10 Ottawa tech companies with job openings this April

Mar 23, 2022
8 mins | 1617 words

Spring has sprung and it’s time for change! April is the month of transformation; a time of rebirth and a time to start thinking about a new career move.

This month we are excited to shine a spotlight on 10 companies offering opportunities that you won’t want to miss. Read on to find out more on this month’s career opportunities in a variety of tech areas, from cybersecurity to 5G in Canada’s capital.


1. Avanade

What it does:

Do you like solving problems and tackling challenges head-on? Are you a ‘boundary breaker’? If so, Avanade might be the next career move for you.

Since emerging in 2000 as a joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture, Avanade today has about 52,000 professionals working in 25 countries. Having a wealth of expertise in all things Microsoft has enabled Avanade to evolve and grow as a natural provider for government and crown corporations in the Ottawa area where the global technology provider is experiencing exceptional growth.

One of Avanade’s growth drivers is dubbed “the Hatch”, which aims to help clients tap into any unused potential within Microsoft’s plethora of solutions to solve their toughest challenges.

The perks:

Avanade offers a comprehensive benefits program where employees enjoy a work-life balance, performance with bonus pay, vision and dental benefits, family leave policies and everything in between.

Current job openings:

D365 F&O (ERP) Solution Architect Lead, Cloud & Infrastructure Security Manager, Power Platform Analyst, Talent and Sales Enablement Manager +more jobs

2. Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

What it does:

CIRA helps to shape the internet. The organization’s mandate includes managing more than 3 million .CA domains and helping to improve digital literacy and skills amongst Canadians.

Are you passionate about the future of Cybersecurity? Join CIRA to make an impact by creating programs, products and services that help build a trusted internet for all Canadians.

The perks:

Employees of CIRA benefit from the organization’s commitment to training and development, health and dental benefits, retirement savings plan, performance bonus, health and fitness benefits, monthly transportation allowance, monthly home internet allowance, volunteering and giving opportunities, a work from home reimbursement, top-up parental leave, team building and social events.

Current job openings:

Product Manager – Cybersecurity, Intermediate Software Developer/Dev Ops, IT Support Specialist, Cybersecurity Technical Sales Consultant  + more jobs 

3. CGI

What it does:

One of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world, CGI brings together industry and technology experts to deliver end-to-end services including consulting, systems integration, and IT outsourcing.  Aiming for excellence, (and clearly achieving it), CGI received awards for being a great place to work for a number of years. Most recently winning Best Workplace 2021, Best Workplace for Women 2021 and Linked in Top Companies Canada.

Join more than 10,000 professionals with CGI Canada to work with clients from many industries including finance, government, telecommunications, and healthcare.

The perks:

As an employee of CGI, you will have access to the company’s share purchase (invest a percentage of your salary in CGI shares, and CGI matches your contribution dollar for dollar) and profit participation plans, awards and recognition plans. In addition, CGI recently deployed several new initiatives including remote working, 24/7 training and webinars, as well as resources to support at-home learning for your children such as [email protected] AT HOME, a program for children ages 6-14.

Current job openings:

Vice President, Consulting Services, Federal Government, Analytics/AI, Project Manager, Cloud Security Solutions Architect +more jobs

4. Ericsson

What it does:

At the forefront of the 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), edge computing and cloud network infrastructure era, Ericsson is creating never-before-seen opportunities for people and businesses.

A cornerstone of Ericsson’s global R&D efforts, Ericsson Ottawa continues to lead the charge for innovation in collaboration with the company’s global partners and customers. In 2021, the Ericsson Open Lab was launched to develop architectures and common operating standards that complement existing 5G-ready technology in collaboration with service providers while allowing them to test new use cases and software.

The perks:

Ericsson offers employees a work-life balance, flexible working opportunities, health care and wellness plans and family-friendly policies.

Current job openings:

5G Baseband Infrastructure Developer, 5G end-to-end performance testing professional, Project Manager, Software Developer-UI  + more jobs

5. Giatec Scientific

What it does:

Bringing smart technologies and real-time data collection to the forefront of every construction site, Giatec is revolutionizing the industry with wireless concrete sensors, mobile apps, and advanced non-destructive technologies (NDT). A rising ‘tech star’, Giatec has received many awards for innovation, sustainability, and excellence including being named Top Growing Company by The Globe and Mail in 2021. Are you creative and passionate, with a drive for innovation? Join Giatec, one of Canada’s fastest growing companies, to reshape your future.

The perks:

Giatec promotes a culture that is diverse and inclusive, empowering employees to share ideas and collaborate. Employees at Giatec benefit from flexible health benefits, work-life integration including learning, development and growth opportunities, an outstanding time off package including three weeks of paid vacation, life days, volunteer days and paid birthdays off as well as a comprehensive wellness program.

Current job openings:

Engineering Solutions Support Associate, Human Resources Generalist, Account Manager, Electronics Designer, + more jobs

6. Red Canari

What it does:

Red Canari isn’t your everyday, run-of-the-mill security firm. Its research-driven team of information security specialists are capable of identifying some of the most sophisticated, hard-to-find vulnerabilities. You could be working alongside seasoned security professionals, navigating the security landscape, and working with government departments and military command to develop and sustain cyber resiliency. Join an industry leader continuing to redefine excellence in the field of information security and make your mark on the world stage of cybersecurity.

The perks:

As an employee of Red Canari, you will be rewarded with a culture offering flexible hours, work from home/remote, monthly health and wellness initiatives. A benefits package that includes stock options, competitive salary, performance-based incentives and bonuses, access to an annual professional development fund and a comprehensive health and dental plan. In addition, you will receive a generous time off package including public holidays and vacation leave, an annual two-week shutdown in December and the very popular #RedCanariSummerFriYays (Fridays off July and August).

Current job openings:

Red Team Operator, Account Executive, Head of Sales  + more jobs

7. Ross Video

What it does:

Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in live production applications by top broadcasters, production companies, sports stadiums, government agencies and more. Providing an unrivalled range of products and services, the company is growing with a continued commitment to regional employment and keeping manufacturing in Canada wherever possible. In February 2022 Ross Video showcased some of the newest and best technology at the Super Bowl, with the main attraction being a gigantic 80-million-pixel screen making the Super Bowl LVI ‘The most technologically advanced venue on the planet’.

The perks:

Employees at Ross Video benefit from a competitive salary, education assistance development support, professional association fees, employee share ownership option, service and recognition awards, generous paid time off, reading allowance and comprehensive health, dental and vision plan.

Current job openings:

Software Developer, Technical Writer, Senior Hardware Developer, Senior Software Automation Developer + more jobs

8. Signiant

What it does:

Paving the way for cloud computing, Signiant provides the fastest and most secure delivery service for large files over private and public networks.  The organization is trusted by name-brand clientele like the National Hockey League and Disney. Signiant’s SaaS platform connects more than 50,000 companies such as sports leagues, TV stations, and gaming developers. Are you ready to work at a company that is a market leader in cloud-native SaaS has some of the coolest customers in the world, and is both profitable and fast-growing? Signiant would love to speak with you!

The perks:

Signiant celebrates teamwork and excellence. Employees enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes health, dental and wellness benefits, a competitive salary, and work-from-home options.

Current job openings:

Technical Customer Support, Intermediate Full Stack Software Developer, Systems Software Developer (C++, Go)

9. Solace

What it does:

A leader in harnessing the power of data, Solace ensures the seamless flow of data between data centres, mobile devices, and software applications at consistently high speeds as securely as possible. Solace helps enterprises adopt, manage and leverage event-driven architecture, with a complete event streaming and management platform. Trusted by the world’s leading brands such as NASA, Barclays, RBC, SAP, and the London Stock Exchange, Solace’s data movement technology connects 1.5 million vehicles in Singapore and processes more than 500 billion “events” globally per day.

If you have an interest in event-driven integration and architecture, event mesh and middleware, your work at Solace could directly benefit the end user experience of many favourite household brands.

The perks:

Solace’s employees benefit from a diverse and inclusive culture, a competitive employee benefits package, a hybrid work model, top-notch training programmes and a stellar customer lineup.

Current job openings:

Technical Product Manager, Graphic Designer, UX Developer +more jobs

10. Vermont Information Processing (VIP)

What it does:

VIP is the leading technology supplier for brewers, distributors, wineries, soda bottlers, and other companies in the beverage industry. VIP leverages its technology and relationships with hundreds of suppliers and distributors to streamline operations; from helping distributors improve their warehouse, delivery, and sales operations, to empowering suppliers to know where their products are and how they’re selling.

VIP, based in Colchester, Vermont, is building a team in Ottawa. Now is your time to help create this brand in Canada where you will make operations run smoother, smarter and more profitably.

The perks:

Employees at Vermont Information Processing enjoy health insurance, vision and dental reimbursement, employee stock ownership plan, 401k and profit sharing, life and disability insurance, flexible spending account, paid parental leave, flex and hybrid schedules.

Current job openings:

Senior Software Engineer, Mid-level Software Engineer, Database Engineer + more jobs

 

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