By: Randy Gaudreau | Aug 25, 2022
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By: Randy Gaudreau
September marks the official and unfortunate end of the summer months. But it can also mark the beginning of something great.
If you’re looking for a place to get started, the September edition of our 10 Ottawa tech companies with job openings list features open roles with companies ranging from interactive media development studios to video security solution providers – and so much more.
Start September off strong, by joining a team with a growing tech company here in Ottawa.
Founded over a century ago, Abbott Laboratories is a global company headquartered in Illinois employing over 110,000 around the world in 160 countries. Its focus is on creating products for the healthcare industry from diagnostics and medical devices to nutrition and branded generic pharmaceuticals.
In Canada, Abbott employs 1,500, with Ottawa’s Abbott Point of Care being home to the research and development and manufacturing operations for the i-STAT cartridge since 1984. The i-STAT system is an easy-to-use, advanced blood analyzer that quickly and accurately provides health care professionals with real-time, lab-quality results within minutes.
Abbott highlights a culture driven by diversity and innovation and offers employees comprehensive health programs, workplace flexibility and benefits. Abbott also encourages and promotes employee growth through training, mentoring, tuition reimbursement and development programs.
CANImmunize specializes in immunization software and keeps a digital record of vaccinations for government, employers, health care workers and Canadians.
This fast-growing Ottawa-based startup built the first digital vaccination tracking tool in 2012, the CANImmunize app, a mobile app and web portal providing Canadians with access to their vaccination records and is internationally recognized by Heath Standards Organization and the World Health Organization’s Vaccine Safety Net.
Employees of CANImmunize benefit from a “work where you’re most productive” policy, and a high-energy, fast-paced environment, that provides opportunities to work with cutting-edge technology.
Powered by AI technology, FundMore’s fully customizable loan servicing software aims to provide automated mortgage processing solutions that streamline and simplify the mortgage experience for lenders and for Canadians. FundMore was chosen as a finalist for the Industry Service Provider of The Year Award 2021, a part of the annual Canadian Mortgage Awards recognizing outstanding achievements, best practices and leadership in the mortgage business.
As a FundMore.ai employee, you can work from anywhere in the world with a group of fun and dedicated colleagues. Employees also benefit from flexible hours while experiencing the fast-paced startup culture.
Full-stack Software Developer, Machine Learning Engineer, QA Automation Engineer, Senior Data Scientist and more. View all positions and apply on their careers page.
Genomadix is an Ottawa-based startup focused on producing molecular tests for infectious disease, precision medicine and water safety testing. Genomadix’s technology has a total of 2 million hours of R &D, 11 patents issued and 23 peer-reviewed scientific publications, after growing to a total of 37 employees in 2021, it is looking to invest in building its team further.
As an employee of Genomadix, you will join a talented team in revolutionizing the world of medical diagnostics. You will receive benefits from day one, and be entitled to four weeks of vacation and 10 personal days per year.
Competitive benefits and wellness packages are also included in the employee perks, highlighting a wellness app that offers online counselling as well as other resources to help you with your day-to-day well-being. Goal-based incentives are also mentioned as perks, including bonuses, extra vacation time and free lunch.
California-based Infinera creates products to facilitate the high-speed transfer of information over optical networks. The company arrived in Ottawa in 2009, setting up its local R&D base with three employees, and since, Infinera has grown to become one of the company’s growing R&D departments.
Recently, Infinera introduced a new suite of XR Optics-powered Coherent pluggable solutions, enabling the company to create a completely new market.
Infinera offers a workplace with highly educated colleagues, and strong diversity and inclusion values. Employees at Infinera will benefit from stock-purchasing plans, competitive salaries, and health and dental benefits.
Innovapost is the technology arm of the Canada Post Group of Companies, which includes Canada Post, Purolator, and SCI Group. Operating the largest retail network and the biggest transportation fleet in Canada, the Canada Post Group of Companies delivers nearly 7 billion pieces of mail, parcels, and messages each year. Innovapost provides client-specific Information Technology (IT), Information Systems (IS), and business solution services exclusively within the Group and helps them deliver innovative solutions and value to Canadians.
With offices in Ottawa, Mississauga, and Toronto, they employ a highly skilled workforce of 750 business and technical professionals. Their work transforms operations and modernizes business to meet the demands of the evolving mail, courier, and logistics industries. By joining Innovapost, you will be able to positively impact how Canadians deliver and receive their packages and mail.
Continuous improvement and focus in areas like Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, Environmental and Social Governance, and investment in a hybrid workplace, are just a few feathers in the cap for a company that was awarded IT World Canada’s 2022 Digital Transformation Award in Large Public Sector.
As technology evolves, Innovapost believes in investing in their High Performing Workforce with the Skills of Tomorrow through continuous learning and career growth. With access to learning platforms like Degreed, LinkedIn Leaning, Microsoft Enterprise Skills Initiative, and a Leadership Developmental Program, Innovapost enables employees to connect learning with skills and map skills to open opportunities.
Lightship’s tech platform aims to enhance safety and efficiency on industrial work sites. Its state-of-the-art technology provides comprehensive incident response, in-field data collection and asset management solutions to large industries, local government and emergency management organizations, all through user-friendly web interfaces and mobile apps.
Used for industrial manufacturing and mining sites, events, and emergency response, Lightship is trusted by IBM, Government of Canada, and Port of Tampa Bay, and is looking to grow its Ottawa team as it develops a new program for 5G security testing.
Lightship offers flexible and remote-friendly work options and employees enjoy premium medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their families. Lightship is also dedicated to employee growth and development and takes a collaborative approach to ensure employees have access to training opportunities.
Originally founded by a group of veterans from the video game industry in 2009, Snowed in Studios is a game and interactive media development studio. The company develops for a variety of platforms from consoles, mobile devices and tablets to proprietary hardware and highlights experience in developing interactive museum exhibits, touch/gesture-controlled software, training software, graphic visualizations and more.
Recently recognized as one of the Top 10 Places to Work in Ottawa and one of the Best Places to Work in Canada by gamesindustry.biz, joining the team means enjoying a variety of work, the opportunity to work on triple-A titles, a relaxed atmosphere and work-life balance.
Team members (Snowmies) are also offered a comprehensive befits package including dental care, health care, vision care, long-term disability, physio and massage coverage, as well as generous compensation, RRSP matching and employee stock purchase programs and financial assistance to help with relocation to Ottawa.
T-Base helps financial, telecom, healthcare, government, and education organizations to convert communication materials such as statements, documents and textbooks for accessibility into braille, large print, audio, and online accessible PDFs. The company also provides web accessibility audits as well as accessibility training.
Its single-source solution provides statements and documents in every alternate format from a single file, saving companies time and money, including a long list of Fortune 500 companies and leading educational institutions.
T-base provides a customer-focused, innovative, challenging, and fun learning environment where you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable skills. Being part of the T-base team also means you’ll have the opportunity to do rewarding work, making websites and mobile apps more accessible for all people.
Processing Specialist, Full Stack Developer, Software Developer, Test Automation Specialist and more. For more details and to apply, visit their careers page.
WannLynx’ technology gives gas stations and retailers a secure way to provide transactional engagement at payment terminals and at the pump. WannLynx provides customers with full control of what appears on their terminals, including at gas pump displays, POS systems, PIN pads and kiosks, providing an opportunity to include branding elements and targeted messaging, as well as advertisements, in-store promotions and even trivia and games to improve the customer’s experience and increase sales.
At Wannlynx, you’ll have the chance to play an essential role as part of a small, motivated team working on cutting-edge work.
Software Engineers, Azure Cloud Architects, Software Developers, and more. For more information on how to apply, visit their career page.
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