Ocean Diagnostics Microplastics Technology

EMPLOYMENT

 

WE'RE HIRING

OCEAN DIAGNOSTICS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

We strive to live by our values and commitment to advancing ocean technology. We are business leaders, innovators, problem solvers and adventurers who are passionate about the health of our oceans. We thrive on collaboration, curiosity and compassion. We value each others' perspectives and ideas, and we work hard to see our shared vision for an understanding of ocean health come to life.

 

CURRENT POSTINGS

 

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Full-Stack Software Developer (Python) – Full-Time

Ocean Diagnostics is an environmental impact company located in Victoria, B.C., that is dedicated to diagnosing and protecting the health of our oceans. Driven by the desire to save our oceans and waterways from plastic pollution, we offer technologies designed specifically for microplastic research.


Our technologies and services empower scientists to produce data that will evoke a positive change in global plastic pollution. Reporting to the CTO, the Software Developer will join our small, dynamic team to help develop front and back-end software for new sensors, sampling instruments and analytical equipment for the marine research community. The position will require considerable collaboration with internal and external resources. The successful candidate will be experienced, enthusiastic and motivated about engineering and sustainability.


Responsibilities

  • Develop, test, and structure deployment of multi-platform software applications for control of water quality samplers and sensors using opensource Python tools (Kivy, Tkinter, PyQt, etc.)

  • Support ongoing development of image and spectral processing and classification models using OpenCV, SciKit, PyTorch, and other AI/ML packages

  • Support ongoing development and maintenance of a web-based Data Platform developed in Python, HTML, and JavaScript, utilizing PostGreSQL

  • Develop internal lab-based Python optimization scripts and programs to assist in data wrangling, automation of lab equipment, and creation of new internal scientific tools to increase analysis capabilities

  • Assist in lab experiments and optional field operations on the water around Victoria to validate new software builds, provide quality assurance and collect water quality data for internal use


Qualifications

  • Current resident and eligible to work in Canada

  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering / CS or highly relevant experience

  • 2+ years working experience in Python

  • Required knowledge in standard word processing, spreadsheet and database programs

  • Experience in microcontroller firmware development a plus

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, comfortable working in a small company environment where both autonomy and working as part of a dynamic team are essential

  • Passionate about global environmental issues


This is a full-time position accompanied by a competitive salary in an energetic startup environment. Ocean Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to e.edson@oceandiagnostics.com. by April 23, 2021.

 

MECHATRONICS ENGINEER

Mechatronics Engineer – Full-Time

Ocean Diagnostics is an environmental impact company located in Victoria, B.C., that is dedicated to diagnosing and protecting the health of our oceans. Driven by the desire to save our oceans and waterways from plastic pollution, we offer technologies designed specifically for microplastic research.


Our technologies and services empower scientists to produce data that will evoke a positive change in global plastic pollution. Reporting to the CTO, the Mechatronics Engineer will join our small, dynamic team to help develop new sensors, sampling instruments and analytical equipment for the marine research community. The position will require considerable collaboration with internal and external resources. The successful candidate will be experienced, enthusiastic and motivated about engineering and sustainability.


Responsibilities

  • Assist in 3D design (SolidWorks) of new product components, fixtures, test assemblies and subsystems with an emphasis on design for 3D printing and machining

  • Fabricate, test and refine mechanical components using rapid prototyping tools, such as 3D printing (FDM and SLA), laser cutting, CNC and common machining tools (mill, lathe, drill press, band saw, etc.)

  • Evaluate, integrate, and test embedded optical components and sensors such as Imaging devices (CCD, CMOS), spectrometers, and optical filters and objectives

  • Evaluate off-the-shelf and custom electronic components, PCBs, circuits and other electronic segments to meet our dynamic product development needs

  • Prototype electronic sub-systems using open-source prototyping tools (Arduino, ARM microcontrollers, Raspberry Pi, embedded Linux boards, etc.)

  • Assist in development of embedded system firmware (C/C++) and testing scripts for electronic system evaluation (Python)

  • Assist in lab experiments and field operations on the water around Victoria to validate new products, provide quality assurance and collect water quality data for internal use


Qualifications

  • Current resident and eligible to work in Canada

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering discipline or highly relevant experience

  • 2+ years of experience in a Mechatronics role

  • Proficient CAD user with an in-depth knowledge of SolidWorks

  • Required knowledge in standard word processing, spread sheet and database programs

  • Ability to readily learn new packages and solve common problems with software and computer systems

  • Experience in underwater sensors or underwater robotics an asset

  • Experience in spectroscopy or imaging sensors strongly preferred

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, comfortable working in a small company environment where both autonomy and working as part of a dynamic team are essential

  • Passionate about global environmental issues


This is a full-time position accompanied by a competitive salary in an energetic startup environment. Ocean Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to e.edson@oceandiagnostics.com by April 23, 2021.

 


 

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