Systems Administrator (Linux) / Software Developer (C/C++)

Limbic Media

April 17, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

Come join the fun and creative team that was a finalist for “Team of the Year” and the organization that was VIATeC’s Member of the Year in 2014. You will hit the ground running on a major multi-year industrial sensing project.

Job Summary: 

Get in on the ground floor of a company that is poised for considerable growth. We offer competitive salaries, benefits and employee stock options. We respect work life balance and employ agile developer-centric practices and processes.


  • Software engineering design and development for industrial, automated sensing contracts including firmware design, driver development, OS customization, and developing production architectures.
  • Hardware sourcing and software development of low-level, modular components for interfacing with sensors.
  • System administration/operations for production and testing systems.
  • Assistance for deployment of systems.
  • The above primarily on custom Linux platforms.
  • Creating/archiving documentation of software and technical processes.


  • Deep knowledge and experience with the Linux operating system including scripting, kernel patching, firmware design, and driver development.
  • Open Embedded.
  • Networking: SSH, VPN, network configuration.
  • C/C++.
  • Python, Javascript, other programming languages an asset.
  • Ability to thrive in an R&D environment with many unknowns.
  • Strong yet empathic communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Work well in teams.


  • 5+ years of Linux system administration
  • 3-5 years combined programming experience in C/C++ (other languages welcome)
  • Demonstrable open-source development experience is an asset and counts towards your work experience.


  • Bachelor of Computer or Software Engineering or Computer Science
  • Alternative degrees are welcome, if you can demonstrate knowledge of Computer Science principles and concepts.
How To Apply: 

If you are interested in applying please send your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources

Limbic Consulting