Solarwinds Inc. Developer in Ottawa, Ontario


Are you an experienced software developer with a passion for building cutting edge software solutions? Do you love using the latest technology and working in a fast-paced, agile, and innovative environment? Are you a team player who loves to collaborate with others? Then SolarWinds could be the new rewarding challenge you are looking for.

SolarWinds is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Our award-winning product suite includes the industry’s #1 RMM Service Automation Platform and has a proven track record of helping MSPs standardize and automate the setup and delivery of IT services in order to achieve true scalability. We believe that the MSPs who use our products everyday should be excited about them. That's why we put our users first in everything we do and strive to deliver powerful functionality while making their jobs easier.

We are looking for a Developer to join the Data Platform team in Ottawa, ON to work on new solutions for data collection, storage, management, analytics, and reporting.If you enjoy working in a team of smart people and share the same passion for engineering with them we'd love to talk to you!


  • Work in a team of talented developers willing to share best practices

  • Investigateand resolve complex technical issues with simple and elegant solutions

  • Continually identify areas of improvement with respect to product supportability and quality

  • Design, implement, and test new features with minimal supervision

  • Mentor junior team members, provide technical guidance, and share best practices

  • Build secure, scalable, distributed and fault-tolerant cloud-based systems

  • Be self-driven, helping the team meet sprint goals and overall project delivery milestones


Required Skills:

  • Relational database design, development and data warehousing experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in multiple areas of software development (e.g. backend development, concurrency, design patterns, SOLID principles, etc)

  • Experience with good source control concepts and tools (Git or similar)

  • Experience running large applications on AWS

  • Ability to learn new products and programming languages quickly

  • Excellent problem-solving skills; can triage and resolve critical issues independently and collaboratively

  • Should have excellent communications skills, a good attitude, and a friendly personality

  • Experience with PostgreSQL and/or MySQL

  • Automated unit testing experience

Desired Skills:

  • Programming experience with Java, Python, C#

  • Experience with Agile development processes

  • Experience with message buses (Kafka, Rabbit, or similar)

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform

  • Working knowledge of the Hadoop ecosystem

  • Experience with SQL Server and T-SQL

  • Experience with AWS Redshift

  • Familiarity with microservices and serverless architectures

  • Working knowledge ofthe Microsoft BI Suite – SSRS, SSAS and SSIS

  • Experience withNET, Microsoft MVC and Microsoft WCF


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 4+ years of experience designing and developing commercial software

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2018-10407

# Positions 1

Category Engineering

Position Type Permanent

Business Group SolarWinds MSP