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Careers at EXFO


Senior Software Engineer / Ingenieur(e) logiciel senior



Job summary


  • As a part of the organization as a Senior Software Developer in R&D/Wireless Monitoring entity, you are responsible for the development, the delivery and maintenance of the Passive Probe product.
  • You integrate a Scrum Agile team, which brings together all the necessary skills for a software project (Product Owner, Scrum master, Team players)


What you’ll do


  • Participate in the Scrum Team ceremonies
  • Estimate the stories for features and enablers during backlog refinement
  • Contribute to the risk and dependencies analysis before launching Product Increment
  • Contribute, with the help of the Product Manager (PO), to the scheduling of activities, choice of technology, development and test tools, and review of test plans


  • Realize R&D projects:
  • Take in charge development activities/ follow development guidelines / produce associated software documentation
  • Actively participate to sprint planning
  • Commit as a team player to the sprint content delivery
  • Take in charge part of development tests & associated documentation
  • Actively participate to continuous improvement via Agile best practices


  • Be responsible for the quality and schedule of deliverables:
  • Be responsible of the quality of his deliverables by ensuring, right level of test and design review of his modules, ensuring the completion of the test coverage of his deliverables, achieving test execution by himself, as appropriate, until quality level is reached
  • Be responsible for delivering his own deliverables in line with schedule agreed with team and project leader


  • Provide technical support :
  • Bring technical expertise to the Support teams


What we’re looking for


Technical skills

  • Core development:
    • Strong experience in C/C++ development in industrial environment
    • Experience with DPDK is a plus
  • Devops / automation
    • scripting languages (Python, Shell, Groovy)
    • tools (Jenkins, Gitlab-ci, Robot Framework, Nexus/Artifactory)
    • deployment frameworks: ansible, openstack
  • Cloud technologies:
    • docker, microservice-based architectures, Kubernetes
  • Network and system knowledge (linux kernel, network stacks) is a plus
  • Telecom
    • Experience, or will to ramp-up on telecom domain, with associated protocols (4G, 5G, IMS, CUPS) is a real plus 

Required aptitudes

  • You are capable of managing development tasks in complete autonomy, defining a software architecture, immersing yourself in existing codes and proposing corrections and evolutions
  • Your experience will demonstrate your ability to review and challenge the software practices in place at Exfo
  • You are also able to imagine how your product can be future proof and how it can integrate new technologies
  • You combine analytical thinking with the ability to synthesize, you are rigorous in your analyses and developments
  • Your relationship allows you to work naturally “as a team” in an international environment


Must have


  • Pertinent experience: 15 years’ experience in C/C++ software development in industrial context
  • Language requirements: French, English
  • Education: Master's degree in computer science or equivalent


Any other combination of experience/studies will be considered.

Senior Software Engineer / Ingenieur(e) logiciel senior Rennes, France | Posted 18 days ago

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