Canada’s startup scene is hot. There’s something for anyone, whether you’re looking for a career pivot or your next dream job. There are amazing opportunities in every field, from the ever-expanding telehealth market to the climate-tech industry working to heal the planet.
Here are 17 startups hiring in Canada.
What it does: Based in Waterloo, Axonify transforms corporate learning to make onboarding and employee training easier. The venture’s learning management system software is quick for both employees and employers to pick up.
The perks: Employees at Axonify are offered flexible paid time off, “life care” days, summer Fridays, connections to financial, physical and mental well-being programs, a hybrid work model, flexible work hours, and a flexible holiday program that allows workers to take the days off that matter to them.
What it does: Toronto-based Tiny Mile builds the little pink delivery robots that can be seen roaming the city’s streets. The company is currently working through solutions to ensure its robots can safely co-exist with those with low mobility and vision, as well as seniors and children.
The perks: Tiny Mile provides customers with a competitive salary, stock-option plan, flexible work schedule and development opportunities.
Current openings: Recruiter Coordinator, Product Manager, Pilot, Marketing Manager, Software Engineer.
What it does: Deep Genomics uses A.I. and machine learning to revolutionize RNA therapies that will have the ability to treat any gene and any genetic condition. The scale-up aims to use its technology as a means to find better pharmaceuticals faster. Deep Genomics recently raised U.S.$180 million and currently has at least 10 drugs in preclinical development, and four of them are set to enter human trials by mid-2023.
The perks: Employees get the choice of working in-office in Toronto or Boston, or virtually. Plus, Deep Genomics offers stock ownership, flexible vacation time and regular social events for team members.
Current openings: There are 32 job openings including Software Engineer — Data Visualization, Software Engineer — Data Engineering, Senior Software Engineer — Bioinformatics, Graduate Research Intern (Computational Biology), Research Associate — In Vivo, Project Manager — Predictive Systems.
What it does: Toronto’s Altus Assessments helps make higher-education admissions fairer. The company’s platform evaluates candidates beyond grades and technical skills which, in turn, creates a more diverse and value-driven student population.
The perks: Altus Assessments offers employees a range of benefits, such as comprehensive health coverage, flexible vacation, a GRSP matching program, professional-development stipends, home-office workspace equipment and more.
Current openings: This venture is hiring dozens of positions, including Product Marketing Manager (HigherEd, EdTech, B2B), Director of Sales, Legal Contracts Manager.
What it does: Dialogue, headquartered in Montreal, is a telehealth provider that consolidates many different programs into one app.
The perks: Employees at Dialogue have a flexible work schedule, gym membership reimbursement, paid time off to volunteer and stock options.
Current openings: There are currently 52 job openings at Dialogue including Campaign Specialist, Data Analyst — Product and Tech, Data Analyst — Pricing and Cost, Analytics Engineer, Trauma Intervention Responder, and HRIS Analyst.
What it does: Aspire takes crickets and cricket waste and processes them into nutritional ingredients for people and pets. The company has developed a proprietary process to produce high-quality crickets at a commercial scale.
The perks: Aspire offers its employees paid time off, medical benefits, parental leave top-up, RRSP and a stock option plan.
Current openings: Controller, Licensed Electrician, Licensed Millwright, Health and Safety Manager, Lead Data Analyst, Technical Sales Director — Plant Nutrition, Technical Sales Director — Pet Nutrition, Cricket R&D Technician — Austin.
What it does: Dooly is a Vancouver-based startup that has created a connected virtual workplace 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 openings: Principal Software Engineer, Data Engineer, Sales Operations Specialist, Lead Product Designer (remote, Canada and USA), Inside Sales Manager (remote, Canada and USA), Mid-market Account Executive, Principal Software Engineer, Sales Operations Specialist, Senior Product Marketing Manager (remote, USA and Canada), Senior Product Designer (remote, North America), Senior Product Marketing Manager (remote, USA and Canada), Front-end Developer, Lead Product Designer (remote, Canada and USA), Senior Product Designer (remote, North America).
What it does: Invinity creates vanadium-based energy storage systems for commercial and industrial sites that are highly scalable, safe and reliable.
The perks: Working at Invinity means joining a fast-growing company in a bustling industry: clean energy.
Current openings: H.R. Coordinator, Facilities Project Manager, Vice President — Marketing, Vice President — Business Development, Supplier Development Engineer, Manufacturing Technician (Electrical/Mechanical Support), Embedded Software Engineer, Senior Mechanical Engineer.
What it does: This Ottawa-based company is pioneering technology that enables the ultra-speedy charging of lithium-ion batteries without compromising battery life — and without changing the battery’s chemistry or manufacturing process.
The perks: GBatteries employees are offered a minimum two weeks of vacation, offsites and outings, and an office setup budget for people working remotely.
Current openings: Electronics Technician — Summer 2022, Systems Integrator (S.W.), Firmware Developer, Firmware Developer — Summer 2022, Hardware Design Engineer, Full-stack Developer, Data Engineer, Data Engineer — Summer 2022, Full-stack Developer — Summer 2022, Hardware Design Engineer, Senior Hardware Engineer, Battery Research Scientist.
What it does: This Montreal-based company uses satellite technology to track greenhouse gases (GHGs) and air quality from industrial sites. The company launched the world’s first satellite capable of measuring GHG emissions from any industrial facility in the world in 2016. In 2021, GHGSat received a $20-million investment from the federal government with the goal of helping Canada meet climate objectives.
The perks: GHGSat offers health and social benefits like flex time, as well as continuing-development opportunities.
Current openings: Image Processing Expert, Human Resources Coordinator, Senior Back-end Developer, Avionics Developer, Senior Q.A. Analyst, SRE Specialist, QA Analyst.
What it does: Ada’s A.I.-powered platform helps enterprises around the world automate their customer service to save time and reduce cost.
The perks: Ada offers a generous stock-option plan, unlimited vacation, a wellness account, life insurance, a flexible work schedule, development opportunities and a digital-first remote WFH role with a budget for home-office spending.
Current openings: There are currently 53 job openings including Staff DevOps Engineer, Senior Data Platform Engineer (Remote), Technical Support Engineer — Tier 3 (Remote), Email Marketing Specialist (Remote), Data Analyst (Remote), Strategic Sales Development Representative (Remote).
What it does: Flybits uses contextual intelligence technology to help banks engage with their customers one-on-one. The platform helps clients provide data-driven, personalized recommendations and advice to create value beyond financial assets.
The perks: Flybits offers its employees a generous vacation policy, social events, lunch ‘n learns, weekly build-your-own breakfast and lunch bars, community volunteer opportunities and a game room with ping-pong and chess.
Current openings: Cloud Security Engineer, Technical Product Manager, Director — Enterprise Strategy, Director — Product Design, Quality Assurance Engineer, Product Owner, Growth Marketing Manager, Inside Sales Executive, Engineering Manager, Senior Software Engineer.
What it does: Halifax-based Metamaterial Technologies designs smart materials and photonics that are changing the way we use light. Its solutions are ideal for the communications, aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics, energy and medical industries.
The perks: Metamaterial Technologies provides a retirement savings matching program, group health insurance, paid time off, paid sick leave and personal days.
Current openings: Video and Graphic Designer, Senior Financial Reporting Analyst, Public Relations Advisor, Vice President — Marketing, Reliability Engineer, Manufacturing Technician, Marketing Communications Specialist, Chemistry Technician, Research and Development Technician or Technologist, Process Technician, Materials Scientist — ARfusion Technology, Equipment Engineer — ARfusion Technology.
What it does: Mysa has created the first-ever high-voltage smart thermostat that helps lower energy bills and reduce a user’s carbon footprint.
The perks: Employees enjoy unlimited paid time off, a flexible work environment, training and development allowance, a health-and-wellness allowance, annual salary increases and an employee stock option purchase plan.
Current openings: Junior Embedded Developer, Vice President — Software Development, Planning Analyst, Software Q.A. Lead, Senior Q.A. Analyst, Intermediate Embedded Software Developer, Intermediate Q.A. Analyst, Software Developer.
What it does: Open Ocean Robotics produces energy-harvesting unmanned boats, equipped with sensors and cameras, for a safe and affordable way to collect ocean data. The startup’s technology is also 100-percent renewable energy.
The perks: Open Ocean Robotics provides its employees with stock options and benefits like healthcare, a drug plan and dental benefits.
Current openings: Accounting Manager, Intermediate Embedded Hardware/Firmware Engineer, Human Resources Manager, Executive Assistant to the CEO/Office Operations Manager, Electronics Engineer Lead, Senior Software Engineer (Back-end Cloud Platform), Intermediate DevOps Engineer, Software Engineer (Vessel Systems), Lead Q.A. Engineer, Marine Project Scientist.
What it does: Toronto-based Think Research is a healthcare software company that organizes the world’s health information so that everyone has access to the best care. The company’s point-of-care, clinical-decision support tools are used by health systems and providers to improve outcomes, save time and reduce administrative burdens and costs.
The perks: Employees at Think Research are offered perks such as an employee referral bonus, social events and the opportunity to work in a high-impact industry doing meaningful work.
Current openings: There are currently 26 job openings including, U.X. Designer — Marketing, Senior Manager — Marketing, Operations Director — Marketing, Walk-in Physicians — HealthCare Plus, Senior Back-end Engineer, Physiotherapist — HealthCare Plus.
What it does: Li-Cycle recovers critical materials from lithium-ion batteries, safely recycling the remaining materials.
The perks: The global environmental impact of this clean technology allows employees to make a first-hand difference in the fight against climate change.
Current openings: Law Clerk, Sales Administrator, System Owner — Human Capital Management (HCM), Senior Project Manager, Senior Business Analyst, I.T. Project Coordinator, Payroll Manager, Analyst — Valuation and Business Modeling, Manager — Compensation and Benefits, Senior Process Engineer Lead, Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP), H.R. Communications Specialist, Legal Assistant.
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