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Software Engineer

Full Time
7 days ago
About Us
Amsted Canada Inc., is not only a leader in the manufacture of industrial components, we are a company where you are the driver of your own career. At Amsted, we know that our employees are at the heart of our world-class business, and we value you and want you to excel with us. We spend time understanding where you want your career to go and help you get there by offering the support and resources that will allow you to grow with us. At Amsted Canada Inc., we also encourage a spirit of Innovation by allowing time and space to experiment, to think differently and to challenge the status quo. If this is the type of environment where you believe you will thrive, we encourage you to join us.

Operating under the Amsted Industries umbrella since 1962, today we are meeting the growing needs of a global market with over 80 facilities across six continents. Amsted Canada Inc. has established a new business center in downtown Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. We are elevating our global technology teams in several areas including but not limited to Engineering, Security, Development, Infrastructure, Emerging Technology, and SAP. These teams are instrumental in providing support to all Amsted Industries entities locations worldwide.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineerfor Baltimore Aircoil Company, an Amsted Industries entity. For more than 80 years, Baltimore Aircoil Company has been leading the HVAC, Industrial and Refrigeration industriesin developing and implementing customized cooling solutions that not only provide substantial energy savings for customers but conserve the most precious resources on the planet.

Position Details
The Software Engineer will work on software design and development for the electromechanical controls systems of BAC's products. You will be a part of a growing team that is leading our digitalization journey. Members of this team will be challenged to innovate in quickly growing our digital footprint. We are looking for people who are motivated by thinking big, moving fast, and changing the way customers interact with software systems.

What we offer you:
  • Autonomy to help drive the development of our growing office on Prince Edward Island in a role that will impact our growth and how we work across all functions at Amsted Canada Inc.
  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits package that only begins with a strong base salary commensurate with skills and abilities, but includes annual incentive opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package
  • Investment into your personal and professional development to ensure you remain at the top of your field and can reach your goals
  • Being a part of team who cares about YOU - the professional and the person
What you will do:
  • Participate on controls software development projects to provide technical solutions for required software features and implement those
  • Create software specification to meet controls systems requirements and customers' input
  • Design, develop, and document software systems to control fan motors, pumps, valves, safety switches, heating elements, sensors, and other features which utilize electrical and/or mechanical control inputs and/or outputs to the system
  • Implement features that require data communication into and out of BAC units for connection to customer building management systems and other control systems utilizing industry standard protocols such as Modbus and BACnet
  • Use diagrams and flowcharts to illustrate algorithms which align with required controls software features/functionality
  • Participate in Agile sprint planning and retrospective
  • Produce efficient and elegant code that meets software spec requirements
  • Analyze complex software issues and solve problems
  • Provide inputs for "best practice" rules for software development and activities to promote standardization and security
  • Use industry accepted best practices and current code compliant designs in all relevant work
  • Identify and implement improvements to software development processes to increase productivity and quality of deliverables
  • Support field issues as presented and work to satisfy the customer's expectation/timeline including troubleshooting, debugging, and upgrading software
  • Provide technical support for other departments
  • Coordinate and participate in software design and code review within both internal and external development teams
  • Coach/train software developers
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Experience in HVAC applications a plus
  • Experience in software languages such as C/C++, C#, Python, Structured Text, and other PLC languages, Beckhoff TwinCAT experience a plus
  • Excellent remote communication, teamwork, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to reasonably estimate and plan software projects
  • 5+ years of experience in developing electro-mechanical control systems software
  • Experience in HMI layout/graphics preview software
  • Excellence in managing complexity and valuing differences
  • Software development Agile experience
  • Knowledge of issues tracking systems, Jira a plus
  • Knowledge of revisions management software, git a plus
Compensation & Benefits:
  • Excellent base salary and targeted annual bonus structure (Entry Salary: $50,000 plus bonus; Salary will be determined based on skills, ability, and qualifications)
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, salary continuation, and a health spending account.
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Fitness reimbursement credit
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering, or related discipline
This position requires travel both domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time. This position is being filled in our Charlottetown office and isnot available for remote workat this time.

Amsted Canada Inc. offers employees the stability of an established industry leader, along with the chance to learn, grow, advance, and make a difference. As a private company and 100% employee-owned, we are all stakeholders in this business and all have a common goal to make this company not only a profitable company, but also a place to grow our careers. We strive to be a place that people are attracted to, and we go steps beyond to make sure our employees are happy on the job - and away from it.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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