Note: This posting represents a full-time, two-year contract
The Canada Excellence Research Chair for Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Cities and Communities invites applicants for a Technician / Programmer / IT Support hard- and software to support the setting up of a Next Generation Cities Living Laboratory.
Reporting to the Canada Excellence Research Chair, the incumbent possesses strong programming skills. He / she will be responsible for software platform versioning control, organization of server infrastructure, communication protocol implementation, visualization screen control, software development infrastructure provisioning, set-up and operation of energy management and sensor networks and others.
Design and purchase support of software, hardware and server infrastructure, set-up, maintenance and operation
Maintain and set-up software development infrastructure
Provide data management platform support, communication interface programming and set up for energy management tasks and access to sensor networks
Provide advice and technical support for visualization wall and virtual reality applications
Oversee IoT smart appliance communication and renewable energy system data access
Work cooperatively with others to meet the changing requirements within the Department and Faculty.
Diploma of Collegial Studies (3 year technical DEC) in a field related to the primary responsibilities or a certificate of completion in software engineering or information technology or other related technical program and three years of relevant experience.
Prior work experience in software engineering laboratories an asset.
Ability to solve complex technical problems and interpret and correct engineering drawings.
Understanding of engineering terminology, laboratory processes, and typical equipment; ability to use technical laboratory equipment.
Experience in software engineering design and fabrication processes to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities required.
Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English to assist and instruct students; basic knowledge (Level 3) of spoken French is an asset.
Good knowledge (Intermediate level) of Excel to create spreadsheets, basic knowledge of Word to format documents and experience using email (Microsoft Outlook).
Good organizational skills.
Good knowledge of laboratory health and safety regulations.
Ability to work flexible hours, evenings and the occasional weekend.