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Mobile Application Developer - Carmanah Technologies Corp.

Mobile Application Developer - Carmanah Technologies Corp.

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In May 2022, Vance Street Capital acquired Carmanah Technologies, and along with Polara Enterprises (“Polara”), which Vance Street partnered with in December 2021, we have come together to form Vance Street’s traffic and pedestrian safety ITS platform.   This kickstarts a new and exciting phase for Carmanah that will propel greater opportunities and development of our critical safety products. 

With both Carmanah and Polara’s organic product development planned initiatives, we are looking to grow our combined product development teams to provide the best pedestrian safety and ITS solutions that will help achieve the goals of Vision Zero.  

Carmanah is looking for a Mobile Application Developer to join our team!

About the role

This position will be based at Carmanah’s Victoria, B.C. office and report directly to the Director of Engineering at Polara. The Mobile Application Developer will develop and support our industry-leading traffic products. The successful candidate will help create products that allow the visually impaired to safely experience the world on their own terms.

Responsibilities Include

  • Maintain and enhance mobile software for existing product lines.
  • Own the mobile software system design cycle from requirements through launch and beyond.
  • Design, develop, code, test, and debug mobile software.
  • Integrate, verify, and validate new product designs and design changes.
  • Perform design and code reviews.
  • Interface with a cross-functional engineering team.
  • Support the Polara Tech Support team with intimate product knowledge.
  • Contribute to a fun and innovative work environment.

Minimum Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science.
  • 6+ years of relevant experience.

Technical Skills

  • Experience developing mobile applications for iOS and Android devices.
  • Familiarity with security/crypto basics (e.g., Security certificates, secure hashing, etc.)
  • Portfolio of released applications on App Store or the Android market.
  • Familiarity with OOP design principles.
  • Deep knowledge of iOS and Android.
  • Strong knowledge of architectural patterns (e.g., MVP, MVC, MVVM, Clean Architecture, etc.)
  • Understanding mobile app design guidelines on each platform and being aware of their differences.
  • Proficiency in Swift and Java/Kotlin.

Soft Skills

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational and follow-up skills.
  • Solid problem-solving skills.  Highly technical, quickly grasping how things work.
  • Presents technical concepts, ideas, and information in terms that both engineers and non-engineers can understand.
  • Motivated by continuous learning and development.
  • Functions well in a small company environment. (i.e., High visibility, accountability, and development velocity).
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and collaboratively with a cross functional team.
  • Disciplined engineering approach.
  • Differentiates value-added activities from waste.
  • Demonstrates systems thinking.

This position will work on-site at our Victoria office and be eligible for our hybrid remote work program. Covid safety protocols remain in place and are diligently followed.

Benefits & Perks

  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Generous Healthcare, Dentalcare plan and Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Spending Account
  • Health & Wellness Subsidy
  • 3 weeks vacation to start, 4 weeks' at 5-years
  • Paid unplanned emergency days (well above & beyond BC legislation)
  • Professional Development subsidies
  • Secure bike cage
  • Shower facilities
  • Hybrid remote work program eligibility
  • Community support and regular social activities!
  • Robust recycling program (bring in municipal limited items from home)
  • Weekly snacks, coffee and Murchies tea's
  • FREE parking!
  • Carmanah is proud to be a member of the VI Green Business Collective, holding ourselves accountable to greener workplace and business initiatives.

Application Instructions

To apply, visit and submit your resume and cover letter.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Senior Level

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