THE POSITION

Join our Research Engineering team where you’ll bring your expertise in AR/VR solutions to explore new and innovative ways of visualizing and interacting with financial data. Corporate financial data models are multi-dimensional current methodologies limit the exploration and visualization of these vast data sets to an inherently 2D space. Our research team is exploring how to apply the technologies of AR/VR to develop alternative visualizations to see if there are better, more intuitive methods that would arm users to get the most from their budgeting and planning data.

Reporting to the VP of Research & Development, you’ll play a critical role in defining the architecture, technologies and technical implementations of AR/VR UI driven interactions.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with Architects, Product Managers, and other Research Engineers to prototype new and innovative visualization techniques.
  • Develop AR/VR solutions and PoC’s using the state-of-the-art hardware from most of the key hardware vendors.
  • Integrate Prophix’s as a data source to these solutions.
  • Publish and report findings to the key stakeholders.
  • Explore and research new methods pertaining to future product development.

What you will bring to Prophix:

  • 5+ years developing AR/VR solutions using a variety of hardware
  • 3+ years working with data-intensive applications and data visualization
  • Familiarity with a variety of current hardware including Magic Leap, HoloLens, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, etc

What People Say About Prophix

About working with Prophix…“As a customer, you can tell how an organization is run by how its employees behave. When they’re bright people, who consistently demonstrate commitment to providing great products and service, you know that there is a strong, positive work culture where employees are truly valued. Prophix’s Management has got it right.” – Tim McCarthy, Finance Manager, Feeding America – A Prophix Customer since 2009

About why Prophix is a great place to work…“We have built a place for talented people to develop their skills and tap into their passions. But, one of the things that makes Prophix unique is that we are always doing something to further enrich the lives of our team. That’s the only way to attract and keep great people." – Paul Barber, CEO of Prophix

COMPANY BENEFITS AND PERKS

Competitive Compensation:
  • Excellent Base Salary
  • Lucrative Bonus Program
  • Candidate Referral Bonus Program
  • Rewards and Recognition programs including Presidents Club (trip) and numerous departmental awards
Comprehensive Benefits:
  • Wide-ranging Health Benefits including: Vision care, EAP, short and long term disability (Canada & USA). Benefits may vary by country.
  • Company matched RRSP, 401(k), or UK Pension
  • Company-paid fitness club/gym membership
  • Training reimbursement and internal training programs to enhance learning opportunities for employees
  • Company cell phone or cell reimbursement for designated roles
Employee Participation:
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
  • Prophix-sponsored sports teams
  • Semi-Annual Town Hall meetings
  • Social Committee events
  • Departmental and Company Social Events

WORKING CONDITIONS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time for meetings or work, travel to different locations via plane within Canada and the United States, operate a motor vehicle (with a valid driver’s license), operate a personal computer, visually inspect forms, conduct oral communication via telephone and in person, retrieve and return files in storage cabinets, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and meet the physical requirements satisfactorily.

NOTES

The above job posting and information was written to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required. Occasionally other job related duties may be assigned.

Prophix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or Provincial law or local ordinance. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Prophix may request such.

ACCESSIBILITY

Prophix promotes a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we build a more effective organization that empowers our employees to be the best that they can be. We are committed to creating a working environment that is barrier-free and we are prepared to provide accommodation for people with disabilities. If selected for an interview, please advise our Recruiting Manager if you require accommodation during the interview and assessment process and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

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