Software Product Prototyper, Communitech Lab (Jan-April 2018)

Please apply online at with the job reference code 27381.

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Role Description:

We are seeking curious and qualified students to join our d{ } Innovation Lab (pronounced “dee space”), operated by the technology consulting group. d{ } is a new, dedicated software prototyping lab located within the Communitech Hub – you will be working alongside some of the brightest startup people within the Kitchener / Waterloo region. You will be part of a new, multi-disciplinary, high performance team that designs and prototypes innovative solutions that solve complex business problems and helps launch new technology-based business opportunities.

You will be part of a collaborative team that will be focused on building and developing tangible, innovative solutions that are visionary as well as pragmatic – these solutions are software/hardware based and leverage the technologies and concepts in emerging spaces such as wearables, machine learning, Internet of things, and blockchain.

As a Product Prototyper, you will work with a small team of entrepreneurial-minded developers, co-op students, and interaction designers in a unique startup environment. You will need to be curious and a nimble explorer of new ideas. You will be asked to wear multiple hats, juggle multiple responsibilities, and focus your technical skills to deliver engaging and innovative prototypes for Deloitte and our customers. Leveraging state-of-the-art technologies, you will work on a variety of projects within small agile/scrum teams with a focus on prototypes, design, MVP implementation, and market validation. You will be working with the latest in Internet of Things technology, mobile and Web applications, NoSQL databases, analytics, wearables and machine learning to create compelling prototype products and proof of concept innovations.

To keep your career development on track, we provide you with mentoring and counseling throughout your tenure, and an ongoing evaluation process to help steer your continued professional growth and advancement.


Successful candidates demonstrate an interest in their selected service line and will have the following attributes:

  • Currently enrolled in a co-op undergraduate degree program in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Math/Business or relevant degree
  • An exemplary record of achievement in school both academically and in extracurricular activities
  • Strong interest in developing and prototyping new products
  • Demonstrated interest in technology, software, hardware, and/or user experience design
  • Open-minded and self-driven
  • Familiar with agile/scrum and enjoys working in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to be a team-player and action oriented
  • The interpersonal and communication skills required to work collaboratively
  • Technical Skills
    • iOS (Objective-C / Swift), Android (Java), or equivalent object oriented language
    • HTML5, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript
    • Working understanding of algorithms
    • Worked with different Database Technologies (e.g. SQL & NoSQL)
    • Experience with a Mobile Platform or Web Application Framework
    • Experience with Cloud Environments
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada

Application Instructions:

Only complete applications can be considered, please ensure to include the following:

  • Please submit your resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.