Considering a career change? There’s a wide variety of Canadian startups in a diverse range of industries hiring right now — everything from green energy to insurance to virtual workplace solutions for an increasingly remote workforce.
Here are 18 homegrown companies looking to grow their teams.
What they do: Founded in 2014, Kitchener-based Cloud DX helps patients stay home by providing remote patient monitoring hardware and software. Their Connected Health virtual care platform is used in hospitals and clinics across North America.
The perks: CEO and founder Robert Kaul recently announced that Canadian Cloud DX employees will receive a $1,000 benefit for mental health support.
Current openings: Senior Mobile Developer, Bilingual Patient Support Specialist, I.T. Support Analyst, Director of Software Development, Sales Development Representative, Deployment Success Specialist, Senior Front-end Developer, Senior .NET Developer, Business Development Representative (two roles available, one based on the east coast of the U.S., the other based on the west).
What they do: Boast.AI’s proprietary A.I.-driven software and in-house CPAs help companies in the U.S. and Canada automatically apply for research and development tax credits.
The perks: Boast.AI has a remote first and flexible work culture, continuous learning opportunities, generous vacation time, access to their community events and conferences, and annual company retreats in exciting destinations when travel is permitted.
Current openings: Customer Success Manager, Senior System Engineer, Technical Solutions Manager, Technical Writer, Director of Business Development, Senior Python Developer
What they do: Based in Toronto, Smart Nora has created the world’s first non-invasive snoring solution. The company’s technology detects early sounds of snoring and gently moves the user’s pillow to stop the snore — allowing users to say goodbye to other, more invasive options like mouthguards.
The perks: Smart Nora offers employees remote work accommodations with flexible hours and equipment, an extended health and dental insurance benefits package and weekly team socials.
Current openings: Email/SMS Marketing Specialist, Marketing Manager: Brand and Social, Digital Marketing Manager, Customer Delight Specialist.
What they do: Invinity is a leader in the cleantech field, creating vanadium-based energy storage systems for commercial and industrial sites that are highly scalable, safe and reliable. The company was founded in April 2020 after the merger of two flow battery industry leaders: redT energy plc and Avalon Battery.
The perks: Working at Invinity means joining a fast-growing company in a burgeoning industry: clean energy. The team is small, which means each member works in all areas of the business.
Current openings: Senior Buyer, Quality Documentation Coordinator, Manufacturing Technician (Electrical/Mechanical Support), Embedded Software Engineer, Software Q.A. Team Lead, Cell Stack Mechanical Engineer R&D, Assembler, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Director of Technology.
What they do: Based in Vancouver, Trulioo has been recognized as a CNBC Disruptor 50 Company, and has been named as Emerging Company of the Year by the BC Tech Association. Trulioo provides electronic identity and address verification that helps businesses verify who is accessing their website or app.
The perks: When working in-office, Trulioo employees have access to free snacks, unlimited coffee and catered lunches twice a week. The company also hosts sports and wellness activities, social events, birthday celebrations and lunch and learns. Plus, employees are offered learning opportunities and professional development programs.
Current openings: There are currently more than 50 openings at Trulioo, including: Senior Software Engineer, Intermediate Software Engineer, Account Executive Acquisition, Senior Software Engineer, Senior Front-end Mobile Software Engineer, Product Manager — DocV, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, Senior U.X./U.I. Web Designer, Senior Customer Success Manager, SEO (B2B) Manager.
What they do: Summit Nanotech is a Calgary-based company that develops clean energy technologies. Summit’s denaLi technology helps lithium miners extract the metal in a way that requires no freshwater, creates 90-percent less waste, needs 26 times less land, and emits 50-percent less greenhouse gasses compared to industrial averages. Recently, CEO Amanda Hall won the $1-million Women in Cleantech Challenge.
The perks: Working at Summit Nanotech means being on the cutting edge of clean energy technology. The company boasts a small and fast-growing team, rapidly expanding its projects in Western Canada and Latin America.
Current openings: H.R. Coordinator, Bookkeeper/Office Administrator, Grant Writer, Optics Engineer, Membrane Specialist.
What they do: This St. John’s-based company helps engineers to collaborate with each other remotely by allowing anyone to share and review designs, and capture and track feedback automatically. In October 2021, CoLab raised $17 million in Series A funding.
The perks: While CoLab’s head office is in St. John’s, there are hybrid and remote opportunities — most of the positions have the flexibility to work from anywhere in Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, New Brunswick or Nova Scotia.
Current openings: Product Manager, Intermediate Full Stack Developer, V.P. Marketing
What they do: Kitchener-based Tulip is the first mobile point of sale platform built for store associates, used by retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue, Coach and Chanel.
The perks: Tulip allows its employees to work remotely from anywhere in the world, offers a four- or four-and-a-half-day week, and a “workcation” benefit for employees to work reduced hours before or after any scheduled time off.
Current openings: Project Manager, Full Stack Software Developer, V.P. of Product, Solutions Engineer, Marketing Automation Specialist (Marketo), Employee Success Program Manager, Content Writer, Graphic Designer, Q.A. Engineer, Product Manager — Point of Sale, Development Team Lead, Director — Customer Support, Bilingual Business Development Representative (Spanish/English), iOS Developer, Senior iOS Developer, Manual Q.A. Engineer, Payroll Specialist
What they do: Perpetua helps e-commerce brands and agencies grow by optimizing advertising and using intelligent software to scale growth on marketplaces like Amazon and Instacart.
The perks: Full health benefits (including a health spending account) from Day 1, top-of-the-line tech to help employees build their workspace, flexible time off policy and free catered lunches from Toronto’s best restaurants daily when in office.
Current openings: Recruiter, Customer Education Manager, Social Media Strategist, Content Strategist, Content Marketer, Sales Operations
What they do: This Toronto-based company helps condos and rental towers lower their carbon emissions by installing an intelligent building automation system to maximize the building’s energy use and relieve the grid.
The perks: Parity offers wellness programs with virtual HIIT and yoga classes, as well as $1,000 per employee for training that supports their growth within the company.
Current openings: Building Automation Specialist, Customer Success Specialist, Energy Savings Analyst, Front-end Developer, DevOps Engineer, Lead Software Engineer, Energy Savings and Reporting Manager, Senior Account Manager.
What they do: Li-Cycle sustainably recovers critical materials from lithium-ion batteries, safely recycling the remaining materials.
The perks: The global environmental impact of this clean technology allow employees to make a first-hand difference in the fight against climate change.
Current openings: Enterprise Content Management DevOps, Talent Acquisition Manager, Investor Relations Manager, Human Resource Business Partner, Senior Project Manager, ESG and Sustainability Manager, Cybersecurity Specialist, Senior Financial Analyst — Financial Reporting, Senior Network Engineer, CAD Designer, Business Development Associate (Commodities), Senior Financial Analyst — Reporting and SOX, H.R. Communications Specialist, Executive Assistant, Legal Assistant.
What they do: Litmus provides solutions for seamless flow of machine data into actionable information for industrial companies.
The perks: At Litmus, employees are given flexible time off, stock options, paid educational opportunities and a medical, dental and vision plan.
Current openings: Growth Marketing Manager, Demand Generation Manager, Technical Product Owner, Front-end Developer, Q.A. Test Engineer, Senior Software Engineer — Golang, Technical Writer, U.X. Designer.
What they do: Founded in 2014, this Kitchener-based software company helps construction companies manage projects, make decisions and save time. Bridgit secured $24 million in funding in October 2021 to grow the company.
The perks: Bridgit has a remote-first work environment and flexible hours to enable employees to work wherever works for them. Plus, the company offers stock options and unlimited vacation time.
Current openings: Account-based Marketing Strategist, Senior Web Marketer, Senior Full Stack Developer, Data Engineer, Customer Success Manager, Account Executive.
What they do: Headquartered in Toronto, Peak Power forecasts, optimizes and automates energy resources. The company’s tech offsets the most expensive hours of electricity for both building owners and utility companies.
The perks: The team at Peak Power is at the cutting edge of the global transition to clean, carbon-free energy. Working at the company means joining a mission-focused team, as well as collaborating with experts in the real estate, energy and smart-city industries.
Current openings: Senior DevOps Engineer, Product Manager, Technical Proposal Writer.
What they do: This Vancouver-based company has created a connected workspace for revenue teams to communicate and collaborate to hit sales goals.
The perks: Dooly is a remote-first team and offers employees benefits like health and dental programs, generous vacation time, unlimited sick days, and a Personal Betterment and Joy Fund to spend on anything that brings employees happiness.
Current opening: Staff Software Engineer, Salesforce Administrator, Revenue Operations Specialist, Customer Success Coach, Community and Content Marketing Manager, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Demand Generation Manager, Account Manager, Art Director, Senior Product Designer, Front-end Developer
What they do: Founded in 2016, ProNavigator’s platform was built for insurance businesses to help them improve access to information and automate workflows, thus giving insurance agents back hours of their time.
The perks: While ProNavigator’s office is located in Kitchener, employees are currently working entirely remotely. Employees are offered flexible schedules and a competitive vacation and benefits package.
Current openings: Director of Finance, Senior DevOps Developer, Senior Product Designer, Financial Controller, Full Stack Senior Developers, Full Stack Intermediate Developers, Enterprise Account Executive — U.S., Senior Data Scientist.
What they do: Founded by physicists, engineers and computer scientists, Pathcore creates comprehensive digital solutions for better image management and workflow for teams in research, consulting, education and telepathology.
The perks: Employees are offered medical and health benefits, as well as a remote work benefits package.
Current openings: Front-end Developer, Back-end Developer, H.R. Manager, Technical Account Manager, Product Designer, Lead Web Developer, Marketing Coordinator, Full Stack Developer, Software Engineer in Test, Sales Development Representative, Software Sales Executive.
What they do: The Babbly app can track and analyze a baby’s speech and language as early as three months after birth. It also provides recommendations from doctors, and personalized activities to develop the baby’s skills.
The perks: The Toronto company offers competitive salaries and stock options, remote work policy with lots of flexibility, annual off-site events, and a health and dental package.
Current openings: Head of Product, Machine Learning Scientist, Clinical Researcher, Copywriter.
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