Careers

The Accipiter Radar Group of companies, based in Western New York and Southern Ontario, is among the area’s most innovative and progressive, and we are always looking for qualified people with the right fit to join our team. Our innovation and expertise come from inspired people who work in an environment of creativity, integrity, and responsibility. The work we do is meaningful because we believe a safer world is a better world and we help make the world safer every day. We’re also a fun, vibrant place to work. We know and care about each other and have a very strong team-oriented culture. The biggest reason we love coming to work is that we love working together. That’s why finding the right fit is so important to us.

Currently there are positions available at Accipiter Radar, please see below and contact us with any questions!  

We encourage all qualified people who believe they are the right fit to apply. If that is you, then please send a cover letter and your resume to work@accipiterradar.com. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know. Please know that we review submitted resumes regularly. Because of the volume of resumes we receive, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

The Right Fit

  • Job Knowledge & Professional Development: You have a complete understanding of the role and are performing the role to its entirety. You act without being told what to do. You have a continual focus on expanding knowledge of the role and of the Company as a whole.
  • Curiosity & Innovation: You generate new and innovative approaches to problems. You ask questions and respectfully challenge current processes. You bring new ideas to the Company and strive for continual improvement of your daily operations and/or work activities.
  • Organization & Planning: You plan, organize, and schedule in an efficient, productive manner with a focus on key priorities. You are able to stay on track and meet deadlines and do not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
  • Teamwork: You reach out to peers and cooperate with supervisors to establish an overall positive and collaborative working relationship. You lend a helping hand whenever it is needed and are not afraid to ask for help when in need.
  • Communication & Ethics: You speak and write clearly without being overly wordy and maintain this standard in all forms of written communication, including e-mail.  You are honest, reliable and trustworthy. You live up to verbal and written agreements and communicate in a positive and respectful manner.
  • Delivering that extra ‘Something’: You expect personal and team performance to be nothing short of the best. You exhibit passion and excitement for your work and have a positive, can-do attitude. You take ownership of the role, go above and beyond and do whatever it takes to get the job done!

What we offer:

  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Great work-life balance
  • Exciting career progression opportunities
  • Challenging and meaningful work
  • Comfortably casual and fun work environment
  • Work in a smaller community with easy access to bigger city amenities

Canadian Sales Executive

Accipiter Radar is hiring an outside Sales Executive for promotion of its products and services for aviation safety, critical infrastructure protection and public safety applications. Reporting to the Vice President of Sales & Marketing, you will be responsible for the promotion, opportunity development and revenue bearing sales to private industry, provincial, territorial & federal government bodies throughout Canada.

With at least 5 years of proven business to business, and business to government sales, you will utilize your experience and contacts to develop opportunities for presentation, specification and negotiation leading to sales of Accipiter’s situational awareness and decision support surveillance systems for use in providing security and safety monitoring and alerting at critical infrastructure locations such as power generating stations, hydro-electric plants, prisons, ports and airports.

As the Sales Executive for the Canadian sales territory, you will travel coast to coast, meeting prospective customers, providing presentations & demonstrations and assisting customers with establishing system requirements and negotiating opportunities.

With the Vice President of Sales & Marketing you will work to develop new sales strategies as well as providing competitive feature and capability requirements and feedback from existing and prospective customers to assist in the continual development roadmap of our products.

You will form an integral part of the Accipiter sales team, interacting with department colleagues, attending monthly sales meetings online or at the corporate headquarters in Ontario, Canada.

The Sales Executive will develop a solid understanding of Accipiter’s products and services, our unique technologies and capabilities, and competitive advantages to leverage customer requirements leading to opportunity development and influence.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Development of relationships leading to revenue bearing contract awards of Accipiter Radar’s products and services to both private industry and government entities in Canada
  • Reach or exceed periodically assigned sales goals and revenue targets
  • Cultivate a targeted list of customers within the designated sales territory
  • Implement a top-down sales strategy targeting Presidents, CEOs, CFOs and responsible managers to convert prospects into clients
  • Establish, book and attend meetings and deliver presentations to key decision makers throughout the territory
  • Assist with the preparation of quotations, RFIs, RFQs, bids and tenders for sales opportunities developed or received within the territory.
  • Attend conferences, exhibitions and other related events within the territory
  • Attend monthly sales meetings online or at Accipiter’s Headquarters in Ontario, Canada as directed
  • Comply with all reporting systems showing continual progress, developing a comprehensive and growing pipeline of opportunities and success planning for each.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Five or more years of outside B2B / B2G sales experience, with proven proficiency in prospecting, selling, technical presentation skills, territory management and meeting year over year sales quotas.
  • Proven track record in sales of technology products including security systems, safety management systems, information technology products, software platforms or radar systems in Canada.
  • Valid Driving License
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout Canada and the US on occasions.
  • Fluency in English language with French language proficiency a benefit.

 Accipiter is an equal opportunity employer that employs qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or other prohibited grounds of discrimination. Accipiter encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Please notify us if accommodation is required at any stage in the application process.

COMPENSATION:

Base salary + commission – based on experience

This position is open to Applicants located anywhere within Canada

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume to work@accipiterradar.com with subject heading “Canada Sales”.

It is a prerequisite that the successful candidate is a Canadian Citizen or Canadian Permanent Resident, with the ability to acquire and maintain various personnel security clearances. 

It is a prerequisite that the successful candidate be able at all times to legally enter and leave Canada by air and over land border for the purpose of attending exhibitions outside of Canada

Accipiter Radar IT Specialist

As an IT Specialist at Accipiter Radar, you will be an integral part of our IT team, working to support the development and maintenance of our client and user systems, interact with department colleagues, and regularly attend meetings at our Canadian corporate headquarters in Niagara, Ontario. The IT Specialist will be a highly motivated, proactive, and flexible professional with a solid background in fundamental concepts, processes, practices, and procedures relating to the support of Microsoft and Linux-based systems.

 

Reporting to our Facility & IT Manager, your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting development and maintenance of client and user systems related to a broad range of business areas
  • Collaborating with colleagues to develop technical and specialized solutions to complex IT problems involving Microsoft-based software products, including Exchange, Dynamics CRM, and Microsoft’s Office 365 suite
  • Recommending process improvements to ensure system reliability, scalability, security, integrity, and performance
  • Hardware and software installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and supporting
  • Providing daily support to the IT department and other departments as required
  • Other duties and responsibilities as necessary from time to time

 

You are someone who has:

  • Relevant College/University/Industry diploma/degree/certifications
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience, with preference for greater experience
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills
  • Expertise in Windows and Microsoft software, including MS Office, Exchange
  • Expertise in hardware maintenance including servers, workstation, printers
  • Extensive knowledge of networking (LAN, WAN, firewalls)
  • Knowledge and experience with maintaining databases and information systems such as MRP software, accounting software, and collaboration software
  • Motivation and ability to independently learn other operating systems, software, and technologies.
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken
  • Strong work ethic, honest, reliable, trustworthy, professional
  • Attention to detail, highly organized, multi-tasking, and works well under pressure
  • Friendly, team player, respectful of others

 

We definitely want to talk to you if you have the following:

  • Microsoft Certification in Exchange 2016 or higher
  • Microsoft Certification Windows Server 2012 or higher
  • Sound knowledge of Linux OS

 

We know you have your choice of roles for your next opportunity. Here’s why we think you should choose Accipiter Radar:


 

Software Developer

ACCIPITER RADAR, located in the Niagara Region, is one of the area’s most progressive and innovative companies. Our innovation and expertise come from inspired people who work in an environment of creativity, integrity and responsibility.

As part of our continued company growth, we are expanding our Software Development team, and seek an experienced Software Developer with demonstrated success working in a team-based environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with our development team, in a technically challenging and rewarding role. You will be implementing software solutions by collaborating with other developers, designers, product managers, and engineers as you leverage and create new cutting-edge technologies, building upon our patented Radar Intelligence Network™ (RIN) Platform Technology. You will work on a variety of front-end and backend technologies that enable radar and other IoT-based data to be streamed, analyzed and visualized via our Surveillance-to-Intelligence™ (S2I) product suite.

Ideal Skills and Experience:

• Excellent programming skills in some of the following languages: Go, Python, C#, C++ • Web development experience within an open source stack, including HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript and Angular • Demonstrated experience with SQL and database programming • Experience developing and deploying applications on Linux and Windows • Experience with agile software development including best practices in software development, testing and continuous integration • Familiarity with network programming, messaging and distributed web applications • Knowledge of GIS, including geo-referenced data and web-based geospatial visualization • Understanding of big data analytics and data warehousing concepts • Familiarity with Azure or other cloud-based platforms • Eagerness to learn new technologies • A pragmatic approach to the application of technology to create business solutions

Required Experience and Qualifications:

• Minimum 5 years software development experience, exhibiting a growing area of expertise • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar program from an accredited university or college • Experience developing software in a team-based environment • It is a prerequisite that the successful candidate be eligible for, apply for and obtain

(i) satisfactory controlled goods security assessment as regulated by the Canadian Controlled Goods Program;

(ii) Level II personnel security clearance from the Canadian Contract Security Program, as program rules permit.

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume to work@accipiterradar.com with subject heading “Software Developer Submission”.

We thank all who apply; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Accipiter is an equal opportunity employer that employs qualified persons without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability or other prohibited grounds of discrimination. Accipiter encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Please notify us if accommodation is required at any stage in the application process.

COVID 19 NOTICE: Accipiter is an essential business and all in-person work at our offices is subject to appropriate safety measures.  Additional flexibility may be afforded or required with respect to where work is performed during the current pandemic and related periods of government-mandated restrictions.


 

Systems Engineer

The ACCIPITER RADAR group of companies, based in Southern Ontario and Western New York, is among the area’s most innovative and progressive. Our innovation and expertise come from inspired people who work in an environment of creativity, integrity and responsibility.

As part of our continued company growth, we are expanding our Engineering team. We are looking for a Systems Engineer for our Canadian corporate headquarters in Niagara, Ontario. As an integral part of the Accipiter engineering team, you will help develop new product innovations, manage the lifecycle of radar/sensor surveillance system components, and maintain engineering design, support, and technical customer-facing documentation for our products. This is a full-time permanent position.

The ideal Systems Engineering candidate will have an engineering degree, 1-2 years of work experience in a related technical field, intuitive expertise in using computing systems, and exceptional problem solving, communication, documentation, teamwork, and design skills. We are looking for someone who will generate new and innovative approaches to problems, ask questions and respectfully challenge current processes, bring new ideas to the Company, and strive for continual improvement of their work activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creating and maintaining documentation for Accipiter’s family of surveillance system products & services
  • Supporting the production of new system orders in design, configuration, and testing
  • Lifecycle management of the hardware and software used in Accipiter’s systems including:
    • Testing and certification of new/updated hardware and software components
    • Quality assurance testing of product releases and creation of upgrade instructions
    • Cybersecurity scanning and remediation
  • Providing level two technical support for fielded systems and assisting the support team with system upgrades
  • Working with the engineering and software development teams on new product development
  • Working with the sales team by providing engineering support in relation to bids and new business opportunities

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 1-2 years of engineering experience and a solid understanding of engineering design concepts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of signal processing, antennas, transmitters & receivers is considered an asset
  • Strong communication (verbal and written), data analysis and report writing skills.
  • Experienced with Windows and Linux based operating systems
  • Knowledge of computer networking concepts
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, CAD design software
  • Motivated, with the ability to work and learn independently
  • Strong work ethic, honest, reliable, trustworthy, professional
  • Attention to detail, highly organized, ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Friendly, team player, respectful of others
  • Eng designation considered an asset
  • Software development skills considered an asset
  • It is a prerequisite that the successful candidate is a Canadian Citizen, and be eligible for, apply for, acquire and maintain various prescribed personnel security clearances requiring ‘Canadian Eyes Only’.

 

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume to work@accipiterradar.com. We thank all who apply, however due to the volume of applications we receive, we are only able to contact candidates who have been selected for an interview.

 

Accipiter is an equal opportunity employer that employs qualified persons without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability or other prohibited grounds of discrimination. Accipiter encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Please notify us if accommodation is required at any stage in the application process.

 

COVID 19 NOTICE: Accipiter is an essential business and all in-person work at our offices is subject to appropriate safety measures. Additional flexibility may be afforded or required with respect to where work is performed during the current pandemic and related periods of government-mandated restrictions.