Product Engineer

PRODUCT ENGINEER

ABOUT SURVALENT:

Survalent Technology Corporation, located at 7965 Heritage Road, Brampton Ontario, is the leading provider of real-time smart grid management system for enabling visualization, optimization and improved operations for utilities. For over four decades, we have helped more than 500 utilities use operational data to increase reliability, efficiency and customer service.  With our proven and reliable ADMS solution provider. Our SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), Distribution Management System (DMS), Outage Management System (OMS), and Substation Automation (SA) solutions, enable utilities to transform data into actionable intelligence.  We partner with utilities across the globe to create mission critical solutions that will achieve the promise of the Smart Grid.

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:

Survalent Technologyis currently seeking an experienced Product Engineer to join our Product Management team to support the growth.  This position is a permanent full-time position (40 hours per week) that will be located in the Survalent Headquarters in Brampton, Ontario 7965 Heritage Road Brampton Ontario L6Y 5X5.  The Product Engineer will report to the Chief Technical Officer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Acquire a thorough understanding of our product technology, applications and offering to effectively meet specific customer needs. 
  • Work with our development teams and technology partners to implement new product functionality, enhance and extend existing product functionality, analyze and resolve product related issues. 
  • Participate/lead product evaluation pilot and testing activities
  • Evaluate customer specification and make optimal product recommendations. If no product is internally available that meets customer requirements, recommend alternate strategies.
  • Create product technical specifications with the objective of creating a proprietary position. 
  • Provide product technical support to the organization to bolster product knowledge. 
  • Conduct market analysis, bench mark competition and recommend product strategies optimized for growth.  Understand market trends and provide internal updates.
  • Prepare the required documentation for product presentation marketing, promotion, and training
  • Conduct product demonstration and training
  • Effectively collaborate across organizational boundaries to achieve desired goals

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Exceptional inter-personal skills, effective verbal and written communication skills.  Must be able to communicate effectively in English – both written and spoken.
  • Self-motivated, proactive with a strong work ethic and the ability to operate with minimal supervision
  • Be a good team player
  • Strong analytical skills and a keen eye for detail

Education, Knowledge, SKILLS AND Abilities

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with Survalent Software Products
  • Prior experience with ADMS technology including SCADA, OMS, DMS and related utility software applications such as substation automation software and hardware is required
  • 10+ years’ experience in a product engineering, application engineering or product specialist role
  • Prior experience in the Electrical industry – utility / OEM
  • Exceptional inter-personal skills, effective verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Self-motivated, proactive with a strong work ethic and the ability to operate with minimal supervision
  • Be a good team player
  • Strong analytical skills and a keen eye for detail
  • Must be versed in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to multi-task, and work constructively and persists, even under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others within and across teams
  • Must be able to travel


Salary:

$80,000 per annum subject to review with the possibility of an increase; incentive bonus and comprehensive benefits package that includes dental, vision, disability benefits, life insurance, vision care and other benefits such as two (2) weeks vacation.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT IN RETURN:

Survalent Technology is a great company to work for. We offer a very competitive compensation package.  We have a casual and friendly environment.

If you are interested in joining a growing organization in this exciting role, please apply to Product Engineer with your resume attached. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those most qualified will be contacted.

Survalent Technology Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.