University Co-Op Core C++/GO Developer (Fall 2022)

Engineering · Kanata, Ontario
Department Engineering
Employment Type Co-Op

We like to call Signiant one of Ottawa’s best-kept secrets in the technology sector!

You already know our customers. They are brand-name, internationally recognized leaders in media and entertainment, including:

- TV Broadcast: A+E, BBC, Discovery, Fox, NBC - Web, Mobile & OTT: Apple iTunes, Rogers Anyplace TV, Netflix - Studios & Production: 20th Century Fox, Disney, Marvel, NBC Universal - Media Services: BT Media & Broadcast, Deluxe Digital Studios, Technicolor - Sports: ESPN, NBC Olympics, NFL Network, NHL - Game Publishing: Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Xbox

Signiant is growing and we need motivated, innovative and passionate co-op students who want to play a significant role in building a better Signiant.

Signiant provides mission critical products to leading companies in the Media and Entertainment industry.  We are looking for a co-op student that would be focused on Agile story work within a Network Transport & Cloud Object Storage development team, primarily developing in Go and C++.


- Participate in Agile story development while gaining hands on experience in C++, GoLang and test automation tools. - Optimize core transport features to run in complex, secure, and high performance network environments, including firewall and NAT traversal. - Develop transport solutions for various target platforms, such as Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, and Android. - Interface core transport to various Cloud-based Object Storage provided by Amazon, Azure and Google. - Implement core transport features utilizing various protocols such as TCP, UDP, and HTTP/HTTPS. - Work effectively within our Agile software development team.

Technical Aspects of Working Environment Responsibilities

- Technologies such as C++, C, Objective-C, and Go. - Work with SaaS products on hosted service providers such as Amazon, Google Cloud Services, or Microsoft Azure. - Work with network protocols, such as TCP, UDP, and HTTP/HTTPS. - Gain experience configuring and testing network application transport features in complex, secure, and high performance network environments, including firewall and NAT traversal. - Opportunity to use network simulators, protocol analyzers, and network performance analysis tools. - Experience working in an Agile team environment within a small, growing, dynamic company.


Used today by more of the world’s top broadcasters, studios, media service providers, sports networks and game developers, Signiant delivers intelligent software solutions that facilitate the movement of file-based media between systems, applications and users from pre-production content and mobile news to finished-format movies, trailers and TV episodics.

Headquartered in the U.S with offices and partners worldwide, Signiant is the company with the technology, people and industry experience trusted for fast, secure and managed media movement.

Position Details This co-op position is available in Ottawa (Kanata), Ontario.  You must currently be enrolled in an accredited University Co-Op Program to be considered.

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