Careers at Carmanah

We’re looking for stand-out people

Joining Carmanah means joining an award-winning company that has been a pioneer in solar technology for more than two decades. We have a worldwide reputation as an innovative, forward-thinking company, and we’re always on the lookout for exceptional talent. Carmanah is committed to making diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything we do—from how we build our products to how we value and empower our people.

Want to be part of a passionate team that strives to make a difference? Check out our open positions below.


 

If we don’t have an opening listed, we still want to hear from you. Email us at careers@carmanah.com.

Career categories at Carmanah

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Finance and accounting:

Financial reporting; accounts payable and receivable

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Sales and marketing:

Business development; digital marketing; communications

 

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Product design:

Mechanical, firmware, hardware, and software design; technology support

 

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Customer & product support:

Customer and technical support; purchasing

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Operations

Human Resources; Information Systems Technology; Executive

Carmanah is a very forward-thinking and progressive company, making it an exciting place to work. The people here are supportive, positive, and genuinely invested in what they do.

– Trisha B., Senior Customer Support Specialist

Benefits and perks

Carmanah provides a comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees’ needs and work/life balance. Health and wellness is a top priority, so we offer a competitive extended health and dental plan, health and wellness subsidy, as well as generous time off.

We believe in helping our employees reach their full potential and promote continuous learning and career advancement, sharing knowledge through mentorship and a training subsidy program.

Carmanah’s headquarters are located close to downtown, bike paths, and great amenities. We provide a secure bike lockup, shower facilities, and free parking, and don’t forget the coffee, tea, and treats—check out our 360° kitchen view on the right. 

Corporate Social Responsibility

At Carmanah, we don’t just talk make lofty statements about making the world a better place, we set ambitious targets—and meet them. Whether that’s making our office 99.7% waste-free via through our extensive and easy-to-use recycling program, or increasing low-emissions transportation by 39% by encouraging staff to walk and bike to work, or by donating a portion of our profits to organizations whose work we support and admire, we’re proud to hold ourselves accountable and give back wherever we can.

Our team’s challenge of creating a highly efficient electronics design integrated with mechanical and firmware requirements often results in interesting ideas and discussions. We thrive on coming up with innovative solutions to the problems we encounter. Throw in keeping product costs as low as possible while keeping the design manufacturable, and my days are always interesting.

– Brent S., Manager, Electronics Design

Social events & community involvement

 

Our social committee is a fun and innovative crew that regularly brings staff together for food, fun, and fundraising. Pancake breakfasts, costume contests, ice cream Fridays, Earth Day celebrations, Bike to Work week… you name it, we’ve done it!

We’re also passionate about supporting the people and organizations in our community whose work makes Victoria a place we’re proud to call home. We think it’s just plain good Karmanah! Initiatives like community cleanups, fundraisers for our local food bank, the Kool-Aid Society, the SPCA, and our United Way program are just a few of the many ways we give back to a community that gives us so much.

 

Awards and recognition

We’re huge believers in people and their ability to come together to go above and beyond. Over the years, our outstanding team has brought home numerous awards and recognition, including VIATEC Employer of the Year, the University of Victoria Co-op Employer of the Year, and we were listed as one of Deloitte’s fastest growing companies of the year on their Technology Fast 500 Ranking. Our Greenest Office award from the Vancouver Island Eco Star Awards speaks to our environmental commitment, and we are the proud recipients of the Greatest Overall Contributor for the VIATEC Food Bank Challenge.

Co-ops at Carmanah

Carmanah has hired co-op students for positions throughout the business, including sales, marketing, product development, and more. We integrate all students into our world, where they learn all about our business and tackle real-life problems and solutions. While we push students to improve, we value their fresh eyes and ideas. Several co-op students have gone on to become full-time employees. We are very proud of all the co-ops that have joined Carmanah and believe this program is integral to carrying our business forward.