Senior Software Developer

Christie Digital, 809 Wellington St. N., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada Req #414
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

We give bright minds the tools to be truly creative and innovative. Join our team!  


At Christie®, we create award-winning light technology solutions and services that help our partners and customers deliver unforgettable shared experiences. We’re a global group of passionate people at a company committed to leading-edge innovation, creating high-quality illumination products and solutions, and inspiring our customers and one another. We like to say we’re a global company with local roots. We work collaboratively to support our partners in every market and region we serve around the world.

About the opportunity:


We're looking for a Senior Software Developer to be part of an innovative team that is pushing the boundaries of technology. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to design, develop and maintain state-of-the-art projection systems as well as the application tool sets used for calibration, setup and diagnostics. We pride ourselves on major breakthroughs in digital cinema, laser illumination, and our relentless pursuit of creating spectacular audio-visual experiences. 



  • Development of embedded software on a Linux embedded platform for system control and projector management
  • Maintain and support a large number of display devices from a common code base
  • Hardware device driver development
  • Network control of equipment over TCP/IP sockets
  • Thermal control algorithm development
  • Application development to aid in diagnosing equipment in field and analyzing data post mortem
  • Opportunities for team-leadership, working with a small group of developers to create new products


Location: hybrid position based in Kitchener, ON

What we’re offering


A competitive salary, vacation, health & dental benefits and employer-matched pension plan.  You’ll have opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate with professionals on a global reach. Whether you’re working with the leading minds in the industry on high-profile projects, with internal teams to support continuous improvement, or with our customers to inspire and delight—your contributions will make a difference. 

The experience and skills we value:


  • A degree or diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Proficient in C++ with solid object-oriented design skills
  • Experience with cross-platform Linux development and windows platforms
  • Multi-threaded development knowledge


What will put you ahead:


  • Experience with CPU/FPGA interfacing and familiarity with protocols such as I2C, SPI, CAN, TCP/IP, UDP
  • Knowledge and experience with video standards and interfaces such as HDMI, DisplayPort, and SDI
  • Experience reading schematics and data sheets
  • Knowledge of common libraries such as QT and OpenCV
  • Linux platform bring-up (leveraging Board Support Packages on SOC designs)

Christie is an equal opportunity employer that does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion, gender identity, gender expression, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability.   

Christie is committed to a fair and inclusive work environment. We will endeavor to accommodate the needs of qualified applicants in all parts of the hiring process. All offers of employment at Christie are conditional upon the successful completion of a background screening and we engage a third party vendor to complete the process. Your consent is required prior to the process beginning.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
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