Tech Companies BIG and small named Best Places to Work

by Rob Lewis

BC Business Magazine has named the Best Companies to Work for in BC and the Vancouver tech community is well represented. In the Companies with Fewer than 100 Employees category, Strangeloop Networks picked up the #1 spot for hte secong year in a row. Rounding out the Top 10 were newcomer CityMax.com at #2 and the Habanero Consulting Group picking up the #7 spot.

Among the Big Boys in the Companies with More than 100 Employees category, Slant Six Games snuck in at #9 with 100 employees and the well-discussed Microsoft Canada Development Centre was #10.

Company:
Microsoft
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Vancouver Development Center (VDC) is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The centre is home to some of the best and brightest software developers from around the world. Since opening its doors in September 2007, the VDC has quickly become an intricate part of Microsoft’s global strategy for distributed software development. VDC employees play a key role in architecting systems,... more

Company:
Slant Six Games
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Slant Six Games is an award winning independent games development studio founded in 2005 by a group of industry veterans. Releases include Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, SOCOM: Confrontation, SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 3 and SOCOM: Tactical Strike. The Slant Six proprietary game engine “Hexane” is a robust system adaptable to next generation console and mobile game development. Current... more

Company:
Strangeloop
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Strangeloop designs, builds, installs, and supports hardware and software solutions that accelerate the performance of websites and web-based applications. Founded in 2006, Strangeloop’s original product offering was the Strangeloop AS1000, a delivery-focused accelerator for ASP.NET. In 2010, the company launched Site Optimizer, a next-generation solution that offers a powerful set of features... more

Company:
CityMax.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

CityMax.com is an easy-to-use online website builder company empowering entrepreneurs by providing them with the tools and education to achieve their dreams. Since 1998, hundreds of thousands of websites have been built using our technology. With our all-in-one website builder solution, customers can create a complete online store without ever having to learn design or computer programming. In... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more




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