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At RTDS Technologies we are continually expanding our work force based on the growing needs of our business.

If you are interested in a career opportunity with RTDS Technologies please send your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a cover letter to claudia@rtds.com.

About RTDS Technologies Inc.

We are a hidden gem in the Winnipeg technology scene. Our Winnipeg roots go back over twenty-five years, where we developed and introduced the world’s very first real-time digital power system simulator, revolutionizing the testing process for protection and control equipment and changing the power system industry forever.

RTDS was a past winner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the Prairie region and was recently named the recipient of The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Export Award. Today, with customers in over 50 countries across the globe, our custom hardware, the RTDS® Simulator, and proprietary software, RSCAD®, is recognized internationally as the benchmark and world leader in real-time digital power system simulation.

Why work at RTDS Technologies?

Because we provide an innovative work environment that lets you learn and grow with interesting, challenging work. It’s a place where we encourage you to use your expertise to explore new possibilities as we work together to solve the complex challenges of our customers. We cultivate a culture of ownership to develop high impact ideas and be accountable for the results. At RTDS, you’re not just another headcount – you are an integral member of the team with a meaningful contribution and role to play in the company’s overall success. The foundation of our business is built on the well-being of our employees, both professionally and personally. We care deeply about you and your family – the core values of our business are based on how we safeguard the family units that depend on us. 

Join our diverse community of extremely talented people who love what they do every day. Our total rewards package offers a number of additional benefits including vision benefits, fitness reimbursement program, group retirement savings, Costco membership, free parking for IG Field events, maternity and parental wage supplement and more!

Available Opportunities

Marketing Communications Specialist

The Opportunity

We’re looking for a unique Marketing Communications professional who is not afraid to get a little technical!!  You will join our Marketing team and participate in all marketing, communications and public relations activities to ensure consistent and engaging messaging about RTDS and our products. With guidance from an engineer in the Technical Marketing Lead role, you will distill technical information – product developments and user success stories, for example – into compelling messaging and marketing materials.

Collaboration is KEY in this role!  You will collaborate with our marketing, sales and technical staff in developing content for marketing collateral, PR/corporate communications, and digital marketing including RTDS’ website & social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter).  This will involve a combination of copywriting, creating and managing visual assets (photos, videos etc.), and basic graphic design work. 

At a minimum, we’re interested in someone with the following qualifications

  • Diploma/Certification in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field
  • 2 years of experience in a marketing and communications role, including content development, executing integrated strategic marketing plans, and digital marketing responsibility (web, social media etc.).
  • Must have hands-on experience with Adobe suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator).
  • Basic photography, videography experience is required.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including both writing and public speaking.
  • Strong understanding of communications best practices and strategies.

Applicants must be willing to relocate to Winnipeg, Manitoba.

To apply, please attach a cover letter & resume and email to Claudia by December 17, 2021.

Embedded Systems Software Engineer

The Opportunity

RTDS is seeking to fill an Embedded Systems Software Engineer in the Protection and Automation group (P&A).  The successful candidate will participate in the design, coding, testing and documentation of real−time embedded software for new and existing products designed for power systems communication protocols that will be incorporated into the RTDS real-time Power Systems Simulator.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the engineering development team tasked with development of embedded software for substation automation protocols.
  • Participate in the design, coding, testing and documentation of real−time embedded software for new and existing products designed for power systems communication protocols.
  • Provide domain expertise with the functionality of new and existing embedded firmware and FPGA fabric for products in the RTDS Simulator.
  • Perform SOC and/or FPGA design and verification.
  • Combine custom logic, generate IP cores and hard IP blocks to meet design requirements.
  • Support system integration and verification.
  • Support and enhance P&A designs already in production.
  • Follow and develop quality assurance and quality control procedures/scripts for P&A related products.

Qualifications (Required):

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to follow development schedules and work as a member of a multi-disciplined development team.
  • Excellent communications skills both with written word and speech in English, a second language will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working with C-based software in a real-time operating system (RTOS) such as VxWorks or QNX.
  • Understanding of Networks, Switches, VLANs, Firewalls, etc.
  • Experience with packet sniffing tools such as Wireshark.
  • Experience with maintaining and releasing of software and firmware in a production environment using CVS or other versioning tools.
  • Experience with all phases of the FPGA development process (coding, simulation, implementation, verification, debug).
  • Knowledge of digital logic design principles and FPGA and SOC architectures.
  • Experience using VHDL.
  • Experience using the Vivado FPGA development tools from Xilinx.
  • Experience with embedded SOC.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Qualifications (Assets):

  • Experience with Xilinx Multi-gigabit transceivers.
  • Experience with connectivity protocols such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, I2C/SPI, UART and others.
  • Experience with time synchronization protocols such as IEEE 1588 PTP, NTP, and IRIG-B.
  • Experience with Power System protocols such as (IEC 61850, DNP, 104, PMU, Modbus).

To apply, please attach a cover letter & resume and email to Claudia.

**We thank all interested applicants; however, only those considered for interviews will be contacted.**

Find Your Career at RTDS Technologies

RTDS Technologies changed the power industry forever by introducing the world’s first fully digital real-time power system simulator. For over 25 years, the RTDS Simulator has been the industry’s de facto tool for the closed-loop testing of protection and control systems. Today, RTDS Technologies continues to lead the way with innovative developments, ensuring real time simulation’s applicability for the grid modernization practices that are so critical for utilities, protection and control manufacturers, research institutions, and consultants around the world. 

We continue to be the tool of choice for industry leaders today, thanks in part to our commitment to user support. Our deep product knowledge allows us to achieve unparalleled efficiency and stability for our simulations and support our users in ways that other simulator providers can’t.

Our entire team works out of our state-of-the-art facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – a global hub for power systems research. Here, some of the greatest minds in our industry develop our software and hardware, provide technical support to our users, and run all the needed behind-the-scenes tasks to support the worldwide reach of the RTDS Simulator, currently used in over 50 countries.

Learn more about RTDS Technologies.