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Mobile App Developer

ORBCOMM
Location: Ottawa, Ontario Canada

A little bit about the role:

ORBCOMM Ottawa is currently looking for a talented Mobile App Developer to join our Firmware – Applications & Tools team. You will be working with our engineers to develop and maintain high quality mobile applications.

If you’re passionate about mobile platforms and translating code into user-friendly apps, we would like to meet you. As a Mobile developer, you’ll collaborate with internal teams to develop functional mobile applications, while working in a fast-paced environment.

Ultimately, you should be able to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support)
  • Produce fully functional mobile applications writing clean code
  • Gather specific requirements and suggest solutions
  • Write unit and UI tests to identify malfunctions
  • Troubleshoot and debug to optimize performance
  • Design interfaces to improve user experience
  • Liaise with Product development team to plan new features
  • Ensure new and legacy applications meet quality standards
  • Research and suggest new mobile products, applications and protocols
  • Stay up-to-date with new technology trends

Requirements:

We are looking for those who are driven to work in a challenging, yet rewarding environment with an unwavering ability to deliver, get-the-job-done, and be an invaluable addition to our teams.

  • The successful candidate requires a diploma or degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the mobile application development environment.
  • Working knowledge of common development methodologies; design for test, rapid prototyping and requirements analysis, is required.
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one programming language like Swift and Java.
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs.
  • Familiarity with OOP design principles.
  • Excellent analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude.
  • Ability to perform in a team environment.
  • Demonstrable portfolio of released applications on the App store or the Android market is desirable.
  • Some experience with C development in embedded environments is an asset.
  • Strong organizational and written communication skills, as well as effective interpersonal skills are an important asset in the success of this role. The ability to work effectively in a team environment is also important.

At ORBCOMM we hire for fit. We look for candidates that are serious about their careers and hold the same level of enthusiasm for building a world class company that we do.

A little bit about us:

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC) is a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication solutions and operates the only commercial satellite network dedicated to M2M. ORBCOMM’s unique combination of global satellite, cellular and dual-mode network connectivity, hardware, web reporting applications and software is the M2M industry’s most complete service offering. Our solutions are designed to remotely track, monitor, and control fixed and mobile assets in core vertical markets including transportation and distribution, heavy equipment, industrial fixed assets, oil and gas, maritime and government.

We are the largest satellite M2M player in the world; The industry standard for satellite M2M communications; The most versatile single source for satellite, cellular and dual-mode offerings; The innovative leader in M2M technologies; The M2M industry’s largest, most diverse technical team.

With nearly 20 years of innovation and expertise in M2M, ORBCOMM has more than 1.2 million subscribers with a diverse customer base including premier OEMs such as Caterpillar Inc., Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., John Deere, Komatsu Ltd., and Volvo Construction Equipment, as well as end-to-end solutions customers such as Walmart, C&S Wholesale, Canadian National Railways, CR England, Hub Group, J.B. Hunt, Marten Transport, Swift Transportaion, Target, Tropicana, and Tyson Foods. For more information, visit www.orbcomm.com.

Interested?

At ORBCOMM, we believe that our people are our strength. Our success stems from our ability to attract and retain the best people who deliver a high level of performance and skill.

If you are looking for a significant career opportunity and the chance to work for an established, successful and high growth company, ORBCOMM is the ideal place for you. Apply today via email to hrott@orbcomm.com.

We are committed to employment equity. ORBCOMM would like to thank all applicants in advance and advise them that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

ORBCOMM welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Important Notice
Due to the large number of resumes we receive, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No recruiting agency submissions can be accepted. ORBCOMM is committed to employment equity as we support a diverse workforce. Your privacy is important to us when applying to positions at ORBCOMM. We will take the steps necessary to ensure your candidacy is kept confidential.

How to Apply: hrott@orbcomm.com