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Software Developer in Covington, LA at Globalstar

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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Job Description

Globalstar is hiring a Software Developer to join our team in the New Orleans Area!

This individual will have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related), with an emphasis in Information Systems. The ability to effectively multi-task, manage time and prioritize tasks is a must. This individual will have good organizational, analytical, and numerical skills.  This individual must have a positive attitude and will be ready to apply their skills and expertise to help meet any challenge. They will work with other technology department team members to ensure departmental deadlines are met and objectives are achieved.

Major Job duties are, but not limited to, the following:     

  • Develop Java-based RESTful APIs for web and embedded platforms
  • Develop and package multi-platform software for Windows and macOS for end users.
  • Develop native mobile apps for both Android and iOS platform (Java and Swift)
  • Relational database schema definition and query design/optimization
  • Implement proprietary communication protocols for communicating with external devices via Bluetooth, USB/HID and UART protocols.
  • Write specifications and requirements defining application functions, features, and goals.
  • Maintain preexisting end user software and applications.
  • Troubleshoot/debug/resolve application and performance issues
  • Work within the established Globalstar Agile/Scrum development methodology using Atlassian products


Job Requirements

Position requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required in Computer Science (or related)
  • Significant comfort with Java
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Familiarity with relational databases
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of RESTful service design
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving abilities, able to research complex matters and reach sound conclusions
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have an ability to interface with other departments within the organization
  • Be open-minded to explore new languages, skills, techniques, and platforms

Desired Additional Experience:

  • Experience in Telecom
  • Experience with a variety of languages and frameworks is a plus
  • Experience with C/C++/Python/LabVIEW
  • Experience with Android and iOS app development
  • Familiarity with configuring Linux firewalls through iptables or similar utilities
  • Familiarity with GitFlow, continuous integration/delivery, etc
  • Experience with Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone or other single board computers
  • Experience with Arduino or similar prototyping electronics

Who are we?

Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services. Customers around the world in industries such as government, emergency management, marine, logging, oil & gas and outdoor recreation rely on Globalstar to conduct business smarter and faster, maintain peace of mind and access emergency personnel. Globalstar data solutions are ideal for various asset and personal tracking, data monitoring, SCADA and IoT applications. The Company's products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones, the innovative Sat-Fi satellite hotspot, Simplex and Duplex satellite data modems, tracking devices and flexible service packages.

Globalstar offers a competitive salary and benefits package including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, wellness program, 401K, stock options, employee stock purchase plan, life Insurance, accidental injury, long term disability, short-term disability, holiday pay, vacation and sick days.

Globalstar is an EOE.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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