Software Developer & Support Specialist
(SDSS-OT-0614-22 | Ottawa, ON)


Versaterm Public Safety is an Ottawa-based vertical market software company that has been in business for over 40 years. We provide industry-leading products in mission-critical areas for Police, Fire, and EMS agencies across North America and the Caribbean and we are changing the relationship between public safety agencies and their software providers. Everything we do originates from our focus on customer experience and outcomes.

As a result of significant growth, we are looking for top-notch professionals to join us during this exciting time. Our clients rely on us to provide exceptional products and support, in turn we depend on our Team of Specialists dedicated to client service excellence.


We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual with proven technical and analytical skills who will play a key role in the development, maintenance, and support of our Data Analytics foundation.


You take pride in your work and have a passion for delivering high-quality components within the mutually agreed timelines. You enjoy collaborating with Team Members and Subject Matter Experts to simultaneously enhance your skillset and add value to our products. You are able to interact with clients to help them deal with troubleshooting-related questions.


  • Computer Science degree or equivalent

  • Background with Linux operating system and command line tools

  • Proficiency with scripting languages such as Unix/Linux Shell, Perl, Python, etc.

  • Experience working with a variety of relational databases such as SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle, IBM IDS (formerly Informix), or other large-scale RDBMS.

  • Experience with object oriented and procedural programming languages such as C, Java, C++, etc.

  • Exposure to XML, JSON, Web Services (SOAP, REST) and other API techniques for data interchange

  • Understanding of network transfer protocols such as TCP, HTTP(S), (S)FTP, etc.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Government of Canada Reliability security clearance.


  • You have solid troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • You are an effective listener capable of quickly understanding requirements

  • You are able to derive time estimates and are confident with your ability to deliver

  • You have excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills

  • You are accountable for your actions and results

  • You are mature, self-disciplined, and focused


Email your resume and cover letter to the address provided indicating where you saw the posting and noting your salary expectations. Place the competition number, followed by your first and last name, in the subject line.  Your application can not be processed without this information.


Email to:

Subject Line: SDSS-OT-0614-22 followed by your first & last name

Deadline: June 30th, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that we do not accept phone or email inquiries regarding ongoing competitions. We are in the process of establishing a hybrid working culture that will require an in-office presence and offers the opportunity to work from home.


Versaterm Public Safety is committed to building and supporting inclusion, diversity, equity, and sustaining a barrier-free environment. Accommodations are available, on request, throughout all aspects of the selection process. These principles apply to the terms and conditions of employment at Versaterm Public Safety. For detailed information on our accessibility policies, please contact