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Who we are

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing. To enable a life without limitations, we – through our core business brands Phonak, Unitron, Hansaton, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova – develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry.

Kitchener (ON), Canada

Embedded Software & Hearing Performance Developer

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning.  As a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing.  To enable a life without limitations, we – through our core business brands Unitron, Phonak, Hansaton, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova – develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry.

 

Embedded Software & Hearing Performance Developer
 

You’ll be responsible for developing, analyzing and verifying embedded software solutions for hearing aid market applications, hearing aid manufacturing and internal sales and marketing support. 

 

What you’ll do:

  • Develops, analyzes and verifies embedded software solutions for hearing aid market applications, hearing aid manufacturing and internal sales and marketing support.
  • Coordinates with the Hearing System Engineering team to evaluate, develop and verify new hearing performance technology.
  • Assists in the training of customers and/or internal personnel in the use of all supported software and systems.
  • Creates Design documents as required to ensure that requirements are implemented to meet customer’s expectations.
  • Performs Verification/Validation of software and systems.
  • Works closely with the Software Quality Assurance team to provide input into Test Cases.
  • Works closely with the Software Deliveries Manager to ensure that timelines for embedded software/system deliverables are achieved.

 

What you bring:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or must be able to demonstrate a successful track record in a relevant field.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum 3 years in development role
  • Previous Embedded Software Development experience is a strong asset
  • Previous Audiological experience is a strong asset

 

Why you should join this team:

  • Be part of a company:
    • that meaningfully impacts end users’ lives
    • that promotes a collaborative culture
    • that values diversity and inclusion
    • that emphasizes employee development and hires from within
    • that offers a competitive health plan and Registered Pension Plan with employer match
  • The stability of working for a large, international organization
  • Continuous improvement culture
  • Regular work from home opportunities (100% remote currently during COVID; hybrid work model post COVID)

 

Take a look at how you can Create Sense with us!

 

Upholding the company values is extremely important to Sonova; we take the health and safety of our employees, patients, customers and their families very seriously. To that end, we have concluded that the best way to ensure the safety of these individuals is to mandate that all of our newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, when considering whether to apply for this position, please know that in order to become employed by Sonova (if otherwise eligible), you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  You will not be required to provide this proof unless and until you receive a formal job offer from Sonova.  You may be entitled to an accommodation under the provincial human rights legislation if you cannot be vaccinated due to a medical issue and/or religious belief.  Please let us know as soon as possible in the recruitment process if you believe you may qualify for an accommodation.  

 

We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be kept confidential. Sonova is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Director, Human Resources.

 

Sonova’s hiring practices are aligned with human rights laws, which guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, mental or physical disability.

 

 

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer.

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.