Senior Software Engineer Utility and Power Systems – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Senior Software Engineer Utility and Power Systems


You will be part of a Canada-based team working remotely with a leading US start-up.  Your team will operate alongside many other talented developers and data scientists in Canada, and you will be an integral part of the tech community that MobSquad has built.  The client is a utility services and software development company that is enabling utilities and utility vendors to push execution to the edge of their grid infrastructure, through the development and implementation of distributed technologies and intelligence.  You will be required to create high-quality software design and architecture, develop complex components and integrate them into larger, existing solutions, perform validation and verification testing, and document development phases and monitor systems.


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a comparable field from an accredited institution
  • You have over 10 years of experience in software development (Rust/C++)
  • You have experience working with languages/technologies including Rust, C++, Go, Vue, Kubernetes, Docker, or the like within a distributed IoT environment
  • You have experience in containerization and distributed systems such as cloud services, architectures, and containerized deployments
  • You have knowledge of electric power industry, distribution/transmission systems, Distributed Energy Resources, and/or microgrids
  • You have experience with Industrial IoT/on-premise compute resources and utility vendor control equipment
  • You have applied knowledge in cyber security design and development
  • You have experience with Pub/Sub architectures such as NATS, DDS, or MQTT
  • You have understanding of digital signal processing and controls theory


    • A full-time position that offers competitive compensation
    • A benefits program delivered through our bespoke digital platform, giving you control, choice, and flexibility.  We give you the ability to build your package of benefits covering health (e.g., medical, dental, vision), wellness (e.g., gym, workout gear, massage, transit), and RRSP (retirement savings)
    • A downtown office location with first-rate amenities, surrounded by great restaurants and easily-accessible transit
    • For international candidates, sponsorship for an immediate work permit, expedited permanent residency, and Canadian citizenship within four years
    • At MobSquad, we support and encourage building a work environment that is diverse, inclusive, and safe for all.  We invite and welcome applicants of all backgrounds, regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.