Software Developer

Full Time Engineering and Operations Experienced

Software Developer: Field Effect Software is looking for innovative and hardworking software developers of all experience levels to join our growing team.

About Field Effect Software: Located at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, our mission is to strengthen the IT security operations of businesses of all sizes world wide. Smart, creative and thoughtful are words used to describe the staff. We’re curious about technology and always looking for new and exciting puzzles to unlock. We believe that the threat is real, that security matters and that we can make a difference. We believe in automated testing. We believe in meeting deliverables. Most of all, we believe in our team.

About you:You are a motivated individual, keen to contribute to a growing organization. You are passionate about writing clean, solid code using a test-driven methodology. You are both eager to learn from others, but also to contribute to the team and elevate those around you.

Ideal candidates will hold a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent and be confident in a breadth of programming languages and technology.  Field Effect is seeking developers able to program for cross platform system level desktop, server, and mobile applications in C and Java.

About the job:Field Effect Software offers state of the art cyber security products and services supported by our amazing team. Our Software Developers drive the technology underpinning everything we do and are asked to tackle dynamic real-world cyber security challenges while supporting client requirements, product development roadmaps, and routine coding, testing and debugging activities.

Field Effect practices Agile and values Test-Driven Development where regression is a four-letter word and breaking Production is tantamount to murder seriously frowned upon.

Required Skills:

  • Advanced or expert level in at least one of: C/C++, Objective-C, Java
  • Advanced or expert level in at least one of: Windows OS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Knowledge of various programming paradigms such as object-oriented, functional, and symbolic programming
  • Knowledge of modern networking design and protocols
  • Experience with test-driven development preferred
  • Candidates must be eligible for a Canadian Top Secret security clearance (Canadian Citizenship required)

Nice to Have Skills

  • Experience in the IT Security domain
  • Experience with model-driven frameworks or domain-driven development
  • Experience with build and deployment automation
  • Experience with Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo)


Field Effect provides advanced, integrated cyber security threat detection, incident monitoring, and compliance in one platform for SMBs and IT service providers. The company’s products and solutions remove the complexity of securing endpoints and networks, delivering sophisticated monitoring and threat protection services that are easy to use and manage with actionable insights. Founded by the brightest talents in the cyber security industry, the Field Effect team not only brings decades of experience securing complex, ever-changing security environments but has helped shape Canada’s Cyber Security Strategy and other national-level cyber security policies. The result is a company committed to creating stronger networks, improving proactive response, and increasing efficiency through an end-to-end approach that empowers businesses to achieve a resilient defence against modern cyber security threats.

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