Software Design Engineer (NEW GRAD)

Peterborough, Ontario
03 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Design Engineer new graduate opportunity

Essential Responsibilities

At GEH-C Nuclear Services, you will work on technically challenging projects as a member of the Software Engineering team. You will be responsible for the design of software to control on-power refueling systems and equipment for CANDU reactors.

Projects will give you an opportunity to:

• Design, develop or test custom software in one or more of the following areas:
o Control systems for automated, on-power fuelling and defueling of CANDU reactors.
o Control systems for reactor inspection, maintenance and refurbishment tooling and tool delivery systems.
o Simulation and emulation software.
o Off-line verification and analysis tools.
• Generate design and QA documentation as required by applicable codes and standards.
• Reverse-engineer legacy software systems and design modern replacements.
• Work closely with other engineering disciplines on continually and rapidly evolving designs.
• Support testing, installation, commissioning and execution both locally and at the customer's site.

There is also opportunity to work on site assignment at one of the nuclear power plants in Ontario.

If you see yourself in a challenging, rewarding career at an extremely diverse, technology-driven company, this is the perfect place to start. GEH-C's supportive environment and free flow of information will encourage you to imagine, build, solve and lead.


• New graduates with a bachelor of engineering degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline, with strong academic achievement.
• Experience with control systems, robotics and software QA lifecycles.
• High initiative, self-confidence and independence.
• Ability to decompose a complex task into its essential design elements.
• Excellent communication, presentation and documentation skills.
• Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work with a highly diverse, cross-disciplinary team.
• Flexibility to work remotely on short-term customer site assignment
• Most importantly.... creative and innovative thinkers!