High-Tech Career Fair 2001 Company Profiles

Based in Victoria, British Columbia, ACD Systems International Inc. designs, develops and markets leading edge Digital Imaging Software. ACD has been actively developing quality software since 1993, has enjoyed rapid growth and established significant market penetration through progressive Internet distribution and strategic partnerships. ACD products have an estimated 15 million users worldwide, and over 15,000 corporate customers that include many Fortune 500 companies. ACD Systems' shares are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ASA. Recruiting for: software developers, project managers, web designers, business systems programmers, various sales and marketing positions.
Advanced Networks Division of Agilent Technologies in Burnaby, British Columbia develops high performance test solutions for industry-leading network equipment manufacturers and service providers. We are looking for people with a desire to be at the leading edge of technology and a passion for bringing great new products to market. Our world class R&D facility provides the opportunity to work with some of the industry's top engineers and have access to the best tools in the trade. Advantages of working for Agilent include a flexible and fun environment, the opportunity for international travel and a compensation package and benefit program that is among the best of high tech leaders in Canada. We are currently hiring: Hardware Engineers, Software Engineers, Embedded Software Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers.
Alcatel Networks builds next generation networks, delivering integrated end-to-end voice and data networking solutions to established and new carriers, as well as enterprises and consumers worldwide. In May 2000, Alcatel purchased Newbridge Networks Corporation. The Burnaby office that was formed over 4 years ago has over 140 staff within three R&D groups - ATM Product Development, Service Management and ASIC design as well as a Sales & Technical Support group. Our employees are completely connected to Alcatel CID offices through video conferencing. The Burnaby employees have their own social club that organizes social events, foosball, ping pong and pool tournaments, and other activities. The facility has a fitness centre, cafeteria and games area. We are currently recruiting: Hardware Designers, Software Designers, Feature Test Designers, ASIC Designers
A.L.I. Technologies Inc. develops digital image network systems for medicine that acquire, distribute, and archive medical images. Our solutions reduce operating costs while improving patient care through the delivery of more timely and accurate diagnostic information. ALI systems are used by more than 550 facilities worldwide including world-class medical facilities such as Johns Hopkins Hospital, Mayo Clinic, and UCLA. Technology breakthroughs and corporate stability have led to strategic alliances with industry leaders such as GE and Siemens and earned ALI numerous awards. ALI is currently seeking software programmers and support personnel to join our team of 200 as we set new standards in digital image management technology.
ASA is an Engineering company which is growing rapidly in the exciting Energy Sector that includes Fuel Cells and Advanced Battery technologies. ASA manufactures and sells "Fuel Cell Enabling" devices and testing equipment for fuel cell manufacturers and developers. We are the largest supplier of equipment to Ballard Power Systems - the worlds leading fuel cell company. ASA also manufactures and sells a line of production equipment for the large Lithium Ion battery sector. ASA requires: software programmers with a variety of skills, including C, C++, Java, HTML, web design, database training, software engineering methodologies, UNIX and windows programming environments; Mechanical & Electrical Engineers; Technicians and Technologists.
Regular (full-time) and Reserve Forces (part-time) area available. Non-commissioned personnel provide the hands-on expertise in the various military occupations. They are highly trained, physically fit people who operate and maintain complex equipment. Officers are both leaders and managers who are responsible on a day-to-day basis for commanding their personnel, planning, problem solving and performing administrative duties. Come and see the world and everything it has to offer, it is just one of the things you will do in this career. We are currently recruiting for: high tech electronics and engineering.
Formed in April 2000, CreoScitex united two of the most influential players in the graphic arts industry to become the world's leading supplier of digital print production systems. We bring together the industry's most recognized brands, technologies, and human expertise in optics, precision mechanics, electronics, and software systems. Our products are designed from the ground up for productivity, reliability, and exceptional quality. We are always on the lookout for exceptional engineers and computer scientists to join our team as full-timers or as co-ops. We are currently recruiting for: software developers, firmware developers, electronics designers, mechanical designers, technical writers and more.
Our 30 person company designs and manufacturers high-end environmental monitoring systems including sensors, data loggers, telemetry devices, and application software. Our systems are used for meteorological and hydrological monitoring in some of the world's toughest locations ranging from the Alaskan interior to Florida swamps and barren Pacific islands off the Mexican coast. We have a strong research and development focus encompassing electronics, mechanical design, communications engineering, firmware, and software development. We typically maintain 2 ongoing student co-op positions for electronics and mechanical design. Our development staff includes engineers, technologists, programmers, and a physicist. We are currently recruiting for: mechanical and electrical engineers and technologists; programmers. We usually have two co-op positions staffed on an ongoing basis.
For more than 35 years, Glenayre has developed, manufactured and marketed leading-edge personal communication systems for the global market. Glenayre communication solutions are at the heart of today's active, mobile lifestyle. Our interactive wireless devices deliver wireless e-mail and Internet connectivity where you want it, when you need it. Our Unified Messaging platforms provide one-number convenience and anywhere, anytime access to messages. Our location systems find roaming assets and people with pinpoint accuracy. Located in a high-tech campus on the border between Vancouver and Burnaby, Glenayre is easily accessible for both city-center dwellers and suburban commuters. Headquartered in Charlotte NC, Glenayre has 1,300 employees located in 14 countries. Glenayre's Vancouver office is the company's largest research and development center, where some of the world's most innovative wireless technologies are developed and refined for the worldwide market. We are currently recruiting for: embedded real-time software developers, software engineers, wireless data device developers, DSP engineers.
IBM Canada Ltd. is a leading provider of advanced information technology products and services. As a technology-based solutions company, IBM is dedicated to helping its customer solve their business problems, pursue new market opportunities and become more productive through the innovative applications of e-business and Internet technology. In 1999, IBM Canada and its wholly-owned subsidiaries hired 2,099 employees bringing its total Canadian workforce to 17,624 -- an all time high. IBM Canada is a strong believer in the skills development of its employees and invested over $66 million in employee education and training in 1999. When you walk through the door at IBM, you're going to be presented not just with attractive compensation, but also with educational reimbursement plans, flexible work schedules, global opportunities, activities, clubs, dependant care support service options -- to help you learn, play and work the way you want. After all, it's about time. How do you want to spend yours? We are currently recruiting for: IT professionals including application and e-business developers.
The Industry Training and Apprenticeship Commission (ITAC) is an industry-driven partnership of business, labour, education and training responsible for B.C.'s industry training and apprenticeship programs in British Columbia. The Commission is responsible for creating relevant and responsive training programs, supporting B.C.'s labour market, and increasing the number of skilled trades and technical workers. Overall, ITAC has a mandate to create and promote a vibrant 'system' of trades and technical training in B.C.
The Government of British Columbia is a major employer of information technology (IT) professionals with over 1600 positions in a wide variety of IT career streams, approximately 80% located here in Victoria. The main link between the public and IT job opportunities is through the IT Career Access Office, which provides a centralized recruitment service that is accessed by all ministries. We offer both summer and coop employment, and post all permanent vacancies weekly on our website for applicants to apply to using our on-line application process.
IVL Technologies Ltd. designs, manufactures, licenses, and supports interactive products which enhance sound made by musical instruments and the human voice. A global leader of innovative digital signal-processing technology for more than a decade, IVL products increase the participation and enjoyment of music by singers and musicians of all abilities in more than 85 countries. IVL's core technologies include 5-part harmony in the singer's own voice and voice transformation (processing the singing or speaking voice in real time to add desired characteristics). IVL has three major markets at present: the music industry, the karaoke industry, and the remix industry. We are currently recruiting for: software, hardware and research engineers.
MacDonald Dettwiler is one of the world's leading information companies. Whether it's an innovative business-to-business web portal, an on-line land information system or providing satellite imagery to evaluate emergency situations, we have a solution. From Internet-based pilot briefing in Europe and safer air travel in Canada to building the world's most advanced space robotics, we have the answer. Our mission is to provide essential information from anywhere in the world for decision-making in the workplace. Our diverse technologies are driving the creation of new positions for talented co-op students, junior software engineers, junior system engineers and database developers.
Microsoft Corporation is the world's most successful software company. And we're a fascinating place to work. That's because the technologies we create impact every area of personal computing--from operating systems, applications, games and Internet protocols to online publishing and network entertainment. At our campus headquarters in Redmond, Washington, just outside Seattle, you'll get a sense of the extraordinary mindset that has revolutionized the software industry. And software is only the beginning. We are currently recruiting for: program managers, software design engineers, software design engineers in test, software test engineers.
Mindquake is an e-Business Solutions Provider committed to helping companies build and sustain successful digital enterprises. With a carefully chosen team of technical, creative and business professionals, Mindquake aligns strategy with technology to rapidly deliver innovative and customized solutions that transform customers into world-class e-Businesses. Our areas of expertise include customer facing commerce applications, automated workflow and business partner integration, and the development of Application Service Provider frameworks. We are seeking bright and ambitious Computer Science students for co-op and full time employment opportunities. We provide an opportunity for you to work on and develop cutting edge technology and provide exposure to both consulting as well as high-level software development.
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) is a global leader in providing integrated communications solutions and embedded electronic solutions. These include: software-enhanced wireless telephone, two-way radio, messaging and satellite communications products and systems, as well as networking and Internet-access products, for consumers, network operators, and commercial, government and industrial customers. Digital and analog systems and set-top terminals for broadband cable television operators. Embedded semiconductor solutions for customers in the networking and computing, transportation, wireless communications and imaging and entertainment industries. Embedded electronic systems for automotive, communications, imaging, manufacturing systems, computer, consumer and industrial markets. Sales in 1999 were $33.1 Billion US. At Motorola Vancouver, we're on your horizon. We are developing leading-edge data networking and Internet connectivity software solutions which support the evolution of wireless data communications over digital cellular technologies such as GSM. We are seeking engineers to help us build the future GSM/GPRS Section Managers, GSM/GPRS Team Leads, System Verification Engineers, Senior Systems/Staff Engineers, Software Development Engineers, Quality Process Managers.
We're NCompass Labs, the leading vendor of Web content management solutions for the Microsoft platform. Our flagship product, NCompass Resolution™, enables enterprises to cost-effectively develop and maintain dynamic, content-driven Web applications that form the foundation for effective e-business relationships with customers, employees, and partners. We hire the best and the brightest in the industry, and we are looking for great people to join our talented team. Recruiting for: software engineers.
Founded in 1998 in Victoria, BC, with offices in Vancouver and Seattle, NewHeights Software Corporation is a rapidly growing company dedicated to bringing the next generation of Internet solutions to market. Our innovative client-side technology enables the centralized management and deployment of Web based applications across a variety of platforms, devices and vertical markets. NewHeights is a privately held company funded by private investors, including Newbridge Networks founder Terry Matthews and Celtic House International. Here is an opportunity to get in at the ground level with a pre-IPO company with a bright future. Recruiting for: software engineers, programmers, internet application developers, software testers, HR Recruiters, HR administrative assistants, and co-op students.
The New Media Innovation Centre, a not-for-profit organization, has been established at Harbour Centre in downtown Vancouver to research, develop, produce and commercialize advances in interactive new media technologies, products and delivery systems. NewMIC works with companies, artists, research faculty and graduate students engaged in research and development of new-media technologies. Financial contributions from the federal department of Western Economic Diversification Canada and the provincial Ministry of Employment and Investment, together with the financial contributions from industry Electronic Arts, IBM, Nortel, Telus, Sierra Wireless and Xerox, provide a centre for young developers with innovative ideas.
REALM: Creating Work you Want is Canada's first career and entrepreneurship magazine and webzine (http://realm.net) it boasts the highest circulation of any dual-language youth publication in the country. Billed as the "magazine about life and work in your twenties", REALM is created by, for and about young people, and features specific strategies for job search, career planning, education planning and entrepreneurial ventures. Stories focus on helping readers understand the New Economy and where they fit into it, and include profiles of amazing young people from every province and territory who have overcome barriers and achieved career success on their own terms.
The Internet revolution is driving fundamental changes in global society: how people access information, communicate and collaborate, and do business. At the heart of this networking revolution is Nortel Networks. We're already leaders in the "optical Internet" - 75% of Internet traffic travels over Nortel Networks optical backbones, and is the "killer application" of the next-generation Net, voice/data/video telecommunications services. We're the only company capable of delivering unified network solutions: IP-optimized, hyper-fast products and services that bring together data and voice and multimedia across wires and wireless, WANs and LANs. And we're doing it NOW, not someday. We are recruiting in: engineering, computer science, business.
Pangaea Systems Inc. is a results-oriented, customer-focused, e-business solution provider. Since 1993, Pangaea's rapid growth has been accomplished by delivering high performance, mission critical, new technology business solutions, building long-term, trust-based relationships with our clients, and recruiting high caliber employees. We focus on hiring individuals with a strong sense of personal integrity, a positive "can-do" attitude and long-term growth potential. Our commitment to employees includes exceptional career growth opportunities, ongoing training, and the opportunity to work in an open, collaborative environment. Pangaea consists of over 100 professional staff located in Victoria, Vancouver, Edmonton and the head office in Calgary. We are looking to recruit value-driven people who are motivated to excel and grow in an exciting and ever changing industry. We believe in fostering and developing individual potential in a team environment which is both challenging and fun.
Plexus develops high performance software for financial institutions to manage mortgage and loan origination, administration, renewals, securitization and tax management. Our consulting services include business process redesign, project management, customization, conversions, and implementation.
With offices in Vancouver and Toronto, we are experiencing significant expansion into the international marketplace as part of the Marlborough Stirling Group (www.marlborough-stirling.com), one of Europe's premier financial services solution providers. Employment opportunities are available in Vancouver and overseas. We are looking for intelligent, energetic individuals to join our Object-Oriented (using Java, XML, HTML) and Legacy (using COBOL on an IBM e-server i-series platform) development teams.
Named a "Top Ten E-Commerce Company" by InternetWeek and a "Company to Watch" by Wall Street and Technology, PureEdge pioneered legally binding transactions for e-commerce and is a leader in developing trusted digital relationships. PureEdge products include the award-winning Internet Commerce System and the Assured Commerce Platform, a suite of applications for the financial services industry. PureEdge actively promotes interoperable and secure e-commerce through participation in numerous industry associations and standards bodies. PureEdge customers include Global 2000, government, and public sector organizations. For more information, visit http://www.PureEdge.com or call 1-888-517-2675 or
Our nine-team co-ed hockey league, our diverse social events and our fun, dynamic office environment aren't the only reasons to work at Power Measurement Ltd. We are a global, leading edge developer of PC-based and embedded software systems and digital power meters. We are Vancouver Island's largest corporate employer of co-ops and grads. Consider our unique, open work environment as the first in your brilliant career, where your ideas are actively encouraged. We invite ambitious, intellectually curious team-players to join an atmosphere that works hard (and plays hard). Teamwork. It's one of our core philosophies. Come be a part of our team. We are currently recruiting for: hardware/firmware engineers, software test engineers, software designers, configuration management technologists, technical support reps, technical sales reps, technical communicators.
Are you committed to making a difference? Would you like to know that the work you do daily has a positive impact on the lives of many Canadians? Whether you're a recent graduate beginning your career or an experienced professional looking for a change, the Public Service of Canada can offer a vast diversity of employment opportunities. You can contribute to the future of a nation and make a difference in the world. The Public Service Commission of Canada conducts recruitment activities for federal departments, offers programs aimed at students and recent graduates and actively recruits members of employment equity groups with the skills and experience we need. We are currently recruiting for: IT professionals. Check out our recruitment website or visit the Victoria office of the Public Service Commission at 539 - 1230 Government Street.
Quester Tangent provides real-time data acquisition systems for Transit Electronics and Marine Sciences. If you want to participate in a progressive environment benefiting colleagues and clients alike, we'd like to talk to you. We offer career opportunities for co-op students, graduates and experienced professionals in both divisions; engineers (hardware, software, electrical, mechanical) and technical writer/documentation positions. R&D physics and mathematics, and research scientist positions also available within our Marine Sciences Division. We are currently recruiting for hardware engineers, software engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, technical writer/documentation, R&D physics and mathematics, research scientists.
Raytheon Systems Canada Ltd. provides a comprehensive range of products and services for the high technology market. Through its divisions, Raytheon Systems Canada Ltd. is building on its parent company's record of achievement, offering leading-edge solutions in air traffic control and airspace management, information systems and systems integration, microwave transmission, optics-based technologies and systems engineering, transportation managements systems, as well as radar, avionics and simulator services and support.

Raytheon Systems Canada Ltd. is committed to continuing its leadership in the high technology market and is determined to provide its customers with cost-effective, flexible solutions capable of meeting new challenges. Raytheon Systems Canada Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Systems Company, which is itself a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. Raytheon Company, headquartered in Lexington, Mass., is a $20 billion global technology leader which operates in the defense and commercial electronics, engineering and construction and aircraft markets.
SchemaSoft helps build the world's most popular application software. We have worked on key applications for Microsoft, Adobe, Corel, Visio, Autodesk and others. We specialize in Graphics, XML and file format Parsers/Translators. SchemaSoft's trendy Yaletown offices are equipped with the latest in hardware and software, and an excellent reference library. There's also the ping-pong table for more informal challenges, movie nights, and regular Lunch & Learn seminars. At SchemaSoft, we are always on the lookout for top-notch C++/Java programmers, experienced Quality Assurance engineers, and Co-op students eager to tackle the toughest software engineering problems. We are recruiting for software developers and quality assurance engineers.
Schlumberger is an international technical company that improves the productivity of our customers through teamwork, innovation and value creation. Schlumberger comprises of three business segments: Oilfield Services, Resource Management Services and Test and Transactions. In 1999, operating revenue was $8.4 billion. Operations exist in over 100 countries with a staff of over 56,000. We are currently recruiting in the areas of: engineering (all), geology, and geophysics.
DL was the first company in the world to successfully commercialize the integration of multiple lasers on a single semiconductor chip, and ever since has been a leader in integrating lasers with other optical or optoelectronic elements such as lenses, mirrors and light amplifiers. Our technological leadership is illustrated by the more than 125 patents we hold, backed by an emphasis on continued research and development. Our goal is to replace both electronic-based systems and conventional optics with more powerful and efficient semiconductor laser solutions. From products to processes to people, SDL's core competencies enable us to serve the diverse needs of our worldwide customers. SDL's more than 1,700 employees are involved in a range of activities, including laser device design, semiconductor wafer technology development, device fabrication and component assembly, system integration and quality assurance. As a rapidly growing company, we offer numerous employment opportunities across these various disciplines. Founded in 1983, SDL is headquartered in San Jose, California and maintains wholly-owned subsidiaries, SDL Optics, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and SDL Integrated Optics in Witham, England. The company's stock is traded under the Nasdaq symbol SDLI.
Bringing people and information together-Seagate Software develops business intelligence software, which helps organizations make better business decisions by enabling them to access, analyze, report and share the vital data they store in data warehouses and databases. Seagate Software is a majority owned subsidiary of Seagate Technology with annual revenues of $142 million in FY'99, and approximately 1300 employees in 30 offices worldwide. Seagate Software's integrated products include Seagate Analysis, Seagate Crystal Reports, Seagate Holos, and Seagate Info. We are looking to hire new grads into our Software Development, Quality Assurance and Technical Support Departments.
SignalSoft is the leading international applications developer of wireless location services. Since 1995, the Company has pioneered software applications now used by wireless network operators worldwide. Its suite of Wireless Location Services transforms raw location data into revenue-generating services that give wireless operators a competitive advantage. With SignalSoft, wireless operators can boost usage, tap new revenue sources and increase customer loyalty. SignalSoft's Canadian office, located in Victoria BC is developing state of the art applications, based on Java, Servlets, JSP, HTML, WML and XML..
Silent Witness Enterprises Ltd. designs and manufactures closed circuit television (CCTV) and video monitoring equipment for domestic and international markets. Since its establishment in 1986, Silent Witness has experienced significant growth in sales each year. We are proceeding on more advanced work and products featuring "smart" cameras, image processing, video compression, storage, and transmission. Continuing profitable rapid growth has created opportunities for world-class engineers and hi-tech professionals. Silent Witness offers a stimulating and challenging work environment and the opportunity to make your mark on the world with innovative product designs. Silent Witness is listed on the TSE (SWE) and NASDAQ (SILW). We are currently recruiting for: electrical engineers, software engineers, mechanical engineers, IT professionals, and technologists.
Are you looking to start your career with an exciting, high growth, consulting company? TAP Ventures is an innovative, rapidly growing, firm. We consult to medium and large business organizations in both the private and public sectors in Vancouver, Victoria, New York, and Toronto. We provide professional services in the areas of web-enabled service delivery, web accessible business intelligence, web-based knowledge management and employee portals. We are seeking new grads to join our team as Junior Business Consultants, Knowledge Management Consultants, or Technical Consultants. In addition, we have opportunities available in sales, marketing, thought leadership and web publishing.

Do you value a work environment that challenges and stimulates? Where new ideas are encouraged and supported as it is understood this is what fuels continuous learning. Say YES, to Triant Technologies Inc., in Nanaimo who have been recognized three years running by "BC Business Magazine" as one of the very best Businesses to work for in BC. We are as proud of our corporate culture as we are of our accomplishments. We continuously seek individuals who can contribute and excel as valuable additions to the Triant team. We are currently recruiting for: applications engineers, integration engineers, software developers, software testing, sales, customer support, and project managers.
Specializing in unified communications, Voice Mobility offers an advanced solution for controlling and managing messages from diverse media easily and flexibly. The company brings together voice mail, email, and fax functions into a single unified mailbox, accessible via one unified phone number. Using an Internet connection, customers can simply access all their messages anytime, anywhere. When no Internet connection is available, messages can be accessed with any wireless or wired phone. Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Voice Mobility markets its unified communications software to Competitive Local Exchange Carriers, Internet Service Providers, Wireless Service Providers and Applications Service Providers. We are currently recruiting for technical positions.
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