Software Developer - Co-op

Location: Victoria, BC
Position Type: Coop / Full Time
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Reliable Controls Corporation is a locally owned and operated company, which specializes in the design and manufacture of Internet-connected, building automation controls. Our innovative products automate building environments, decreasing their impact on our planet. At Reliable Controls we offer a collaborative and engaging environment, where employees are encouraged to learn and grow while contributing positively to the big picture of building a sustainable future together.

We are currently looking to add 3 co-op software developers for an 8-month work term within our Software department. This is a fast-paced, dynamic role where you are expected to demonstrate initiative, motivation, passion for latest technology and excellent work ethic. This is a great opportunity for the right individual to build up their skillset while working on live projects, developing real products. As an employer, we pride ourselves on being able to create memorable and positive work experience for our co-op students through ongoing support, mentorship and engagement.

Reasons why you do not want to miss this co-op opportunity with us!

  • At Reliable you will get to work on real projects and make an impact on the development of our products. You will be considered a part of our team whose opinion matters and input is appreciated.
  • Our goal is to make sure you are given plenty of opportunity for learning, growth and development. You will be supported not only by your supervisor and mentor, but also our entire amazing development team. 
  • We believe that people are most fulfilled and engaged when they do something, they are passionate about and their work is rewarding and purposeful. Join us for a term (or two) and discover for yourself what a great co-op experience should be like.
  • …and most importantly, a genuinely great culture fostered by the senior management team and sustained by fantastic people!

 Role Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and maintain corporation applications as required.
  • Document the work, which may involve writing specifications and other design documents.


  • Three to four years of a degree program that directly relates to Software Development, such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering. Electrical Engineering students who have proven programming skills will also be considered.
  • Ability to program in JavaScript/HTML5/Vue.JS is an asset to the Software role.
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Use of Visual Studio to develop applications
  • Proficiency in debugging
  • Familiarity with HTTP, TCP, UDP
  • Familiarity with software development concepts such as version control, code review and coding standards
  • Ability to program in C#/C++ is an asset
  • Familiarity with .Net framework is an asset

If you feel your qualifications meet the requirements listed above, and are interested in this co-op opportunity, please submit your application with a cover letter, resume and a transcript through our website using the “Apply Now” button above. We look forward to receiving your application!


About Us

As a privately-owned, Canadian corporation since 1986, we are dedicated to providing simple, flexible, and sustainable systems, economically targeted to meet the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit. We are proud to have design, development, assembly, service, and repairs housed in Victoria, Canada. Our state-of-the art LEED Platinum certified headquarters annex consumes only one eighth of the energy of a comparable commercial building in Canada. Our senior management team, along with daily support from our staff, create a unique culture of trust, caring and engagement where employees feel empowered to work, live, learn and be creative.