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Senior/Intermediate Technical Software Developers

Posted on 2014–12-23

Noetic Engineering 2008 Inc. (Noetic) is a well-established engineering consultancy headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta with a satellite office in Calgary. We serve the worldwide upstream oil and gas industry by consulting on challenging downhole engineering problems and developing practical and highly effective products and services in our role within the Volant Group of companies. We are a team of curious and creative professionals who are energized by difficult challenges. We are committed to thinking ‘out-of-the-box’ and to pushing back the frontiers of what is possible using our industry leading experience, knowledge, and engineering capabilities. We are looking for like-minded individuals to join our team.

The Team

Noetic and Volant recognize opportunities to enhance our business by maturing and expanding our technical software capabilities. Our new Technical Software group, which is located in Calgary, Alberta, has a three-fold mandate: to deliver commercial software incorporating expertise from our entire engineering team; to add value to our products and service offerings; and to promote and support internal use of technical software.

Job Summary

Noetic is looking for self-motivated enthusiastic individuals to join us as key members of our Technical Software group in our Calgary office. As a Senior/Intermediate Technical Software Developer, you will contribute your experience and expertise in both technical and business capacities. You will collaborate with our broader engineering team to develop innovative, rigorous, science-based solutions that incorporate cross-disciplinary expertise. You will contribute to growing and steering our Technical Software business by optimizing internal systems, coaching and mentoring other professionals, and working with industry to identify and define market opportunities. Noetic offers a work environment that fosters individual growth and you will be encouraged to grow and evolve your role.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Purposefully add value at all stages of software development, delivery, and support
  • Apply expertise and experience in engineering or scientific computing, including
    • Real-time data acquisition
    • Data structures, archive, and retrieval
    • Visualization of complex multi-dimensional data
    • User interface for field and office systems
  • Collaborate with our team of engineering experts to both leverage their expertise and enhance their analysis and visualization tool set
  • Maintain effective internal and external communication regarding ongoing projects and new business opportunities
  • Occasional short-term travel for field and office commissioning, collaboration with Edmonton-based staff, and industry events
  • Work within and promote a culture of team work, accountability, and continuous improvement

Knowledge and Skills

This is a senior or intermediate position for a candidate with 4+ years of experience professionally developing and delivering commercial-grade software. Our key requirements are enthusiasm and capability for delivering solid solutions to challenging problems. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who thrives on working with a team of domain experts, has a thorough attention to detail, an ability to learn and adapt quickly, a pragmatic focus on delivering value to end users, and enthusiasm for all software development activities. A degree in science, engineering, or mathematics is preferred but a combination of experience and education will be considered. Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills are essential for internal and external documentation, presentations, and collaboration.

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to, referencing job posting identification number TSD1214. The posting will remain open until January 18th, 2015.