Software Engineer (C++)

    • Job Tracking ID: 83067-280881
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 05, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:


As a global leader in IP-based satellite communications, we are the change agent, shaping the future of how the world connects. Our team is helping the world’s leading satellite operators and service providers capture the future through major innovation. The most fulfilling work of your career is waiting for you at iDirect…imagine your talent and energy paired with our vision and technical leadership: the sky is truly the limit!

We are seeking a talented Software Engineer with a strong background in software design and development to work in a team that will implement next generation features for iDirect satellite communication products. This engineer will work with an outstanding team of engineers with the goal of delivering a premier IP-based satellite communication product making it possible to deliver voice, video and data connectivity anywhere in the world.

Our teams use Scrum for Agile software development, and as such we work in diverse teams where thoughts and ideas are shared and collaboration is actively encouraged. This gives team members the opportunity to work across products, getting to understand exactly how products operates, and how it fits within the larger iDirect communication solution.

Our Killarney Innovation and Engineering center is responsible for the development of solutions for satellite data optimization and inter provider roaming based on a virtualised network architecture. These solutions are utilized as part of the wider iDirect satellite communication suite.

Experience and Skills:


Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related engineering discipline is preferred.


  • Strong problem solving and communications skills.
  • Must be a self-motivated individual with technical leadership potential and proven success in a structured development environment.
  • Possess the ability to proactively drive technical solutions in a collaborative environment.
  • Good software design skills using proven and best practice design methodologies & related principles; Strong command of Object Oriented Design and Object Oriented Programming techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing quality and maintainable software.
  • Hands-on experience developing, designing and testing multi-threaded and multi-process applications on Linux, with strong working knowledge of C++.
  • Good understanding of networking and network protocols (TCP/IP)
  • Strong documentation and writing skills.


  • 2- 5 years’ experience of C/C++ software development
  • Object Oriented analysis and design
  • Scripting experience (Python, PHP, BASH etc.)
  • Developed software in a Linux environment
  • Linux process architecture and Inter Process Communications
  • Understanding of network protocols (TCP/IP, IP Routing etc.)
  • Experience in virtualization
  • Experience using network analysis tools such as tcpdump and Wireshark

Experience of the following is good to have:

  • 3GPP/LTE networks and protocols
  • DPDK and VPP
  • Jenkins build environment and Jira issue tracking