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Embedded Software Developer Co-op (4-16 months, September 2024)

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Ciena

14d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Software Engineering
  • Ottawa

AI generated summary

  • You must have a bachelor's/master's in computer/electrical engineering, experience with C/C++, unit test frameworks, knowledge of embedded systems, real-time operating systems, debugging tools, scripting languages, and familiarity with telecom concepts.
  • You will design, implement, and maintain real-time embedded platform and application software for Ciena's flagship products, focusing on Linux and VxWorks kernels, drivers for hardware components, fault and alarms subsystems, system applications, and software development kits.

Requirements

  • What Does Ciena Expect of You?
  • A sense of urgency – what is important to the customer is equally important to you. You make getting things done a priority.
  • Integrity – you hold yourself to the highest level of personal and professional standards of conduct.
  • A commitment to innovation – you continually seek to learn, understand modern technologies and ever-changing market conditions, and endeavor to apply that knowledge to Ciena’s advantage.
  • You embrace change – thriving in a diverse environment of ever-changing priorities and sometimes stressful situations.
  • The flexibility to work independently with minimal supervision as well as part of a broader team.
  • The Must Haves:
  • Enrolled in a bachelor’s or master's degree in computer or electrical engineering, computer science, or similar disciplines
  • Experience with C or C++
  • Assets:
  • Developing software for embedded systems or telecom products
  • Understanding of CPU hardware architectures, hardware functional specifications, hardware timing diagrams, device data sheets
  • Understanding of real-time operating systems and embedded systems
  • Software development tools such as git, BitBucket, Gerrit, Jira, etc.
  • Unit test frameworks such as Google Test, JUnit, Robot, PyTest, and the like
  • Debuggers and tools (e.g., gdb), especially for troubleshooting embedded systems in user space and kernel space
  • High-level programming and scripting languages such as Java, Python, Perl, Tcl, bash
  • YANG modeling language and toolchains
  • Software development methodologies such as Agile or Waterfall
  • Familiarity with datacom and telecom concepts such as DWDM, SONET/SDH, OTN, Ethernet, OSI Model, TCP/IP, MPLS

Responsibilities

  • We design, implement, and maintain real-time embedded platform and application software for several of Ciena’s flagship products. Functional areas in our scope range from low level bit flipping drivers to high level software state machines for interfacing with external applications:
  • Linux and VxWorks kernels and base software components
  • Drivers for proprietary and 3rd party ASICs, FPGAs, and other hardware components.
  • Hardware/software interface to provide bridging of various abstraction layers.
  • Fault and alarms subsystems to detect, report and maintain defects and manage their hysteresis and co-relations.
  • System applications such as traffic/equipment protection, performance monitoring, etc.
  • Software Development Kits that abstract the underlying low-level software and hardware to facility platform application developments and integration.

FAQs

What academic background is required for this co-op position?

Enrolled in a bachelor’s or master's degree in computer or electrical engineering, computer science, or similar disciplines.

What programming languages are required for this position?

Experience with C or C++ is a must-have for this position, while high-level programming and scripting languages such as Java, Python, Perl, Tcl, and bash are considered assets.

What tools and methodologies are preferred for this co-op position?

Familiarity with software development tools such as git, BitBucket, Gerrit, Jira, unit test frameworks like Google Test and JUnit, debugging tools like gdb, and software development methodologies such as Agile or Waterfall are all assets for this role.

Telecommunications
Industry
5001-10,000
Employees
1992
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) is a global leader in optical and routing systems, services, and automation software. We build the world’s most adaptive networks to address ever-increasing digital demands for richer, more connected experiences for all users. For three-plus decades, we’ve brought our innate sense of humanity to our relentless pursuit of innovation. We prioritize deep, collaborative relationships within our teams, and alongside our customers, partners, and communities—local and global.

Benefits

  • Physical Wellbeing: The strong correlation between wellness and job performance means your health is of utmost importance to us. Our Global Wellbeing program provides you and your family direct access to resources and programs to improve your physical health.

  • Recognition Program: In addition to rewarding performance via our annual bonus, our reward program, 'bravo!' facilitates peer-to-peer and financial recognition for both teams and individuals.

  • Tuition Reimbursment: We will reimburse 100% of tuition, books, materials, and lab fees for a course or series of courses leading towards a degree or maintaining a degree related to your current position at Ciena or a position you are capable of attaining within the near future.