14 Canadian startups on a hiring spree this October

14 Canadian startups on a hiring spree this October

Calling all software developers, communication managers, AI specialists and more. These dynamic tech companies have a lot of job openings.

As the economy slowly begins to recover from COVID-19 setbacks, startups across Canada are resuming hiring in a range of fields. From cybersecurity to livestream production and enterprise sales, these startups are looking for top talent to join their teams.

Browse open listings to find a job that interests you at one of these startups this fall:



What they do: Started out of St. John’s, Mysa creates high-voltage smart thermostats that allows users to remotely control their home’s temperature and save money. This year, the company launched a pilot project to reduce pressure on the energy grid in Newfoundland.

The perks: Mysa incentivizes their employees with wellness programs, professional development allowances, annual raises and stock options along with generous health benefits.

Current job openings: Cybersecurity Specialist, DevOps Software Developer, App Software Developer

Learn more and apply.


CleanSlate UV

What they do: CleanSlate UV has developed a device that hospitals and food facilities use to sanitize mobile devices and equipment in 30 seconds with UV light. Their company has seen an increase in attention since the beginning of the pandemic, including a recent partnership with the Hudson’s Bay company to provide in-store technology for increased sanitization.

The perks: CleanSlate has a no-nonsense approach to the hiring process and clearly outline what an applicant can expect when submitting a resume.

Current job openings: Manufacturing and Quality Engineer, Digital Marketing Lead, Senior Accountant, Project Manager, Sales Operations Coordinator

Learn more and apply.


BrainBox AI

What they do: Based in Montreal, BrainBox AI works to optimize energy consumption in buildings to combat its negative effects on the climate. Their team announced a $12-million funding round earlier this year, which will help them expand into new markets.

The perks: Working at BrainBox means you can get the chance to become a coach in an emerging field with plenty of collaboration and growth opportunities.

Current job openings: HVAC Algorithm Intern, Mapping Data Analyst, Software Developer, Client Success Manager, DevOps Specialist

Learn more and apply.


Kepler Communications

What they do: Toronto-based Kepler designs, builds, launches and operates networks of low-orbit satellites with the ultimate goal of creating an intergalactic internet. The company recently launched their third satellite which will help to extend their services to a wider user base.

The perks: Employees at Kepler see unlimited vacation time, a full benefits package including dental for employees and stock options — not to mention the opportunity to work on ground-breaking space technology.

Current job openings: Satellite Systems Engineer, Licensing and Regulatory Specialist, Project Coordinator, DevOps Specialist, Lead PHY/MAC Engineer, Testing and Assembly Operator

Learn more and apply.


Aux Mode

What they do: Aux Mode works to protect creative IP online through digital rights management, monetization and reporting on YouTube. They work with a range of music and film studios to ensure their brands are protected from theft.

The perks: Aux Mode provides the opportunity to work with such world-class partners as YouTube and Google Play and ensures all employees are set up with competitive salary packages.

Current job openings: Digital Asset Coordinator, Account Manager, Executive Assistant, Content Channel Manager, Business Development Manager, Junior Account Executive

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Based in downtown Toronto, electronic glasses developer eSight offer an innovative product that allows the legally blind to see. Learn more about what it’s like to be on their team in this feature on their workplace culture.

The perks: eSight offers the unique experience of getting to see the impact of your work first-hand. They also provide an always-stocked kitchen and company celebrations for big events.

Current job openings: PR and Communications Manager, Sales Operations Manager, Accountant, general applications for future consideration

Learn more and apply.


Ada Support

What they do: Ada Support builds an AI-powered platform that enables companies to build and manage their own chatbots, automatically solving more than 70 percent of customer inquiries in more than 100 languages. Ada co-founders Mike Murchison and David Hariri were profiled earlier this year for helping small companies solve massive customer service issues.

The perks: Working at Ada means continuous learning opportunities, stock options, benefits and unlimited vacation.

Current job openings: Director of Employee Experience, Customer Success Manager, Solutions Consultant, Junior Accountant, Talent Coordinator

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Kitchener-Waterloo based Rattlehub develops tools for businesses to help manage their customers’ personal data.

The perks: Employees receive competitive salaries based on experience, flexible working hours and an opportunity to participate in a discretionary share incentive scheme.

Current job openings: Vice President of Marketing, Mid-Level Full Stack .Net Developer

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Montreal-based Flinks.io allows businesses to connect users’ bank accounts with financial services. The company announced a $16.2-million raise earlier this year as they look to focus on U.S. expansion plans.

The perks: Flinks believe in challenges over perks — while they do offer standard benefits, they prefer to leverage career growth opportunities and an intrapreneurial environment as their key selling points.

Current job openings: AI Labeller, Technical Support Specialist, C# Full-Stack Software Developer, Enterprise Sales Specialist

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Toronto-based EventMobi allows event hosts to engage with their attendees in meaningful and unique ways through custom app experiences. Before applying, learn more about how their company has navigated a changing industry during COVID-19.

The perks: Working here means being offered a competitive salary in your field, company stock options and benefits.

Current job openings: Livestream Video Production Manager, Director of Sales, Event Success Manager, Account Executive, IT Operations Specialist, Product Manager

Learn more and apply.


You.i TV

What they do: Ottawa-based You.i TV helps big-name entertainment studios like Warner and Fox build apps to stream their content across multiple devices. Employees describe their work culture as transparent and transformative.

The perks: The team at You.i TV is offered six weeks of paid time off annually, level-up coaching, stock options and has flexible work hours to accommodate employee schedules.

Current job openings: Technical Writer, Project Manager, Sales Engineer, C++ Software Developer

Learn more and apply.


Nest Wealth

What they do: Based in Toronto, Nest Wealth builds a digital wealth management platform that aims to arm investors with catered financial advice for their clients. Their team recently secured a deal of nearly $50 million, allowing the company to remain independent.

The perks: The team at Nest Wealth receive education support, employee stock options and health care benefits as well as weekly catered lunches.

Current job openings: Platform Software Engineer, Operations Associate, Product Designer, Sales Development Representative

Learn more and apply.


Ametros Learning

What they do: AI-based learning platform Ametros builds modules for remote education, making at-home experiential learning easier for students. Users are able to pick from a range of academic topics like inclusive leadership, crisis communication, data storytelling and persuasion.

The perks: Ametros offers their team an education-first environmental with fair compensation in a rapidly growing field.

Current job openings: Product Development Specialist, Product Development Manager, general applications

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Toronto-based #paid acts as a marketing platform where brands can connect with creators, launch campaigns and connect with relevant influencers.

The perks: Employees are encouraged to take advantage of personal development opportunities and are offered flexible vacation time and competitive health, dental and vision benefits.

Current job openings: Senior Client Partner, People and Operations Manager

Learn more and apply.


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