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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

Software Integrations Developer


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.

You will integrate our leading-edge shipbuilding design software with those of our partners, using your comprehensive knowledge of web services, XML, relational databases, and API design. At the same time, we will count on your excellent communications and organization skills to liaise with the clients and vendors to design and test the integrations.

Required:
• Post-Secondary Education in Computer Science or Engineering
• Knowledge of C# and C++
• 5+ years’ experience in software and web development
• 3+ years’ experience in XML and RESTful web services 
• Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio
• Familiarity with object-oriented design patterns
• Knowledge of complex data structures and algorithms
• Experience with automated testing methodologies
• Experience with SQL Server (or other relational databases)
• Additional Experience:
• Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems
• Working with remote teams, spanning multiple time zones
• Working in an Agile Environment (Scrum)
• Atlassian Tools (JIRA, Confluence)
• Software Versioning and Revision Control Systems (SVN)

Personal Attributes:
• Able to work independently and within a collaborative team environment using sound judgment in decision-making. Please note: the successful candidate must be a Canadian or US citizen and be based in, or willing to relocate to, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. 

Compensation:
SSI offers a competitive compensation structure; a full benefit package and a flexible work environment. Interested candidates should apply with a cover letter indicating your salary expectations. Interested candidates should apply to http://applynow.net.au/jobs/99468 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.

Public Relations Coordinator Position:


We are a growing company, continually expanding our world market share in shipbuilding and offshore structure production. We are looking for outstanding people to join us in continuing almost 30 years of sustained growth in our commitment to continued recognition as an employer of choice in the Greater Victoria area. We maintain a fascinating and challenging work environment 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.

Opportunity:
A career with SSI will give you the opportunity to work in a team environment with a group of talented individuals creating leading edge technology. If you enjoy working in a fast paced, dynamic environment, consider joining our team. You will be challenged to be your best. 

We currently have an opening in our organization for someone with public relations experience. If you have excellent organizational skills and the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple initiatives at one time; we invite you to consider this opportunity.

Duties:
The role of Public Relations Coordinator at SSI holds the ultimate responsibility for creating all client and market facing written media.
As the Public Relations Coordinator you will be responsible for (but not limited to):

• responsible for writing, proofreading and editing all marketing materials
• write technical white papers for presentation at conferences
• create PowerPoint presentations 
• plan and purchase online and print advertising 
• conducting interviews with clients and SSI staff regarding content for editorials, press releases and testimonials
• write and promote the publication of editorials and press releases through various media sources
• edit and proofread blog posts and material written by Management
• assist with the development of marketing strategies and annual marketing plans
• responsible for updating all CRM and HubSpot contact information as and when new info is garnered.
• provide Reseller support regarding publicity of their marketing initiatives
• create and update web pages 
• responsible for monitoring media productions for applicable industry articles

Qualifications:
• A minimum of three years’ experience working in a public relations or marketing field
• A demonstrable aptitude for easily adopting multiple software applications.
• Degree in Communications or similar
• Familiarity with HubSpot marketing software
• Good general CRM experience (E.G.: Maximizer, Salesforce, etc.)
• Experience with AGILE as a business methodology (Familiarity with SCRUM and/or KANBAN frameworks is a plus).
• Some knowledge of the shipbuilding industry is an asset

Compensation:
SSI offers a competitive salary, full benefit package and a profit sharing program. Interested candidates should apply to http://applynow.net.au/jobs/101160 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.

 Website and Graphic Designer


We are looking for an individual to join our Sales and Marketing Team primarily as a Website Designer but Graphics Design skills and experience are also an important consideration.

Candidates must demonstrable experience and skills required to re-design and maintain a company web site applying the most up to date technology. Combining advanced skills in the use of software tools like InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop with a creative and artistic eye will be required core competencies critical to success in the Website Design position.

Producing graphic art, layout and visual materials to effectively communicate information for: publications, advertising, films, packaging, posters, signs and interactive media will be necessary for the Graphics Design elements of the job.

Requirements:
 College or university diploma in Website design or equivalent demonstrable experience.
 Strong knowledge of JavaScript, WordPress, Dreamweaver and Flash
 The ability to write, modify and debug software for websites for multiple platforms (E.G.: mobile)
 Ability to write code to generate web pages
 The ability to test and document software for websites
 High Level CMS experience.
 Understanding of SEO and website analytics including click through implementation and analysis.
 Knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, FTP, and Microsoft Office
 In depth knowledge of up to date web-design trends and techniques
 Experience in ensuring creative elements are in line with brand requirements
 The ability to create and assemble images and graphics to produce designs for websites, print media, company logos, product design displays and productions

Note: you will be asked to provide some samples of your work from your portfolio

Asset Experience:
 Progressive Profiling and Content Surfacing knowledge (E.G.: HubSpot)
 Experience using and designing web pages using “personalization” technology (E.G.: Evergage)
 Knowledge of Social Media platforms, scheduling and user engagement.
 Audio/Video Editing experience.
 Knowledge of Internet Information Server, Server 2003, Server 2008, and DNS
 Creativity with graphics and various types of media
 Experience in managing projects or various size and scope
 Organizational and communication skills and the ability to collaborate with multiple departments and multiple cultures
 Experience in Maximizer CRM 
 Excellent writing and editing skills

Compensation: 
SSI offers a competitive salary, full benefit package and a bonus/incentive program. Interested candidates should apply to http://applynow.net.au/jobs/100982 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.