Program Manager

Latitude Technologies, headquartered in Victoria, BC, is looking for an individual with aviation industry experience to step into the position of Program Manager.  Reporting to our Sales Manager, the successful candidate will play a front-line role in the setup, deployment and maintenance of Latitude’s leading-edge satellite communications and flight data avionics systems.

Summary of Job Position:

Working as part of our sales team, you will be the primary customer interface for implementing new programs.  Working closely with the engineering team you will ensure successful delivery of solutions to our customers.

This role requires excellent communication and project management skills as well as strong technical aptitude.

The successful candidate will also be closely involved in defining new products and representing the company to our industry partners.

This position will provide exposure to a wide range of skills and areas of expertise well suited for a highly motivated and detail-oriented candidate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure success with new customer program implementations
  • Provide ongoing support for customer flight data and satcom programs
  • Provide technical sales support and a single point of contact to customers on complex installs
  • Work with new and existing customers to define and refine flight data monitoring programs
  • Provide flight data configuration and template support
  • Prioritize issue backlog and client support requests
  • Communicate progress, milestones, and quality issues as appropriate to management

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or other technical degree
  • Demonstrated aviation industry experience

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communicator able to synthesize and present data
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Ability to work unsupervised within a team environment
  • Ability to achieve objectives within appropriate timescales
  • Self starter, organized, detail oriented
  • Ability to think critically, identify risks, and create & implement solutions
  • Proven track record for timely work delivery
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Desire to learn and grow

About Latitude Technologies:

Latitude Technologies is located in Victoria, British Columbia, on beautiful Vancouver Island.  We are one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of wireless data management solutions for aviation, land, and marine transportation industries, delivering certified satellite-based data and voice communications systems and onboard wireless terminals and transceivers to customers worldwide.  We are a company on the move and are looking for great people to grow with us.

Latitude offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive medical and dental benefits package.  We are proudly an equal opportunity employer.  If you are self-motivated, enjoy problem solving, and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career as part of a world-class team, contact us today.

Highly motivated candidates who do not meet all the requirements for the position and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.  Recent graduates must submit course grades for their final academic year.

Please submit your resume to hr@latitudetech.com, subject line “Program Manager”

 

Software Developer

Latitude Technologies, headquartered in Victoria, BC, is looking for software developers with exceptional creativity and programming skills to join our growing team.

Reporting to our Manager of Product Development, the Software Developer will play a key role in the development of the company’s new products and existing applications.  The successful candidates will participate in all phases of the development of Latitude’s leading-edge satellite communications, flight tracking and analysis systems.

Summary of Job Position:

 This position will provide exposure to a wide range of technologies in a demanding and exciting field.  Our products help people in the field of aviation pull meaningful information out of flight data, map aerial fire attack, monitor critical aircraft operations and help with emergency coordination systems.  Latitude’s suite of software ranges from server to web to mobile and installed applications.

Working as part of our engineering team, you will participate in the technical analysis, design, implementation, testing, and deployment of Latitude’s core products.  You will work closely with our sales and support teams to ensure that our software products exceed our customer’s expectations.

This role requires excellent communication and time management skills as well as an outstanding technical and problem solving aptitude.

We have an immediate need for developers with experience in the following technologies:

  • Mobile Application development for iOS and Android using Xamarin
  • Rich Javascript applications (HTML5, backbone.js)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development lifecycle of flight following and flight data analytics software on installed and distributed platforms
  • Develop detailed software requirements and specifications based on stakeholder feedback
  • Contribute to architectural and systems level design
  • Perform unit testing and optimize application performance
  • Provide troubleshooting support
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Contribute to ongoing improvement of software design best practices and methodologies
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies to keep Latitude’s technology current

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated industry experience and success in software development an asset

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Development experience in mobile applications (iOS or Android) an asset
  • Strong abilities with algorithms and data structures
  • Knowledge of database integration, dynamically-driven web sites and server-side technologies
  • UI design and implementation experience with both mobile and web applications
  • Interest or experience with “Big Data” analysis, data warehousing or machine learning an asset

Our Stack:

Experience with some of the following a must:

  • Development tools: JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins, IntelliJ, Visual Studio and SVN
  • Application stack: JavaScript, Backbone.js, Java, MySQL, C#, Xamarin and AWS

Personal Attributes and Qualifications:

  • Interest or experience in aviation and avionics an asset
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Highly organized with an attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to coordinate and work with multiple teams in a fast-paced environment

About Latitude Technologies:

Latitude Technologies is located in Victoria, British Columbia, on beautiful Vancouver Island.  We are one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of wireless data management solutions for aviation, land, and marine transportation industries, delivering certified satellite-based data and voice communications systems and onboard wireless terminals and transceivers to customers worldwide.  We are a company on the move and are looking for great people to grow with us.

Latitude offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive medical and dental benefits package.  We are proudly an equal opportunity employer.  If you are self-motivated, enjoy problem solving, and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career as part of a world-class team, contact us today.

Highly motivated candidates who do not meet all the requirements for the position and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Please submit your resume to hr@latitudetech.com, subject line “Software Developer”

 

Assembly Technologist

Latitude Technologies, headquartered in Victoria, BC, is looking for an experienced technologist to step in to the position of Assembly Technologist.  Reporting to our Production Lead, the successful candidate will perform manufacturing and maintenance activities for Latitude’s leading-edge satellite communications and flight data avionics hardware.

Summary of Job Position:

Working as part of our production team, you will participate in the assembly and testing of avionics and flight data management systems. You will troubleshoot and repair circuit boards and electronic systems as well as assist in shipping, receiving and inventory control.  This position is well suited for a highly motivated and detail-oriented candidate.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assembly and testing of electronic and mechanical components
  • Troubleshooting and repairing of circuit boards and electronic systems
  • Shipping, receiving and inventory control
  • Providing assistance to the engineering team
  • Maintaining inventory
  • Maintaining and updating production databases
  • Maintaining test equipment to ensure proper function and/or calibration
  • Liaising among different departments to ensure manufacturing and maintenance processes are efficient
  • Ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed

Qualifications:

  • Electronic Technologist diploma or equivalent advanced education
  • Demonstrated industry experience in manufacturing

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Proficiency in hand soldering
  • Ability to read and understand assembly drawings and work instructions
  • Static awareness and material handling
  • Familiarity with the Iridium network an asset
  • Familiarity with the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) an asset
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Ability to work unsupervised within a team environment
  • Ability to achieve objectives within appropriate timescales
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Self-starter with a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Excellent English speaking, writing, and grammatical skills

About Latitude Technologies:

Latitude Technologies is located in Victoria, British Columbia, on beautiful Vancouver Island.  We are one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of wireless data management solutions for aviation, land, and marine transportation industries, delivering certified satellite-based data and voice communications systems to customers worldwide.  We are a company on the move and are looking for great people to grow with us.

Latitude offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive medical and dental benefits package.  We are proudly an equal opportunity employer.  If you are self-motivated, enjoy problem solving, and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career as part of a world-class team, contact us today. 

Highly motivated candidates who do not meet all the requirements for the position and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.  Recent graduates must submit course grades for their final academic year.

Please submit your resume to hr@latitudetech.com, subject line “Assembly Technologist”