We are currently hiring for a Junior System engineer in Calgary to work in our Land & Joint Division on the CNRE program. The CNRE program provides upgrades to the existing Very High Frequency (VHF) radios for Canadian Forces to enhance their tactical voice and data communications. The upgraded radios provide simultaneous voice and data communications based on Time Division Multiple Access principles with modern Type I encryption while maintaining NATO STANAG 4204 based secure legacy voice capabilities for interoperability with allied forces.
Review of system and subsystem requirements specifications, interface control documents, design documents and use cases
Development of system integration and verification test procedures, including configuration descriptions and expected outcomes, in accordance with the design documents and company processes
Develop test scripts for manual and automated tests
Execute test procedures to verify functional specifications and gather data on technical performance measures
Perform investigations to stress test the system components and functionalities and raise system problem reports for further analysis
Develop test plans and test reports for internal and external distribution
Participate in integrated project team activities involving representatives from system engineering, FW development, and customer teams
Strong communications abilities, both written and verbal
Demonstrated initiative and willingness to learn
Experience in systems & requirements engineering preferred
Some understanding and exposure to the product development life cycle and associated processes
Some understanding and exposure to the engineering development, system integration, testing, and qualification processes
Experience in investigating and resolving technical problems
Co-op or internship experience is desirable
Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, System Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related technical/scientific degree
Experience with any of the following is an asset:
Familiarity with radios, voice/data networks, and networking protocols
Awareness of test automation principles, possesses, and applicable skills for implementation
Preference with experience in Linux, Python, Robot and Git
Familiarity with any of the following tools/applications:
LabView application development
WireShark network monitoring toolset
Rational Team Concert (total suite)
Must be able to obtain and maintain Canadian Security Clearance and a positive Controlled Goods Assessment. Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Our Company Benefits
Our contribution to our employees represents much more than just a pay check. We invest in our employees’ health and wellness, paid time off, retirement, income protection, work/life balance, talent development and more. As a General Dynamics employee, you can enjoy many of our benefits including:
Health and optional dental plan
Life insurance and retirement benefits
Vacation and flexible work environment
On-site fitness facilities
Hockey and soccer leagues
Tickets and giveaways offered through our Recreation Association
About General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada
General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is one of the country’s most innovative defence and security technology companies, providing advanced thinking, design expertise, and implementation know-how to equip military and first responders with leading-edge hardware, software and systems.
Our employees innovate on a daily basis. Part of General Dynamics Mission Systems, a global company with more than 13,000 employees across 100 facilities worldwide, our success stems from strong system engineering experience, ongoing investment in research and development, collaboration with commercial and military systems industry leaders, and a singular focus on customer service.
In Canada, we employ more than 1,300 people across three locations. Our business groups include: Land Communications, Airborne Mission Systems, Underwater Warfare and Cyber Solutions.
We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace – inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team! (Workplace accommodations are available).