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Application Specialist

PCI Geomatics

  • Posted on: February 24, 2020

Title: Application Specialist
Functional area: Location: Gatineau, QC

Purpose of Job

Applications Specialist
Operations (Quality Assurance and Technology Support) Gatineau, Quebec

To assist in the high-level design, development and testing of PCI’s industry-leading software (Geomatica and GXL) while meeting applicable standards. This position entails working as part of a team of quality assurance specialists and liaising with other subject matter experts and technical personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Specify the requirements of application software
  • Design the operations sequences and user interfaces for application software.
  • Design, develop and troubleshoot applications which are extensions of, or new applications for, an existingproduct
  • Use scripting languages to prototype application software
  • T est and troubleshoot software
  • Conduct detailed analysis of defined systems specifications to write design documents that meet applicable standards
  • Participate in all phases of application development; work with project leaders and product representatives to meet requirements for new products
  • Design, write and execute test plans
  • Record and track defect reports to the point of resolution
  • Ability to conduct internal/external training as required
  • Assist in sales support activities
  • Ability to travel to customer sites when required

Education and Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • University degree/College diploma in Geomatics (remote sensing or GIS) or a combination of related training/experience
  • Knowledge/experience in remote sensing and/or photogrammetry
  • Experience in designing desktop or web-based user interfaces
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Geomatics technologies (some experience within the Geomatics market is an asset)
  • Experience in software development/testing is an asset
  • Python scripting language and development of automated workflows is an asset

Non-Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with both technical and non-technical individuals, both in gathering information and communicating direction and status
  • Ability to understand and interpret existing site design and style guides and create effective solutions within those guidelines
  • Detail/results oriented with superior planning and organization skills

How to apply

If you believe in excellence, want to work with other creative innovators, and wish to be part of an exciting and globally important technology industry, please send your resume to careers@pcigeomatics.com. All applicants will be considered. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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