Software Developer- Full-time, Permanent

Lunenburg, NS

ABCO Industries Inc

Posting last updated:

March 14, 2022


Situated on the harbour of the UNESCO World Heritage town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, ABCO Industries Inc. (ABCO) is a world-class supplier and manufacturer of engineering metal products with historic roots dating back to 1947.

Located on the original site of ‘Camp Norway’, a Norwegian military training facility built during WWII, ABCO operations are housed in a 42,000 sq ft facility with four distinct manufacturing branches including Food Machinery, Marine, Environmental, and Industrial. Each division is managed and supported by experienced, knowledgeable specialists who are steadfast in designing, constructing, installing, and commissioning best-in-class products. With 75 years of experience, this locally owned firm remains committed to providing our customers with the highest standard of quality and value while ensuring innovative, customized design solutions.

If you share our values and would like to work with a uniquely specialized organization, ABCO is presently seeking a Software Developer to join our growing team.

Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Vice President of Sales, the Software Developer will be responsible for writing, modifying, integrating, and testing software code for food production machinery as well as other industrial applications. They will research and evaluate a variety of software products while maintaining existing computer programs through any required modifications.

The Software Developer will collaborate with various departments to bring new products and processes from ideation to production through implementing code and script according to required coding standards. They will work closely with a project team to inform all software code-related duties while ensuring high quality of work, on time, and on schedule. The Software Developer will manage multiple development projects and timelines.

The Software Developer will communicate technical problems, processes, and solutions to applicable team members. They will prepare reports and manuals to communicate the status, operation, and maintenance of software.

Skills & Qualifications

As the ideal candidate, you will have 2 + years of experience in a Software Developer role. Preferably, the candidate will hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or another related field.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated with a high degree of initiative. They will have the ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet deadlines. They will be organized with an eye for detail, ensuring the accuracy of the completed product. Our candidate will be knowledgeable in data structures, system design, and algorithms as well as network communication protocols, technologies, and systems.

They will have sound problem-solving skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office. Flexibility to travel occasionally is required. Preference will be given to candidates fully vaccinated from COVID-19.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in a collaborative team setting, with a team of professionals working to drive outstanding results. You will be challenged to implement software code for new technologies, developed within ABCO. You will be rewarded with regard from your peers as well as satisfaction from clients.

Working Conditions


ABCO is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to:

· Vision care

· Dental care

· Extended health care

· Life insurance

· Company Profit Sharing

· Matching Pension Program

· Free on-site parking

· 1 additional ‘flex' day each year

· Relocation allowance should the successful candidate relocate from outside Nova Scotia

ABCO is committed to the health and safety of all employees, and we are proud of our diligent safety culture. Our personnel adheres to all company health and safety procedures, always striving to keep ABCO safe and accident-free.

ABCO Covid-19 safety protocols include daily screening questions, daily temperature checks, masking, physical distancing, increased cleaning & disinfecting, and on-site rapid Covid-19 testing administered by trained team members.

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