Careers with SSI


Software Developer

Job No: SSI43
Location: Victoria

National Occupational Classification Code 2173


  • Exciting opportunity for a Software Developer to join a leader in the ship and offshore structure design software market
  • Great opportunity for professional development and career progression 
  • Enjoy competitive compensation, full benefits and profit sharing plan


About the Organization

Trusted by shipbuilders, naval architects and marine engineers, SSI develops Autodesk-based solutions for the shipbuilding and offshore industry. With the majority of US naval ships now being built with SSI solutions, and prestigious names in global marine construction increasingly choosing SSI, we are poised for well-managed and sustainable growth. 

We are an established company with over 30 years in Victoria, BC with a satellite office in the US. A career with us gives you the opportunity to work on complex and graphically-oriented software that is used on high profile marine projects worldwide. These exciting projects include the recently built CCGS Sir John Franklin, as well as a myriad of both international and US defense projects.

Our culture is based on the principles of authentic openness, focus, continuous improvement, accountability, and responsible innovation. And we strive to create a healthy work/life balance and a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is comfortable and motivated by their team and the engaging, fascinating and challenging work in front of them.

About the Opportunity

SSI is looking for a permanent, full time Software Developer to join one of our development teams in Victoria, British Columbia.  A successful candidate will contribute to the development of innovative solutions for the shipbuilding industry as a member of our team.  You will collaborate to solve tough problems and have the opportunity to grow and take on new challenges.


The Position

This challenging position offers the opportunity to work in desktop application, SQL Server, and microservice oriented development on one of our teams.
Your skills and interests will influence the nature of this position. 

What we look for:

  • Degree, Diploma or equivalent experience in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Ability to work and collaborate with a team
  • Creative problem solving skills

Great to Have: 

  • AutoCAD or other CAD software experience
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Experience with automated testing 
  • Experience working in the Visual Studio development environment
  • C# experience
  • C++ experience
  • SQL Server or other relational database experience

Please note: The successful candidate must be willing to work remotely within Canada with a relocation to Victoria, BC as per Covid-19 guidelines, and either be a Canadian Citizen or hold a valid Canadian Permanent Residency or Work Permit.

About the Benefits

At SSI, the core of our success lies in the creative, energetic and dedicated people who make up our team. Although the work may be challenging, we foster a fun, flexible and friendly working environment with:

  • A casual, relaxed work environment
  • Flexible work hours that support a work-life balance
  • Seasonal social events (potlucks, Pi day, Christmas parties, theme days, and more)
  • Paid time off to attend blood donation drives

Upon joining SSI, the successful incumbent can expect to receive a competitive annual salary, plus great employee benefits, including:

  • ParaMedical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life insurance and long-term disability benefits
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Three weeks’ vacation
  • Education assistance, professional development, opportunities for career growth, and training

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment and want to take your career to the next level with a local employer of choice – apply to SSI today!

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