Intermediate Image Specialist, Product Developer

Christie Digital Systems USA

Christie Digital Systems USA

Marketing & Communications, Software Engineering, Product
Kitchener, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2023

Intermediate Image Specialist, Product Developer

Christie Digital, 809 Wellington St. N., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada Req #365
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

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At Christie®, we create award-winning light technology solutions and services that help our partners and customers deliver unforgettable shared experiences. We’re a global group of passionate people at a company committed to leading-edge innovation, creating high-quality illumination products and solutions, and inspiring our customers and one another. We like to say we’re a global company with local roots. We work collaboratively to support our partners in every market and region we serve around the world.

About the opportunity:

We’re looking for an Intermediate Image Specialist Product Developer to join our Display Engineering Team. You will be part of an embedded and application software team responsible for fine tuning and perfecting our award-winning LED product. This product is one of the only direct view LED products made in North America, so your ability to push the boundaries and to enhance the product functionality will be critical. Our team is competing with some of the largest competitors across Europe, Asia and the world and we need your help to stand out!


  • Desktop UI application development to interact with state-of-the-art imaging systems used to calibrate small pixel pitch LED walls.
  • Designing, developing, and maintaining algorithms to optimize the extensive calibration processes.
  • Develop and maintain device drivers and interfaces to communicate with and control imaging systems.
  • Collect, process, and analyze large sets of data to identify issues and new development opportunities.
  • Perform in-depth code reviews across multiple codebases using established guidelines for functionality and style.
  • Participate in regular team meetings, clearly communicating progress, challenges, and insights to the team.
  • Understand and operate highly specialized imaging hardware and software.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with a multi-disciplinary team.

Location: Hybrid & Kitchener, ON

What we’re offering

A competitive salary, vacation, health & dental benefits and employer-matched pension plan.

You’ll have opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate with professionals on a global reach. Whether you’re working with the leading minds in the industry on high-profile projects, with internal teams to support continuous improvement, or with our customers to inspire and delight—your contributions will make a difference.

The experience and skills we value
  • Bachelor’s degree Computer Science or equivalen
  • Strong C++ skills gained from industry or academic experience.
  • Experience in development on Windows and/or Linux platforms.       
  • Object-oriented SOLID design skills.
  • Knowledge of design patterns, application development, multi-tier systems, and service-oriented architecture
  • Knowledge of network protocols for communicating with devices.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • High degree of creativity, innovation, determination, initiative, and tenacity
  • Proven ability to work in a cross-functional environment with a track record of team participation.
What will put you ahead:
  • 2+ years software development experience
  • Knowledge of Python (Data analysis and visualization)
  • Knowledge of computer vision library (OpenCV, Tensor flow, etc.)
  • Knowledge of optical system components (cameras, lenses, lighting)
  • Knowledge of event-driven frameworks (Qt/QML)
  • Experience with GIT version control system
  • Code review experience

Christie is an equal opportunity employer that does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion, gender identity, gender expression, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability.   

Christie is committed to a fair and inclusive work environment. We will endeavor to accommodate the needs of qualified applicants in all parts of the hiring process. All offers of employment at Christie are conditional upon the successful completion of a background screening and we engage a third party vendor to complete the process. Your consent is required prior to the process beginning.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular