Software Developer (New Grad)

What is the job?

IGNIS’ unique approach to improving the image quality of the emissive displays is based on compensation algorithm for nonuniformity and image sticking have been recognized across the industry for offering unparalleled performance. Our continuous improvements and the integration of these algorithms have resulted in world-class patents and publications.

We are looking for people with a wild imagination that can develop platform software that spans the architecture from embedded software to hardware interfacing, applications and user interface layers.

What will you do?

  • Develop, test and deploy code
  • Maintain an existing code database
  • Test and debug software and hardware related issues in our lab
  • Work with other researchers to develop and refine algorithms
  • Keep your eye out for opportunities to improve our products

What do you need to succeed?


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or the equivalent College Degree/Diploma
  • 1-2 years of relevant software development experience (including co-op placements)
  • Experience in C++ development
  • Strong communication skills


  • Experience in any of the following: C#, .Net, OpenGL, Google test, Android studio, Lua, SWIG, MATLAB, Google protobuf, and SVN.
  • Knowledge of embedded hardware
  • Experience in design and debugging embedded software
  • Software testing and verification experience
  • Basic electronics knowledge
  • Working knowledge of digital displays and/or video

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Eligibility for stock options, bonuses and/or salary increases as per company policy.
  • Benefits which include paid vacation and participation in the company health, dental and vision plan
  • Flexible hours in a relaxed and innovative work environment

AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode) displays are a new cutting-edge display technology, used in a variety of applications from mobile phones to UHD TV. They offer superior image quality to AMLCD, lower power consumption, more vibrant colours, and lower manufacturing costs.

Established in 2000, IGNIS Innovation Inc. has become the leading independent supplier of technology for AMOLED displays. We develop the technology that makes AMOLED displays last longer, look better, and cost less. Spun off from the University of Waterloo, and based on more than 10 years of R&D, has more than 229 patents granted. IGNIS has strong relationships in Asia with leading display manufacturers who are introducing OLEDs into the global marketplace.

If this sounds like you please complete our job posting form (including any extra software or hardware projects you have done on your own time).

*IGNIS welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.