Software Designer – Kernel Drivers





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Position summary

Matrox is currently looking for a software designer for its Video products. The candidate will be integrated as a developer into an experienced Scrum team. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about software development, who enjoys working as part of a team and who wants to deliver high quality products to our customers.

Using the C ++ programming language, you will participate in the design, development and maintenance of cross-platform kernel drivers controlling PCI express cards and that are used by top television broadcasters, post-production facilities, and multimedia producers for broadcast and real-time non-linear editing around the world.


  • Participate in daily scrum meetings, sprint planning, review and retrospective meetings;
  • Collaborate with the product owner to fully understand customer requirements;
  • Design and develop new functionalities;
  • Participate in code reviews;
  • Maintain and improve the quality of existing code;
  • Create unit tests and integration tests;
  • Develop sample applications that demonstrate the use of new features;
  • Collaborate with other development teams.



You have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering with computer science option or Computer Science;
  • Strong knowledge of object oriented programming;
  • 1 to 5 years of experience in C++;
  • Good communication skills.


You master one or more of the following:

  • Experience in Agile and Scrum practices;
  • Experience in debugging real-time scenarios and in multi-threaded environments;
  • Writing multiplatform libraries (Windows/Linux);
  • Writing multiplatform kernel drivers (Windows/Linux);
  • Hardware knowledge such as PCI express bus, I2C bus, processors architecture, FPGA design
  • Experience in UML techniques and practices;


Knowledge of the following tools or technologies is considered an asset:

  • JIRA,  Agile/Scrum tool;
  • Git/ Bitbucket version control and code review;
  • Visual Studio, WinDbg;
  • GCC, CLANG, CMake, Make (makefiles), bash, gdb, powershell;
  • Java, JNI, NetBeans, Eclipse;
  • C++11;
  • Knowledge of the architecture of the Windows and Linux operating systems;
  • Knowledge in networking and its protocols;
  • Knowledge of unit test frameworks;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft COM technologies.



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