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Job Title:  Software Developer

Requisition ID:  5051

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA, V5J 5M4

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is a leading power and energy solutions provider for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry. Our products help power the necessities of modern wired and wireless communication infrastructure, including wireless cell sites, 5G small cells, Internet of Things (IoT), and switching centers. Our portfolio includes renewable energy products, DC and AC power systems, power distribution systems, and energy storage in the form of industrial batteries, employing advanced lithium electrochemistry technologies. 

As power conversion and power management experts, we provide solutions to our customers’ challenges and problems.  From individual modules to full turn-key system solutions, we provide our customers with the advice and support needed at all level of the organization.  We cherish the integral relationship critical to success of our clients who range from Mobile Network Operators to major telecom and cable providers to data center operators.

Our Burnaby, British Columbia, facility is the Center of Excellence for our power system design and ICT application development. Regional headquarters are in Canada, USA, Europe and Asia, with worldwide headquarters located in Reading, PA, USA.

EnerSys is truly a Global Company, with over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. EnerSys is the power/full solution with sales and service locations throughout the world. We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

Job Purpose

Alpha Technologies, EnerSys. has an opportunity for a knowledgeable, proactive, Software Developer to develop supervisory, monitoring and control software for our power conversion management systems, at our Burnaby facility.

As a Software Developer at a fast-paced organization, you will be a key member of a cross-functional team. The main responsibilities are to design and develop reliable and cost effective solutions for our system controller software from concept to production. The system controller monitors and controls our power conversion products (Rectifiers, AC UPS, Converters, Inverters) and serves as a gateway from our systems to the outside world.

You are a technically strong engineer with superior communication and collaborative skills who thrive in cross functional teams in a positive business culture environment. You will be an integral part of high-performance development teams that successfully introduce new designs into manufacturing on budget and on schedule, and meeting cost targets.

The system controller software runs on embedded controllers with real-time control components, server components and a web-based UI.  Development is primarily in C# .NET.

If this resonates with you, we want to hear from you!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement computer software for system controllers and other connected devices.

  • Prepare and maintain technical documentation.

  • Participate in verification and validation testing.

  • Contribute to continuous improvement of existing products and processes.

  • Implement unit test code and assist in other relevant test automation.

  • Work with end users, Product Managers, and QA Analysts to clarify expected behavior of features.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve defects.

  • Participate in effort and complexity estimation for proposed new features.

  • Participate in the development of the department’s strategic goals and direction.



  • Bachelor of Computer Science  or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.


  • At least 5 years  of relevant industry experience.
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills in a language such as C#.

  • Solid engineering experience with supervisory product design and development with embedded microcontrollers.

  • Excellent communication and presentation (oral and written) skills in English.

  • Ability to collaborate with team and stakeholders to derive options for solutions to problems.

  • Strong analysis, problems solving, design, and troubleshooting skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in C# programming.

  • Experience with JavaScript (AngularJS) and HTML.

  • Experience with industrial protocols such as SNMP, Modbus, IEC61850 and CAN-bus communication.

  • Experience with digital control interfaces such as SPI, I2C, and UART.

  • Experience in electronics hardware / power systems and knowledge of basic electronics theory.

  • Familiar with power electronics hardware with embedded microcontrollers.

  • Familiar with power conversion process, including signal processing and control algorithms.

  • Experience with Visual Studio.

  • Experience in multithreading, real-time, or asynchronous programming.

  • Familiar with the Agile development process, SCRUM and experience in an R&D environment.

  • Experience with Linux.

General Job Requirements

  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.

EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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