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We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about software development and technical team management. The candidate will participate in internal and client projects involving Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) operations and embedded systems integration, collaborating on RPAS production projects, payload integration on RPAS, and other related projects.

Live the start-up experience, dynamic and full of challenges to meet your expectations and until the end of your career ambitions. If you are looking for an opportunity in a technology sector that will make you part of a dynamic team, this offer is for you! ARA Robotics is recognized by its employees for offering a creative, respectful, exciting, and flexible environment.

Under the supervision of the Director of Engineering, the Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for managing the software development team to deliver client solution projects for ARA Robotics, as well as driving the development of the SkyControl™ software.



ARA Robotics is a Montreal-based start-up founded in 2014 that offers technological solutions in the UAV sector for commercial & defense applications. ARA Robotics is currently seeking a project manager.


  • Develop and maintain software applications in C++, Python, and Typescript

  • Define the software architecture of the various solutions developed by the company

  • Validate pull requests made by the software development team

  • Organize daily, weekly, and/or monthly meetings with the software development team

  • Participate in project planning and estimation efforts in proposals

  • Validate the allocation of software development resources within client and internal projects

  • Oversee the technical writing of projects

  • Collaborate on technical documentation writing

  • Monitor the progress of the software development team

  • Propose improvements to software development management processes

  • Distribute tasks within a team


  • Competitive annual salary, depending on experience

  • VRSP (savings plan)

  • Flexible hours

  • Group insurance plan

  • Possibility of working remotely

  • Floating holidays

  • Start as soon as possible


  • Experience with the Jira platform

  • Experience with the Jenkins platform

  • Experience in IT management

  • Training and/or technical knowledge on Unmanned Aerial Systems

  • Knowledge or experience in development project management on critical flight systems

  • Knowledge or experience in carrying out projects resulting from public calls for projects

  • Knowledge or interest in the aerospace and/or (RPAS) sector

  • All training in the aeronautics sector or in the aviation and RPAS sector


  • Great teamwork

  • Attention to details

  • Great work autonomy

  • Able to work under pressure of deadlines

  • Experience in multiple projects management with shared resources

  • Excellent knowledge and ability to converse and write in French

  • Experience in planning and assigning tasks to technical staff


  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in software development

  • Proficiency in C++, Typescript (Electron, React, Node), and Python

  • Experience with operating systems, including Windows and Linux (desktop, server, and embedded)

  • Knowledge of real-time system design

  • Management of software development teams (mentoring, team monitoring)

  • Experience with agile project management software suites

  • Experience in planning and allocating tasks to technical staff


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