Canada has a wealth of successful entrepreneurs that are scaling their homegrown businesses to meet the growing demand for innovative solutions: from reducing greenhouse gas emissions to increasing crop production, there is an urgent need for talent at tech startups across the country.
Find your next career move at one of these innovative companies hiring right now.
What they do: Based in Oakville, Prodigy builds an online learning tool for children to enhance their math skills through games outside of regular school curriculums. The company recently secured a massive funding round of nearly $160 million and plans to hire 400 employees to support their scaling business.
The perks: While the team has shifted to working remotely during the pandemic, the leadership at Prodigy is working to ensure employees feels engaged through virtual trivia, Zoom meditation and fitness classes as well as a cooking series and a budget for home equipment.
Current job openings: Education Specialist, Senior Game Concept Artist, Marketing Director for Educational Partners, Online Math Coach, Administration Assistant, Workplace Experience Coordinator
What they do: Based in Montreal, BrainBox AI builds an automated solution that optimizes and reduces buildings’ energy output. The company has been recognized for its ability to thrive throughout one of the most difficult periods for businesses in recent history.
The perks: Employees at BrainBox are offered standard benefits alongside the opportunity to become an AI coach.
Current job openings: AI Control Engineer, Client Success Manager, Digital Marketing Strategist, System Administrator, DevOps Specialist, Data Analyst in Mapping HVAC
What they do: Montreal-based Flinks builds a platform that aggregates and analyzes data to provide financial insight and credit risk tools.
The perks: The team at Flinks is offered a standard benefits package, but the company cites its career growth opportunities and intrapreneurial environment as its key selling points to employees.
Current job openings: AI Labeler, Solutions Architect, Sales Specialist, Technical Recruiter, Compliance Coordinator, Intermediate DevOps, Senior C++ Developer, QA Analyst
What they do: Mississauga-based Vive Crop Protection uses precision chemistry to help crop growers maximize their yield.
The perks: Current and former employees on Glassdoor say that working for Vive Crop allows them to work in a space they feel matters to them in a collaborative and growth-focused setting.
Current job openings: HR Generalist, Director of Legal, Director of Operations and Finance, Technical Sales Agronomist, open call for applications
What they do: With openings in Toronto and several U.S. cities, such as Chicago and New York, Parity is leading the charge in automated HVAC systems in condos and office towers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and property owners’ fees.
The perks: Parity offers a generous range of benefits from mental health
coverage to dental and vision, an employee options plan, professional
development budgets and a flexible work environment.
Current job openings: Building Intelligence Engineer, Front End Developer, Head of Service for HVAC
What they do: Based in Kitchener, Intellijoint Surgical builds a smart navigation tool for surgeons performing joint replacement surgeries. The company was recently awarded first place on the 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list.
The perks: Intellijoint values flexibility in the workplace and fosters career growth and development among its employees.
Current job openings: Content and Communications Specialist, Digital Health Product Manager, Vice President of People and Culture, Team Lead of Web Application Development
What they do: Toronto-based ODAIA builds an AI-powered sales and marketing tool that generates analytics and insights about customer journeys for pharma and e-commerce companies.
The perks: Employees at ODAIA are promised significant autonomy within their projects as well as ongoing learning opportunities and regular virtual socials.
Current job openings: Product Marketing Lead, Software Engineer Intern, Senior Applied Data Science Engineer, Full-Stack Software Developer
What they do: Synaptive is a leader in automation and robotics, developing a suite of medical imaging products and image-guided neurosurgery tools to increase precision. The company recently secured $17 million to expand their range of personalized patient care tools.
The perks: Synaptive employees receive extended health benefits, a healthcare spending account, free snacks in the kitchen when in-office and flexible working hours to accommodate team schedules.
Current job openings: Accountant, Junior Product Services Specialist, Senior Mechanical Developer, Field Support Specialist, Compliance Specialist, Senior Quality Systems Specialist
What they do: Property tech startup Lane builds a platform meant to streamline communications between property owners, managers and operations teams.
The perks: Employees at Lane are offered work-from-home stipends, self-development funds, health coverage and flexible personal days to accommodate team needs.
Current job openings: Support and Education Specialist, Customer Success Manager, Senior Software Engineer, Lead Software Engineer, Support and Education Associate
What they do: Focused on accessible design, Able Innovations is developing assistive technology to improve the mobility and independence of those living with disabilities. Learn more about its product and team in this feature on its ground-breaking solutions.
The perks: The team at Able Innovations has the opportunity to improve lives while working in a flexible and collaborative setting.
Current job openings: Embedded Systems Developer, Electrical Systems Engineer, open call for applications
What they do: Based in Toronto, fintech startup Plooto runs an automated payable and receivable software for accountants and bookkeepers at small businesses.
The perks: Employees at Plooto are offered health insurance, vacation time and the opportunity to work on a team in a rapidly growing space.
Current job openings: Client Experience Specialist, Search Engine Marketing Manager, Sales and Marketing Data Leader, Lead Developer, Director of People Operations, Senior Full-Stack Developer
What they do: As one of the largest applied artificial intelligence labs in Canada, Montreal- based Stradigi AI uses software engineering and algorithms to meet the needs of a growing AI-backed industry.
The perks: Benefits include generous RRSP contributions, weekly team breakfasts (when in-office) and a paid half day off on your birthday.
Current job openings: Channel Partner Manager, Senior AI Python Developer, Application Architect, Data Scientist, Back-End Developer, CRM Specialist, Lead QA Specialist
What they do: Toronto-based Ada Support builds an automated platform that allows enterprise businesses to run more efficient customer experiences through AI chatbots. The company has teamed up with big-name clients, such as Telus, Shopify, MailChimp and Zoom.
The perks: Ada has won several awards for its workplace culture; the company offers employees stock options, competitive benefits and salaries, unlimited vacation and educational support.
Current job openings: Sales Enablement Lead, Data Engineer, Zendesk Partner Manager, Site Reliability Engineer, Customer Success Manager, Senior Machine Learning Scientist
What they do: Toronto-based Horizn is a marketing tech startup working to increase the digital adoption of financial products and institutions. Their team works with top-tier partners like RBC, BMO, Wells Fargo and more.
The perks: The team at Horizn is offered generous vacation time, standard health and vision benefits and the opportunity to work on an award-winning product in a growing field.
Current job openings: Junior Content Designer, Dev Ops Engineer, Director of Product Marketing, Junior Digital Content Writer, Junior Web Developer
What they do: Contractor Compliance is a SaaS solution provider that helps organizations simplify their contractor management process. Its easy-to-use tool can onboard, monitor and approve contractors for a more efficient workflow.
The perks: Being an employee here means seeing steady career development, having a meaningful impact within a smaller company and having a sustainable work-life balance.
Current job openings: Account Executive, Customer Success Manager (Onboarding), Software Developer
What they do: Based in Toronto, Daisy Intelligence runs an AI-powered platform that helps deliver business insights for retailers and insurance companies to optimize pricing. Daisy’s founder and CEO Gary Saarenvirta was recently featured in Canadian Business for his insights into the country’s grocery-chain industry.
The perks: Daisy offers plenty of benefits to employees, including full benefits, stock options, and skills development opportunities.
Current job openings: Insurance Industry Account Executive, Data Operations Team Lead, Insurance Inside Sales Representative
What they do: Toronto-based TritonWear builds unique wearables for swimmers, offering AI-based coaching that’s personalized to each user, allowing for customized plans to improve lap times and performance.
The perks: The team at TritonWear sees health and dental coverage, stock options, paid time off and more.
Current job openings: Email Marketing Manager, Full Stack Developer
What they do: Kitchener-based Acerta helps automakers optimize their assembly line processes through its AI-driven insights. The company closed a $7-million funding round late last year to help sustain its growth as demand for their platform increases.
The perks: Acerta offers the opportunity to work on a globally-connected team of experts and industry veterans, as well as the chance to make impact in an emerging field.
Current job openings: Site Reliability Engineer, Program Manager
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