Lixar IT

Lixar drives each with expertise and experience and continues to push the boundaries of mobile technology and the connected ecosystem.  

Where did the evolution begin?

Founders Bill Syrros and Emmanuel Florakas created Lixar. The word Lixar comes from Elixir; meaning a solution. The company has grown organically from four people in a basement to 140 plus employees strong.

Lixar offices are located in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Ottawa, Ontario. Lixar encourages and empowers a diverse and vibrant team while staying true to the company mantra: to create, innovate and inspire.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is not new to Lixar, over the past 15 years, Lixar has worked on a number award-winning connected products and solutions.  

Today, Lixar continues to be driven by mobile and data-rich tech innovation. Lixar develops mobile platforms and solutions for enterprise-level transportation focused clients and partners who who expect high-performance, real-time relevancy through mobile connectivity.

Lixar is driven by mobile, data science and the art of the possible.

Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for a DevOps Specialist to join our team. As a key contributor, you will help Lixar take our professional services practice to the next level. The ideal candidate will be a committed professional who has a strong sense of self and strives for perfection. What you will be doing: Design, configure and execute development builds Help define and evolve a DevOps culture at Lixar Create and support practices designed to improve build release and deployment automation Regularly lead client production deployments with automation tools Analyze and diagnose build compilation, dependency, failures and issues Work on server configuration, database set-up, and deployment processes On a daily basis, interact with I.T., Development, QA and Production Support to deliver quality builds and maintain quality production Document and maintain build and environment configuration artefacts As an experienced DevOps Specialist you will have: 5+ years of industry experience supporting and designing scripted build processes Demonstrated knowledge of Unix/CentOS and Windows server Experience with Git or similar version control systems Experience with one or more Continuous Integration (CI) or build management tools is a must – Teamcity and Jenkins Experience scripting with Bash and Python Experience with automation and configuration management – Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc. Experience with AWS or similar cloud providers Expert level source code management experience Solid understanding of Apache, NGINX, Tomcat, IIS Experience with MySQL, PSQL, MSSQL databases and Flyway A solid understanding of Docker and Docker Compose Knowledge of Kubernetes and Rancher The ability to successfully manage multiple projects of varying priority to meet customer demands Preferably, you will also have: Experience with Maven, Sumo Logic, App Dynamics, XCode, PHP A love for automation Be organized and process-oriented Creative approach to challenges Understanding of overall software development life cycle Experience working in a company where teamwork is paramount Experience in Agile development and / or Continuous Deployment methodologies is a definite asset With these attributes: A sense of humour Self direction – the ability to work both independently and as part of a team Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine Have commitment to quality and high attention to detail Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Not blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for a Senior Mobile Developer to join our team. As an experienced Senior Mobile Developer, you must have: 3-5+ years with iOS and/or Android frameworks Demonstrable skills in managing time and priorities effectively Initiative and creativity when approaching challenges User interface design and development experience Experience with at least one mobile programming language/framework (Java/Android, Swift 3, Objective-C, React Native etc.) Experience with tools, such as Xcode, Android Studio, Git, etc Knowledge of software development lifecycles for web and mobile-based software Experience integrating third-party libraries and APIs As the ideal candidate, you: Have a sense of humour Know that your routine is in fact, not routine Communicate exceptionally well with management, peers, and clients High attention to detail and commitment to quality Don’t blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for a DevOps Specialist to join our team. As a key contributor, you will help Lixar take our professional services practice to the next level. The ideal candidate will be a committed professional who has a strong sense of self and strives for perfection. As an experienced DevOps Specialist you will have: 5+ years of industry experience supporting and designing scripted build processes Demonstrated knowledge of Unix/CentOS and Windows server Experience with Git or similar version control systems Experience with one or more Continuous Integration (CI) or build management tools is a must – Teamcity, Bamboo or Jenkins Experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, Powershell, etc Experience with automation and configuration management – Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc. Experience with Azure, AWS or Goggle Cloud Expert level source code management experience Solid understanding of Apache, NGINX, Tomcat, IIS Experience with MySQL, PSQL, MSSQL databases and Flyway A solid understanding of container solutions such as Docker and Docker Compose Knowledge of container orchestration tools like Kubernetes and Rancher Knowledge of Internet technologies including HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, TLS/SSL, SSH, etc The ability to successfully manage multiple projects of varying priority to meet customer demands What you will be doing: Architecting CI/CD pipeline for on premise and cloud infrastructures Help define and evolve a DevOps culture at Lixar Create and support practices designed to improve build release and deployment automation Regularly lead client production deployments with automation tools Analyze and diagnose build compilation, dependency, failures and issues Work on server configuration, database set-up, and deployment processes On a daily basis, interact with I.T., Development, QA and Production Support to deliver quality builds and maintain quality production Document and maintain build and environment configuration artifacts Preferably, you will also have: Experience with Maven, Sumo Logic, App Dynamics, XCode, PHP A love for automation Be organized and process-oriented Creative approach to challenges Understanding of overall software development life cycle Experience working in a company where teamwork is paramount Experience in Agile development and / or Continuous Deployment methodologies is a definite asset With these attributes: A sense of humor Self direction – the ability to work both independently and as part of a team Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine Have commitment to quality and high attention to detail Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Not blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar I.T. is looking for a Technical Team Lead to join our Automotive team. As a team lead, you will be supporting and participating in the ongoing development of leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a senior developer who has experience working directly with clients, excellent communication skills and a sense of commitment to customer satisfaction. As a Technical Team Lead, you have: 6+ years of full-stack programming experience 2+ years team lead experience Strong experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Excellent communication skills Client-facing experience An ability to take responsibility and run with tasks and projects Excellent understanding of development best practices Expert in at least one of: Python; Java; Javascript; C#; Scala; shell scripting Preferably, you also have a few of the following: Experience designing AWS solutions based on multiple services Good knowledge of databases (MySQL, SQL Server, Maria, Aurora, Oracle, etc.) Comfortable with NoSQL storage (MongoDb, DynamoDB, Cassandra, Redshift, etc.) Good understanding of data analytics tools and services (ML, Hadoop; EMR; HDInsight; Jupyter Notebooks, PANDAs, Spark, Hive, Presto, Storm, etc.) Familiarity with a Javascript front end framework (React, Angular, etc.) Node.js web servers Exposure to serverless architectures AWS deployment and devops best practices Understanding of the care and feeding of containers and container orchestration frameworks As the ideal candidate, you: Have a sense of humour Know that your routine is in fact, not routine Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Have an eye for detail Don’t blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for an Azure Technical Prime (also known as Cloud Solution Architect) to become part of our team. As an Azure Technical Prime, you will have: 10+ years previous Microsoft / .NET development experience Demonstrable experience with architecting both cloud-based and hybrid solutions Leadership skills, experience in mentoring team members Certifications that cover both the .Net stack and the Azure platform 2+ years of current professional experience in creating solutions that heavily leverage Azure in some capacity Experience working on long-term enterprise projects (more than one year) that involved at least four team members Ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively Experience in an Agile software development environment (SCRUM) Demonstrable knowledge of the SDLC Knowledge of formal design patterns and languages such as SOA, MOA, UML, and Rational Rose Knowledge of database architecture and operation The following would be considered an asset: Experience working in a small company where teamwork and communication is paramount Familiarity with other cloud platforms which could help differentiate offerings from different vendors Experience implementing and deploying Azure PaaS solutions Experience architecting and designing highly scalable systems Development tools: Visual Studio, VSTS etc. Knowledge of Continuous Integration and DevOps With these attributes: A sense of humour Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine Have exceptional communication skills especially when communicating technical concepts High attention to detail and commitment to quality and customer service Not blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for a Senior iOS Lead. In this role, you will be leading a team while supporting and participating in the ongoing development of leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a senior iOS developer who has experience working directly with clients, excellent communication skills and a sense of commitment to customer satisfaction. As an experienced Senior iOS Lead, you have: 5+ years of iOS development experience 3+ years leadership experience Demonstrable skills in managing time and priorities effectively Initiative and creativity when approaching challenges User interface design and development experience Objective-C and development experience utilizing iOS version 7.0 or newer Knowledge of software development lifecycles for web and mobile-based software Experience with networking (NSURLSession, CFNetwork) Experience working with RESTful Web Services (RestKit) Strong knowledge of iOS memory management Some knowledge of concurrent programming (GCD, multithreading, NSOperationQueue) Knowledge of Secure Coding Techniques and OS Security Features Proficiency in UIKit, Foundation, Core Animation, Core Graphics, and Core Data frameworks Experience with XCode and source control (Git) Experience integrating third-party libraries and APIs Preferably, you also have: Knowledge of iOS WebView Test driven development and continuous integration experience Hands-on knowledge of iOS 6 + features (e.g., ARC, Storyboards, Auto Layout) Knowledge of the agile development methodology Familiarity with Web and Socket clients on a mobile platform Experience creating user-friendly customer applications Some experience communicating with Bluetooth clients on a mobile device Experience working with formal QA processes and proper bug handling Some experience with Javascript, HTML5 technologies As the ideal candidate, you: Have a sense of humour Know that your routine is in fact, not routine Communicate exceptionally well with management, peers, and clients Strong attention to detail and a commitment to quality Don’t blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for a Senior Java Team Lead to become part of our team. As a team lead, you will be supporting and participating in the ongoing development of leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a senior developer who has experience working directly with clients, excellent communication skills and a sense of commitment to customer satisfaction. As a Senior Java Team Lead, you will have: 6+ years previous Java development experience 3+ years team lead and mentoring experience Experience working on long-term enterprise projects Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively Initiative and creativity when approaching challenges Experience in an Agile software development environment (SCRUM) Proven experience using RESTful Web Services, XML, EJBs, JDBC, RDBMS, SQL Understanding of development frameworks such as, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Tiles Application server experience (e.g. Jboss, Tomcat) Knowledge of Continuous Integration (e.g. Maven, Bamboo, Cruise Control) Experience with test automation frameworks (JUnit, Mockito, TestNG, JMeter) The following would be considered an asset: Experience working in a small company where team work is paramount Exposure to Mobile application development Familiarity with one or more of the following: Objective C, Android SDK Familiarity with MacOSX and other UNIX based Operating Systems Web technologies, jQuery, HTML, javaScript, CSS Development tools: Maven, JIRA, Git, Confluence With these attributes: A sense of humour Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine High attention to detail and commitment to quality Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Not blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for a Technical Team Lead to become part of our Ottawa or Halifax team. We are not your usual Telco team. We specialize in creating outstanding user experiences that leverage the power of existing enterprise back ends to deliver amazing levels of customer and staff self-service.Usually this is done using tools like React.js, Socket.IO, Redis and Node.js but we’ve been known to use Java, C#, SQL Server and Oracle as well when needed. As a team lead, you will be part of a team supporting and participating in the ongoing development and delivery of these experiences. The ideal candidate will be a leader who has experience working directly with clients, excellent communication skills and a sense of commitment to customer satisfaction as well as being a master of all things JavaScript. As a Technical Team Lead, you will have: 3+ years team lead experience 6+ years of full-stack (JavaScript preferred) programming experience Excellent communication skills An ability to take responsibility and run with tasks and projects Excellent understanding of leading development practices With these attributes: A sense of humour Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine High attention to detail and commitment to quality Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Not blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for a Senior .NET Developer to become part of our team! As an Experienced .NET Developer, you will have: 7+ years previous development experience Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively Experience working on and leading enterprise level projects that involved at least four or more team members Demonstrable experience interfacing with clients in extracting use cases and deriving requirements Working experience in various software development lifecycles including Waterfall, Agile (SCRUM) Experience with application server set-up using IIS Experience using RESTful and SOAP Web Service technologies: ASP.NET, AJAX, JSON, XML Working experience with OO Patterns: Singleton, Façade, Factory, Visitor Experience with Test Automation frameworks: NUnit, Nmock, EasyMock Experience with VisualStudio Knowledge of formal design languages, including UML, Rational Rose Working knowledge of Database and data frameworks technology: RDBMS, ADO.NET, ODBC, NHibernate, SQLServer Bonus points if you have working experience developing on MS Azure PaaS! With these attributes: A sense of humour Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine Have exceptional communication skills Have “attention to detail” as your middle name Not blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar I.T. is looking for a Senior Data Developer to join our data team. The ideal candidate will be a software developer with a passion for all things data. Exposure to programming languages like Java, C#, Scala, Python and R, a background in cloud development (Azure/AWS) and a good understanding of the Hadoop ecosystem. As an experienced Senior Data Developer, you have: 6+ years of programming experience in languages like Java, C#, Scala or Python A master of all things SQL (and NoSQL) A proven track record using the Apache Hadoop ecosystem (Hadoop, Oozie, Pig, Hive etc) to tackle “big data” problems Good knowledge of Cloud based data solutions (AWS/Azure) Post-secondary education in engineering or computer science or equivalent work experience Preferably, you also have: Some exposure to data science, machine learning or statistics Some exposure to Data Visualization in Power BI, Tableau, or similar Experience using RESTful Web Services, JSON, etc. Experience in D3.js a definite plus As the ideal candidate, you: Have a sense of humour Know that your routine is in fact, not routine Communicate exceptionally well with management, peers, and clients High attention to detail and commitment to quality Don’t blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for a Senior Full Stack JavaScript Developer to become part of our Ottawa or Halifax team. As a Senior Full Stack Developer, you will have: 7+ years of development with OO or Functional languages Strong experience with one or more modern JS frameworks such as: React, Node.js, Meteor, Angular 2, Backbone Strong experience in writing scalable, enterprise level, web applications. Experience in one or more of the following server-side platforms: Node.js, .Net, Java Knowledge of SASS/LESS or similar CSS preprocessors Experience writing custom libraries and APIs that align with current RESTful standards. Strong experience with HTML & CSS (including Bootstrap) and current best practices Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively Ability to apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges Ability to derive problem space requirements and drive towards design Post-secondary education in engineering or computer science or equivalent work experience The following would be considered an asset: Experience with packaging and build tools such as: Gulp/Grunt, WebPack, Bower, Yeoman Some experience and knowledge with JavaScript security issues, XSS Knowledge of semantic HTML Understanding of browser developer tools Understanding of automated testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jasmine Understanding of automated testing tools such as Selenium Knowledge of BDD (Behavior Driven Development) and Gherkin Knowledge of TDD practices Knowledge of .Net MVC and Razor templating With these attributes: A sense of humour Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine High attention to detail and commitment to quality Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Not blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for a Technical Business Analyst to work on medium and enterprise-class projects. One of your responsibilities is to have a vision of what the client wishes to build, and convey that vision to the rest of the development team. As a Technical Business Analyst, you will be responsible for managing the solution scope for a portfolio of projects. We are looking for candidates for both our Ottawa and Halifax offices. What you will be doing: Defining and managing scope and requirements across the lifecycle of IT projects Gathering and documenting requirements with the client and presenting for approval Assisting project leaders in the development of project plans and ensuring that all team members understand their assigned requirements Balancing the client and team needs on an ongoing basis Ensuring ongoing alignment of client requirements, project deliverables, and project scope Setting up, facilitating and documenting team and client meetings Writing proposals and estimates Influencing and leading teams to success What you must have: 5+ years’ progressive experience in a business analyst role Experience working in a software development environment Engineering / Technical background Experience producing requirements documentation, use cases and other related artifacts for Mobile and Web-based applications A solid grasp of project management basics in an SDLC (software delivery life cycle) context Experience handling multiple concurrent projects Communication – demonstrated high level of effectiveness both written and verbal Proven ability to meet commitments, meet timelines and deliver Accountability for actions and understands the business impact of decisions made. The ability to work independently, manage change and work well under pressure. Proven ability to apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges. What you must value: A sense of humour Knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine High personal standards and commitment to quality. Creation and promotion of an environment where people are on-side and feel a collective sense of success. Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Not blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for an Operations Management Suite (OMS) Support Developer to become part of our team. As a key contributor, you will be supporting and developing leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a committed developer who has a strong sense of self and strives for perfection. As an Experienced OMS Support Developer, you will have: 5+ years previous combined development and support experience 3+ years of experience and knowledge of C# Expert knowledge and experience with Operations Management Suite Experience with monitoring, searching, and analyzing data from Log Analytics Knowledge regarding integrating Application Insights with Log Analytics Prior experience building visualizations and dashboards in OMS Knowledge in configuring alerts, runbooks, and automation in OMS Working knowledge of design patterns and software design Working experience with caching: ASP.NET, IIS, .NET Web site security, authentication, and authorization experience SQL database experience or similar database experience Experience in both front and back end development Excellent debugging and analysis skills Apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges Experience working on a long-term projects (more than one year) that involved four or more team members Excellent organizational and time management skills Preferably, you will also have: Experience with OO development NoSQL/non-Relational datastores experience Web technologies, jQuery, Ajax, JavaScript, PowerShell, Azure/Cloud based knowledge Deployment experience DevOPS experience With these attributes: A sense of humour Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine High attention to detail and commitment to quality and customer service Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Not blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar I.T. is looking for a Technical Prime to join our Data Practice. As a Data Technical Prime you will be part of a team supporting and participating in the ongoing development of leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a senior technical resource with a background in data-driven software development and a solid knowledge of architecture both on-premise and in the cloud. As Data Technical Prime, you have: 7+ years of working with relational databases and SQL 7+ years of programming experience in C#, Java, Scala or Python Experience in architecting and executing large-scale software solutions Excellent research and documentation skills A good understanding of cloud based services on AWS or Azure or a strong desire to learn A good understanding of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical solutions to various levels of the organization Preferably, you also have: 2+ years of current professional experience in creating/architecting solutions for the cloud (AWS/Azure) 2+ years of current professional working with technologies such as Elasticsearch, Kafka, Hadoop or their cloud-based equivalents Some exposure to data science and the creation of machine learning pipelines As the ideal candidate, you: Communicate exceptionally well with management, peers, and clients Have high attention to detail and commitment to quality Have a sense of humour Know that your routine is in fact, not routine Don’t blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Senior Project Manager Lixar is looking for a candidate who has a strong ability to quickly grasp issues, establish clear objectives for implementation and respond with urgency to achieve goals in the project timelines. Autonomous, dynamic and able to solve problems, the Senior Project Manager must have natural leadership skills, be proactive and demonstrate sound judgment and strong interpersonal skills. What you must have: 7+ years’ experience in a Project Management role. Experience producing requirements documentation, use cases and other related artifacts. A solid grasp of project management basics in an SDLC (software delivery life cycle) context. Private sector experience with multiple concurrent projects. Demonstrated high level of effectiveness both written and verbal. Proven ability to meet commitments, meet timelines and deliver. Accepts accountability for actions and understands the business impact of decisions made. Ability to work independently, manage change and work well under pressure. Proven ability to apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges. High personal standards and commitment to quality. Post Secondary education, PMP preferred What you must value: A sense of humour Knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine Have high attention to detail and commitment to quality Creation and promotion of an environment where people are on-side and feel a collective sense of success. Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Not blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for a Senior Java Developer to become part of our team. As a Senior Developer, you will be part of a team supporting and participating in the ongoing development of leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a senior developer who has a strong sense of self and strives for perfection. As a Senior Java Developer, you will have: 6+ years previous Java development experience Post-secondary education in engineering or computer science or equivalent work experience Experience working on long-term enterprise projects (more than one year) that involved at least four or more team members Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively Apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges Able to communicate effectively within a development team and with clients High attention to detail and commitment to quality Leadership skills, experience in mentoring team members Experience in an Agile software development environment (SCRUM) Proven experience using RESTful Web Services, XML, EJBs, JDBC, RDBMS, SQL Understanding of development frameworks such as, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Tiles Application server experience (e.g. Jboss, Tomcat) Knowledge of Continuous Integration (e.g. Maven, Bamboo, Cruise Control) Experience with test automation frameworks (JUnit, Mockito, TestNG, JMeter) The following would be considered an asset: Experience working in a small company where team work is paramount Exposure to Mobile application development Familiarity with one or more of the following: Objective C, Android SDK Familiarity with MacOSX and other UNIX based Operating Systems Web technologies, jQuery, HTML, javaScript, CSS Development tools: Maven, JIRA, Git, Confluence With these attributes: A sense of humour Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine Have exceptional communication skills Have “attention to detail” as your middle name Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Not blame others for your mistakes Exceptional client communication skills Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
As a Senior Web Developer, you will have: 7+ years of development with OO or functional languages Strong experience with one or more modern JS frameworks such as: React, Node.js, Meteor, Angular 2, Backbone Strong experience in writing scalable, enterprise level web applications. Experience in Node.js or Java server-side platforms Knowledge of SASS/LESS or similar CSS preprocessors Experience writing custom libraries and APIs that align with current RESTful standards. Strong experience with HTML & CSS (including Bootstrap) and current best practices Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively Ability to apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges Ability to derive problem space requirements and drive towards design Post-secondary education in engineering or computer science or equivalent work experience Familiarity with managed services of the AWS ecosystem The following would be considered an asset: Experience with packaging and build tools such as: Gulp/Grunt, WebPack, Bower, yeoman Some experience and knowledge with JavaScript security issues such as XSS Knowledge of semantic HTML Understanding of browser developer tools Understanding of automated testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jasmine Understanding of automated testing tools such as Selenium Knowledge of BDD (Behavior Driven Development) and Gherkin Knowledge of TDD practices Knowledge of IOS or Android development With these attributes: A sense of humour Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine High attention to detail and commitment to quality Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
It’s an exciting time to be working with data. Organizations everywhere are beginning to accept that data needs to be a huge part of their business. At Lixar, we have the privilege to help them get there. We get to solve complex and challenging data problems every day. We get to work on projects that directly apply knowledge in Natural Language Processing, Image Processing, Signal Processing and Frequentist Statistics. We employ techniques in Anomaly Detection, Classification, Clustering and Regression to build intelligent software for world class clients. We’re looking for a Technical Team Lead with a passion for Data Science to join our practice: You’ll be leading brilliant people through challenging projects You’ll be mentoring and coaching your team to success, and participate in an extremely vibrant and engaging data community. You’ll work with clients and help them define and achieve their data roadmap from the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence perspective. You’ll work closely with Data Engineering and Data Visualization to bring data to life. If you… Are passionate about data Have 6+ years of experience in a technical field with increasing responsibilities Have 2+ years of experience leading technical teams Love to program in languages like Python, Scala and R Have a proven ability to develop and execute sophisticated data mining & modeling solutions Have strong attention to detail and excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical abilities Know your way through at least a few major relational DBs Communicate exceptionally well with management, peers, and clients Have a sense of humour You may be the person we’re looking for! Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking to hire a Technical Analyst to join our Telecommunications team. As a Technical Analyst, you will help clients define solution vision, and collaborate with our developers to make it a reality. For this you will need top-notch communication skills, and an easy familiarity with technical matters. What you will be doing: Develop detailed requirements, stories and acceptance criteria for the development teams based on high-level client requirements Show customer leadership through the recommendation of technical and business approaches that show a true understanding of the client’s objectives Play an active role in sprint planning to ensure the requirements are tracked and delivered on time and within scope Manage the product backlog, grooming and prioritizing Play an active role in defect management and triage to ensure identified defects are aligned to previously defined requirements and are not new requirements. What you must have: 2+ years of previous experience as a Product Owner or Business/Technical Analyst or similar in the private sector Proven experience working in a software development environment Understanding of Agile principles and working knowledge of Scrum Engineering/Technical background Demonstrated high level of effectiveness in both written and verbal communication Proven ability to meet commitments, meet timelines and deliver What you must value: A sense of humour and ability to have fun with colleagues Organization and attention to detail Creation and promotion of an environment where people are on-side and feel a collective sense of success Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers Not blame others for your mistakes Get things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com | eastcoastcareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lixar IT Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2018
Lixar is looking for a Junior Systems Administrator to join our Ottawa team. As a key contributor, you will help Lixar support internal and external clients. The ideal candidate will be a committed professional who has a strong sense of self and strives for perfection. As a Junior Systems Administrator, you will have: A passion for technology and infrastructure A willingness to take on any task, big or small An uncanny ability to be organized A degree or related experience in Computer science, Computer engineering, or IT Experience in diagnosing complex technical issues Experience in troubleshooting network, servers and operating systems The following would be considered an asset: Experience working in a small company where teamwork is paramount Experience in Agile development and/or Continuous Deployment methodologies is a definite asset Experience with cloud based platforms: Azure, AWS, Google App Engine, OpenStack Experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, Saltstack, Puppet What you will be doing: Maintain and organize equipment assets Maintain accurate and up-to-date infrastructure monitoring, documentation and diagrams Use helpdesk systems for the purpose of logging, tracking and communicating daily support issues/requests both internally and externally to vendor teams Perform desktop, laptop and server hardware/software troubleshooting Contribute to research and development of technical solutions What you must value: A sense of humour Cleanliness and order Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine Have exceptional communication skills High attention to detail and commitment to quality Not blaming others for your mistakes Getting things done! Sound like you? Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today! ottawacareers@lixar.com Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates. Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.