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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

 

» Event Coordinator

We are a growing company strategically positioned to expand our world market share in shipbuilding and offshore structure production. 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.

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 event planning and coordination experience. This is a dual role of event coordination within our Sales and Marketing department with a social media component. If you have excellent organizational skills and the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple initiatives at one time; consider this opportunity.

Responsibilities:
The role of Event Coordinator at SSI holds the ultimate responsibility for ensuring the successful organization of multiple annual events all around the world.  Coordinating our internal Marketing and PR resources as well as the activities of SSI representatives abroad is essential to this success. In addition to the event coordination, this role, has a social media component using state of the art tools designed to optimize the social media marketing effort.

As the Event Coordinator you will be responsible for:
• Booking, organizing and coordinating attendance at trade shows, seminars, conferences including pre and post show activities.
• Assisting with the organization and facilitation of the SSI User Conferences
• Tracking and aligning the events budget
• Assisting with the organization and implementation of product launch activities 
• Updating CRM contact information as needed
• Directing the distribution of show materials
• Assisting with development of customer satisfaction surveys 
• Coordinating business travel arrangements for other departments as required
• Providing on-going development and maintenance of departmental documentation
• Coordinating all aspects of travel schedule for CTO and CEO 
• Providing event support to SSI Value Added Resellers (VAR) around the world
• Maintaining constant communication with VAR’s and event organizers for new industry conferences and events 
• Updating and maintaining SSI’s events calendar 
• extensive use of HubSpot for social media purposes
• Scheduling of automated social media campaigns
• Personal social media engagement in support of our marketing efforts

Requirements:
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an event coordination role 
• Post-secondary education in an accredited communications or business program or equivalent work experience
• Solid working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint, HubSpot as well as experience with Event Coordination applications such as Eventbrite 
• Technical aptitude for learning and implementing new tools, automated workflows and processes
• Excellent planning and time management skills
• Strong skills and background in project management will be an asset

 Compensation:

SSI offers a competitive salary, 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.

» Product Owner


We are a growing company strategically positioned to expand our world market share in shipbuilding and offshore structure production. 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.

If you strive for excellence and enjoy working in a fast paced dynamic environment, consider joining our team. Are you detail oriented, self motivated, able to work well independently or as part of a team? Do you have Accounting experience? If you have a background in Accounting and you take pride in your ability to provide quality, detailed results; this may be the right opportunity for you.

Opportunity:
SSI is actively seeking an experienced Product Owner to join our team. Reporting to the CTO, the Product Owner represents the “voice of the customer” by bringing a strategic vision to one of our existing products. Their focus is on maximizing the value of the product and the work of the development team. The successful candidate will be relied upon to identify, prioritize and manage product requirements, work with customers, management, and other stakeholders, as well as collaborate with the Agile/Scrum team to ensure quality design and implementation of product features.

Responsibilities:
• Working with the CTO and other Product Owners to formulate and direct a product vision, strategy, and roadmap
• Serve as the voice of the customer on new or already existing products
• Collect, articulate, and prioritize requirements from product stakeholders (own and manage product backlog)
• Participate in Agile Scrum activities (triage, backlog grooming, sprint planning, stand-up, retrospectives, sprint review)
• Promote and inspire continuous improvement in everything we do
• Work with Development Team to ensure the understanding of the vision is achieved and all the user stories are clear
• Work with the PO team to ensure cross-team dependencies are communicated and work planned accordingly.

• Work with the Product team to translate business requirements into user stories:
a. Work with customers and internal stakeholders to validate the product/feature/enhancement;
b. Support feature design and prototyping of user experiences;
c. Gather requirements from the business sponsors for specific user stories;
d. Determining and outlining the Acceptance Criteria for the user stories.

• Regularly report and monitor key performance indicators of the product to provide insight to the business and support tactical decisions
• Act as a servant leader to the development team in order to both inspire and motivate the team while also setting a clear sense of purpose and achievement
• Work with SSI team to support the continuous improvement and adoption of our Agile processes
• Conduct Market Research as required

Requirements:
• One of the following:
a. Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
b. 5 years of hands on experience in the software development industry

• Demonstrated aptitude for software and technology 
• Product-driven focus - able to sort priorities and make difficult needs-based decisions
• Collaborative mindset - proven track record of guiding teams and stakeholders towards pragmatic consensus leading to high value product roadmaps and implementations
• Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation)
• The ability to work effectively with people in stressful situations and maintain positive customer relations
• The ability to work with people from various backgrounds and cultures
• A demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize and multiple tasks 
• Demonstrated ability to work independently towards high level objectives
• Fluent in English
• May require international travel
• Relocation to Victoria, BC, plus valid Canadian Citizenship is required

Asset Experience:
• Professional experience in shipbuilding or manufacturing
• Experience with AutoCAD or other CAD systems
• Passionate about and experienced in Agile development methodologies and processes such as Scrum
• Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification
• Experience with Atlassian products such as Jira and Confluence

 Compensation:
SSI offers a competitive salary; commensurate with skills and experience, a full benefit package and a profit sharing program. Interested candidates should apply to http://applynow.net.au/jobs/90808 with a resume and 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.