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Media Controls Software Engineer

Date:  May 5, 2021

Ottawa, ON, CA

Requisition ID:  29795

About Avaya

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About the Role

Avaya Aura Media Services team is looking for individuals who would like to come and learn and contribute to our large distributed media services solution.   

If you're as passionate as we are about making the Avaya Aura Media Server platform increasingly awesome for our customers, we'd love to chat with you! We're seeking highly talented, driven and motivated engineers with big ideas, who are also obsessed with delivering new, intuitive, engaging, and efficient media services to our customers.  

About the Responsibilities

  • Focusing on session and media service signaling and control
  • Using REST, SDP, and MSML you will create engaging audio and video services
  • You will be a core developer on the MPaaS platform. 
  • Participate in design, coding, reviews, testing, documentation, deployment, and support
  • Collaborate in analyzing existing code and remediating both functional and performance issues in large scalable distributed systems 
  • Apply secure coding principles to protect customer data as well as maintaining PCI and other forms of regulatory compliance 
  • Drive code testing and quality best practices including unit, functional and integration testing to create confidence and deliver quality code


About the Requirements

5+ years professional experience in software development  
3+ years professional JAVA software development 

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ingenious, magnanimous, and willing to learn. 
  • Knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals (object-oriented design, algorithm design, data structures, problem solving, and complexity analysis).    
  • Experience with J2EE and Spring development  
  • Good understanding of SIP, REST, SDP, and MSML 
  • Experience with Cloud Services or AI frameworks is a plus 
  • Experience with source control (Git) and Linux shell  

Fulltime position working in our Irving office when it can be done safely. Until then, work from home. 


  • Bachelor of Computer Science or Computer Engineering      
  • Advance degree preferred 

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