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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  9463

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Sep 12, 2023

Software Developer

Job Description

Be part of the change. Help us build better automation.

From concept to deployment, our team is focused on helping our customers realize the connection between Smart Conveyance and higher performing automation. If you’re looking to drive change in the automation industry, working with an innovative and collaborative team, SuperTrak CONVEYANCE™ is the place for you.


We are looking for a Software Developer to join our team. As a key member of the Software team, you will develop automation enablement features for ATS’s Smart Conveyance technology, including SuperTrak MICRO™ and accompanying TrakMaster™ software. These mechatronics products require configuration, real-time controls, simulation, diagnostics, and user interface software. 

You will work closely with fellow team members, project managers, product owners, testers, control systems integrators and end users to develop and evolve an impressive product. You will work both individually and as part of a small development team.




Software Development:

  • Perform software development as part of a team including gathering user requirements, software design, programming, testing, documentation, release, and maintenance.
  • Contribute to major software release plans that align with the technology roadmap.
  • Understand, follow, and contribute to software design and programming standards.
  • Accept and provide constructive feedback during the code review process.
  • Collaborate with the sales and applications teams to develop software for sales enablement, ease of use and general product feature enhancements.
  • Integrate software with electrical, mechanical and control systems.
  • Provide occasional support for both internal and external customers. This is typically remote support with travel as required.



  • Utilize a systematic and logical problem-solving approach to deliver innovative solutions.
  • Collaborate effectively with team members by seeking and offering mentorship and balancing self-learning with accepting help from others.
  • Take ownership of work throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Engage in complex technical challenges and demonstrate leadership to peers and customers.
  • Contribute to agile meetings, brainstorm hard problems and be willing to step in when a challenge needs all-hands-on-deck.
  • Improve standard practices and workflow efficiency by embracing a continuous improvement mindset.

Additional Information




  • A post-secondary engineering or computer science degree, diploma or equivalent with emphasis on software design and development.


Relevant Experience:

  • 2+ years of software development experience with object-oriented languages (C/C++ preferred)
  • Familiarity with issue-tracking and version-control systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Works well both individually and within a team.



  • Exposure to and/or understanding of automation, mechanical, electrical and control systems.
  • Experience with real-time controls and/or PLCs (Automation Studio, ST, ladder).
  • Experience with OPC and/or industrial networks.
  • Experience using electronic test equipment.




At ATS, it starts with our People!

We believe the foundation of a great company is having the best team and winning as a team. Take your place among the best in the business and grow your career with the SuperTrak CONVEYANCE division at ATS Corporation. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.
Why Join ATS?

•    Be a part of a thriving organization that is a global leader in advanced automation solutions
•    Collaborate with other bright, talented professionals focused on innovation and continuous improvement
•    Discover opportunities for growth within ATS as we strive to develop, engage, empower, and energize our people
•    Make an impact and give back to our community in a meaningful way
•    Work in a safe, positive, and inclusive environment where everyone is respected and given the opportunity to do their best
•    Enjoy an attractive compensation package including flexible work schedules (where applicable)
•    Participate in company sponsored BBQs, annual picnics, and holiday parties
•    And much more!
ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

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