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Careers at SSI

Sustainable Growth


These are very exciting times for SSI and we are looking for outstanding people to help us continue to build on our goal of well-managed sustainable growth and recognition as an employer of choice in the Greater Victoria Area. We are proud to foster an environment where there is fascinating, challenging work with a corresponding respect for work/life balance. At the core of our success are the creative, energetic, dynamic people who make up the SSI team.

Current Openings 

» Sales Account Executive - SSI USA

Sales Account Executive – SSI USA:
We are a growing company strategically positioned to expand our world market share in shipbuilding and offshore structure production. SSI produces the ShipConstructor software suite, an AutoCAD based 3D product modeling tool which is a leader in the ship and offshore structure design software market.

We are looking for outstanding people to help us continue to build on our goal of well-managed sustainable growth and quality customer service. We are proud to promote an environment where there is fascinating, challenging work with a corresponding respect for work/life balance. At the heart of our success are the creative, energetic, dynamic people who make up the SSI team.

If you strive for excellence and enjoy working in a fast paced dynamic environment, consider joining our team. Combined with the challenging nature of the work, the ability to see the results of your efforts in the real world make a career at SSI a rewarding experience.

Opportunity:
We are looking for an individual to join our SSI USA sales team who will be responsible for the execution of the entire sales process from prospecting leads to close of sale and follow-up. As an SSI Sales Account Executive you will lead our sales efforts for the SSI product offering throughout the US. You will analyze customer and market trends to identify and solve market challenges. You will work with the executive management team to establish sales strategies and promotional programs. You will have the opportunity to multiply your earnings through attainment of sales targets, as you grow the ShipConstructor market share. Additionally, you will have the opportunity for regular travel to client sites, conferences and industry events around the globe.

Requirements:
• 5 years prior experience selling engineering software products
• Demonstrated aptitude for software and technology sales
• Demonstrated ability to work independently towards high level sales goals and targets
• Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation)
• The ability to work effectively in stressful situations and maintain positive customer relations
• The ability to work with people from various backgrounds and cultures
• Fluency in English
• The ability and interest in regular travel throughout North America
• Must be a US citizen and a permanent resident in the U.S.
Asset Experience:
• Previous experience selling engineering software
• Professional experience in shipbuilding or manufacturing
• Experience with the SSI product line and other CAD systems

Compensation:
SSI offers a competitive compensation structure; a full benefit package and a flexible work environment. Interested candidates should apply to http://applynow.net.au/jobs/67112-sales-account-executive with a cover letter indicating your salary expectations.
SSI would like to thank those applicants who apply and respectfully inform you that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

» Project Consultant at SSI:

We are a growing company strategically positioned to expand our world market share in shipbuilding and offshore structure production. SSI produces the ShipConstructor software suite, an AutoCAD based 3D product modeling tool which is a leader in the ship and offshore structure design software market.

We are looking for outstanding people to help us continue to build on our goal of well-managed sustainable growth and recognition as an employer of choice in the Greater Victoria Area. We are proud to promote an environment where there is fascinating, challenging work with a corresponding respect for work/life balance. At the heart of our success are the creative, energetic, dynamic people who make up the SSI team. A career with SSI will give you the opportunity to work on complex, graphically oriented software which is used worldwide on high profile marine projects.

If you strive for excellence and enjoy working in a fast paced dynamic environment, consider joining our team. Combined with the challenging nature of the work, the ability to see the results of your efforts in the real world; make a career at SSI a rewarding experience.

Opportunity:
We are looking for an individual to join our USA team. As a SSI Project Consultant you will be responsible for: 

  • Leading and completing large-scale, client-driven projects.

  • Communicating with clients and customers to determine their needs or requirements.

  • Mapping, developing, designing, and implement improved business processes or solutions to meet consumer needs and expectations.

You will have the opportunity for regular travel to client sites, conferences and industry events.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Process Engineering 

  • Experience with a function modeling methodology (i.e. IDEF0) for describing manufacturing workflows

  • Experience mapping processes and employing process improvement strategies

  • Demonstrated aptitude for software integration and technology 

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently towards high level objectives

  • Experience in managing and successfully completing client driven projects

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) 

  • The ability to work effectively in stressful situations and maintain positive client relations 

  • The ability to work with people from various backgrounds and cultures

  • A demonstrated ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks

  • Must be a U.S. citizen

  • Fluent in English

  • Requirement for travel throughout the USA.

Asset Experience:

  • Professional experience in shipbuilding, manufacturing or a similar industry

  • Experience with AutoCAD and other CAD systems

  • Naval Architecture or related discipline

  • Hands on experience in a Project Management role

Compensation:
SSI offers a competitive salary in the range of $60K - $70K per annum commensurate with skills and experience, a full benefit package and a profit sharing program. Interested candidates should apply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a cover letter indicating your salary expectations.

SSI would like to thank those applicants who apply and respectfully inform you that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

» Database Developer

Opportunity:
As a Database Developer, you will be joining our Product Development team and be on the forefront of advancing CAD design for the marine industry.  In this role, you will work through all facets of software development: design, prototype, implementation, testing and documentation.

Requirements:
•    A degree in Computer Science or Engineering. 
•    A thorough understanding of C++, C# and/or other object-oriented programming languages 
•    Strong written and oral communication skills
•    Demonstrated ability to take direction and work well as a team member
•    Desire to learn
•    Demonstrated strategic thinking and adaptive learning skills
•    The ability to be adaptable and work effectively on multiple changing projects
•    Enjoys working with a skilled team, and feels a sense of ownership and pride in the team's work product
•    Demonstrated initiative and the ability to lead by example
•    Relocation to Victoria, BC, plus valid Canadian work permit is required
Asset Experience:
•    Strong C++ and C# programming skills.
•    Experience with implementing a web service application
•    Agile development experience
•    5+ years experience in C++, C# and/or other object-oriented programming languages.
•    5+ years experience in T-SQL and SQL Server
•    2+ years .NET Development experience
•    Experience with Computer Aided Design software.
•    Knowledge of design patterns, complex data structures and algorithms.


Compensation:
SSI offers a competitive salary in the range of $50K - $60K per annum; commensurate with skills and experience, a full benefit package and a profit sharing program. Interested candidates should apply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a cover letter indicating your salary expectations.

SSI would like to thank those applicants who apply and respectfully inform you that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

» Software Developer

Opportunity
As a Software Developer, you will be joining our Product Development team and be on the forefront of advancing CAD design for the marine industry.  In this role, you will work through all facets of software development: design, prototype, implementation, testing and documentation.

Requirements:
•    A degree in Computer Science or Engineering. 
•    A thorough understanding of C++, C# and/or other object-oriented programming languages. 
•    Strong written and oral communication skills. 
•    Demonstrated ability to take direction and work well as a team member. 
•    Desire to learn.
•    Demonstrated strategic thinking and adaptive learning skills.
•    The ability to be adaptable and work effectively on multiple changing projects.
•    Enjoys working with a skilled team, and feels a sense of ownership and pride in the team's work product.
•    Demonstrated initiative and the ability to lead by example.
•    Relocation to Victoria, BC, plus valid Canadian work permit is required. 

Asset Experience:
•    Strong C++ and C# programming skills.
•    Experience with implementing a web service application
•    Agile development experience
•    5+ years experience in C++, C# and/or other object-oriented programming languages.
•    5+ years experience in T-SQL and SQL Server.
•    2+ years .NET Development experience.
•    Experience with Computer Aided Design software.
•    Knowledge of design patterns, complex data structures and algorithms.

Compensation:
SSI offers a competitive salary; commensurate with skills and experience, a full benefit package and a bonus/incentive program. Interested candidates should apply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a cover letter indicating your salary expectations.

SSI would like to thank those applicants who apply and respectfully inform you that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Co-op Students

» Technical Writer Co-op Job

SSI provides Autodesk based solutions to the shipbuilding and offshore industry. SSI develops ShipConstructor®, an AutoCAD based CAD/CAM software suite that leverages the world's most popular CAD platform. SSI applies information technology expertise to address industry specific challenges including sharing engineering data with other business processes and applications such as MRP, ERP and PLM tools. Shipbuilders, naval architects and marine engineers trust SSI on projects such as yachts, oil rigs, tankers, ferries, warships and workboats.

We are looking for a student who would like to spend their work-term with our young and dynamic team of software developers. Our development team is made up of many university graduates who previously completed co-op work-terms with us.

The Technical Writer is responsible for developing standardized, consistent material which will be used by SSI clients. The material includes updating our current Knowledge Base articles to meet our corporate standards, create How-To articles with our team of experts, describe issues and their solutions or workarounds and create various forms of technical documentation. Some of the documents created will require screen captures of our products or conceptual diagrams to best illustrate a concept.

The position acts as a champion for template use and technical writing standards to develop documentation. You will also help define guidelines of how SSI personnel will communicate and share technical written information to our clients.

This is also a great opportunity to check us out for your long-term employment plans!

Requirements:
• Excellence in communicating difficult technical concepts in easy to understand plain English
• Ability to translate complex technical information into a structured document
• Experience in comprehending software functionality with minimal instruction or demonstration
• Strong organizational skills
• Aptitude to learn new technologies quickly
• Pursuing a Bachelor degree in English, Journalism, or Technical Writing


Skills:
• Proven experience with technical writing and preparation
• Experience in editing technical documents to define and meet established standards, style, and branding
• Able to build strong working relationships and interact with all levels of subject matter experts
• Ability to prioritize and handle competing requests and work to tight deadlines
• Organize and present technical information in the most effective ways
• Ability to create visual imagery to better explain a concept


Interested candidates should apply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a cover letter indicating your salary expectations.
SSI would like to thank those applicants who apply and respectfully inform you that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.