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Job Details

Software Technical Architect

Employer

NovAtel Inc.

Date Posted

July 26, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $90,000.00 to $110,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Sep 08, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

NovAtel Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work Setting

  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate
  • Help desk
  • Research and development institution
  • Telecommunications industry
  • Manufacture

Tasks

  • Collect and document user's requirements and develop logical and physical specifications
  • Research, evaluate and synthesize technical information to design, develop and test computer-based systems
  • Develop data, process and network models to optimize architecture and to evaluate the performance and reliability of designs
  • Plan, design and co-ordinate the development, installation, integration and operation of computer-based systems
  • Assess, troubleshoot, document, upgrade and develop maintenance procedures for operating systems, communications environments and applications software
  • Lead and co-ordinate teams of information systems professionals in the development of software and integrated information systems, process control software and other embedded software control systems
  • Work in a team with shared supervisory responsibilities
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Certified software quality analyst (CSQA)
  • Certified software tester (CSTE)
  • International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Certification

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • C++
  • Programming languages
  • MS Office
  • Git
  • Python
  • Development of applied software

Area of Specialization

  • System integration
  • Testing

Security and Safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

Experience

5 years or more

Workplace information

Remote work available

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the necessary equipment for remote work (i.e. internet, home office, etc.)?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Other benefits
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • On-site recreation and activities
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available
  • Travel insurance
  • Variable or compressed work week
  • Wellness program

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Software Technical Architect is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Software Engineers and Designers
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing information to design, develop and test computer-based systems

METHODICAL

Interest in precision working to assess, troubleshoot, document, upgrade and develop maintenance procedures for operating systems, communications environments and applications software

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting to plan, design and co-ordinate the development, installation, integration and operation of computer-based systems; may lead and co-ordinate teams of information systems professionals in the development of software and integrated information systems

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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