Job Description:  Software Developer

April 2019

 

Location:  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

 

Description

Since 1992, Delta-X Research has helped the electric power industry maintain the globe’s largest infrastructure.  As a result of our research in advanced analytics, we are privileged to provide TOA4, an industry leading tool that generates accurate and timely assessments of the health of high-voltage apparatus so the electricity system can be operated safely, reliably and most cost effectively.

 

We just launched new, ground breaking technology that takes our customers' diagnostic capabilities to a whole new level.  Our customers are asking for more innovative solutions and we are keen to serve.  Delta-X Research has a leading position in the utilities market, is cash flow positive without debt, and is in a growth phase.

 

Our customers work hard to keep the lights on and the beer & wine fridges cold, and they have been asking for more solutions to help them in their work.  We are developing new products and technologies to answer their demands and accelerate our growth.  To this end, we are seeking a rock star software developer who thrives at solving difficult problems and exceeding customer expectations.  You will be responsible for designing and developing software that helps our utility customers make difficult decisions regarding their million dollar assets.  You will be a team player who happily shares the rewards and satisfaction of making our customers successful.  When a customer uses our products, they will know they have chosen the right solution from the right Company.

 

Accountabilities

  • Design, code, document and test creative solutions at all levels of the product software stack.
  • Research, analyze and document real-world problems for the purpose of developing solutions
  • Exercise new functions and repairs to ensure products work to a high standard
  • Estimate time and effort required for pending work, including consideration of complex and incompletely defined problems
  • Record product feature requests and defect reports in the issue tracking system
  • Assist and support customers

 

Requirements

  • Four-year bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Chemistry or Physics from an accredited institution
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail
  • Skilled in one or more programming languages, and has a track record of delivering defect-free and efficient computer code
  • Proficient at applying computer science concepts (e.g. design methodologies, algorithmic complexity, fundamental data structures, computer architecture)
  • Adept at and keen to learn new technologies
  • Enjoys collaborating and cooperating with colleagues, managers, and customers.
  • Able to work independently, is consistently productive, and owns outcomes.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English. Listens well, and is articulate and easy to understand.  Can explain complex ideas in an organized manner.
  • Able to travel occasionally within Canada and the USA
  • Starts each morning wanting to make a difference

 

Candidates with the following additional attributes are desirable:

  • Skilled in the Python programming language
  • Experience with the Linux operating system
  • Technical understanding of electrical power systems
  • Experience working with electricity utilities, particularly in the area of substation maintenance

 

How to apply

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter (in Word or PDF formats only) outlining your experience as it relates to the above responsibilities and qualifications to careers@deltaxresearch.com.

 

Please quote “Software Developer” in subject line in order to be considered.

 

All applicants are appreciated; unfortunately, we can only contact those to be interviewed. Strictly no phone calls.

 

Thank you for considering Delta-X Research.