After a year like no other, this holiday season provides a much-needed reset for Canadians. If you’re looking for a way to start 2021 with a clean slate, you might want to explore your career options.
Startups have so much to offer job-seekers: they provide highly competitive benefits, they tend to prioritize employee work-life balance, and, most importantly, they offer the opportunity to work on meaningful, rewarding projects.
Take the first step in landing a new job at one of these exciting Canadian companies.
What they do: With head offices in Mississauga, Li-Cycle operates safe and sustainable lithium-ion battery recycling plants, including logistics management and damaged battery handling. The company just announced a Series C equity funding round to help its North American expansion plans.
The perks: Working at Li-Cycle means working on global projects that have a large environmental impact. Employees are given the opportunity to lead important projects with their climate-driven team.
Current job openings: Africa Commercial Representative, Plant Operator, Vice President of Corporate Development, Financial Analyst, Director of Government Relations, Health and Safety and Environmental Specialist, Business Systems Administrator
What they do: Toronto-based electronic glasses developer eSight offer an innovative device that allows legally blind people to see. Learn more about what it’s like to be on their team in this feature on their workplace culture and see real-life results of their work in the video below.
The perks: On top of getting the chance to positively change lives with your work, employees are offered generous vacation, health and dental coverage.
Current job openings: UX Intern, Marketing Specialist, Regulatory Technical Writer, Vice President of International Business Development, Customer Training and Sales Specialist, Machine Learning Intern
What they do: The team at Medchart builds a digital health portal that allows medical professionals and patients to interact in a secure setting, including the option to access health records online.
The perks: Employees have flexible benefits, a lifestyle spending account, performance incentives and frequent remote socials.
Current job openings: Provider Operations Manager, Lead Trainer, Health Information Scanning Specialist, Customer Support Specialist, Change Management Specialist, Platform Product Manager
What they do: Montreal-based Moka runs an automated finance platform that helps users meet personalized goals through recommendations and “spare change” roundups for optimized saving. The company was recently listed as one of North America’s biggest industry challengers.
The perks: The team at Moka is tightly knit with regular social events, comprehensive health benefits, flexible working conditions and professional development opportunities.
What they do: Kitchener-based Bridgit develops real-time project management apps for construction sites. After a successful $9.4-million raise earlier this year, the company is planning to ramp up partner integrations.
The perks: Bridgit offers employees work flexibility, competitive salaries, unlimited vacations and four-hour Fridays.
Current job openings: Enterprise Account Executive, Senior Frontend Developer, Business Development Representative, Account Executive
What they do: Based in St. John’s, CoLab builds a collaborative review and issue tracking platform for engineers working in design and manufacturing. Their platform allows for stakeholders to access 3D reviews for critical decision-making and provide real-time feedback.
The perks: CoLab employees get competitive salaries, stock options, unlimited vacation and a remote-friendly setting.
Current job openings: QA & Release Lead, Content Marketer, Mechanical Engineering SME, Senior Customer Success Manager, Senior Backend Developer, Sales Development Representative
What they do: Humi builds an all-inclusive digital platform for human resources professionals that covers a range of functions from payroll to benefits. The company recently released a report looking at the Canadian HR industry, where it examined women’s underrepresentation in the tech industry.
The perks: Being a part of this fast-growing company means having a stable work-life balance, unlimited personal days and access to valuable leadership opportunities.
Current job openings: Implementation Experience Associate, Software Engineering Lead, Client Support Associate, Payroll Experience Associate, Senior PHP Full Stack Software Engineer
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: The team at VoPay see generous vacation pay, health benefits, weekly free lunches and great career development opportunities.
Current job openings: Project Manager, QA Analyst, Inbound Sales Development Representative, Outbound Business Development Representative
What they do: Slice Labs, which currently has openings in Ottawa and New York, runs an on-demand cloud platform for insurance companies. Its service lets insurers provide customers with a range of options from pay-as-you-go products to customized digital insurance packages.
The perks: The team at Slice Labs is encouraged to find a healthy work-life balance, learn about the insurance industry through experience and enjoy a fun working environment.
Current job openings: Manual Tester, Frontend Developer, Senior Java Developer, Senior Frontend Developer, general call for applications
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 a member of the MaRS Momentum program, KOHO is slotted 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: UX Researcher, PR and Communications Lead, Director of Experimentation, Director of Security, B2B Senior Software Developer, Chief Technology Officer, Senior Product Manager, Talent Coordinator
What they do: With offices in Toronto and San Francisco, BioRender allows people of all skill levels to create presentable, easy-to-understand science figures through their web-based platform.
The perks: Employees are offered competitive salaries with high growth potential, and expect their team to be scrappy, collaborative and transparent.
Current job openings: Graphics and Social Media Coordinator, Scientific Content Coordinator, Automation QA Developer, Medical Illustrator, Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Scientific Designer, Engineering Manager
What they do: Ada builds an automated platform that allows enterprise businesses to run more efficient customer experiences through AI chatbots. Their company has teamed up with big-name clients, such as Telus, Shopify, MailChimp and Zoom.
The perks: Ada has won several awards for their workplace culture and offers employees stock options, competitive benefits and salaries, unlimited vacation and educational support.
Current job openings: Talent Sourcer, Director of Brand Design, Senior Frontend Developer, Partner Manager, Digital Channels and Demand Generation Senior Manager, Chat Enrichment Senior Manager
What they do: Taplytics is a Canadian leader in mobile optimization, empowering app creators to optimize their campaigns and push notifications quickly to the right audiences. It currently has job openings in Vancouver and Toronto.
The perks: Emlpoyees at Taplytics see unlimited vacation, continuing education allowances and standard benefits.
Current job openings: Enterprise Account Executive, Senior QA Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Senior Technical Support Engineer
What they do: Toronto-based Tealbook runs an AI-driven procurement platform for companies to connect with suppliers while providing analytics and efficiency to clients. The company began offering free vendor reports throughout COVID-19 to help local organizations connect with suppliers globally.
The perks: Tealbook offers employees competitive benefits, flexible schedules and places an emphasis on employee mental health.
Visit the MaRS Tech Job Board, your go-to resource for kickstarting your career in the innovation community, for more opportunities.