Developer: O.S. Internals and Browser Extensions (Job ID 998-100)

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Position summary:

Develop and maintain software to interface with and extend client operating systems and web browsers. Applications will add user interface elements to login screens, monitor user input and inject credentials into login dialogs, launch VPN connections, update locally cached credentials and more.


The successful candidate will:

  • Design, prototype and develop code that extends Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android and iOS.
  • Write browser extensions for IE, Edge, Firefox and Chrome.
  • Integrate with network stacks locally and web services remotely.
  • Work closely with a multi-disciplinary team, including QA, implementation services and customer support.
  • Collaborate with a team of expert developers using Git, Jenkins, a ticket system, release management processes, etc.


A successful candidate must have:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience.
  • Strong understanding of operating system fundamentals and relevant platform APIs.
  • Familiarity with web browsers, DOM model and browser extensions.
  • Programming experience with C/C++ (Java, Swift or Objective-C an asset).
  • Troubleshooting complex issues, sometimes involving undocumented platform behaviour.
  • Effective oral and written communication in English.
  • A B.Sc. or M.Sc. is required, preferably in software engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in a different subject and later on-the-job or certificate based training will also be considered.

Additional skills that would be helpful:

  • Knowledge of OS internals for:
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Mac
    • Android
    • iOS
  • Worked on large-scale development projects, in a team, with tight deadlines.
  • Experience and interest in writing software that interfaces with heterogeneous systems and applications.


  • Competitive pay.
  • Extensive medical, dental and vision care plan paid by the employer.
  • RRSP plan with matching employer contributions.
  • Initially 3 weeks of paid annual vacation (4 weeks at 5 years, 5 weeks at 10, 6 weeks at 15).
  • Great work environment - informal, social committee, centrally located offices.
  • Challenging work with many learning opportunities.
  • Opportunities for career development.

Hitachi ID Systems is an equal opportunity employer.


Montréal, Québec

To apply:

Send a resume by e-mail to Be sure to include both "Job ID 998-100" in the subject line. E-mails that do not include this will not be delivered to the appropriate person. For technical positions, the resume must be either ASCII text or in PDF format. For other positions, MS-Word is also acceptable.

Qualified applicants will be contacted and screened in a 15 minute preliminary telephone interview. This may be followed by a technical test (up to 4 hours) and in-person interview.

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