Senior Software Developer

Archipelago Marine Research Ltd.

March 04, 2014

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

Archipelago Marine Research Ltd., established in 1978, is a Victoria-based consulting firm specializing in national and international commercial fisheries monitoring and marine environmental assessment services. Archipelago is a recognized world leader in the development and delivery of fisheries monitoring programs and monitoring technology.

Job Summary: 

Are you passionate about environmental and sustainability issues?

  • Do you want to work in an innovative and unique field?
  • Do you want to work for a progressive company that recognizes the need for employees to manage and balance personal, family and workplace?

Then this might be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for! 

We are looking for a creative team member to help expand our award winning telematics solution to an on-demand service for world-wide use. The candidate needs to have strong initiative, desire to learn, and excellent design/implementation skills. Benefits include:

  • Exposure to new and unique applications of technologies, design, and development strategies
  • Excellent work-life balance and work place culture
  • Opportunities to help define your role in the development team.


  • University degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience in software development
  • 3 years experience using .NET (C#), WPF
  • Experience as a team lead
  • Strong problem solving skills and desire to learn
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Desire to produce high-quality applications that meet users’ needs


  • Experience with any enterprise tools such as Spring, Hibernate, MS CAB, SVN, UML, Workflow, unit testing, refactoring, mock object testing, or similar technologies.
  • ASP.NET (MVC, Entity Framework)
  • GUI design patterns knowledge
  • User Interface design experience
  • Experience with MS Access systems
  • On Demand /SAAS migrations
  • MSBuild and Windows Installer XML
  • GIS application development
  • Video application development
  • Time-series/sensor data application development

Archipelago offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes; health and dental benefits package, health care and wellness spending account, and RRSP contributions. We have a socially responsible and flexible corporate culture, and provide training and development opportunities for our employees.

How To Apply: 

Email or fax your resume to the attention of Human Resources at;
Archipelago Marine Research Ltd.
525 Head Street, Victoria, BC, Canada V9A 5S1

FAX: (250) 383-0103

Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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