18 tech startups on a hiring spree this October

18 tech startups on a hiring spree this October

The booming Canadian tech community is a great place to take the next step and enter a new chapter in your career.

From reducing carbon emissions in shipping to farming insects using A.I., Canadian startups touch all corners of the economy. And these companies are continuing to make an impact in industries as diverse as logistics, agriculture and clean energy.

Just earlier this month, the Toronto-Waterloo region was singled out as one of the world’s most dynamic ecosystems, reinforcing the country’s ascendance as a generator of innovation and tech-business growth.

As Canadian startups continue to close impressive funding rounds and expand, job opportunities at these businesses are proliferating. For a summary of some of the top opportunities, see this month’s tech job digest below.



What it does: Based in Toronto, HiMama helps childcare providers streamline operations and improve program quality through its all-in-one childcare app.

The perks: Hi Mama offers its team competitive compensation, a health benefits package, a remote Home Office Expenses program, and three weeks of vacation pay.

Current job openings: Junior Customer Support Specialist, Manager — Sales Development, Director of Customer Success, Manager — Outbound Sales, Sales Development Representative, Junior Customer Success Associate, Customer Success Coordinator, Customer Advocacy Specialist, Senior Product Designer, Billing Support Specialist, Accounts Receivable and Payments Specialist, Senior Product Manager, Product Manager, Account Executive, Revenue Operations Analyst, Finance and Accounting Manager, Engineering Manager, Intermediate Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Staff Software Engineer

Learn more and apply.



What it does: Toronto’s Coinsquare is one of the world’s premier cryptocurrency platforms for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP and other cryptocurrencies, with a focus on transparency, risk mitigation, and building a regulated and safe environment for the trading of digital assets.

The perks: Offering employees competitive compensation and benefits and exciting opportunities for career development, working at Coinsquare means making a direct impact on the cryptocurrency and capital markets space.

Current job openings: Chief Compliance Officer, Compliance Analyst, Account Manager, Senior Compliance Manager, Junior Compliance AML Analyst, AML Analyst — Compliance, Director — Corporate Development of Strategy and Research, Delivery Manager, Senior Corporate Accountant, Corporate Accountant, Marketing Developer

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Inkblot Therapy

What it does: With remote openings available to applicants across Canada, Inkblot offers affordable and secure video counselling, connecting clients with the most effective counsellors based on their needs and preferences.

The perks: Inkblot offers employees comprehensive benefits covering medical, dental, mental health and more, as well as flexible work-hour arrangements.

Current job openings: Web and Graphic Designer, Product Designer, Junior Content Marketer, Quality Assurance Automation Engineer, Digital Marketing Strategist, Senior Content Writer, Client Manager, Bilingual Nurse (Consultant), Director — Business Development, Sr. Client Manager

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What it does: Based in Toronto, Mero’s secure cloud-enabled platform monitors spaces for safety and operational efficiency, meaning customers never have to worry about things such as physical distancing, or encountering an unclean restroom.

The perks: The company’s team enjoys an unlimited vacation policy, a top-of-market competitive compensation package including commissions, health and wellness benefits, and a flexible work schedule.

Current job openings: Business Development Representative, Head of Marketing, Data Scientist, Product Manager

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What it does: Toronto-based Cinchy is a data collaboration platform for a radical alternative to enterprise apps and insecure data integrations. The company brings together fragmented data sources into an interconnected, real-time network architecture that is used to accelerate enterprise technology delivery.

The perks: Cinchy offers employees stock options, as well as competitive benefits and salaries, while emphasizing both autonomous and collaborative work culture.

Current job openings: U.X. Designer, Customer Support Specialist, V.P. Finance and Operations, Director — Employee Success, Customer Solutions Architect, Product Marketing — Senior Manager, Senior Angular Developer, Pre-sales Engineer Full-stack Developer (.NET)

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What it does: MarketBox streamlines and automates companies’ sales, people management and customer management processes, allowing service marketplaces and businesses with remote and travelling service providers to easily grow and scale.

The perks: MarketBox is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all team members feel empowered to bring their best and authentic selves to work while offering them a chance to make an immediate impact on a growing industry.

Current job openings: Sales Development Representative, Business Analyst, Account Executive, Junior Full-stack Engineer, Senior Full-stack Engineer

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What it does: Headquartered in Montreal, Vention helps some of the most innovative manufacturing companies automate their production floor in just a few days, provisioning an online-first manufacturing automation platform that enables its clients to design, program, order and commission automated equipment directly from their web browsers.

The perks: Vention values diversity of background, experience and perspectives in the workplace and fosters career growth and development among its employees.

Current job openings: Warehouse Assembler, Warehouse Associate, Partner Success Manager, Full-stack Developer, Software Developer, Senior Manager — Digital Marketing, Customer Success Specialist, Senior Quality Assurance Analyst, 3D Developer, Electronics Quality Assurance Engineer, Director of Hardware Engineering, Account Executive, Application Engineer

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What it does: Offering positions in Boulder, Vancouver, Boston and more, Uplight is powering the clean-energy transition by providing end-to-end customer-centric technology solutions. It also brings together energy providers and their customers to connect the complex network of dots on the path toward clean-energy ecosystems.

The perks: Uplight offers medical, vision, and dental insurance, a monthly wellness stipend, a flexible time off policy and numerous opportunities for career growth.

Current job openings: Product Owner — Contract, Software Engineer, eCommerce Operations Coordinator, V.P. Client Service Operations, Software Engineer, Q.A. Engineer, Associate Software Engineer, Senior Engineering Manager, DevOps Engineer, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Senior Product Manager, Director — Core Platform Engineering, Programmer/Data Analyst

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What it does: Toronto-based Phoenix is a digital-healthcare platform dedicated to improving the relationship men have with their health, while building the future of patient-centric healthcare in Canada from diagnosis to delivery.

The perks: Employees at Phoenix see competitive compensation packages and benefits, an exciting work environment, and a rewarding mission: to deliver the best healthcare to Canadians across the country.

Current job openings: Full-stack Developer, Frontend Developer, Telemedicine Physician, Telemedicine Physician, Customer Experience Specialist, Paid Growth Specialist

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What it does: Toronto-based Savvyy’s digital platform helps lenders underwrite and service loans intelligently and efficiently, using data and U.X. design to reduce loan processing costs, improve the customer journey, and increase employee and customer satisfaction.

The perks: Savvy prides itself on a culture of open communication, trust and respect, offering employees competitive compensation and ample opportunity for career progression.

Current job openings: People Operations Lead, Q.A. Tester (Manual/Automated), Business Analyst, Angular Engineer — Intermediates and Seniors, .Net/C# Engineer — Intermediates and Seniors, Engagement Lead/Implementation Manager, Product Owner

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What it does: With positions available in Vancouver and Toronto, Taplytics is a digital-optimization suite for modern enterprises. It helps clients increase their ROI on the features they release, and enables them to objectively identify which steps of their customer journeys need improvement.

The perks: Taplytics offers new recruits the opportunity to work with some of the world’s best-known brands on complex technical challenges, doing real, high-impact work supported by strong benefits, employee profit sharing and vacation time.

Current job openings: Engineering Team Lead, Financial Analyst (Mid.–Senior), Engineering Team Lead, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Finance Manager (Mid.–Senior), Full-stack Engineer, Senior Full-stack Engineer (2), Account Executive — SaaS, Senior Software Engineer

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Morgan Solar

What it does: Morgan Solar is a Toronto-based solar technology firm that offers a variety of light management products and services, including sunlight modelling and design tools, data acquisition and analytics, building-integrated solar arrays, and optically enhanced solar modules.

The perks: Morgan Solar offers competitive compensation and benefits while providing a dynamic work environment full of opportunities to contribute to the company’s primary goal, which is to make possible the achievement of net-zero buildings.

Current job openings: I.P. Manager, Product Development Engineer Electronics Level 2 — Senior, Firmware Engineer Level 1, Product Development Engineer Level 1, Marketing and Business Development Associate, Backend Developer Level 2

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What it does: Toronto’s Heliolytics is building a suite of industry-leading tools and services to enable clients to get the most energy out of their solar power plants.

The perks: Heliolytics remains flexible with both work hours and location, and offers competitive compensation and benefits.

Current job openings: Sales Operations Intern, Instructional Designer, Field Operations Specialist, Senior Infrastructure Developer, Senior Frontend Developer, Senior Full-stack Developer, Senior Infrastructure Developer, Senior Backend Developer

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What it does: Toronto-based KochaSoft is a corporate training company that creates I.T. training learning management software platforms, as well as adjoining content curricula to train employees and members, as well as make learning and development an integral part of their clients’ organizations.

The perks: KochaSoft offers competitive compensation and group benefits packages, ample opportunity for career development, and a dynamic work environment.

Current job openings: Splunk Administrator, Junior Accounting and Operations Coordinator, Business Development Representative, Software Engineer Intern, Google Cloud Architect, Product Manager/Developer Operations Manager, Full-stack Software Developer, Senior Software Developer (Full-stack)

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Metamaterial Technologies Inc.

What it does: Halifax-based Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI) is a smart materials and photonics company designing a new class of multi-functional materials — also known as metamaterials — with engineered properties that go beyond what is found in nature.

The perks: MTI provides competitive compensation, group health insurance (medical; dental; vision), an annual wellness amount to top up claims, a competitive paid time off policy, vacation, personal days and paid sick leave, as well as a dynamic work environment.

Current job openings: Signal Processing and Imaging Engineer, Microwave — Antenna Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Machine Learning Engineer, Design Engineer, Shipping and Receiving Associate, Process Engineer, Global Quality Director, Production Technician, Manager — Integration and Packaging, Manager — Facilities and Equipment Engineering

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What it does: Progressa, headquartered in Vancouver, is a financial platform intended to provide consumer loans in Canada. The company’s platform uses data science to build its customer scoring models and provides consumers a second chance to improve their credit ratings, enabling users to take out loans more conveniently.

The perks: Progressa offers competitive group benefits (Life, AD&D, Extended Health and Dental, and Travel Insurance), flexible hours and remote work and RRSP matching, as well as a small, friendly and collaborative team environment with fun events.

Current job openings: Financial Service Representative, Collections Specialist (Part-time), Senior Analyst — Business Intelligence, Manager — Contact Centre, Software Developer

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What it does: Offering positions in Toronto and Vancouver, GrowthGenius is an A.I.-backed, fully-managed outbound sales prospecting service that has generated millions of dollars for growing companies around the world by connecting them with new customers.

The perks: GrowthGenius offers a competitive base salary, an employee stock purchase plan, and a dynamic work environment.

Current job openings: Sales Development Representative, Head of Revenue, Growth Manager, Account Executive, Outbound Sales Copywriter, Marketing Manager

Learn more and apply.



What it does: Montreal’s Effenco develops flexible and efficient heavy-vehicle hybrid solutions to reduce fleet-fuel costs and GHG emissions. The company also builds a global database of real-world vehicle operations that allows its systems to deliver reliable performance across a range of applications and vehicle OEMs.

The perks: Effenco offers a flexible work schedule, valuable opportunities for career progression, numerous in-office perks including nitrogen cold coffee and sparkling water, free lunch on Fridays, and an inclusive and open-minded work environment.

Current job openings: Linux Embedded Systems Developer, Data Engineer, Senior Mechanical Designer, Production Planner, Project Engineer — Data Valuation, Field Service Representative, Electrical Systems Engineer

Learn more and apply.

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