Recent or Potential Grads – R&D Software Developer – 45 Drives – Sydney

  • Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: August 1, 2020

45Drives-R&D Software Developer

Location: Sydney, NS
Term: Permanent, Full Time (40 hours per week) Anticipated Start Date: As Soon As Possible Number
of Positions Available: 1
• Join a company that is revolutionizing the data-storage industry by offering massive, open
solutions at an affordable price.
• Be rewarded with a competitive annual salary, flexible hours and excellent benefits,
including medical, dental, pension plan and more.
• Live and work in a community that has quick commutes, affordable homes on generous plots of
land, beautiful scenery and friendly people.
About 45 Drives
45 Drives is a division of Protocase that develops, manufactures, services, and sells ultra-large,
customizable data storage systems. 45 Drives is highly differentiated from mainstream computer
manufactures due to its open designs and relationships with the open-source software community. The
company stays true to its community roots in its product development, technical support and
business practices.

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About the Opportunity

We are seeking a full-time employee to work within our 45Drives Research and Development Team as a
Software Developer.

Your duties will include:

• Assist with all R & D initiatives.
• Research of new technology.
• Execution of project tasks.
• Designing and execution of experiments to complete project tasks.
• Documentation of our systems and technical process improvements.
• Continued process/product improvements.
• Working with internal stakeholders to solve complex problems
• Ensuring our software applications are highly testable, maintainable, andscalable


Deep comfort with Linux, particularly CentOS and all Red Hat based technology. Must be very
comfortable with a command line. Experience with enterprise storage technologies, including open
source. Proprietary storage technology is an asset but not required. Experience with containers
and virtualization and cloud technologies is an asset.

Specific Technical Skills:

• Ansible
• Python
• Bash
• JavaScript/HTML/CSS

Education Requirements:

B.Eng Computer/Electrical Bachelors in Computer Science

Experience required:

At least 1 year in the workforce (co-op is acceptable)

In order to succeed in this role, you must be a lifelong learner who cares deeply enough about your
professional excellence and pushes yourself to learn things.

45 Drives will provide on-the-job training regarding company processes and procedures to the
successful candidate.

About the Benefits

Besides a salary + incentive that ranges between $40,000 and $50,000 (for 40 hours per week), you
will also enjoy the following benefits:
• Medical, Dental, Life Insurance and Group Insurance Benefits after six months
• Two weeks’ vacation (three weeks’ vacation at three years of employment; four weeks’ vacation at
• Company Pension Plan and cost-shared YMCA membership after six months

Upon joining 45 Drives, you will find a supportive team that encourages professional development.
The company often hosts seasonal BBQs, learning lunches and staff events.

How to Apply:
• Email your resume to Please include 45DrivesR&D Software Developer in
the subject line.
• Drop off your resume at our main building – 46 Wabana Court in Sydney, NS