12 awesome Toronto companies hiring right now

Sep 25 2017, 1:08 am

With a new season underway, there’s no better time to get your life in gear and land that dream job you’ve always wanted.

Whether you’ve been unemployed for months or you’re just looking for a change from your current role, we’ve tracked down some of the most innovative Toronto companies currently looking to hire a variety of roles.

From an organization that helps homeowners and businesses lower their energy use to an innovative app that connects explorers, here are 12 awesome Toronto companies hiring right now.

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  • Who: 500px helps over 12 million photographers expand their creative networks of friends, colleagues and mentors, learn new technical and aesthetic skills, and make money doing what they love.
  • Jobs: 500px currently has more than 20 positions open at its Toronto office which range from engineers and developers to photo editors and photographers.
  • Perks: Employee benefits include hackathons, team hangouts, creative expression, owners’ mentality, Power Hour on Friday, lots of ping-pong games, dance parties, extensive health, dental, and vision insurance, healthy workspace, life insurance, healthy lunches, flexible hours, and a sleek work desk in our open-concept office.
  • More: To learn more about each position available head over to the 500px jobs page.


  • Who: Nymi develops biometric and authentication technologies and applications for consumer electronics. Nymi’s first product, the Nymi Band, is a wearable device that delivers biometrically secured, persistent authentication.
  • Jobs: Nymi is looking to grow its team and hire a Human Resources & Recruitment Manager and a Purchasing and Operations Lead.
  • Perks: You’ll not only get to make a meaningful, long-lasting difference in an industry that is ripe for change, you’ll get to work with a bright and talented team, collaborate in an open-concept, dynamic office and work environment, and join an incredible culture.
  • More: You can find full details for each of these roles on the Nymi careers page.


  • Who: Since launching in 2007, ecobee has enabled hundreds of thousands of consumers to control their home comfort anytime, anywhere using their smartphone, tablet or computer, making it easier for homeowners and businesses to lower their energy use.
  • Jobs: ecobee currently has more than 20 openings in the following departments: Business Development, Customer Service, Firmware Development, Front-End Web Development, Hardware, Marketing, Mobile Development, Product, Product Engineering, Quality Insurance, and Server Development.
  • Perks: Company perks include volunteer and charitable giving program, demo days and lunch-n-learns, training and education fund, full health benefits, employee recognition, fresh fruit and snacks, planet positivity, stock options, impact and ownership, indoor bike racks and storage, and you’ll get to work with small, agile teams that are proudly Canadian.
  • More: You can learn more about every opening on the ecobee career page.


  • Who: Wave is changing the way millions of small businesses make money, spend money and track money. Wave delivers innovative financial services and award-winning free software to small- and micro-businesses around the world to help businesses grow and thrive.
  • Jobs: Wave is looking to hire a Chargeback Dispute Specialist, Data Insights Analyst, Payroll Support Analyst, Senior DevOps Engineer, Senior Product Designer, Senior Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer (Onboarding), Software Engineer Ruby, Sr. Financial Analyst, and Team Lead (Engineering).
  • Perks: Wave provides its employees with unparalleled perks that include top-of-the-line MacBook for maximum effectiveness, full benefits package starting day one, annual wellness allowance, education and conference allowance, stock options, serious career development and mentorship opportunities, flexible working hours, fully loaded kitchens: snacks/fruits/drinks/beer, comfortable office with room to hang out socially, glorious rooftop patio with a view of Downtown Toronto, and most importantly a dog-friendly office.
  • More: You can learn more about these exciting opportunities on the Wave jobs page.

Q4 Inc.

  • Who: Q4 is the fastest growing cloud-based investor relations and capital market solution in the IR Industry with now over 1,000 global clients including Master Card, The New York Times, Intel, Sales Force, Nike, McDonald’s, Live Nation, and Shopify. These companies look to Q4’s leading web and intelligence solutions to power successful IR programs, engage with their investors and make better decisions in the capital markets.
  • Jobs: Current job openings include: Computer Software Web Developer, Senior Director (Corporate Sales), Full Stack Developer, Junior Digital Events Coordinator, and a Billing and Revenue Specialist.
  • Perks: Employee perks include unlimited paid time off, flexible work schedule, competitive salary and health benefits, dog-friendly office, complimentary tea, coffee and snacks, monthly themed socials, hackathon events, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive program.
  • More: Full details can be found on the Q4 careers page.


  • Who: Shoelace helps e-commerce merchants retarget shoppers who abandoned the site through retargeting campaigns. Most businesses don’t have the budget to hire an expert. Shoelace is automating the role of a human expert and offering it at scale to those who otherwise couldn’t afford one.
  • Jobs: Shoelace is currently looking to hire a Full-Stack Developer, Software Engineer, Facebook Ads Specialist, Customer Success Manager, Customer Support Specialist, and an Associate Product Manager.
  • Perks: You’ll not only get to work alongside an incredibly talented team, you’ll get to enjoy fun team bonding lunches and activities, and also attend industry conferences and events.
  • More: You can learn about each of these roles on the Shoelace job page.


  • Who: Rubikloud’s big data architecture gathers retailer data from online and offline consumer behaviours to help retailers gain insight into preferences ranging from product affinity and price sensitivity to response prediction and demand forecasts.
  • Jobs: Rubikloud is looking to hire a Technical Support Engineer, Data Scientist, QA Engineer, Senior QA Engineer, Analytics Manager, and a Technical Product Manager.
  • Perks: Employee perks include healthcare benefits package, personal development budget, catered lunches, healthy snacks, and a ping pong and games room.
  • More: You can learn more about these exciting opportunities on the Rubikloud careers page.


  • What: With more than 5 million customers in over 120 countries using FreshBooks to send, received and print invoices, FreshBooks has quickly become the number one cloud accounting solution for small business owners.
  • Jobs: FreshBooks currently has nearly 20 positions available in the Analytics, Product Development, Sales & Business Development, and Support departments.
  • Perks: Employee perks include 100% employer paid health, vision and dental benefit premiums, employee assistance program, paid volunteer days, onsite gym and yoga, daily breakfasts, snacks, and drinks, indoor bike storage, and dog and kid-friendly office.
  • More: If this sounds like your dream company, you can learn more on the FreshBooks career page.


  • Who: Toronto-based Jukebox is an innovative app that connects explorers to the best events the city has to offer. From nightclubs, lounges and bars, to escape rooms, pop-up shops, concerts, music festivals and more, Jukebox is the one-stop-shop social platform that gets you off the couch and into some of Toronto’s best events and venues.
  • Jobs: Jukebox is looking to grow its team and fill positions in development – where you’ll be responsible for writing code and building mobile platforms and in creative where you’ll join the marketing team and help with accelerating Jukebox’s product-to-market strategy.
  • Perks: While there are no perks listed online, you’ll get to work with an incredible team that’s passionate about creating the best product they can.
  • More: You can learn more about these Jukebox opportunities by heading to their career page.


  • Who: Uberflip is a content experience platform that takes all of a company’s content (blog articles, eBooks, videos, white papers, and more) and centralizes it into what they call a content Hub.
  • Jobs: Uberflip is currently looking to fill various positions in the following departments: customer success, engineering, finance, marketing, operations, and sales.
  • Perks: Aside from getting to work in Liberty Village, you’ll receive an awesome health and dental plan, personal wellness spending account, yearly learning credit, discount at GoodLife, healthy (and not so healthy) work snacks, team off-sites and happy hours, and you’ll get to be a part of a collaborative work environment.
  • More: To learn more about these opportunities, make sure to visit the Uberflip career page.


  • Who: Wealthsimple is the largest automated investing service in Canada. Started by 28-year-old Michael Katchen, Wealthsimple is an online investment management company that promises quality financial guidance at a price lower than the incumbents, including all major banks.
  • Jobs: This Toronto company is currently looking to hire a number of bright individuals and fill the following roles: Associate Portfolio Manager (Client-Facing), Associate Relationship Manager (New Graduate Opportunity), Relationship Manager, Engineering at Wealthsimple, Javascript Software Engineer, Java Software Engineer, Ruby Software Engineer, Accounts Payable Coordinator, Brokerage Operations Manager, General Accountant: ShareOwner, Wealthsimple Receptionist, Senior Product Manager, and a UX Researcher.
  • Perks: Savings plans, top-tier healthcare, free daily lunches, endless snacks and beverages, paid-time-off and holidays, Bike Share Toronto membership, professional development budget, and all employees are allowed to build their own tech setup and can choose the computer and monitor of their choice.
  • More: You can learn more about these exciting opportunities on the Wealthsimple jobs page.


  • Who: Wattpad is the world’s largest community for readers and writers and all of its services are free.
  • Jobs: Currently there are openings in the following departments: Brand Solutions, Engineering, Wattpad Labs, Marketing, and Design.
  • Perks: Staff benefits include paid transit pass, competitive salary, drinks and snacks, fun and games, and flexible hours.
  • More: You can learn about each opening available on the Wattpad jobs page.
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