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Circle K Tech Ottawa
Who is Circle K?

Circle K is one of the world's leading convenience and fuel retail businesses and has approximately 12,300 sites across its network in North America (U.S. and Canada), Europe (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland, Poland, the Baltics), Asia and the Middle East.  We are a family of more than 100,000 merchants making it easy for our customers around the world.
Circle K Tech Ottawa
Circle K Tech Ottawa is the North American Innovation Centre for Circle K since 2021. Utilizing the latest technologies in embedded design, networking, and cloud services, we strive to improve customer experience by adding videos and graphics to the pump screens.
We are proud to be part of a company with strong values (#oneteam, #takeownership, #dotherightthing, #playtowin) where we live by our ethical grounds among others defined
​​​​​​​by diversity, inclusion, equity & sustainability. 

Our Team!

Would you like to grow with us? Meet our teams!
Embedded Team
Our embedded team is comprised of software developers, quality assurance testers, payment architects and product integration specialists.  They are responsible for developing integrated embedded and cloud systems, creating test environments to handle millions of transactions coming from tens of thousands of locations, and developing, integrating, testing and deploying new features to the Circle K environment.
Cloud Team

Our cloud team is comprised of software developers, software architects, and security specialists. They are responsible for developing and building on cloud-based platforms and embedded systems, working with APIs from multiple manufacturers and hosts and implementing them as well as collecting operational data and developing tools to analyze them. They also design the architecture and framework of our solutions while meeting security and performance requirements.

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With over 30 years' experience in the tech industry Deepak leads the Ottawa innovation team. He started his career at Nortel and then lead Precidia Technologies and WannLynx. Now at Circle K Tech he encourages his team to explore, ask questions and look for patterns as he believes a mindset of curiosity is the key to innovation.

Deepak -  Director of Software Development
Tracey is a member of our embedded team. She holds a doctorate in Computer Science and has more than 25 years of embedded Linux software development experience. She has worked in a broad range of application spaces.
Robert is a member of our embedded team.  He has a Computer Science Degree with more than 27 years' experience in planning and executing quality assurance methodologies and processes. He started his career at Nortel working on carrier grade and high availability telecom solutions before moving into the payments industry with Merchant Link and Shift4 Payments. Robert is currently working on C-store pump/screen control and data collection solutions at Circle K Tech.
Robert-  Senior QA Tester
Russell is a member of the embedded team.  He has a Master's Degree in Communication and Information Systems and has more than 17 years' experience in software design and programming on Linux, Windows, Android platforms. He wrote applications on Android mobile phones for Samsung and Sony and developed payment gateways for Merchant Link and Shift4 Payments. Currently at Circle K Tech, he works on FuelLynx, MediaLynx, YankLynx and SniffLynx solutions.
Russell -  Senior Payment Architect
Salma is a member of our embedded team.  Her background is Communications and Marketing and has experience in integrating our products seamlessly in the field. Her communication skills are essential to transferring our products into the field with the necessary manuals and support. As part of our quality assurance team and product integration, Salma know all our products inside and out, integrating and supporting them in the field. Her goal is to create seamless connections between the product development and product releases, ensuring that all our products and deployed and supported in the field.
Salma - 
Product Integration Specialist
Zaw is a member of our cloud team, and is an experienced Full Stack Software Developer with more than 15 years of industry experience. Currently at Circle K Tech he developed the QuikLynx cloud application.
Zaw - 
Senior Cloud Developer
Scott is a member our cloud team.  With a Masters Degree in Engineering Scott has over 18 years’ experience. He was an integral part of the Precidia Technologies, Merchant Link and Shift 4 Payment teams. Now at Circle K Tech he develops the SniffLynx solution.
Scott - 
Senior Software Architect 
Mykhailo is a Developer with 6 years’ experience in PHP, JavaScript and Flutter. Passionate about leveraging AI and large language models. Recognized for excellent mentoring skills and proficiency in multilingual communications.
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