Software Engineering Intern/Co-op OTTAWA

eSight is an organization with a simple but profound belief: that people who can see the world, can change the world.

This belief has driven us to invent a truly novel technology - breakthrough, electronic glasses that let the legally blind actually see. This solution dramatically transforms the lives of the legally blind, with thousands of stories online that are likely to leave you with a lump in your throat or a tear in your eye.

We are a well-funded, cutting-edge organization that is passionately driven by our vision to change the world with life-changing, customer-centric technology. We are looking for a Software Engineering Intern/Co-op to join our growing team for the fall.

The Opportunity

We’re looking for a "techie" interested in helping us with all aspects of software development and testing. Interest in one or more of the following areas is a must: web streaming, web cloud integration, computer vision/image recognition and image processing. Be a part of a small team and do real work that will have a meaningful impact on the lives of many people.

Working with the guidance of eSight's senior software engineers this role will have a hands-on, design driven contribution to the eSight Eyewear product. A high degree of team participation and cooperation is essential. The role also involves working closely with hardware and systems designers, other software developers, test engineers and external partners.


Essential Qualifications

  • Currently completing a degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Systems Engineering
  • Experienced with software design processes
  • Programming languages including but not limited to C, C++, Java, Javascript
  • Familiarity with hardware is a nice to have
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

This is a co-op/internship opportunity located in Ottawa.

**To apply please forward your resume and most recent academic transcript.

At eSight we are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. Part of this commitment includes arranging accommodations to ensure an equitable opportunity to participate in the recruitment and selection process. If you require any accommodation during the application or interview process, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please contact us at 1 855 837 4448 x317.