16 innovative Canadian startups hiring this July

16 innovative Canadian startups hiring this July

Typically, job openings are scarce in summer, but with Canadian businesses beginning to re-open after COVID-19 restrictions, many companies are ready to grow their teams.

Entrepreneurs working on cutting-edge technology need bright talent to help bring their ideas to life. This month, there are job openings for all experience levels in such fields as quantum computing, voiceover talent management and genomic data science.

Find a job at one of these growing companies this summer:



What they do: With openings in Kitchener, Toronto and Dallas, digital health portal Medchart’s team is growing despite recent economic downturns. Their platform allows for medical professionals and patients to interact in a secure setting, including the option to access health records online.

The perks: The team at Medchart have flexible benefits, a lifestyle spending account, performance incentives and frequent social events.

Current job openings: Computer Programmer, Product Manager, Enterprise Sales Lead, Operations & Client Support

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Voices.com connects businesses with professional voice talent for advertising work on radio, television, podcasts and professional training. Based in London, Ont., Voices.com is considered to be one of the world’s biggest voice resources, a market is only expected to grow as advances in voice-driven technologies continue.

The perks: Employees see a generous group benefits program, competitive salaries, flex time and social perks, including local charity involvement.

Current job openings: Accounting and Receivables Specialist, Business Development Associate, Web Developer, Account Executive

Learn more and apply.


Figure 1

What they do: With a mission to “democratize medical knowledge,” Toronto-based Figure 1 is a social network for medical professionals to post, comment and interact with medical images to collaborate on healthcare decisions.

The perks: Figure 1 makes it clear for all prospective employees that benefits are extensive and important to their values; mentorship opportunities, stock options, supportive parental leave and competitive salaries are all a part of the package.

Current job openings: Front End Engineer, Backend Engineer

Learn more and apply.


Smooth Commerce

What they do: Smooth Commerce builds mobile apps for merchants across various industries from restaurants to sports teams. Their apps are built to make for easier customer experiences through loyalty rewards, customized promotions and in-app payments.

The perks: Few startups offer the opportunity to work with such big-name food retailers. Some of their clients include Smoke’s Poutinerie, Balzac’s Coffee, Fresh, Pizza Nova and Teriyaki Experience.

Current job openings: Client Onboarding Specialist, Senior Backend PHP Developer, Finance Manager, Junior PHP Developer

Learn more and apply.


Top Hat

What they do: Top Hat is an online education platform that is connected to more than 750 of North America’s top learning institutions. The company has been receiving extra attention since COVID-19 began due to the surge in online learning; they also recently announced an acquisition of Nelson’s higher education textbook business.

The perks: Top Hat offers full medical, health and lifestyle benefits to their employees, along with daily hot lunches, access to industry events for professional development and stock options for its growing company.

Current job openings: Email Marketing Specialist, Manager of Taxation & Treasury, Enterprise Sales Executive, Educational Project Manager in Chemistry, Customer Support Specialist

Learn more and apply.




What they do: Xanadu works in the rapidly emerging field of quantum computing, which in simple terms allows computers to store large amounts of information using less energy than traditional systems, making for faster and better processing.

The perks: Management at Xanadu doesn’t expect new employees to be experts in quantum computing from the get-go; they encourage learning on the job and taking a self-driven approach.

Current job openings: Quantum Computing Educator, Machine Learning/Data Engineer, Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics for the University of Toronto, Quantum Photonic Engineer

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Started out of St. John’s, Nfld., Mysa is working to create the world’s first high-voltage smart thermostat that allows users to remotely control their home’s temperature and save money through a greener option. The company was profiled by the CBC earlier this year for their efforts to reduce grid pressure in Newfoundland.

The perks: The team at Mysa sees extensive and unique benefits, from employer-matched RRSPs to training and development allowances and unlimited paid vacation.

Current job openings: Paid Media Specialist, Senior Embedded Developer, Account Success Executive, Product Manager, Software Developers

Learn more and apply.


IMRSV Data Labs

What they do: Ottawa-based IMRSV helps public and private companies to learn about and implement artificial intelligence solutions primarily focused on security and online defense.

The perks: The team at IMRSV has the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technology in an environment that encourages strong work-life balance.

Current job openings: Office Assistant, Scrum Master, DevOps/MLOps Engineer, Machine Learning Engineer

Learn more and apply.



What they do: DNAstack uses machine learning algorithms to help researchers determine which genetic markers predispose patients to certain diseases. As a response to the coronavirus outbreak, they have developed a COVID-19 Beacon, an international open-source protocol that

specifies and maps sequences with genetic mutations through open-source data.

The perks: DNAstack offers employees the unique perk of getting a personal genome analysis along with more standard benefits, such as a competitive health package and flexible work hours.

Current job openings: Full Stack Engineer, Genomics Data Scientist, open call for internship applications

Learn more and apply.



What they do: With operations in Canada, United States and Germany, Ranovus develops advanced solutions that reduce environmental impact of internet usage through quantum technology. Ranovus was also one of the companies to make it onto this year’s Narwhal List, with several funding rounds going toward R&D.

The perks: The team at Ranovus receive stock options and health benefits while working on the forefront of a ground-breaking sector.

Current job openings: Semiconductor Laser Designer, Senior Process Engineer, open call for qualified candidates

Learn more and apply.

Smart Nora

What they do: Smart Nora is the creator of a small, egg-shaped device that helps to reduce snoring through subtle movements. Their technology has been widely covered in national news outlets such as TIME and Oprah Magazine, with their most recent profile outlining how sleepers can benefit without the use of mouth guards, nose strips or CPAP machines in some cases.

The perks: Smart Nora offers employees professional development plans, health and dental benefits and regular team gatherings and wellness check-ins.

Current job openings: B2B Business Developer, Senior Designer, Software Engineer Co-op

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Newtopia looks to prevent the development of chronic illnesses through a platform that encourages sustainable habit change. They work with such big-name partners as Levi’s, Canon and Activision.

The perks: Their health-conscious team enjoys catered lunches when in-office, a health spending account, benefits and an office that supports quiet breaks and workouts.

Current job openings: Director of Analytics and Outcomes, Head of Technology, Business Data Analyst, Business Analyst

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Monkiri develops an app that looks to improve financial literacy and inclusion through lesson plans. Lessons can cover topics ranging anywhere from personal savings to financial lifecycle needs and inflation.

The perks: Monkiri’s team is small but growing, and allows for employees to take control of their projects for full ownership.

Current job openings: Country Manager for Myanmar, Product Manager for Cambodia, Data Scientist, Lead Developer. Plus, there’s an open call for interested applicants.

Learn more and apply.



What they do: BluRoot works with small and medium-sized businesses with a focus on real estate and mortgage CRM software. Their BluMortgage product also acts as a lead-driving tool within the sales pipeline.

The perks: BluRoot have a transparent salary system in each of their job listings and make it clear than high-achievers will have career advancement opportunities within the company.

Current job openings: Customer Success Manager, Lead Developer

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Based out of Hamilton, Weever builds cloud-based software products for large enterprise companies to manage their workflows and provide actionable business insights to improve efficiency.

The perks: The team at Weever sees competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, along with an encouraging environment from management to grow your career path.

Current job openings: Front End / JavaScript Developer, Business Development Manager

Learn more and apply.



What they do: Developed out of the University of Toronto, Pathcore works to manage companies’ workflow and image management, with a specific focus on accelerating cancer research and solutions through their platform.

The perks: Employees at Pathcore see base salary with commission in applicable roles, health benefits and travel allowances.

Current job openings: C++ Software Developer, Account Manager, Full Stack Web Developer

Learn more and apply.


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