Intermediate Firmware Developer

Remote Surrey, BC

Title: Intermediate Firmware Developer

Job number: 000617

Company: Delta Controls

Department: Product Development

Area: Product Development


Delta is looking for an Intermediate Embedded Software Developer, focused on Firmware Development in a Linux environment. This role will work on the firmware our new Sensor Hub line of products. The Sensor Hub is a networked sensor that communicates via several protocols including MQTT, BACnet, BLE and RESTful API. You will be joining a team of approximately ten developers and QA personnel to deliver firmware releases for the product.

Work location: This position is located in our head office. Remote work may be available during COVID-19.

City: Surrey, 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


  • Design, develop, and maintain embedded firmware on the O3 product line.
  • Work with developers, quality assurance specialists, and product managers to implement new features
  • Participate in the complete lifecycle of software development using Agile development techniques like daily stand-up, sprint planning, task estimation, development, sprint reviews and retrospectives
  • Perform code review for peer, and provide relevant feedback
  • Create and maintain internal documentation that communicates product design, implementation and changes
  • Deliver scalable, reusable, testable and clean code with proper commenting and version control

Main skills required:

  • Strong technical communication and writing skills.
  • Team player.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Understanding of technical issues as they relate to an individual specialty
  • Interpersonal and mentorship skills.
  • C++ and Python programming experience is a must
  • Embedded Linux experience is an asset

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with Alpine Linux
  • Experience with Linux Debian installer
  • Experience with Jenkins CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience in building scalable applications
  • Experience with using virtualization, Docker containers, container registry repositories and Kubernetes

Experience required:

  • Bachelor of Science (Computing or Engineering), or equivalent education, training, and/or experience.
  • Strong Linux development skills
  • One or more years as an Intermediate Software Developer or equivalent education, training, and/or experience.

Years of relevant experience required: 3 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 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.

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