Software Tester
International Datacasting - Ottawa, ON

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  • Test our products according to the ATP documents.
  • Report errors/opportunities for improvement in the ATP documents.
  • Help out the developers by testing changes/new features during the development cycle (outside the scope of the ATP).
  • Maintain equipment in the lab.
  • Follow our software development process and make suggestions as to how this process might be improved.
  • Write ATP sections from scratch.
  • Design and maintain lab layout.
  • Schedule overnight/long-term tests.
  • Design and maintain automated test programs.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Previous experience with formal software testing methodologies and software development procedures.
  • Detailed knowledge of IP and related protocols (UDP, NTP, DHCP, DNS, etc) and familiarity with IP multicasting are essential.
  • A working knowledge of Linux, network analysis tools and at least one scripting language (eg. Perl) is required.
  • Experience with C/C++, multi-threaded programming. Familiarity will satellite systems and digital video Linux and Windows technology would be an asset.

Education and Experience:

  • College Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • 2-5 years related work experience.

If you are interested in working on challenging point-to-multipoint distribution of broadband multimedia content over satellite, then this position is for you. Recognizing people as the company’s greatest asset, we are committed to providing a stimulating and rewarding working environment for our employees. Exciting work challenges and strong working relationships all contribute to a highly motivated team of people at International Datacasting.