Careers

Come share your knowledge while learning from some of the most talented professionals this industry has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you and expanding our Xiris team with new diverse talent.

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  • Department: Sales
    Location: Burlington, Ontario Canada

    We are well positioned for significant global market growth, thus our search for a Director of Sales who will build, lead and manage all sales activities for Xiris. Critical to your success will be your ability to align our product and marketing efforts to support the company’s aggressive annual sales growth objectives. You will achieve this by expanding our existing client base as well as securing new vertical market opportunities in tandem with our R&D and Product Development teams.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Develop and implement sales strategy and plans to generate annual increased revenues of 20% plus, through direct sales, agents, strategic accounts and OEMs.
    • Develop monthly sales performance metrics for your team and leverage our existing Salesforce. CRM to build a strong pipeline of opportunities.
    • Continue to grow a highly competent sales team in North America, Europe and elsewhere.
    • Work with your sales team in managing quotations, proposals and presentations.
    • Manage your own book of business.
    • Exploit new markets that are compatible with our existing business.
    • Work in tandem with our Product Management and R&D teams to develop comprehensive business plans to support Xiris’ entry into new markets.
    • Participate in tradeshows to promote Xiris products.

    Ideal Candidate Profile:

    • A University degree or college diploma in Electrical or Mechanical engineering or other technical related discipline.
      Must be an experienced sales leader with a “Hunter” DNA who can transfer their larger company experience to a mid size corporate technology culture.
    • Be a proven sales leader with documented direct sales success with a technology-oriented product and marketplace.
    • A proven track record in managing a team selling to multiple levels in an organization – operator, technician, engineer, production manager, senior management, owner.
    • Professional presentation and communication skills in order to gain the respect and attention of clients, prospects and internal team members alike.
    • The ability to address technical, economic, strategic and other needs of prospects and clients.
    • A strong team player who can solicit support from other company members in meeting the sales and service objectives.
    • Ability to travel globally as necessary –up to 35% travel required.

    Submit Resume to: people.fx@gmail.com

    We look forward to hearing from highly qualified individuals and will only be contacting those applicants who appear to be a potential best fit. We thank all other applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

  • Xiris manufactures machines that can see quality defects, in manufactured goods and continuous processes, for the metal fabrication industry. We develop proprietary hardware and software for a global client base in several niche business segments. We are searching for a stellar professional in the role of Machine Learning Software Developer. We are a vibrant and highly spirited organization of about 30 strong and growing.

    You have a strong programming background and significant experience implementing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning systems on real-time video data streams. You are excited about developing some new technologies for new markets. Is that you?

    As a member of the Xiris Engineering team, you will:

         • Lead the ground-up development of application components, focusing on AI/ML, using various tools including Python, C++ and C#, PyTorch, TorchLib, scikit-learn, Theano, Caffe, Karas, etc., in a multi-platform (Windows, Linux) environment.
         • Assume responsibility for data science related activities with respect to these components.
         • Research, develop and apply technical principles, theories, and algorithms, related to problems in machine learning, image processing and machine vision.
         • Implement new algorithms to improve system performance and add new system capabilities.
         • Ensure software meets the required quality standards of performance and functionality
         • Continually develop knowledge of new software techniques and technologies in order to identify and exploit new technological opportunities and maintain best practices.

    Candidates must possess the following experience and competencies:
         • A degree in Engineering or Computer Science, Masters level or higher preferred
         • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in software development in the AI/ML field, preferably in an embedded systems environment.
         • Exceptional written and verbal English communication skills, effective in formulating and communicating concepts, ideas, and strategies, primarily to internal parties.
         • Demonstrated competence in common AI frameworks and libraries such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn, Theano, Caffe, Keras, Numpy, Pandas
         • Exposure to object-oriented software development
         • Good knowledge of mathematics, probability, statistics, and algorithms.
         • Ability to deliver solutions on time, on budget, to meet customer’s expectations.
         • Self-motivated, committed to constant learning and able to embrace change and uncertainty.

    Experience in any of the following would also be definite assets:
          • Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Subversion, NuGet, WIX installer, GCC, CMAKE
          • OpenCV, FFMPEG, OpenGL, CUDA,
          • Working in a Linux environment with the public cloud, e.g. AWS, CGP
          • Machine Vision and/or Digital Imaging and/or Industrial Automation

    Submit Resume to: people.fx@gmail.com

    We look forward to hearing from highly qualified individuals and will only be contacting those applicants who appear to be a potential best fit. We thank all other applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

  • Department: Engineering
    Location: Burlington, Ontario Canada

    Job Responsibilities

    • Performs primary research into applications of Xiris technology to various welding and metal deposition processes.
    • Ensures that Xiris’ products targeting the welding market are tested in appropriate conditions, reducing our reliance on external testing.
    • Assists Xiris to provide more informed direction to our welding customers on the use of our products.
    • Identifies relevant industrial welding standards and researches (in collaboration with other Engineering staff) how automated inspection equipment could be used by our customers to ensure compliance.
    • Be a Subject Matter Expert in welding processes, techniques and procedures.
    • Ensures technical correctness of welding-specific terminology in our application notes, marketing materials, etc.
    • Assists in the ideation of new product development based on identifying opportunities for current and future imaging and/or automated inspection technologies.
    • Assists in qualifying technical concepts related to sales inquiries.
    • Develops application specific knowledge and documentation to assist our customers in implementing best-practices for systems integration using Xiris’ products.
    • Be responsible for setting up and managing a welding laboratory where our products can be tested in live welding conditions.

    Ideal Candidate Profile:

    • Postgraduate Degree in Engineering or Physics with studies in welding and/or metallurgy.
    • Practical, hands on experience in working with manual and/or automated welding systems.
    • Ability to perform methodical research to solve a technical problem.
    • Effective problem-solving, interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

    Additional:

    • Strong command of spoken and written English mandatory
    • Entrepreneurial spirit, self-motivated and tolerant of ambiguity
    • Primarily lab / office environment; may require occasional travel to customer sites (primarily in North America) if required (> 10%)

    Submit Resume to: people.fx@gmail.com

    We look forward to hearing from highly qualified individuals and will only be contacting those applicants who appear to be a potential best fit. We thank all other applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

  • Department: Production
    Location: Burlington, Ontario Canada

    We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic recent college graduate from an Electronics or Mechanical program to join our Production team. We take pride in building long term relationships with our employees and offer ample professional growth opportunities to complement our continued success.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Perform light manufacturing, e.g. machine building/wiring as necessary
    • Electronic assembly of boards
    • Computer assembly and testing
    • Mechanical and/or Optical assembly of systems
    • Perform a variety of test procedures of completed systems
    • Prepare systems for crating and shipment
    • Carry out Inventory for parts required in the production process

    Ideal Candidate Profile:

    • Completion of a post secondary program in Electronics, Optics or Precision Mechanics Technology.
    • A strong mechanical/electrical aptitude.
    • 2-3 years’ experience in small parts assembly, including production, test and calibration procedures for hardware and software setup.
    • Experience installing computer operating systems and building hardware and software platforms.
    • A positive “can do” attitude.
    • Good oral and written communication skills and very team oriented.

    Submit Resume to: people.fx@gmail.com

    We look forward to hearing from highly qualified individuals and will only be contacting those applicants who appear to be a potential best fit. We thank all other applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

  • Department: Marketing
    Location: Burlington, Ontario Canada

    In support of our ongoing expansion efforts, we would like to add a Versatile, Smart and “Eager to Contribute” individual who will lead our suite of marketing and business development efforts.

    Job Responsibilities
    This is a unique multi- faceted role that will appeal to a confident, self directed individual who is keen to embrace the following challenges:

    • Develop and implement an annual Marketing and Communications plan and calendar in concert with key development, product and sales personnel.
    • Marketing Content: Develop content that reflects Xiris’ brand and helps increase traffic-outcome is to move prospects down the funnel, and drive leads. This includes case studies, blog posts, webinars, whitepapers, datasheets, weld videos, PowerPoint presentations, app notes, press releases, etc.
    • Social Media: Build, manage and optimize all social media channels (e.g. Twitter, LinkedIn, XING, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) and conduct regular performance analytics directly or through managing coop students.
    • Website marketing: Manage & analyze Website SEO, directory listings, backlinks, press releases, website content, email campaigns, lead nurturing, blogs, white papers.
    • Contact/Lead List Management: Manage our sophisticated email A/B marketing strategies with content, process and list management to our extensive database of contacts.
    • Industry Intelligence: Keep current on industry trends, competitors, product knowledge and customer feedback. Identify targeted marketing /content opportunities.
    • Initiate structured process with recent clients to obtain product/service feedback and share results with appropriate internal parties.
    • Trade show: Preparation and coordination of trade show materials and logistics.
    • Track and measure the effectiveness of content using asset specific KPIs and metrics.

    Ideal Candidate Profile:

    • Post-secondary graduate specializing in marketing (highly preferable) or related discipline;
    • Several years of B to B marketing experience in a lead role and within an entrepreneurial environment
    • Experience using HubSpot or other marketing automation software.
    • Previous experience developing, leading and managing strategic and/or complex marketing and communication plans;
    • Exceptional communication and writing skills, including copywriting and editing;
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook. Ideally also have experience in WordPress web software and Adobe editing tools;
    • Project management experience in order to move multiple projects forward concurrently.

    Submit Resume to: people.fx@gmail.com

    We look forward to hearing from highly qualified individuals and will only be contacting those applicants who appear to be a potential best fit. We thank all other applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

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