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Software Engineer, Platform Firmware


Moncton, NB, CA, E1H 2R6

Requisition ID:  8963

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit



Our team is growing and we are seeking a seasoned Software Engineer to join our team to build world class Lottery products. As part of the Product R&D organization, you will be responsible for researching, conceptualizing, and developing innovative solutions for IGT’s Lottery Platform. If you are passionate about joining an exciting team to build top quality products, we want to talk with you!


  • Implement platform solutions in C/C++ and Java for new product development
  • Program in high level and low level languages as appropriate
  • Plan and execute software verification activities including specification reviews, design reviews, code reviews, unit tests, functional tests, integration tests, ad hoc debugging and HW/SW interface debugging
  • Firmware development on a Linux platform
  • Refining firmware architecture into detailed firmware design
  • Implementing firmware design
  • Researching, crafting, developing, testing and supporting the firmware and electronics used within new and novel products to support IGT’s R&D initiatives
  • Conducting analysis and feasibility studies related to the design, development, and implementation of firmware and algorithms for products and production support equipment
  • Assisting in the development and execution of test set-ups and application programs to troubleshoot and resolve product issues reported by customers and/or to validate products to all applicable product requirements
  • Writing and performing firmware tests



  • 5+ years of development experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Proficiency in C/C++ and scripting languages (Java is a plus)
  • Experienced with Linux system level programming
  • Strong understanding of Linux OS and Device Driver architecture.
  • Good understanding of Object Oriented Programming, Design Patterns, code quality, and unit testing
  • Configuration management tools (Jira, Confluence, Git, CI, CD, DevOps…)
  • Solid understanding of hardware and software debugging tools


  • Operating System security hardening
  • Familiarity with Web and cloud technologies
  • Familiarity and experience with production deployment and troubleshooting
  • Experience with build automation tools like Jenkins
  • Safeguards platform assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems
  • Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, processes, and resources
  • Implements security solutions by assessing current situation, evaluating trends and anticipating requirements

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership





IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, provincial or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit