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Software Engineering CoOp - Summer Student

We're looking for a Software Engineering CoOp !


Are you ready for a challenge?  Our engineering team at Drop as we are looking for a Co-Op / Summer student who is willing to go all in.  Drop’s working environment is fast, dynamic, and a great balance between rewarding and demanding.  We don’t just need your skills; we need your effort: lazy need not apply.


Position Description

Co-op students working for Drop will be exposed to a multitude of different aspects of software engineering. Your daily duties as a co-op student will include, but are not limited to the following:

-           Work with specific engineering, sales, accounting and manufacturing teams to develop systems and make improvements to their work flow through software

-           Assist with developing new systems and architecture for processes improvements

-       General code review, corrections and implementation

Co-op students at Drop get to dive headlong into projects, and take charge of them from start to finish.


About Drop

Drop Group of companies includes a Manufacturing, Development, Design, Marine, and a Non-Profit division.  Our 35,000 square foot facility in South Slocan is fully equipped with the entire gamut of manufacturing equipment and technologies to support its suffocated operations. As a Software Engineering CoOp you have the ability to make drastic and real change for the betterment of all of our staff making their job easer and allowing them to focus their time and efforts.

Engineering is closely integrated will all departments across the company forming a cohesive unit that is optimized for quick decision making. 

Comradery is a by-product of this integrated work atmosphere, but also an essential part of Drop’s DNA.  Beers by the fire on Friday night, riding on the boss’s boat in the summer time, mountain bike rides, etc. all come with the package.  Being a part of the Drop team means being a part of our family. 



-       Version Control (Git and GitHub).


-     C++

 -       Bash and Linux (Desirable)      

-       Docker (Desirable)

-       Visual Studio Code (Desirable)

-     Experience navigating medium to large codebases (Desirable)

-       Strong problem solving and analytical ability, able to work effectively under pressure within a fast-pasted team environment 

-       Highly detail oriented with a strong emphasis placed on accuracy

-       Team work

-       Life experience is an asset (got any cool stories?)

-       Understanding of where the Kootenays and Nelson is!

-       Life experience is an asset (got any cool stories?)



Your cover letter and resume will not be considered if they do not make us laugh.  Tell us about that time you ________________!

Qualified candidates with cool stories will be contacted immediately. 


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Drop is a high end manufacturing company located in the Kootenay's with a complete array of CNC manufacturing equipment in a state of the art manufacturing facility and office space. We manufac...

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51-200 employees