TALENT POOL - Product Development Team

Job No: TANTALUS17
Location: Burnaby, BC

Over the next 12-24 months we anticipate several new opportunities on our product development team. This could be your opportunity to:

  • Join a growing, innovative smart grid technology organization
  • Build your software development or testing skills in a challenging and complex domain
  • Be rewarded with a competitive salary, flexible benefits and a unique company culture 

About our company

In a world where global warming, rolling blackouts, rising energy prices and an aging, frequently malfunctioning distribution system are front page news, Tantalus works with electric, water and gas energy providers to improve resource efficiency, deliver reliable service, and streamline operations. We give utilities the tools and information they need to engage consumers in ongoing conservation efforts, and also provide the backbone technology that makes these programs successful.

The Tantalus Utility Network, TUNet®, is an award-winning end-to-end communications and applications system that enables utilities to automate processes, improve business operations and deliver top-tier customer service. Our real-time, self-healing, two-way communications network, combines WAN / LAN / Grid Edge components to create a platform that is fast, reliable, scalable, and easy to deploy. TUNet® enables utilities to automatically collect interval consumption data, precisely monitor power quality, as well as instantly detect outages and verify restorations. Furthermore, TUNet® is a platform designed to support emerging applications such as IoT-based edge computing, which will ultimately contribute to the Smart Grid of the future.

For more information about Tantalus and TUNet®, please visit our website.

About our culture

Tantalus culture is built on hard work, respect and cooperation. Throughout the development process, our team enjoys iterating, collaborating and learning. We are developers, engineers, testers, technicians, and inventors. We are a group of critical thinkers with a proven track record in delivering great products and applications.

Our modern office, centrally located in the heart of Burnaby, provides our team with a collaborative, social and engaging work environment. With a games room, subsidized yoga classes, running club, beer tastings and various other social events, we encourage our team to interact, learn and grow with each other on a daily basis.

We are looking for people who share: our commitment to getting the job done, and our belief that perfection should never get in the way of progress.

About the opportunities

Over the next 12-24 months we are anticipating growth throughout the organization, resulting in the need to hire additional talent on our product development team.

As a member of this team, you will join bright, hard-working individuals who are committed to delivering continued innovation to the utility marketplace through our TUNet® smart grid communications solution. The complexity of our system requires a broad range of experienced talent to keep the network reliable and evolving. Opportunities on this team may include:

  • Software developers (C/C++)
  • Firmware engineers
  • Endpoint test engineers
  • Test automation developers
  • UI developers (Java, Angular)
  • RF Engineers
  • Electronic Design Technologists

Most positions require 5+ years’ experience in your area of expertise. We also require experience working on a complex solution with the following components:

  • Extensive database, ideally Oracle
  • Full-stack development
  • Linux/Unix endpoint device integration
  • Real-time IP and/or RF communication protocols
  • Legacy-supported systems and components

We are using the tools of Agile methodology, moving toward a system of continuous delivery. We are rooted in a pragmatic approach that only relies on processes which provide clear, value-added benefits.

About the benefits                                                                                 

In addition to a competitive salary, you will also receive: 

  • Comprehensive extended health and dental coverage, plus a health spending account;
  • Life and disability insurance; 
  • Travel insurance;
  • MSP coverage;
  • Stock options;
  • Your choice of paid parking space or transit reimbursement;
  • 3 weeks' annual vacation; and
  • Opportunities for paid professional development and training.   

Best of all, you will receive these benefits upon commencement of employment!  

If this sounds like a good next step for your career, Apply Now to be informed of opportunities as they become available!

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