15 Canadian startups hiring this September

15 Canadian startups hiring this September

There are currently hundreds of openings at some of the country’s most innovative startups.

Companies and candidates are now busily figuring out the best process for joining a team remotely, as more jobs are being added back into the market as COVID-19 tensions ease. There are currently hundreds of openings at some of the country’s most innovative startups.

Browse open roles and find a job that will accelerate your career goals at one of these thriving Canadian startups:


Open Ocean Robotics

What they do: Based in Victoria, Open Ocean Robotics make energy-producing autonomous boats that collect ocean data in real time through built-in sensors and cameras. Working here means being a part of meaningful change in the field of ocean protection — its boats emit no greenhouse gasses and have no risk of oil spills, and can travel entirely off of wind and solar power for a year at a time.

The perks: Have the opportunity to work on a small and passionate team that is making a real difference.

Current job openings: Firmware Developer (Co-op Placement), Project Manager, Senior Electrical Engineer, QA Analyst (Co-op Placement), open call for applications

Learn more and apply.


Hi Mama

What they do: Hi Mama is an app for educators to communicate with parents in early childhood education programs. Their product also allows for attendance tracking, lesson planning and child portfolios, among other essential e-learning features.

The perks: The team at Hi Mama sees competitive compensation packages, opportunities for career progression, health benefits and volunteer programs.

Current job openings: Freelance Early Education Blogger, Junior Customer Success Associate, Director of People Operations, Full Stack Senior Software Engineer

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: Work in a high-growth environment with lots of encouragement for personal development, plus flexible vacation time and competitive health, dental and vision benefits. It’s a tight-knit team; employees at #paid are still getting together remotely for regular socials and team lunches.

Current job openings: Enterprise Sales Development Representative, Content Marketing Manager, Senior Client Partner

Learn more and apply.


CleanSlate UV

What they do: CleanSlate UV creates a machine used by hospitals and food facilities to sanitize mobile devices and equipment in 30 seconds with UV light. Interest in the company has spiked during the pandemic as sanitization efforts are increasing globally. Note that while they allow remote work, in-person office visits in Toronto will still be mandatory at least part of the time.

The perks: Joining this team means diving head-first into a rapidly growing market with opportunities for personal development.

Current job openings: Digital Marketing Lead, Senior Accountant, Embedded Firmware Engineer, Software Development Manager, Project Manager

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Based in St. John’s, CoLab builds a collaborative review and issue tracking platform for engineers working in design and manufacturing. Their platform allows for stakeholders to access 3D reviews for critical decision-making.

The perks: CoLab offers employees competitive salary, stock options, unlimited vacation and a remote-friendly setting, along with standard health and dental benefits.

Current job openings: Software Sales Executive, Content Marketer, Senior Customer Success Manager, Full Stack Developer, Sales Development Representative

Learn more and apply.


Farmers Edge

What they do: With openings in Winnipeg, Nipawin and Edmonton, Farmers Edge is expanding its team. The company builds data-driven technology that helps farmers increase their yields in the face of climate change.

The perks: Working at Farmers Edge means working under flexible work hours with career advancement opportunities, performance bonuses, benefits and competitive compensation.

Current job openings: Soil Sampler, Lab Technician, Precision Agronomist, Precision Technology Specialist, Lab Dishwasher, Sample Spreader

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Toronto-based BlueDot uses big data to predict and track global disease outbreaks, working with governments, corporations and major airlines. Get a better sense of what it would be like to join their team through their company profile.

The perks: Aside from getting to be a part of the team that issued one of the earliest warnings about COVID-19, BlueDot offers competitive compensation, benefits and generous personal time off.

Current job openings: People and Culture Generalist, Vice President of Product, Epidemiologist, Infectious Disease Surveillance Analyst, Software Developer

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Based in Montreal, Moka builds an AI-driven personal finance platform that helps users meet personalized goals through recommendations and “spare change” roundups for better saving. The company recently rebranded from their former name Mylo as they set their sights on a European expansion.

The perks: The team at Moka receive a comprehensive health benefits package, generous vacation time and an environment that encourage continuous learning.

Current job openings: Junior Compliance Analyst, Bill Negotiator, Controller, Growth and Marketing Manager, Content Marketing and Communications Manager, Senior Node JavaScript Software Developer

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Toronto startup e-Zinc has created a unique zinc-based energy storage solution that is more durable than traditional lithium-ion batteries at a lower cost.

The perks: The team at e-Zinc works in the burgeoning field of renewable energy with plenty of opportunity for growth.

Current job openings: Electrochemical Battery Development Engineer and Lab Manager, Power Electronics Electrical Engineer, Model Maker-Fabricator, Senior Software Engineer

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Based in Toronto, Borrowell offers free credit score ratings to its users and has created an AI-based credit coach to make personalized recommendations for better financial decision-making. See an interview with co-founder Eva Wong as she describes the learning process of starting her company and breaking startup stereotypes.

The perks: Borrowell offers employees parental leave top-ups, paid volunteer days for community giving initiatives, flexibility and comprehensive health benefits.

Current job openings: Data Lead, Full Stack Developer, Customer Service Representative

Learn more and apply.



Opus One Solutions

What they do: Opus One is a software engineering company that delivers real-time energy management to the smart grid, bringing visibility and control to electricity distribution. Earlier this year, Opus One was one of seven MaRS-supported companies to make the Cleantech 100 list.

The perks: Employees are offered continuous learning allowances, parental leave top-ups, full health coverage and generous vacation time.

Current job openings: Marketing and Communications Manager, Technical Sales Manager, Solutions Architect

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Toronto-based Havelaar creates game-changing power electronics for zero-emission electric vehicles that allows for faster and greener charging, reduced manufacturing costs and longer driving ranges. The company was recently named one of the winners of the Breakthrough Energy Solutions initiative, and works closely with the University of Toronto Electric Vehicle Research Centre.

The perks: Havelaar offers personal growth opportunities, such as global career possibilities and competitive compensation packages to employees.

Current job openings: Lead Electrical Engineer in Electrical Vehicle Power Electronics, Electric Vehicle Software Engineer, Electric Vehicle Lead Software Engineer

Learn more and apply.



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. The company was profiled by the CBC earlier this year for their efforts to reduce grid pressure in Newfoundland.

The perks: Mysa keeps its team engaged through quarterly team-building events, bi-weekly pizza lunches, credits toward smart home products and high-quality sound reducing headphones for when it’s time to focus.

Current job openings: QA Analyst, Analytical Digital Marketing Specialist, Software Developers

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Toronto-based Inmotive develops transmissions for electric vehicles that allow for less costly and better-performing plug-in vehicles. The company recently raised $7.5 million to help its work toward the adoption of electric vehicles.

The perks: Working at Inmotive provides an opportunity to have a crucial part in an emerging field, with potential global opportunities. Inmotive has an office in Bangalore and is planning on opening one in Shanghai.

Current job openings: Engineering Manager, Vice President of Finance, Sales and Marketing Associate

Learn more and apply.


Empower Health

What they do: Empower Health is a social enterprise that works to simplify access to Canadian healthcare through its platform. Patients can quickly and easily search for appropriate nearby healthcare clinics to address pressing needs and visit virtual waiting rooms.

The perks: Empower offers their team competitive salaries, skill-building opportunities and real input into the company.

Current job openings: Senior Mobile Developer, Lead Web Developer, Account Manager

Learn more and apply.


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