The Canadian tech community has a strong reputation for building high-growth companies that generate a diverse range of jobs. From cognitive behavioural specialists to marketing executives, Canada’s startups need professionals from just about every walk of life.
And August is already proving to be an exciting month for job seekers. Check out the career opportunities below and join one of these successful Canadian startups:
What they do: Toronto-based KOHO provides a no-fee, pre-paid, reloadable Visa card and integrated app that tracks personal spending to help manage budgets. As an inaugural member of the MaRS Momentum program, KOHO is pegged to be one of the next Canadian startups to reach $100 million in revenue.
The perks: With a collection of workplace-related rewards on deck, the team at KOHO offers health and wellness benefits, professional development opportunities, performance coaching and unlimited personal time off.
Current job openings: Legal Counsel, Bilingual User Success Agent, Product Designer, Vice President of Growth Marketing, Performance Coach, Financial Controller
What they do: Fintech startup Flinks is currently looking to fill several contract and full-time positions in Montreal, Toronto and remotely to help build their financial insight and credit risk tools.
The perks: Flinks takes a unique approach to employee engagement. While the startup offers such standard perks as flexible hours and insurance, its website states: “We don’t believe perks should be an enticing argument to convince anyone to work…what we really offer you is the opportunity to be the master of your own destiny in an intrapreneurial environment.”
Current job openings: Compliance Analyst, Junior Accountant, Helpdesk Technician, Enterprise Sales Specialist, Content Specialist, Senior C# Developer
What they do: With openings in Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, British Columbia and Manitoba, MindBeacon’s team delivers proven mental therapies to its clients via online platforms. In May, the company announced a partnership with the Ontario government to provide free-for-use services as a part of its larger response to COVID-19.
The perks: Employees at MindBeacon receive flexible work conditions, full benefits and life insurance, as well as professional development opportunities.
Current job openings: Internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Senior DevOps Engineer, Senior Full Stack Engineer
What they do: Waterloo-based Nicoya is a biotech company developing products that enable scientists to work on treatments for diseases such as hepatitis and various cancers. The company recently received funding from the federal government to develop portable COVID-19 diagnostic kits.
The perks: The team at Nicoya gets access to professional coaching and internal growth opportunities, health benefits and flexible work hours.
Current job openings: Accounting Clerk, Field Application Scientist, Testing Specialist, Junior Graphic Designer, Scientific Writer, AI Software Engineer, Vice President of Sales
What they do: Based in Vancouver, VoPay builds financial software for digital enterprises and banks so that consumers can pay directly for goods and services from their bank account.
The perks: Current and former employees on Glassdoor have stated that VoPay offers generous vacation pay, health benefits, weekly free lunches and great career development opportunities.
Current job openings: QA Analyst, Project Manager, Business Development Representative, Senior Full Stack Developer, Inbound Sales Development Representative
What they do: Myant is a leader in the textile computing space, building smart apparel that can respond to a person’s vitals and track essential changes to the body and physical movement.
The perks: The team at Myant is working in a ground-breaking field with abundant career growth potential.
Current job openings: HR Coordinator, Textile Technician, R&D Electrical Engineer, Executive Assistant, Product Coordinator, Product Marketing Engineer, Mobile Developer
What they do: Toronto-based EventMobi builds custom event apps for clients of all sizes to engage with their attendees and create unique experiences. The company’s latest focus is finding experts in the virtual event realm to help them build out this offering.
The perks: EventMobi employees get a range of advantages like subsidized gym memberships, volunteer time permits, training opportunities and a flexible benefits coverage package.
Current job openings: Livestream Video Production Manager, Remote Event Success Manager, Senior Front End Developer
What they do: With offices in both Toronto and California, Litmus builds an industrial IoT and computing platform that allows companies to improve operations efficiency through access to advanced data, analytics and information management.
The perks: The team at Litmus gets travel stipends, regular company outings and standard medical, dental and vision benefits.
Current job openings: Technical Writer, Pre-Sales Engineer, Account Executive, Java Software Engineer, Business Development Representative
What they do: BlueDot, which operates from Toronto, uses big data to predict and track global disease outbreaks, working with governments, corporations and major airlines. Get a better look at how its team has responded to the COVID-19 crisis in the video below.
The perks: BlueDot offers employees competitive compensation packages, a generous vacation policy, full benefits and an environment built for professional development.
Current job openings: Vice President of Product, Executive Assistant, Client and Partner Success Associate, Product Manager, Software Developer
What they do: Splitting their time between Toronto and California, Gatik builds autonomous vehicle products, such as self-driving trucks and vans, for companies looking to transport loads over short distances.
The perks: Being a Gatik employee means gaining access to a full health benefits package, working in an emerging and exciting field of technology, company equity and free catered lunches.
Current job openings: Head of Planning and Behaviour Prediction, Head of Mapping and Localization for Autonomous Driving, Director of Engineering, Deep Learning R&D Engineer
What they do: Toronto-based AI therapeutics company Deep Genomics builds smart drug discovery and development tools to help treat and potentially cure genetic diseases.
The perks: The team at Deep Genomics offers a highly competitive salary, equity compensation and accelerated growth and learning opportunities in a growing field.
Current job openings: Statistical Geneticist, Bioinformatician, Oligonucleotide Chemist, Medical and Genetics Curator, Laboratory Technician, Graduate Research Intern
What they do: Property technology startup Lane builds a platform meant to streamline communications between property owners, managers and operations teams. This past June, Lane announced a successful $10-million funding round and is expecting great growth in the coming years.
The perks: While employees at Lane are adjusting to the current work-from-home environment, the team has been granted a $400 stipend to enhance their home setting. Employees also regularly get education funds and healthcare coverage.
Current job openings: Director of People and HR, Customer Success Manager, Vice President of Finance, DevOps Security Engineer, Senior Product Designer
What they do: With openings in Kitchener and Toronto, health technology startup Medchart is building the world’s most comprehensive marketplace of patient-owned health data that aggregates official health records from facilities across North America on behalf of patients and their authorized third parties.
The perks: Medchart staff benefit from experienced advisors across the healthcare, legal and startup industries, access to personal and professional learning tools, bi-weekly lunch and learns, social events and an opportunity for accelerated growth.
Current job openings: Health Information Scanning Clerk, Health Information Quality Analyst, Sales Development Representative, Account Manager, Client Success Manager, Medical Record Specialist
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 like global career possibilities and competitive compensation packages to employees,
Current job openings: Lead Electrical Engineer, Software Engineer, Lead Software Engineer, Electrical Engineer
What they do: Operating out of Toronto as Canada’s largest independent digital wealth manager, Nest Wealth builds solutions to manage funds virtually. The company recently announced a near-$50 million deal with National Bank to further build out their existing commercial agreement.
The perks: The company offers an annual education budget to its employees for continued learning opportunities, as well as stock options, catered lunches, flex hours and more.
Current job openings: Implementation Developer, Technical Support Engineer, Product Designer, Senior Software Engineer, Product Manager
What they do: Ada Support builds an AI-powered customer service platform that allows for major clients like Telus and Shopify to enhance their automated client interactions and increase retention while keeping costs down.
The perks: Ada offers their employees full health benefits, competitive compensation and opportunities to take ownership of projects and work.
Current job openings: Manager of Business Development, Remote ACX Consultant for Asia, Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Product Designer
What they do: Toronto-based Humi builds an all-inclusive digital platform for HR professionals that covers payroll, benefits and human resource solutions. Despite the recent economic downturn, the company announced a $15-million raise in June to build out its platform as more clients seek out virtual solutions.
The perks: Being in the HR industry, Humi offers employees generous benefits, equity ownership, flexible hours and wellness initiatives.
Current job openings: Director of Human Resources, Payroll Product Manager, Ruby on Rails Software Engineer Lead, Platform Software Engineer
For more opportunities, visit the MaRS Tech Job Board, your go-to resource for kickstarting your career in the innovation community.