Five Cool Job Opportunities in Canadian Tech Right Now

 

 

Are you looking for work in Canada’s growing tech sector? We’ve selected a few from our job board to get you started in your search.

 

Bionym is hiring a Developer Relations Manager in Toronto. The creator of a wearable biometric authentication device Nymi needs someone to support the large environment of third-party developers working on solutions for the device. The successful candidate's main focus will be bringing international developers into the Nymi framework, guiding them to provide beneficial designs. Three or more years of application development is must, as is a passion for being a part of creating a more robust Internet of Things.

Rubikloud is hiring a Business Intern in Toronto. This real-time big data processing firm seeks a "rock star" intern who wants to join the team in their downtown office. Duties are ever-changing with each day unpredictable, but opportunity to work with leadership and on new projects exists. Communicators with enthusiasm and keen business instincts will rise to the top for consideration.

Emily Carr University is hiring a Mac Administrative Support Technician in Vancouver. The art and design school is looking for applicants who want a one-year contract to organize and maintain Mac-based facilities within the organization. Responsibilities also include creating support and instruction for users and testing applications. Bring three to five years experience and a resume full of Apple server knowledge to this opportunity for best results.

Futurpreneur is hiring a Network and Server Administrator in Toronto. Boasting a network of almost 3,000 volunteers mentoring young and aspiring business owners, the non-profit is the only of its kind to provide support across Canada. The organization needs an IT specialist to support the internal team in all matters related to the network. Duties will also include collaboration with vendors and optimizing existing processes. A minimum of five years experience in a similar position is required.

Free the Children is hiring an Associate Director in Toronto. With a mission to mold the world’s youth into agents of change, Free the Children promises a good fit for the driven idealist. The organization wants a director for their We365 digital platform team to deliver results by translating business and product strategies. The group expects a three-year commitment and is putting emphasis on the right fit in a candidate, with less weight on the resume.

New Study Predicts 69 Percent of Consumers Will Own an IoT Device by 2019

Today the GROW Conference kicks off in Whistler and the theme is very different that previous iterations.

With Living in a Connected World as a new tagline, event organizer Debbie Landa is hooking her cart to the Internet of Things and her timing couldn't be better.

The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the digital connection of physical, identifiable devices to the Internet where the data and devices communicate in an intelligent fashion.

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Five People You're Gonna Want to Meet at the GROW Conference

Five People You Should Meet At GROW

By Techvibes.com

The GROW conference always has many extremely successful and impressive keynote speakers. This year's conference is taking place in beautiful Whistler, BC and here are the speakers you need to see.

  • Joanne Fedeyko, Executive Director, The C100

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    Joanne Fedeyko is a native Albertan who earned her CMA designation in 1995. She has experienced a diverse career in the startup, consulting, telecommunications, aviation and nonprofit sectors.

  • Sid Paquette, Director, OMERS Ventures

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    Sid has experience providing business, tax & legal advisory services to firms in the TMT sectors. His specialty is providing M&A advice, developing & implementing new intellectual property strategies.

  • Chris O'Neill, Buisness Lead, Google Glass, Google

    By Techvibes.com

    Chris joined Google in 2005. Before taking over the company’s operations in Canada, he served in a variety of roles—including leading digital strategy as its U.S. Retail Industry Director.

  • Angela Kingyens, Associate, Version One Ventures

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    Angela received a PhD in Operations Research & Engineering from the U of Toronto. As a data scientist with a passion for leadership development, she hopes to cultivate talent with data.

  • Ian McKay, CEO, Vancouver Economic Commission

    By Techvibes.com

    Ian McKay is a seasoned senior executive with significant leadership & management experience in both public & private sectors. He served as the Director & CEO of the Liberal Party of Canada.

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Extreme Startups and GrowLab Ventures Merge to Become HIGHLINE

Vancouver's GrowLab Ventures and Toronto’s Extreme Startups have announced their merger and the launch of HIGHLINE, the first pan-Canadian accelerator platform, at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) this morning.

Extreme Startups’ and GrowLab’s respective Executive Directors, Marcus Daniels and Jonathan Bixby, had a vision to create one program that would unite the best entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem partners living above the 49th parallel by merging their two top tier accelerator programs.

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