Technical Lead

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Job Description

Are you a software professional that enjoys creating solutions that customers love? Do you thrive on seeing projects from concept to delivery? Do you like working in smaller teams and seeing the entire solution?

Our team is growing and Kongsberg Geospatial is seeking a Technical Lead to support the design, development and improvement of several new and existing Qt QML-based applications.

This is a hybrid position located in our Kanata, Ontario office.

This position may require travel within and outside of Canada approximately twice a year.

What You’ll Create:

We develop systems that integrate complex sensor interfaces, data, and equipment. We tie it all together using an assortment of middleware technologies and present it using innovative modern graphical user interfaces. Our user experiences provide application operators visualization of geospatial map and terrain data, imagery, video feeds, and sensor controls

We are seeking a Technical Lead with C++ experience for a mission planning application. As a member of a small team, you will have the opportunity to wear multiple hats, from leading small project teams through the full software development lifecycle, to doing hands-on development and supporting junior developers.

Duties include:

  • Working directly with customers to solve specific requirements.
  • Defining project scope and estimating implementation effort.
  • Developing new solutions using agile software development practices, including tasks such as defining requirements, feature design, coding (features and automated tests).
  • Active participant in software development, architecture, integration and testing of code within the target solution.
  • Improving the reliability and efficiency of our core product.
  • Communicating with the team through meetings, demos and documentation.

You Have:

  • A Canadian security clearance or eligibility to obtain one.
  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of Software Development experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience in C++ Software Development.
  • Minimum 2 years experience leading teams.
  • Ability to deliver production quality software backed by automated tests.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • A self-starter, motivated individual who loves to learn and be challenged.
  • Strong understanding of application development, including application design, session management, security and performance.

Experience in the following areas:

  • Extensive knowledge in developing code in C++ using Qt and QML.
  • Knowledge of how to design effective user interfaces using UX best practices (defining end-user personas, journey maps, workflows and wireframes).
  • Using development toolsets for Windows and/or Linux, including Visual Studio, Eclipse, or similar.
  • Managing software configurations with Git or similar.

It will be great if you have:

  • Experience using Qt and QML.
  • Experience acting as product owner in an Agile environment.
  • Experience and domain knowledge of geospatial technology.
  • Experience and domain knowledge with one or more of Defence, ISR, and UAV applications and operations.

How to Apply:

If you fulfill the qualifications and experience listed above, we look forward to hearing from you.
Please apply by e-mail to, quoting job title “Technical Lead” and attaching your resume in PDF format only.
Due to the volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We appreciate your interest in Kongsberg Geospatial.
Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation, please