Junior Software Developer Co-op

Victoria, BC

Are you looking to help drive the design and development of software solutions that can truly change the world? Seriously. Are you passionate about our environment and sustainability? Can you play nice with humans and machines?

Join our diverse development team in driving the modernization of fisheries data collection and analysis for our customer-base worldwide. This work includes the development of mobile data collection apps and associated data management systems, implementation of AI and Machine Learning algorithms for data and video analysis, remote fleet-monitoring software, and video analysis applications. These advancements will help maintain Archipelago’s role as the global leader in fisheries monitoring hardware and software, supporting sustainable fishing practices worldwide.

What are we all about?

Archipelago has been around for over 40 years and is at the forefront of end-to-end monitoring solutions for fisheries around the world. We create and deploy remote monitoring technology for commercial fishing vessels, and dockside monitors to collect landed catch data and report back to our clients, all using our in-house software for efficient, customized data collection, delivery, and reporting. This data helps manage global fisheries and ensure sustainability for generations to come. Our head office sits right on the water in Victoria (Esquimalt), British Columbia and we have offices in Alaska, Oregon, Australia, and in port cities up and down the British Columbia coast.

Our electronic monitoring technology has been deployed on over 700 fishing vessels around the world and we work with government agencies like DFO, NOAA and AFMA (Australia) and MPI (New Zealand). We support organizations like The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) in their efforts to create more sustainable fisheries around the world.

What do we offer?
  • A commitment to sustainability and the environment within all our operations
  • Flex Schedules
  • Hybrid Work Options
  • Staff Deck Days overlooking Victoria harbour
  • Staff parties & events
  • Ocean Front Building with Free Parking, proximity to transit and bike paths
What do you offer?
  • Creativity and the ability to bring new ideas to the table
  • Strong problem-solving and logical thinking skills
  • The ability to work well in a small, diverse, hybrid/remote development team
  • Previous work experience in software development (previous work terms or related employment)
Beneficial Experience/Training:
  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming skills in one or more languages
  • Familiarity with RDBMS systems and basic SQL skills
  • Familiarity with Cloud computing (Azure, AWS, other)
  • Knowledge of Agile Manifesto values and principals and the Scrum framework
What Else?

We are hiring one full-time co-op developer. The role is based out of our Victoria, BC head office with options for varying degrees of hybrid remote work. We are interested in hearing from qualified 3rd or 4th year co-op students seeking an 8-month work term beginning on or about September 3, 2024.

Archipelago works to provide an inclusive, fair, and equitable working environment for staff of all backgrounds. Regardless of your race, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, differing ability, or age, if you share our values surrounding the careful management of our ocean resources, we welcome your unique contributions and perspectives.

The hourly wage will be $22.00 to $25.00 per hour based on experience plus 8.2% vacation and stat pay. If you are interested in applying, email your resume and a cover letter to hr@archipelago.ca

Note: Position will remain posted until filled. Interviews to start immediately.

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