Careers

Current job openings at InterTalk™ Critical Information Systems:

 

Senior Software Developer
Electronics Technician
Junior Software Developer
Software Developer (Contract)


 

SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

JOB SUMMARY

Our team of highly motivated software developers is expanding. We are looking for an awesome developer with back-end chops who is excited to work on a new, disruptive dispatch-as-a-service product that will help people save lives. We work with a wide range of clients within the public-safety sector who require intuitive, seamless workflows and highly reliable software. Our new developer should have keen problem-solving skills, along with experience working on back-end systems software and a desire to produce bold and innovative solutions. Candidates should have a background in software systems development and a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent experience. Development is a team sport – we need someone to work with the team who is Smart. Passionate. Determined. Kind. And Adaptable. Are you up for the challenge?

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Chief Engineer, the Senior Software Developer will be responsible for the following:

  • Working cohesively on a team of software and systems developers and engineers building mission-critical communications products and services
  • Contributing to software and hardware product design and development within the following areas: bug fixes, hardware verification testing, developing automated test frameworks, adding new software features to existing products and optimizing developer tools and frameworks
  • Contributing to software quality through code-review of peer-submitted change-sets
  • Attending all necessary software-development or engineering meetings
  • Contributing to team efforts by completing related tasks as needed
  • Working with customers or departments on technical issues including software system design and maintenance
  • Analyzing information to recommend and plan the installation of new systems or modifications of an existing system
  • Providing input to system testing and validation procedures
  • Software and system documentation development
  • Supporting company policies and operations related to ISO9001 quality and ISO27001 data security standards
  • Other related duties as required

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Experience with Bash and Linux
  • Experience implementing real-time application network protocols using TCP/UDP and C/C++
  • Experience implementing digital signal processing using FFTs and filters
  • Experience with Docker, Ansible, 12 factor applications and highly available cloud-deployments (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience with ReactJS, JavaScript and web-development
  • Experience with real time communications over the Internet using WebRTC and SIP

EXPERIENCE

  • A bachelor or master’s degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience with software development in a team oriented environment using agile/scrum, agile/kanban, git, continuous integration pipelines and peer reviews

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • Familiarity with HAM radio, public safety dispatch technology and deployments
  • Familiarity with structured central logging and monitoring using tools like ELK and Zabbix
  • Experience with secure development practices from SEI-CERT, NIST and OWASP including SSL/TLS and private CA’s.
  • Experience with network tools including wireshark and tcpdump and the problems of NAT traversa

InterTalk is an equal opportunity employer. If this opportunity interests yhou, and you meet all of the above requirements, please submit your resume and a cover letter stating salary expectations.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.

Only applicants legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered for this opportunity.

TO APPLY

Send your resume & cover letter in Word or PDF format to hr@intertalksystems.com


 

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (Full-time)

JOB SUMMARY

Our team of highly skilled technicians is expanding and are looking for an Electronic Technician with strong initiative, who is excited to work on equipment that helps save lives.

Who are we? In short, we’re a fast growing, award-winning company with focus on mission-critical communications that help our customers save lives. We are radio, console and dispatch experts. We are innovative, collaborative and supportive. We work with an impressive range of clients in the public safety sector within North America and our equipment handles well over 10 million calls per year!

From troubleshooting and repair, to assembling equipment and building systems, to documentation, shipping and receiving – the work that you do will make a difference for our incredible team of talented individuals and for our customers. Travel may be required from time to time, where you would work directly at our customer installation sites – here you get to see the impact and importance of the work you complete everyday.

Candidates should have a keen mechanical interest and a desire to produce high quality work, in addition to an Electronic Technician/Technologist certification or equivalent experience.

COMPANY

InterTalk Critical Information Systems is an award-winning, leading-edge company in the field of electronic communications. Headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, InterTalk designs, manufactures and sells electronic communications equipment to public safety agencies around the world. In addition, InterTalk's equipment is used by railroads, airports and electrical utility companies to ensure the safety of their employees and to handle day-to-day operations, logistics, planning and emergency situations.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the direction of the Production Manager, the Electronics Technician will be responsible for the following:

  • Building equipment and systems, including hardware assembly, wiring and cabling
  • Troubleshooting and repairing electronics and equipment
  • Testing against quality test plans to ensure proper performance and operation
  • Preparing, sending and receiving equipment shipments
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation, as required
  • Completing on-site commissioning, installation and troubleshooting of hardware, software and systems, as required
  • Assisting with logistics of system implementation
  • Supporting company policies and operations related to ISO9001 quality and ISO27001 data security standards
  • All other related duties as required

Note: This job may require the individual to travel from time to time.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Soldering skills using basic tools and surface mount hot air devices
  • Troubleshooting capabilities in electronics down to board and component level
  • Ability to use electronic troubleshooting instruments (oscilloscopes, TIMS etc.)
  • Computer proficiency: Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite/Windows; software installations
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High level of initiative
  • Must be team-oriented

EXPERIENCE

  • Electronic Technician/Technologist certification or equivalent experience

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Written and/or verbal French communications skills would be an asset
  • Experience working in a Linux environment would be an asset
  • Amateur radio background would be an asset

TO APPLY

InterTalk is an equal opportunity employer. If this opportunity interests you, and you meet all of the above requirements, please submit your resume and a cover letter in Word or PDF format to hr@intertalksystems.com stating interest and salary expectations.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.


 

JUNIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER (Full-time)

JOB SUMMARY

Our team of highly motivated software developers is expanding and looking for a developer with back-end chops who is excited to work on software that helps people save lives. We work with a wide range of clients within the public-safety sector who require intuitive, seamless workflows and highly reliable software. Our new developer should have a keen interest in working on back-end systems software and a desire to produce bold and innovative solutions. Candidates should have a background in software systems development and a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent experience.

COMPANY

InterTalk Critical Information Systems is an award-winning, leading-edge company in the field of electronic communications. Headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, InterTalk designs, manufactures and sells electronic communications equipment to public safety agencies around the world. In addition, InterTalk's equipment is used by railroads, airports and electrical utility companies to ensure the safety of their employees and to handle day-to-day operations, logistics, planning and emergency situations.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the direction of the Chief Engineer, the Junior Software Developer will be responsible for the following:

  • Working cohesively on a team of software and systems developers and engineers building mission-critical communications products and services
  • Contributing to software and hardware product design and development within the following areas: bug fixes, hardware verification testing, developing automated test frameworks, adding new software features to existing products and optimizing developer tools and frameworks
  • Contributing to software quality through code-review of peer-submitted change-sets
  • Attending all necessary software-development or engineering meetings
  • Contributing to team efforts by completing related tasks as needed
  • Working with customers or departments on technical issues including software system design and maintenance
  • Analyzing information to recommend and plan the installation of new systems or modifications of an existing system
  • Providing input to system testing and validation procedures
  • Developing software and system documentation
  • Supporting company policies and operations related to ISO9001 quality and ISO27001 data security standards
  • All other related duties as required

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Practical experience with C, C++, Bash, PostgreSQL, Linux
  • Familiarity with Python, Git, YAML, JIRA, Bamboo
  • Software troubleshooting and debugging
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be able to multitask and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be team-oriented

EXPERIENCE

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, engineering or a related discipline; or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of practical experience working with a software company

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Written and/or verbal French communications skills would be an asset
  • Experience building mission-critical communications software would be an asset
  • Amateur radio background would be an asset

TO APPLY

InterTalk is an equal opportunity employer. If this opportunity interests you, and you meet all of the above requirements, please submit your resume and a cover letter in Word or PDF format to hr@intertalksystems.com stating interest and salary expectations.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.


 

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER (1 Year Contract)

JOB SUMMARY

Our team of highly motivated software developers is expanding and looking for a developer with back-end chops who is excited to work on software that helps people save lives. We work with a wide range of clients within the public-safety sector who require intuitive, seamless workflows and highly reliable software. Our new developer should have a keen interest in working on back-end systems software and a desire to produce bold and innovative solutions. Candidates should have a background in software systems development and a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent experience.

COMPANY

InterTalk Critical Information Systems is an award-winning, leading-edge company in the field of electronic communications. Headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, InterTalk designs, manufactures and sells electronic communications equipment to public safety agencies around the world. In addition, InterTalk's equipment is used by railroads, airports and electrical utility companies to ensure the safety of their employees and to handle day-to-day operations, logistics, planning and emergency situations.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the direction of the Chief Engineer, the Software Developer will be responsible for the following:

  • Working cohesively on a team of software and systems developers and engineers building mission-critical communications products and services
  • Contributing to software and hardware product design and development within the following areas: bug fixes, hardware verification testing, developing automated test frameworks, adding new software features to existing products and optimizing developer tools and frameworks
  • Contributing to software quality through code-review of peer-submitted change-sets
  • Attending all necessary software-development or engineering meetings
  • Contributing to team efforts by completing related tasks as needed
  • Working with customers or departments on technical issues including software system design and maintenance
  • Analyzing information to recommend and plan the installation of new systems or modifications of an existing system
  • Providing input to system testing and validation procedures
  • Developing software and system documentation
  • Supporting company policies and operations related to ISO9001 quality and ISO27001 data security standards
  • All other related duties as required

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Practical experience with C, C++, Bash, PostgreSQL, Linux
  • Familiarity with Python, Git, YAML, JIRA, Bamboo
  • Software troubleshooting and debugging
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be able to multitask and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be team-oriented

EXPERIENCE

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, engineering or a related discipline; or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of practical experience working with a software company

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Written and/or verbal French communications skills would be an asset
  • Experience building mission-critical communications software would be an asset
  • Amateur radio background would be an asset

TO APPLY

InterTalk is an equal opportunity employer. If this opportunity interests you, and you meet all of the above requirements, please submit your resume and a cover letter in Word or PDF format to hr@intertalksystems.com stating interest and salary expectations.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.