Title: Software Architect

Job number: 000634

Company: Delta Controls

Department: Product Development

Area: Product Development , Software Development , Software Engineering


Delta Controls Inc. is looking for a Software Architect to join our Product Development Team. As a Software Architect with Delta Controls, you will work with development teams to create leading-edge solutions for worldwide use in the Building Controls industry. Your ability to innovate, problem-solve and quickly adapt to change is very important in this role, as you will work on rapidly evolving products in a rapidly evolving industry. A strong candidate will have proven experience designing and developing cloud based and web based applications and software systems, with deep understanding of technology, and excellent problem solving skill.

Work location:

This position is eligible to remote applicants (work from home or telecommute).

City: Srrrey, BC

Country: Canada

Type: Hire

Schedule: Full time


Delta Controls is the benchmark for building controls manufacturers, being one of the most respected organizations in our industry, with more than 300 Partners/Distributors in over 80 countries. For more than three decades Delta Controls has offered innovative and exciting building automation solutions for commercial, healthcare, education, leisure buildings and more. As industry leaders, our track record includes delivering the world’s first fully integrated native BACnet building solution encompassing HVAC, lighting and access control products.

As part of Delta Electronics Inc., the global leader in switching power supply solutions and DC brushless fans and an $8+ billion USD organization, Delta Controls is able to bring some of the most energy efficient and sustainable solutions to buildings around the world, working together toward our shared vision of developing technologies aimed at reducing global warming and ensuring a sustainable future for mankind. Delta Electronics products are the most energy efficient power products in the industry and include a comprehensive range of energy management solutions in Industrial Automation, Telecom Power, UPS and Data Center Infrastructure, Automotive Electronics and Energy Storage Systems.

Why work for us? 

We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. Delta Electronics products are the most energy efficient power products in the industry and our company is perfect for those who want to create, design and build sustainable solutions using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on building automation. Here are some of the Delta perks you’ll receive from day 1!

  • Employee & safety centric culture with the possibility of remote work
  • Flexible hours and scheduling available
  • Competitive total compensation along with generous vacation allowances
  • Three weeks of vacation
  • In-house & external training provided along with education support and opportunities for growth
  • Company funded annual personal development budget
  • Financial benefits & planning such as group RRSP & company match
  • Employer paid premiums for extended healthcare and family-focused benefits (health, vision and dental)
  • Travel insurance coverage and access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness - onsite fitness center & company reimbursement for personal gym memberships
  • Internal Recognition & Service Awards
  • Employee Referral bonuses
  • Transit accessible with free onsite parking
  • Regular company events such as "Food Truck Fridays", Lunch & Learn and other planned activities


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide product architectural direction on requirements and design principles
  • Create product specifications and design documents
  • Establish mid to long term security and authentication requirements
  • Formalize non-functional product requirements from Product Management and ensure architectural framework can support the current and future needs of the product
  • Collaborate with team members to determine best practices and requirements for software
  • Design and define structural components and elements of a specific system
  • Prototype and experiment with technical designs to prove the project’s viability
  • Work with other architects within the department to drive the systems level architecture
  • Review development conceptual and high-level designs to ensure they align within the product architectural framework
  • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers
  • Stay current with new technologies, development platforms, frameworks, evolving solutions and industry standards

Main skills required:

Experience and Qualifications

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Proficient in Python and/or JavaScript
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL database
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure as code using Terraform or Anthos
  • Outstanding knowledge of software and application design and architecture
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cybersecurity and open-source technologies
  • Excellent knowledge of UML and other modeling methods
  • Experience designing secure software systems based upon industry-specific specifications
  • Experience building high availability and saleable applications
  • Experience building cloud, hybrid cloud and on-premise cross deployment applications
  • Experience working on large-scale software projects
  • A technical mindset and analytical approach with great attention to detail
  • High quality organizational and leadership skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Good time-management skills
  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities
  • Team player
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience


Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform and AWS
  • Experience with micro-services framework
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with Jenkins/Bamboo build jobs, CI/CD pipelines, and Jenkinsfile
  • Experience with shell/bash

Experience required:

  • 2+ years’ experience as Software Architect or similar role
  • 5+ years’ experience designing and implementing cloud/web applications and software systems

Years of relevant experience required: 5 years

Education required: Bachelor's degree

Number of openings: 1

Compensation details:

Upon hire, in addition to a competitive compensation package, we also offer a unique work environment that is designed for people who like to work hard and play hard too! Here are just a few examples:

  • 3 weeks of vacation
  • Sign-On Bonus
  • Employer paid premiums for life insurance, health and family-focused benefits such as the employee assistance program, extended health, vision and dental benefits
  • Onsite fitness center
  • Company paid personal days off
  • RRSP match program
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Annual sabbatical allowance

To apply, go to our careers site at https://careers.deltacontrols.com. Complete or update your profile and submit your application online. Next, go to the applied jobs list to ensure your application has been fully processed. You are also welcome to add or manage job alerts within your candidate account.

We understand that it takes time to apply for a job and appreciate that you spend it showing your interest in working with our team at Delta Controls.

If this position is eligible for remote work, candidates outside of our local area will be considered. If this position is not eligible for remote work then local candidates are preferred and no relocation will be offered for this position. For positions not eligible for remote work the candidate must be legally-entitled to work in the country where the job is offered, for any employer, without requiring sponsorship. While we will consider all applications, only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please. No outside agencies or recruiters, please.

Keywords: Designing and implementing cloud, Web Application, Software Systems, Leadership skills

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