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Software Developer and Imaging Specialist, Research and Development



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

About us:

Drivewyze is more than just a tech company – we are a connected truck solutions leader that is revolutionizing safety and sustainability in commercial vehicle transportation. We are committed to bettering the experience of drivers, fleets, and public agencies towards a vision of zero crashes, zero fatalities and a sustainable transportation system.

We are on a mission to revolutionize highway safety and efficiency and we are looking for great talent to be part of our success story!

About the Role:

As a member of the R&D team, your mission will be to reliably maintain the quality of machine vision read rates and software configurations across our network of sites in Canada and the US. You’ll also be a subject matter expert on our proprietary technologies, software and hardware applications, and you will partner with internal teams to troubleshoot and develop solutions to technical issues.

Location: Head Office, Edmonton, AB

Report to: Manager, Research & Development

Job Accountabilities:

  • Design, program and implement imaging systems, hardware, and software applications for various applications.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies and methods for improving machine vision image quality, performance, and functionality.
  • Work assigned projects from start to completion.
  • Collaborate with engineers, software developers, and customers to understand the requirements and specifications of the various imaging solutions.
  • Perform testing, debugging, and troubleshooting of our imaging systems and software.
  • Resolve escalated issues as a subject matter expert and support ticket resolution for our customers.
  • Maintain read rates and configuration performance across our site network.
  • Document designs, architecture, and system integrations as required.
  • Present solutions and results to both internal and external key stakeholders.
  • Explore, evaluate, recommend, and implement new technologies to maximize efficiency and effectiveness on new and existing product ideas.
  • Apply industry best practices, along with your knowledge and expertise, to execute ideas from concept to delivery, as a member of a collaborative and agile team.

Job Requirements:

  • University Degree or diploma in Computer Science, computer engineering or related degree, diploma, and/or applicable work experience.
  • Experience with image processing and/or optics. Strong knowledge and experience in lighting and imaging principles, machine vision techniques, and algorithms.
  • Proficient in programming languages, such as C, C++, C# and python.
  • Excels at solving problems, are motivated and methodical, and have high attention to detail.
  • Support what you build and understand that building applications is more than just writing code. Working with your development team and the support team, you are passionate about ensuring applications continue delivering value long after deployment.
  • Write clean, reliable, and secure code (C, C++, C#) and believe in following coding best practices.
  • An ability to recognize and prioritize projects and urgent tasks

Not sure if you qualify? Consider applying anyways!

We understand great talent may come from a variety of workplace experiences and backgrounds. A better future depends on new and diverse voices at the table. We'd love to hear from you!

By joining us you will enjoy:

  • Great people to work with in an inclusive and collaborative culture
  • Flexible work options
  • Open vacation program with unlimited vacation days
  • Competitive compensation package, including benefits and employee stock options
  • Opportunities to make your mark, experience growth, professional development and advancement within the company
  • Employee recognition and referral programs
  • Social initiatives- virtual games and contests, pickle ball, basketball, ping pong, foosball, darts, you name your game!

Work with us because you believe in what we do.

Want to be part of a team whose mission is to save lives by reducing commercial transportation fatalities? How about being part of a tech company that continues to disrupt industry with new ideas?

Although technically, we have been in business for almost 20 years, we are proud to have maintained a start-up feel with each team member acting like owners modeling our values:

  • Create Exceptional Experiences. Think like a customer, colleague, partner, and stakeholder. Strive to go above and beyond and have a positive impact on others.
  • Drive to Succeed. Be purposeful and accountable. Persevere through challenges and seek ways to enable success. Operate with speed, agility, and excellence.
  • Empower and Lead. Take the initiative and be proactive. Identify problems quickly and help tackle them. Have a voice, share ideas and give constructive feedback. Encourage others to do the same.
  • Disrupt Creatively. Be curious, explore ideas without bias, and fearlessly try new things—Foster innovation with diversity of thought. Merit ideas, not titles, and learn from failure.
  • Cultivate Relationships. Build credibility and influence with integrity, honesty, and commitment. Seek win-win outcomes and lead with transparency and high ethical standards.
  • Raise the Bar. Continually improve and grow. Build for the future, develop capability, and help others to learn. Take risks and aim high. Don’t iterate when you can change the game.
  • Play as a Team. Navigate with genuine care, respect, and inclusiveness. Create momentum through time-saving collaborative partnerships. Celebrate successes and have fun.

Our Journey and Culture

As an organization, our innovative and collaborative culture is woven into the fabric of our DNA and seen through our interactions with one another. Our teams work together to solve problems that have a real-world impact, with all voices being heard at the table, and we believe respectful and inclusive idea-sharing is fundamental to our ability to continue to push into uncharted territories. Our roots are deep with almost 20 years of cultivating relationships and expertise, and our footprint across North America is a testimony of our ability to disrupt the industry and change the game. Our incredible journey has been built with teamwork, creativity, and humbly brilliant people ready and willing to explore new possibilities together.

Drivewyze is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.