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Join Our Team

Do you love to compete? Are you hungry for achievement? Are you an A player? Do you want to work with other A players? For a company where culture is nurtured and managed as a critical source of advantage? Where every employee knows and cares about direction and strategy?

AML Oceanographic has clocked average annual growth of more than 15% over the past 6 years. How? We’ve learned that growth is based on technical innovation combined with product differentiation, marketing disruption, and outstanding service. Our team has a reputation for two things:

  • Bringing fresh ideas to an established market; and
  • Going to the ends of the earth to make our customers successful.

We manufacture oceanographic instrumentation – sensors, data loggers, and deployment systems – for business and government customers on all seven continents. As a hi-tech business, our technical team includes experts and engineers with experience in the acoustic, mechanical, electrical, software, and embedded software domains. We operate from locations at either end of Canada: Halifax, Nova Scotia on the Atlantic Coast and Victoria (Sidney), British Columbia on the Pacific Coast. Learn more about us here.

Sales

In this position, you are the primary point of contact for all three AML product lines: sound velocity for sonar correction, CTDs and multi-parameter instruments, and deployment systems. The position comes with a gross profit target and includes regular travel.

Your Accountabilities

In the position of Regional Sales Manager, Americas you are accountable for:

  • Maximizing gross profit from the region while achieving monthly, quarterly, and annual goals;
  • Driving customer acquisition in the region, with a specific focus on identifying and targeting new end user organizations;
  • Improving AML’s net promoter scores from partners, prospects, and customers within the region;
  • Accurately forecasting revenue, gross profit, and activity levels into the future;
  • Collecting market feedback in a manner that ensures you have an accurate representation of regional SWOT;
  • Establishing a regional growth plan and delivering on that plan, within stated time frames and budgets.

At AML, we make use of daily metrics to measure, guide, and support progress towards goal. Metrics for this position include:

  • Voice contacts with the market;
  • Sensors on opportunities expected to close in the next 90 days;
  • Quantity of deployment systems on opportunities;
  • Booked sensor orders;
  • Booked gross profit;
  • New end user customers; and
  • Net promoter score on sales activities.

Your Competencies & Strengths

It goes without saying that you are goal oriented and hungry for achievement. People also describe you as curious, independent, quick-to-learn, coachable, an advocate for your customers, and engaged. More specifically, your competencies include:

  • Adept at creating relationships of trust with stakeholders at all levels of an organization;
  • Application and market knowledge of sonar systems that required sound velocity correction;
  • Application and market knowledge for CTD and multi-parameter sondes;
  • Proven ability to build and execute on a plan;
  • Application and market knowledge on deployment systems for oceanographic sensors, including underway profiling systems, buoy systems, and underwater vehicles;
  • C level, multi-party technical solution selling;
  • CRM usage to maximize efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Calibration methodologies, including best practices and traceability; and
  • Foreign languages and inter-cultural sensitivity, as best fits the region in question.

You already have had exposure to oceanographic instrumentation like CTDs, multi-parameter instruments, sound-velocity probes, ADCPs, etc.  In addition, you have:

  • A pre-existing professional network in the oceanographic, hydrographic, and marine survey communities; and
  • Education or hands-on experience in the Oceanographic, Environmental, or Engineering domains.

One last requirement: at AML, we’re looking for individuals who are excited by the idea of coming to work to contribute. In this position, you’ll work with hands, but we also expect you to dedicate you head and your heart.

To apply, please submit your application package via email to hr@AMLoceanographic.com. In addition to your resume and cover letter, please clearly identify the personal values that you use to guide your decisions; please also explain why these specific values are so important to you. Finally please clearly indicate your salary and variable compensation expectations. No phone calls please. 

Engineering

Your Accountabilities

In the position of Software Architect, you are accountable for:

  • Next generation software suite
  • Achievement of software component of project plan
  • Software design from whiteboard to post-launch support
  • IDing software risks
  • Bringing software related customer issues to resolution
  • Software testing
  • Release and maintenance of software

Critical Metrics for Position:

  1. Leading: hours logged to main priority
  2. Leading: hardware design requirements outstanding
  3. Lagging: defects after release
  4. Lagging: internal demonstrations

Your Competencies & Strengths:

It goes without saying that you are goal oriented and hungry for achievement. People also describe you as curious, independent, quick-to-learn, coachable, an advocate for your customers, and engaged. More specifically, your competencies include:

  1. Scrum/agile product design methodology
  2. Strategic thinking
  3. Web programming languages, such as HTML 5, JavaScript
  4. Client programming languages, such as C# (.NET), cross platform (VS/Xamarin), Java, Xcode
  5. Relational databases, such as MySQL
  6. UI/UX design
  7. Test driven development

Bonus Skills:

  • Familiarity with oceanographic applications
  • Understanding of sensor calibration and curve fitting
  • Experience with cloud providers, such as AWS, Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with JIRA

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of a BS degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in software design

One last requirement: at AML, we’re looking for individuals who are excited by the idea of coming to work to contribute. In this position, you’ll work with hands, but we also expect you to dedicate you head and your heart.

How to apply:

Please forward your resume package, including salary expectations, to hr@AMLoceanographic.com. Please be sure to identify and explain your core values – the top 3 to 5 rules that you live by – in your cover letter.

Your Accountabilities

In the position of Software Developer, you are accountable for:

  • Software design from whiteboard to post-launch support
  • Bringing software related customer issues to resolution
  • Software testing
  • Release and maintenance of software
  • Eating regularly supplied baked goods

Critical Metrics for Position

  1. Leading: scrum points scoped for next release
  2. Lagging: internal demonstrations

Your Competencies & Strengths

It goes without saying that you are goal oriented and hungry for achievement. People also describe you as curious, independent, quick-to-learn, coachable, an advocate for your customers, and fun! More specifically, your competencies include:

  1. Scrum/agile product design methodology
  2. Strategic thinking
  3. Web programming languages, such as HTML 5, JavaScript
  4. Client programming languages, such as C# (.NET), cross platform (VS/Xamarin), Java, Xcode
  5. Relational databases, such as MySQL
  6. UI/UX design
  7. Test driven development

Bonus Skills

  • Familiarity with oceanographic applications
  • Understanding of sensor design
  • Experience with cloud providers, such as AWS, Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with JIRA

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of a BS degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 1-3 years work experience in software design

One last requirement: at AML, we’re looking for individuals who are excited by the idea of coming to work to contribute. In this position, you’ll work with hands, but we also expect you to dedicate you head and your heart.

To apply, please submit your application package via email to hr@AMLoceanographic.com. In addition to your resume and cover letter, please clearly identify the personal values that you use to guide your decisions; please also explain why these specific values are so important to you. Finally please clearly indicate your salary and variable compensation expectations. No phone calls please.

Technical

Administration