Canada’s innovation community has been on an upward trend over the past few years with no signs of slowing. A recent study showed that funding in Toronto-area startups reached a record $3.1 billion in 2019, much of the funding going toward job growth and team expansion.
And as startups across the country gear up to hire this spring, there are thousands of job openings on the MaRS Tech Job Board. To help kickstart your job search, we hand-picked a few of the star companies with job openings this month for you to discover.
Explore our picks for hiring startups this month and make the first step to changing careers:
What they do: Montreal-based BrainBox AI aim is to integrate building automation and lead the green-building revolution. Since the company launched in May of last year, they have managed more than 18 million square feet of property using their technology.
The perks: BrainBox values their employees’ health and work-life balance, which is why they offer flexible hours, organized team fitness activities and unlimited healthy snacks in the kitchen.
Current job openings: Sales Director, Systems Monitoring Technician, Account Payable Clerk, Marketing Content Writer
What they do: Drop is an app for millennials looking for more rewards from their online shopping from a variety of big-name brands including Uber, Starbucks, Best Buy, Whole Foods and Nike. Take a deeper look inside what it’s like to work in Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood and get a virtual tour of their office below.
The perks: Drop works to make all employees comfortable, offering lifestyle spending accounts, monthly transportation stipends, catered lunches and a work-anywhere-in-the-world program.
Current job openings: Backend Engineer, Junior Account Executive, Senior Product Manager, Open call for applications
What they do: Based in Toronto, GrowthGenius is an AI-backed outbound sales service that connects growing B2B companies with new customers.
The perks: On top of generous health benefits, employees at GrowthGenius get lots of vacation time, weekly work from home days, as well as reading and running clubs to build strong team relationships that nurture hobbies.
Current job openings: Client Growth Account Manager, Operations Analyst, Software Developer
What they do: Mississauga-based Hydrogenics is a leader in fuel cell and hydrogen generation systems that can be used in various applications like optimizing renewable energy systems such as wind, solar and hydro.
The perks: Working on one of the most promising alternative energy products available, team work with an entrepreneurial-minded and dynamic management team.
Current job openings: Maintenance Specialist, Vehicle Design Engineer, Fuel Cell System Engineer, Technical Architect, Manufacturing Operator
What they do: With open roles in both Halifax and Toronto, Influitive is a SaaS customer marketing platform that helps companies discover, nurture and mobilize their associates to improve sales and increase customer lifetime value.
The perks: Employees at Influitive receive competitive compensation packages, day-one benefits, stock options and unlimited vacation.
Current job openings: Customer Success Manager, Strategic Account Director, Associate Consultant, Senior Software Engineer
What they do: Swift Medical has developed a digital wound care solution that allows for highly precise wound and skin assessment simply by using the camera on any smartphone. Get a sense of their office space and see how their team works to improve both the lives of patients and practitioners.
The perks: The team at Swift Medical is offered extended health care and dental insurance as well as stock options and a health spending account.
Current job openings: Technical Support Specialist, Senior iOS Engineer, Senior Full-Stack Developer, Part Time Operations Associate
What they do: Based in Mississauga, Li-Cycle is a clean technology company that recovers over 80 per cent of all materials found in lithium-ion batteries. They recently completed their first shipment of commercially recycled battery material this past December.
The perks: Working at Li-Cycle means working on global projects with a real environmental impact. Employees are given the opportunity to lead important projects with their climate-driven team.
Current job openings: Commercial Manager, Plant Operations Supervisor, Junior Accountant, Plant Manager
What they do: Located near Kensington Market in Toronto, Loopio is an enterprise-level software company that streamlines the response process for proposals, information inquiries and more.
The perks: Loopio offers stock options to all employees, day-one health benefits and an environment that fosters professional development.
Current job openings: Lead Graphic Designer, Talent Experience Coordinator, Customer Onboarding Manager, Software Architect, VP of Product
What they do: Toronto-based ThinkData Works builds products for data management on the enterprise level. They offer a unique “returnship” opportunity for women looking to transition back into the workforce after an extended professional leave.
The perks: ThinkData Works offers plenty of benefits, including a comprehensive health package, weekly yoga and meditation, healthy snacks, annuals retreats and a casual dress code.
Current job openings: Field Data Scientist, Data Science Summer Student, Software Developer, open call for general applications
What they do: Toronto-based Knockri is an award-winning A.I. startup that builds a platform meant to diminish unconscious bias during the hiring process. Learn more about how this technology is shaping the talent acquisition market.
The perks: Knockri employees get a learning and development budget for professional growth, benefits and a work-from-home policy to fit the preferences of each team member.
Current job openings: I.O. Psychologist, Marketing Lead, Sales Development Representative, Product Designer, Python Developer
What they do: Agnostiq is a seed-stage startup based in Toronto that develops security software for privacy-sensitive users of the quantum cloud.
The perks: Working at Agnostiq puts you at the forefront of quantum computing.
Current job openings: Quantum Cryptographer, Quantum Information Scientist, Quantum Machine Learning Scientist
What they do: Started in South Africa, Rattlehub’s offices are now based in Kitchener-Waterloo where they develop tools for businesses to manage their customers’ personal data.
The perks: Employees get competitive salary based on experience, flexible working hours and an opportunity to participate in a discretionary share incentive scheme.
Current job openings: Mid-Level Net Developer, Data Scientist
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