Changing fields can be daunting, but moving to a startup environment may be easier than you think.
Whether you’re seeking school credits through an internship or looking to take your managerial experience to a tight-knit team, startups across the country are hiring across all experience levels in areas of expertise, such as machine learning, video production, software development and more.
Find your next career move at one of the Canadian companies below:
What they do: Toronto-based startup Thriver offers flexible food programs and virtual experiences to organizations looking to engage employees, working with big-name companies including Shopify, PayPal, Lyft and Amazon. Formerly known as Platterz, the company underwent a massive rebrand last year following a $43.8 million raise and is expanding its team.
The perks: Employees at Thriver see a range of benefits from health coverage to stock options and summer hours.
Current job openings: Paid Acquisition Marketing Manager, Senior Frontend Software Engineer, Senior Quality Assurance Analyst, Customer Support Associate, Senior Product Manager
What they do: Montreal-based Shakepay allows Canadians to quickly and safely make bitcoin transactions. Its self-described “fiery” team has a mission to create open access to wealth building.
The perks: Shakepay offers employees equity in the growing company, personal development options, generous vacation and a remote-friendly environment on an ongoing basis.
Current job openings: Office Manager, Financial Operations Analyst, Social Media Manager, Risk and Compliance Manager, Customer Onboarding Representative, Partnerships Manager, Junior Developer, Product Designer
What they do: BrokerBay builds a software that is helping to evolve the real estate buying and selling process, allowing clients to virtually tour listings in 3D, make offers, chat with brokers and more.
The perks: The team at BrokerBay is tight-knit, hardworking and is looking for candidates to join them team and continue to grow the company at a rapid pace.
Current job openings: Client Onboarding Specialist, Principal Engineer, Associate Product Designer, SaaS Business Development Representative, Senior Product Designer
What they do: Founded in 2016, Xanadu works in the emerging field of quantum computing, which allows computers to store large amounts of information using less energy than traditional systems, making for faster and better processing.
The perks: The team at Xanadu works in a collaborative and learning-encouraged environment on the job and taking a self-driven approach.
Current job openings: Experimental Physicist, Lead Electrical Engineer, Head of Business Development, Photonic Systems Engineer, Quantum Error Correction Researcher, Senior Software Developer
What they do: Based in Sudbury, Flosonics Medical develops wearable ultrasound sensors for in-hospital and at-home use. The company recently pivoted to develop wearables that tracks COVID-19 symptoms in patients.
The perks: A chance to work on a highly-skilled team developing cutting-edge technology that is making a tangible impact on patients’ lives.
Current job openings: Software Quality Assurance Tester, iOS Software Developer, Web Developer
What they do: Toronto-based Reformulary supports employers and unions with custom drug plans through a subscription-based model.
The perks: Employees see health benefits, paid vacation time and personal development opportunities.
Current job openings: Sales and Channel Account Executive, Director of Sales, Product Manager, open call for applications
What they do: Coherent Path is a predictive analytics company that helps retailers build relationships with customers through digital marketing, email campaigns and machine learning.
The perks: The team at Coherent Path sees generous benefits from paid parental leave to health and dental coverage and flexible vacation plans.
Current job openings: B2B Digital Marketer, Technical Account Manager, Associate Customer Success Manager
What they do: Vancouver-based Dooly saves employers time and resources through its automated CRM efficiency tool.
The perks: Self-named “Dooligans” strive to be purposeful, ambitious and curious — and management keeps them happy through prioritizing wellness, growth and culture.
Current job openings: Intermediate Full Stack Engineer, Senior Product Designer, Controller, Product Specialist, Content Marketing Manager
What they do: Based in Toronto, LowestRates.ca helps Canadians compare auto insurance options, credit cards and mortgage rates to help manage their finances.
The perks: Employees are offered hands-on learning opportunities, flexible hours, competitive salaries and health benefits.
Current job openings: Business Insights Analyst, Business Development Manager for Mortgage Lead Sales, Front End Developer, Product Manager
What they do: One of Toronto’s latest leaders in electric vehicle (EV) charging, ChargeLab makes affordable EV chargers for individuals and businesses alike.
The perks: ChargeLab is at the forefront of a rapidly-growing industry and works to keep top talent on its team through competitive compensation packages and a mission-driven values system.
Current job openings: Web Developer, Senior Java Developer, Sales Development Representative, Mobile Application Developer, Account Executive
What they do: Toronto-based EventMobi allows event hosts to engage with their attendees in meaningful and unique ways through custom app experiences. The company has managed to navigate a rapidly changing industry during COVID-19 and released a suite of new online-focused products to serve the growing demand for remote connections.
The perks: EventMobi offers competitive salaries, company stock options as well as health and dental benefits.
Current job openings: Vice President of Finance, Marketing Video Product, IT Operations Specialist, Support Specialist, Event Success Manager, Director of Livestream Production, Support Engineer, Contracted Video Editor
What they do: Tulip is a mobile application provider that improves frontline customer service and how payments are made in retail stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Kate Spade and Coach.
The perks: Employees enjoy full benefits and perks like weekly catered lunches and regular social events.
Current job openings: Graphic Designer, Employee Event Coordinator, Project Manager, Solutions Engineer, Business Development Representative, Digital Marketing Specialist, Account Executive
What they do: Toronto-based Finaeo is an insurance tech company that builds a digital marketplace for advisors to simplify the life and health insurance process from client onboarding to quotes and payments.
The perks: Working at Finaeo means accessing a range of benefits from flexible vacation to stock options and professional training opportunities.
Current job openings: Digitization Intern, Senior Engineer, Customer Success Lead, Growth Marketing Manager, Business Development Representative
What they do: Smooth Commerce builds mobile apps for merchants across various industries from restaurants to sports teams. Its apps are built to make for easier customer experiences through loyalty rewards, customized promotions and in-app payments.
The perks: The team at Smooth Commerce gets health and dental insurance, stock options and paid vacation time, along with the option to work with local favourites like Mary Brown’s, Denny’s Canada, Balzac’s Coffee Roasters, Maker Pizza and Fresh Restaurants.
Current job openings: UX Designer, Intermediate React Developer, Senior Backend PHP Developer, iOS Team Lead
What they do: Inagene has developed a genetic testing kit for those suffering with chronic pain conditions to better inform the patient and clinician decision-making process, allowing for safer treatment options.
The perks: Working at Inagene puts you in a field of work that has a direct positive impact on people’s lives and will contribute to a safer treatment system.
Current job openings: Medical Science Liaison, Full Stack Developer, Manager of Marketing and Business Development
What they do: Top Hat builds an online education platform that is connected to more than 750 of North America’s top learning institutions. The company just received an additional U.S.$130 million from one of their long-time investors.
The perks: Top Hat offers full medical, health and lifestyle benefits to their employees, along with access to industry events for professional development and stock options for its growing company.
Current job openings: iOS Developer, Intermediate Full Stack Developer, Senior Financial Analyst, Performance and SEO Marketing Manager, Bilingual Customer Support Specialist, Data Scientist Team Lead
What they do: Toronto-based Forma builds an automated tool that helps to design, administer and monitor performance-driven incentives in organizations.
The perks: The team at Forma sees competitive compensation, stock options, health benefits, personal development opportunities and an environment that encourages collaboration and growth.
Current job openings: Technical Recruiter, Finance Manager, Customer Operations Analyst, Content Specialist, Software Engineer, Growth Marketing Specialist, Account Executive
What they do: Halifax-based B-Line builds a combined hardware-software solution for building owners that helps to prevent the spread of infectious disease through automated capacity monitoring, transmission tracking and more.
The perks: Working at B-line means working on a small team where you can have ownership of your work in an increasingly important industry.
Current job openings: Senior Mobile Developer, DevOps Engineer, Full Stack Developer
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