Application Services Technologist I

  • Argus Controls
  • Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 23, 2022

Job Description

Our world is changing. Our population is growing. Agriculture is transforming new plants, better crops, greenhouse growing, vertical farming, and the technology that makes it all happen. At Argus, this is our world. We're driven by our vision to protect the environment, stabilize food security and improve human health by providing technology to growers and plant scientists who are making a difference.

For the last 35 years, we've been providing the world with the most advanced controls systems for horticulture. Our business has tripled in the last few years alone. And now we're leaping forward with ground-breaking software, enriched data solutions, and cutting-edge artificial intelligence tools that will change the way growers grow, and the future of agriculture.

Grow beyond your expectations for your career. Grow with Argus.

APPLICATION SERVICES TECHNOLOGIST 1

Reporting to: AST Programming Lead

POSITION SUMMARY:The Application Services Technologist I is responsible for designing and developing the sequence of operations (SEQ) to control horticulture equipment for new and existing Argus systems. The technologist will also be responsible for working closely with customers to ensure accurate scope during the project cycle. A key objective of this role is to foster positive customer relationships by responding to all inquiries in a timely manner with the most accurate information possible using the appropriate media.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
  • Designing and developing the SEQ to control horticulture equipment for new and existing Argus projects in collaboration with technical personnel, business professionals, and clients.
  • Interpret customer requirements and technical documentation applicable to equipment control for indoor and outdoor greenhouse facilities.
  • Provide technical input resulting in operational decisions for projects.
  • Produce technical documentation defined as per the project requirements.
  • Work in teams and facilitate clear communications to all stakeholders of a project using suitable tools.
  • Provide guidance on the technical and operational specifications of Argus-related equipment for internal and external customers.
  • Perform defined technical tasks and solves problems based on applied science for the horticulture industry and technology.
  • Optimize the Argus software by developing software improvements by working with the Research and Development Team.
  • Comply with policies and procedures as specified in the Argus Employee Policy Manual and Quality Management System.


DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to effectively apply basic principles of project management.
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented.


DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (or equivalent), or 1+ years of experience, an Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent).
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, Jira/Confluence, ERP System.


All Applicants must be fully vaccinated against covid-19

About Argus:
Argus is an entrepreneurial organization built on the expertise of our people we are committed to attracting and retaining the best employees to ensure we meet the ever-evolving needs of our clients. Our employees enjoy competitive salaries, benefits, and reward programs, within a dynamic work environment. Argus recognizes that our continued success is dependent on the capabilities and self-motivation of our people, and therefore encourages and supports employees' continual growth and development.

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