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Software Development Engineer

Job No: 62121
Location: Montreal, QC

  • Great opportunity for an experienced Software Engineer to join an innovative and growing start-up company
  • Utilize and grow your skills and experience to their full potential and build a successful career with us
  • Enjoy working in a centrally located office and be rewarded with a competitive salary and great benefits

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About the Organization

As a premium provider of closed captioning and transcription services, SOVO makes visual media, trials, meetings and other assemblies widely accessible. With unique, proprietary technology that is based on speech recognition, SOVO delivers efficient and consistent visual media and provides live and offline content services to top broadcasters, producers and studios.

Established in 2010, SOVO has a dedicated team of 60 experts and a culture focused on providing the utmost quality. We take pride in our ability to provide great customer service at highly competitive rates.

For more information about us, please visit our website.  

About the Opportunity

SOVO is currently seeking a full time Software Development Engineer to assist with the evolution of our technology platform. Based in Montreal, it is essential that candidates are fluent in both French and English.

Key responsibilities of this dynamic role include:

  • Develop software components in C++;
  • Develop tests for developed components; and
  • Take part in the software architecture process associate with the evolution of SOVO’s technological platform.

To succeed in this role, you will have an Undergraduate College Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. In addition, you will have a passion for software development and programming. Solid mastery of C++ and multi-threaded programming is essential, as is fluency in French and English.

Our ideal candidate will have relevant experience in cross-platform software development on Windows and Linux, as well as Graphical User Interface development experience.

Familiarity with speech recognition, machine learning, artificial intelligence, digital signal processing or web technologies is advantageous.

Most importantly, you will be a positive, enthusiastic and resourceful professional, who is capable of working autonomously and as part of a team.  As a fast learner with a passion for new technology, you will also be innovative, flexible and highly adaptable to change.  

If this sounds like you, we want you on our team!   

Why Work for SOVO?

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, based on your qualifications and experience.

Our team also receives a comprehensive range of benefits, including medical, dental, and vision benefits, as well as life and disability insurance. We believe that outstanding work should be rewarded so bonuses are also available, based on merit.

 At SOVO, we know that our people are our greatest asset. As such, we invest a lot of time and energy into ensuring that they are happy and stimulated in their roles. Our friendly and social team environment enjoys open communication and provides plenty of opportunity to learn and grow. Still a relatively small organization, we proudly maintain the mentality of a successful start-up and we are happy to give our team members the ability to take on additional responsibility and progress their careers with us.

Our centrally located office is close to public transport and within close proximity to restaurants, bars and shops. Free parking is also available. 

If you are an experienced IT professional looking for a new challenge with an innovative, start-up company, this is the role for you! Don’t miss this opportunity to join a talented team of professionals and learn from some of the best in the business. Apply Now! 

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