooling team (DevOps/DevSecOps) maintain industry best software development tools and techniques
• Voluntary participation on Lockheed Martin CDL's social committee
• Voluntary participation on Lockheed Martin Canada Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion working groups.

What you bring to the role

Educational Credentials

Candidates should have at least a bachelor's degree in one of the following:
• Software Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Geomatics Engineering
• Electrical Engineering (with a Computer Minor program)
• Computer Science
Experience, Skills and Talents
• Five years or more software development experience
• Object-Oriented software design
• Experience with the C++ programming language
• User Interface & user experience ("front-end") design experience and/or database/domain/service "back-end" design experience
• Passionate about high-quality end-user experiences and how we can best deliver an attractive, mission-critical solution to our customers
• Software development experience on Linux and Microsoft Windows
• Familiarity with iterative project planning and agile development practices.
• Ability to follow disciplined coding standards and practices.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Enjoys working in a collaborative team environment
• Continually learn and improve based on focused feedback.

Additional skills desired for the role

The following are not required to apply for this position, and are some example skills and experience which align with Lockheed Martin CDL's core business competencies and our future growth areas:
• Experience with Computer Vision software solutions
• Experience in the Uncrewed Vehicle (UV) domain
• Experience with the ArduPilot auto pilot
• Experience with the Mavlink vehicle communications protocol
• Experience with the STANAG-4586 vehicle communications protocol
• Experience and a desire to help our organization increase diversity, equity, and inclusion.

What we offer you

We walk our talk when it comes to work/life balance! Your physical, mental and financial wellbeing matters to us. On top of working in a highly supportive, friendly, respectful environment, this is what you can expect when you join our team:
• Flexible, compressed work schedules, depending on business requirements, as well as the possibility to work remote part-time
• Competitive compensation
• Time to recharge with vacation, personal days, holidays, and parental leaves
• Comprehensive Family Medical, Dental and Vision coverage available on your first day of employment, along with:
• Virtual Health Care (24/7 access to medical professionals)
• A Wellness Spending Account to aid in your wellness journey
• Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) which includes free face to face counselling sessions
• Medical Travel Insurance
• Onsite fitness facilities at our main office locations
• A Registered Retirement Savings Plan that includes matching company contributions on your first day of employment, that also includes access to Financial Advisors providing investment advice and comprehensive financial planning
• Employee discounts to save on goods, services and various recreational activities
• Access to a robust spectrum of development resources to enhance your skills and/or advance your career including:
• Free learning resources through a modern and engaging platform
• Education Assistance Program
• Reimbursement for a professional membership
• Self-directed Mentoring

About us

Lockheed Martin Canada is the Canadian-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security and aerospace company employing 115,000 people worldwide, including more than 1,300 Canadians. By applying innovative approaches of our highly skilled and experienced Canadian workforce, we have been Canada's trusted defence and aerospace partner for over 80 years. We operate major facilities in Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Calgary and Victoria and work on a wide range of programs from advanced naval technology products and unmanned systems software to providing delivery and in-service support of the latest military aircraft to commercial engine repair and overhaul capabilities. This position is part of the Lockheed Martin's Aeronautics - Advanced Development Programs team also known as "Skunk Works", specializing in the development and licensing of vehicle control station software for unmanned systems
Calgary AB


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