ViXS Systems Inc. is a leading provider of smart network multimedia processor solutions that enable a rich video entertainment experience.  The goal of our technologies is to enable seamless multimedia control, conversion and connectivity between all classes and sizes of digital entertainment devices.  Our products are used to enable multiple applications within consumer electronics and network infrastructure devices, such as set-top devices, digital televisions (DTVs), Blu-ray players, digital video recorders (DVRs), personal video recorders (PVRs), multimedia personal computers (PCs), network attached storage (NAS), wireless access devices, media gateways and network infrastructure systems. 

Our solutions are comprised of semiconductors and related software that allow consumers to take video content from a wide variety of devices and view it in high quality on a wide variety of displays.  We achieve this by capitalizing on our core competencies in high-performance digital, analog and mixed signal integrated circuit (IC) design and software design, as well as our ability to combine these competencies from concept to product launch.

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada with global operations and offices in Europe, Asia and North America, ViXS has filed more than 240 patents worldwide with over 70 patents being issued to date.

POSITION TITLE: Embedded Software Engineer - Network Division

POSITION LOCATION: Toronto

The role is to develop and maintain network MACs for our embedded network devices. This involves coding in C and assembler within a multi-processor environment. The role also includes development of new features and enhancements to the embedded networks communications software stack. This will involve contact with the hardware and host software developers and on occasion, customers. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • a strong technical background, with recent hands-on experience in the development of embedded software
  • interpreting and implementing functionality from and beyond the IEEE 802.11 / MOCA standards through to delivery, maintenance and documentation
  • the ability to take ownership of projects with minimum supervision 


The ideal candidate will have the following profile:

  • 2+ years of industry experience in wireless and/or wireline network communication systems 
  • strong communication skills(verbal and written) in order to draft concise and accurate technical contributions to standards groups for incorporation into the working draft documents 
  • a strong technical background, with recent hands-on experience in the development of embedded software 
  • ability to solve complex problems in a tightly constrained embedded environment 
  • experience debugging embedded software 
  • experience with the GNU tool chain 
  • degree qualified or equivalent 


Any or all of the following will be advantageous:

  • experience of wireless communication protocols such as Bluetooth, UWB or Wireless LAN. 
  • experience of other communication protocols 
  • hardware experience 
  • linux build environments


How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume to jobs@vixs.com.  Be sure to include the position title.