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Last modified 6/23/2020 1:13:35 PM

Software Engineer

Permanent contract
Paris, France
2/3+ years

AdaCore is seeking a talented and highly motivated Software Engineer in our Paris office. 

Everything we do at AdaCore is centered around helping developers build safe, secure and reliable software. For over 20 years, we've worked with global leaders across avionics, aerospace and defense industries, building tools and providing services that ease the complex and difficult process of developing high-integrity software. As the need for truly secure and reliable applications expands into industries such as automotive, medical, energy, and IOT, we’re advancing our time-tested technologies to bring expertise and services to help a whole new generation of developers.

Our 120 experts worldwide in the US (New York, Lexington), France (Paris, Toulouse, Grenoble and Vannes), the UK and Estonia all play a role in developing bleeding edge technologies to meet the highest grade of open-source software development.

Joining AdaCore is about joining a culture of innovation, openness, collaboration and dependability, which defines how we work together, with our customers and partners.

Job Description: 

The AdaCore software production engineering team is looking for a software developer to assist us in developing, designing and maintaining AdaCore software production system as well as custom services that IT develop and maintain for other AdaCore teams.

AdaCore products are available on more than 60 platforms. In order to ensure a good quality and follow the “Infrastructure as Code” practices, AdaCore software production engineering team has developed a complete suite of services to build, test, and deliver our products to customers. All these software are mainly written in Python and relying on both cloud and on-premise infrastructure (between 50,000 and 100,000 lines of Python code). It interacts with Cloud services to store build artefacts, in-house web servers to store traceability data, and in-house SAAS to monitor and qualify deliverables every day. This infrastructure is intensively used by the company's Product Engineering teams and our QA team.

Our core production system is publicly available on GitHub and accessible to the community. For instance, is a library that provides portable low-level APIs.

In this context, the applicant will be in charge of:

  • Increasing reliability, cost effectiveness, and scalability of our current software production build system
  • Improve the flexibility of our services, the robustness of our deployments, the efficiency of our logging system and the monitoring of our resources
  • Securing any new API by applying security policies, handling user authorization and authentication, validating inputs and outputs, setting proper permissions and making sure that processes are documented and automated as much as possible.
  • Supporting other teams for their automation needs
  • Being able to design, develop APIs/services so that other teams can implement easily their workflow. Provide also advice on how to integrate the various systems at stake using available APIs, services and command line tools.

Qualifications : 

  • Solid knowledge of Python programming language
  • Ability to design complex systems
  • Ability to dive into large code base and contribute to it
  • Knowledge of UNIX command line tools and shell script
  • Good knowledge of Linux operating system
  • Good debugging skills
  • At ease in a very fast-changing environment and willing to learn new technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Strong teamwork skills, willingness to share, discuss, and improve
  • Attention to detail and procedures
  • Strong ability to work autonomously and to collaborate with remote people

Beyond the job:

We are looking for engineers who want their work to have a direct impact on improving the reliability, safety and security of the software that modern society has grown increasingly dependent on in an international environment. Our sales and marketing team is staffed with multi-talented, tenacious and creative individuals; and our HR team is committed to ensuring your tenure with AdaCore is a positive one. Our cultural diversity is one of our strengths, enabling us to operate successfully on an international scale and we celebrate it during our social events (summer meetings, activity weekends, Christmas dinner etc). 

We encourage our employees to explore their curiosity by providing them ongoing and lifelong training from their first day in AdaCore with a strong onboarding plan. As we know that juggling work and life is challenging, we offer flexibility to accommodate personal needs and work commitments.  

AdaCore offers competitive compensation, benefits and thoughtful perks. We go beyond industry standards to help keep our employees comfortable and satisfied both on and off the job, no matter where they are based.

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