Software Developer, Networking

by General Dynamics Land Systems

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 21, 2022
General Dynamics Land Systems

Job Description

Software Developer, Networking


Position Summary

We are seeking a software developer for networking solutions who is excited to be part of an innovative and growing software development team.  As a network developer you will be responsible for maintaining network configuration and software components in our labs and on vehicle platform.  We are looking for a candidate with a Computer Electronics or Engineering background who can program around network protocols. You will report to the Area Manager of the Software Development and Cybersecurity Team within the Advanced Product and Technology Group.

Day to Day Activities:

  • Develop network application using native and 3rd party APIs under Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Configure and harden network services and management for general purpose OS based and dedicated network systems
  • Develop, Review and Test codes while maintaining version controlling using Git, and track associated issues using JIRA
  • Conduct requirement analysis, and design solutions in coordination with other Engineering teams and suppliers


Position Requirements:


-          Solid understanding of TCP, UDP stack

-          Solid understanding of IEEE switching standards

-          Solid understanding of IEEE interior gateway protocols such as RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, and multicast routing protocols

-          Ability to configure and manage network to support different application layer protocols

-          Hands on experience with Linux and Windows user, network, firewall configuration, and management

-          Hands on experience on troubleshooting network physical layer issues

-          Hands on experience on troubleshooting connection oriented protocols

-          Hands on experience in Linux Network Programming using bash, python, C/C++

-          Hands on experience in scripting for network automation and configuration using bash, python


Programming Languages:

-          bash, python, C, C++11 or later



-          Experience with switching, routing and firewall configuration of products from Cisco, Juniper, Aruba

-          Experience in developing dissector for Wireshark

-          Experience in wireless spectrum troubleshooting and management

-          Experience in throughput and capacity management


  • Document design flow, algorithms for team review and collaboration
  • Conduct integration testing and performance analysis for networked components
  • Conduct lab and on vehicle testing and troubleshooting of networked components


  • 5+ years experience
  • Diploma or Degree in Computer Electronics or Engineering

A software development career at General Dynamics Land Systems–Canada will provide you with the opportunity to be involved in a broad variety of projects and programs that will enhance Land Systems–Canada’s vision, values and purpose. As part of the team, you will create high quality and high impact software solutions that will be used by customers domestically and globally.


General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion.  We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is a requirement that General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada be registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and that all of its workforce be security assessed.  As such, successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian government security clearance to secret level.