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 CANADA INC.
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,
ALI TECHNOLOGY INC.
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
ASSOCIATES LIMITED (ASA)
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.
FTS FOREST TECHNOLOGY
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
IBM CANADA LTD.
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.
AND APPRENTICESHIP COMMISSION (ITAC)
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
IT CAREER ACCESS
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
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
NCOMPASS LABS INC.
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.
NEW MEDIA INNOVATION
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 SYSTEMS DESIGN
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.
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
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.
SDL OPTICS, INC.
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
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.
YOUR SEARCH IS OVER?..
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.
VOICE MOBILITY INC.
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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