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Wind River

Cloud Platform Software Developer

Kanata, Canada / Remote

Cloud Platform Software Developer – Member of Technical Staff

Canada – Remote


About Wind River

Wind River is a global leader in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems. For more than four decades, the company has been an innovator and pioneer, powering billions of systems that require the highest levels of security, safety, and reliability.  

Wind River helps customers across automotive, aerospace, defense, industrial, medical, and telecommunications industries solve complex technology challenges on their journey toward the new intelligent machine economy. The company’s software powers generation after generation of the safest, most secure systems in the world.  Examples include playing a key role in NASA space missions such as Artemis I, the James Webb Space Telescope, and multiple Mars rovers. We’ve achieved recent 5G milestones including the world’s first successful 5G data session with Verizon and  building one of the largest Open RAN networks in the world with Vodafone. 

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The company has received industry recognition for its technology innovation and leadership, and for its workplace culture, including global Great Place to Work certification and being named a “Top Workplace” for ten consecutive years. If you want to be part of a unique culture where the lived experience is based on our cultural attributes of growth mindset, customer-focus, and diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging, come join us and help advance the future software defined world. 


About the Team

Within the Wind River Cloud team, we work with large-scale projects like Kubernetes, Docker, OpenStack and fast-paced Open-Source technologies that are in high demand from our customers.  Wind River Cloud has adopted these technologies into the core of our product, which is driving us to find experienced and high-performing individuals that can learn and contribute to these container and virtualization solutions.  In addition, Wind River Cloud team is a leading contributor to the Open Source StarlingX cloud native project, to manage and maintain the critical infrastructure for highly distributed Edge solutions, including 5G, Autonomous Vehicles, Industrial Automation and Augmented Reality.  Wind River contributes and builds upon the work within StarlingX to ensure it meets the demands of these critical applications.  

The right candidate will possess proven software engineering skills.  You are expected to be versatile and able to thrive in a dynamic environment. You are comfortable managing competing priorities and can bring order to ambiguous scenarios. Maturity, impeccable judgment, and the ability to influence and lead are essential to success in this role. 


  • Develop software for a complete cloud infrastructure software stack.
  • Develop high quality designs and code based on Kubernetes, containerized applications, distributed cloud systems, and cloud infrastructure management.
  • Work as part of a team focused on containerization and fault tolerant/carrier grade development. 
  • Work with the most dynamic and exciting open-source software projects today – Kubernetes, KubeVirt, Helm, Ansible, Puppet, OSTree.
  • Contribute actively to StarlingX, an open-source project under the OpenStack Foundation - a fully featured cloud for the distributed edge ( 
  • Develop and deliver platform upgrade features with high quality design and code. 
  • Investigate and resolve issues reported during product verification and customer integration. 
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development process using agile development. 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field. 
  • 7+ years of professional software development experience
  • 5+ years of programming experience with Python
  • 3+ years of programming experience with C/C++ preferred
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems. 
  • Preferred Qualifications: 
  • 5+ years of professional experience in building infrastructure software for highly scalable and distributed systems.  
  • Track record of building and delivering mission critical, 24x7 production software systems.  
  • Proficient in C/C++, shell scripting
  • Proficient in L2/L3 networking
  • Working knowledge of SQL, exposure to postgreSQL
  • Experience with Debian packaging, ostree
  • Contribution to the open-source community. 
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive. 
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills.  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.  



  • Hybrid work model for workplace flexibility
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • RRSP matching for financial security
  • Flexible time-off policies for work-life balance
  • Employee assistance program for mental well-being
  • Learning benefits, including a LinkedIn Learning subscription and seminars


Join us at Wind River, where we're not just shaping technology; we're shaping the future of a safer, more connected world. Your journey to make a meaningful impact begins here. 



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Client-provided location(s): Kanata, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Job ID: oveQrfwK
Employment Type: Other