• Software Developer, Media

    Job Location CA-BC-Vancouver
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Permanent Full Time
  • Job Description

    At Avigilon we are helping solve some of the biggest challenges around safety and physical security by developing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and products that are used to help keep people, businesses, and cities around the world safer. Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, designs, develops, and manufactures advanced AI, video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions that help change the way people interact with their security systems.


    Founded in 2004 in Vancouver, Avigilon has been a driving force behind the security industry’s AI evolution and has continuously been a company that stands for innovation and growth. At Avigilon, you will find a culture of thought-leaders who are passionate about creating exciting new solutions for security and surveillance. We seek problem-solvers who are eager to rise to the challenges of a continuously evolving technological industry, and those who want to make an impact of the safety of people and businesses globally.


    What will you be doing?

    • Designing features for our security monitoring solutions. We design and build everything from the hardware to the software for our video surveillance and access control systems.
    • Release high quality software to our customers for their mission-critical public safety and security systems through working on a cross-disciplinary scrum team with embedded UX, QA, and product management.
    • Researching and identifying new directions for security software, for example sifting through peta-bytes of data to bring suspicious activity into the user’s focus in real time. Having fun. We run annual hack-a-thons, have hockey and soccer teams and lot of great people.

    We want you to succeed, so you’ll need:

    • A degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related technical discipline.
    • Experience with C++ (ideally C++11/14)
    • An unending desire to learn (hint: can you demonstrate this?)

    Team fit and culture are very important to us. We have a keen eye for people who:

    • Are self-motivated and take the initiative to get things done.
    • Have demonstrated a strong desire to innovate.
    • Have earned a high level of trust from past employers and colleagues.
    • Are unafraid to try.
    • Do their best work as part of a team.

    When you join us, the technologies and processes you’ll be working with include:

    • Primarily C++ with Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Test Driven Development
    • Digital video and audio codecs
    • Real-time and multi-threaded systems
    • Network protocols and disk I/O
    • Berkeley DB
    • Agile Scrum
    • Git and Mercurial

    As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, and medical insurance while travelling. You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email careers@avigilon.com.


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