We Are Looking for Talent

Are you interested in taking part in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) revolution? Skkynet is a profitable, fast growing industrial and financial software company with a proven middleware product in use at the world’s most innovative and well-known enterprises. We are seeking high performance individuals that can thrive in a fast-paced, emerging company environment and can contribute measurably to our continued success.

Are you interested in joining our dynamic and talented team of top-tier professionals? Please contact us at careers@skkynet.com to inquire about the following open positions:

Business Development Manager – Germany

The Business Development Manager – Germany is a highly focused role that reports to the Directly to the VP of Sales and Marketing. The Business Development Manager is responsible for identifying prospective channel partners and OEMs that meet a specific target profile, contacting key decision makers at the company, developing interest and showcasing online demonstrations. This role also provides support towards closing and enabling OEM and channel partners.

Business Development Manager Duties

Tasks include:

  • Identifying and recruiting new OEM opportunities in Germany
  • Identifying and recruiting new reseller partners in Germany
  • Working with Skkynet’s personnel as appropriate to assist with identification and policy for OEMs and resellers in Germany
  • Developing channel and OEM opportunities through a combination of warm and cold calls, networking and use of referrals
  • Performing demonstrations of Skkynet’s solutions, and cloud platform
  • Scheduling follow-up calls to move accounts further along in the sales process
  • Developing and managing relationships with multiple contacts at each account
  • Traveling to prospect offices for presentations (when available)
  • Managing the resolution and execution of mutual NDAs, reseller agreements sales contracts
  • Assisting new resellers with business planning, as required
  • Providing market intelligence and feedback to management
  • Building trustworthy relationships with Senior Management and all internal stakeholders at Skkynet
  • Effective use of our CRM tool
  • Other tasks as assigned

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Proven success selling software into the Industrial Automation sector
  • Must reside in Germany
  • Must be fluent in German and be able to communicate proficiently in English
  • Must be able to SELL; prospect, qualify, pursue, close, address objections and understand our solutions offerings, services, and our vendor partner’s products
  • Leadership skills to influence clients and internal sales team members to think and act strategically when qualifying opportunities, developing sales positioning messages, key win themes, solution scope and phasing, and what it will take to win deals
  • Driven, goal-oriented professional with mental toughness to weather the ups and downs of long sales and business cycles
  • Strategic thinker with outstanding communication skills; oral and written
  • Attention to detail, self-motivated and leads a disciplined sales process
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team sales effort, and to successfully operate in a flexible, virtual operating environment
  • Substantial work at home experience
  • Proven track record as a successful sales executive
  • The ability to effectively build relationships with all levels of the organization, and to lead and influence across functions
  • Ability to travel up to 50%

Junior Software Developer – Mississauga

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Mississauga ON

Eligibility: Can work in Canada

Start Date: Immediate opening

Salary: $47,000

Due to growing customer demand for our products, we are seeking an enthusiastic developer that enjoys programming to assist in upgrading and expanding the capabilities of our product portfolio,

Why Work for Skkynet?

Skkynet offers a competitive salary, flexible working hours, company paid benefits plan and an opportunity to learn, grow and be part of a fantastic team that is on the cutting edge of Industry 4.0 / IIoT.

Beset by a world-wide pandemic, many companies turned to digital technologies to allow their workforce to stay productive, and to facilitate access to valuable production data.  This has led to unprecedented levels of industrial data being passed between company networks and across the Internet, increasing the risk of exposure to malicious intruders.  Skkynet is a global leader in real-time middleware products that allow companies to securely acquire, monitor, control, visualize, network and consolidate live process data in-plant or over insecure networks. Secured by design, SkkyHub technology does not require any security hardware, VPNs, or changes to IT policies, keeping systems remain invisible to the Internet and data flowing freely.

Junior Software Developer Duties

  • Development projects primarily in C# and WPF, some work in C, C++, Java, JavaScript and HTML
  • Developing APIs for embedded systems, primarily on ARM processors
  • Minor embedded development component, primarily in C, using operating systems including Linux, iTRON or ThreadX
  • Writing scripts
  • Bug testing
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Work will be performed remotely during Covid-19 restrictions. After restrictions are lifted work will be partly in head office located in Mississauga, ON

Desired Skills and Experience

  • University or college degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Strong skills with C# and WPF (this is a requirement). Applicants without WPF experience should show a clear understanding of MVVM programming in another framework, such as Angular for JavaScript
  • Knowledge in the following tools, languages and operating systems are an asset:
    • C / C++
    • JavaScript
    • Java
    • Linux
    • Visual Studio IDE
    • Eclipse IDE
    • Industrial HMIs (e.g., Wonderware Intouch)
    • TCP/IP communication
    • REST API development
  • Good communication skills; fluent oral and written English
  • No prior work experience is necessary

Corporate Values

  • Positive, personable, and respectful demeanour
  • Independent thinker with the ability to listen objectively, state opinions, and offer alternative solutions to difficult problems
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, and to successfully operate in a flexible, virtual operating environment
  • Ability to effectively build relationships with all levels of the organization

Junior Technical Support Engineer – Mississauga

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Mississauga, ON

Eligibility: Can work in Canada

Start Date: Immediate opening

Salary: $45,000 per year (Negotiable)

Due to growing customer demand for our products, we are seeking an enthusiastic Junior Technical Support Engineer to act as a first-line technical support contact, reporting to the Director of Communications.  The Junior Technical Support Engineer is responsible for responding to technical support requests regarding Cogent DataHub.  This role involves active listening, objective analysis, problem solving and identifying solutions.

Why Work for Skkynet?

Skkynet offers a competitive salary, flexible working hours, company paid benefits plan and an opportunity to learn, grow and be part of a fantastic team that is on the cutting edge of Industry 4.0 / IIoT.

Beset by a world-wide pandemic, many companies turned to digital technologies to allow their workforce to stay productive, and to facilitate access to valuable production data.  This has led to unprecedented levels of industrial data being passed between company networks and across the Internet, increasing the risk of exposure to malicious intruders.  Skkynet is a global leader in real-time middleware products that allow companies to securely acquire, monitor, control, visualize, network and consolidate live process data in-plant or over insecure networks. Secured by design, SkkyHub technology does not require any security hardware, VPNs, or changes to IT policies, keeping systems remain invisible to the Internet and data flowing freely.

Junior Technical Support Engineer Duties

  • Responding to technical support requests arriving by phone, email and Chat
  • Collecting technical details and tracking support requests in an issue tracking system
  • Answering customer questions directly
  • Identifying questions to be routed to second or third-level technical support personnel
  • Reproducing customer issues
  • Writing scripts and assisting customers in writing scripts
  • Provide technical assistance to sales personnel in customer meetings
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Work will be performed remotely during Covid-19 restrictions. After restrictions are lifted work will be partly in head office located in Mississauga, ON

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 3 or 4 years of a university or college degree in a related technical field
  • Some knowledge of industrial process control
  • Some programming knowledge
  • Knowledge of configuring Microsoft Windows
  • Strong communication skills; fluent oral and written English. Other languages an asset
  • No prior job experience is necessary

Corporate Values

  • Positive, personable and respectful demeanour
  • Independent thinker with the ability to listen objectively, state opinions, and offer alternative solutions to difficult problems
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team sales effort, and to successfully operate in a flexible, virtual operating environment
  • Ability to effectively build relationships with all levels of the organization