Senior Software Developer – MPLS, Network Communications & C/C++

Industry: Networking, IT, Computer Software

Type: Full time

Experience: 5+ years

Location: Ottawa/Gatineau or Montreal

Northforge Innovations provides software consulting and development services to companies that develop network communications products for network infrastructure, media systems and security addressing the need of the technological shift to the cloud paradigm. We focus on the acceleration, security, and accuracy of data packets. Our employees have a direct impact on bringing new technology to market and enabling success for our customers. Northforge provides a multi-cultural working environment focused on learning and continuous improvement. You will have the opportunity to learn new technologies, improve your technical and personal skills and work on a variety of projects at Northforge. We offer competitive salaries and benefits while we have fun streaming new ideas and products to the world.

Northforge is looking for a software developer to join our growing and dynamic team focused on enabling equipment suppliers to move from supplying proprietary hardware equipment to cloud software systems. The successful candidate will be involved in developing technologies such as fast packet processing and security solutions. This requires expertise in C/C++, Linux, RTOS, protocols, etc.

Join us!

Required Skills:

  • Software development experience in C/C++ and Linux/RTOS
  • Commercial and recent experience in developing MPLS, MPLS TE protocols or related enhancements, including control plane and data plane
  • Experience in packet processing, switching and routing technologies
  • Telecommunication or network communications domain expertise


  • Hands-on experience with L3VPN, VPLS, RSVP, and LDP
  • Broadcom SDK experience
  • Protocol experience in L4-L7 layers as TCP, SCTP, GTP, SIP, DIAMETER or similar
  • Security experience such as IPSec, SSL/TLS, VPNs, DPI, Authentication, etc.
  • Experience with switch SDK
  • Experience with Linux kernel or device driver

Education and Experience:

  • BSc or higher degree in CE/EE/CS or equivalent
  • 5+ year experience of software development

If you have the required skills please complete our online job application below:

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