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Silicon Valley Companies with Engineering in Canada

I’ve put together a list of Silicon Valley companies and other US tech companies that have engineering offices in Canada. At MOV North we are working with few and hope to bring more of them on our platform so we can directly put you in touch with the hiring managers. Here is the list in no particular order.

Toronto
Google -
Amazon
Uber
Salesforce
Shopify
Oracle
Okta
Instacart
Wish
PagerDuty
Zynga
Coursera
Nomis Solutions
Etsy
Proofpoint
SoundHound
Square
Zero
Lever
VTS
MagicLeap
IndexExchange
Veeva Systems
Presto
Lookout

Waterloo- Kitchener
Google
Oracle
Shopify
Docker
IndexExchange
Carta

Vancouver

Amazon
Workday
Slack
Postmates
Mailchimp
Splunk
Zenefits
Asana
Dialpad
Electronic Arts
Salesforce
GroundTruth
App Annie
Tile
Tigera
Sauce Labs
Grammarly

Ottawa

Trip Advisor
Survey Monkey
Shopify

Montreal

AppDirect
Expedia
Airbnb
Shopify

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This is great. No love for Kitchener-Waterloo?

Off the top of my head -
Shopify
Google
Oracle
RIM/Blackberry

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Amazon and Oracle hires SWEs in Toronto as well.

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Correct me if I am wrong, but I think OP meant American companies, shopify and RIM are Canadian.

Although the core crowd here is computer/software engineers, there is a small minority of hardware engineers which might find this list helpful:

  • Intel
  • AMD
  • Qualcomm
  • Couple of AI H/W startups
  • Huawei (not exactly SV but H/W nonetheless)
  • Infinera
  • Microsemi
  • Ciena
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Awesome. Thank you for looking out for the non software engineers too! I see most conversations centered only around software jobs and companies.
Good to know about these.

I had clubbed Waterloo with Toronto but you are right it deserve a separate mention. It’s near to Toronto but not that close either and has its own ecosystem.

I’m going to add Shopify to the list even though its Canadian but its NYSE listed and similar in culture to valley companies. We (MOVNorth) work closely with them, they are hiring for Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal.

Here’s a list of relevant Montreal companies;

3DS.com (Dassault Systems) Systems unit of Dassault. Growing fast in Montreal and hiring talent. https://www.3ds.com/

Alstom Canada Hiring I.T. and engineering talent for its local projects on REM and transportation projects.

Amadeus IT Group http://www.amadeus.com/web/amadeus/en_US-US/Amadeus-Home/About-us/Contact-us/1259071352993-Page- Is involved in project to design major AI facility for Air Canada

AppDirect 2050 de Bleury, Montréal QC H3A 2J5 https://www.appdirect.com/about/careers

Autodesk AutoCAD, planning and modeling software is staffing up Montreal office.
https://www.autodesk.com/b

BIOS UK company setting up AI centre in Montreal (190110)

C2RO http://c2ro.com/products/ Montreal based robotics firm. Growing fast. Cloud based robotics software.

Cinesite Visual Effects and Animation studio. Montreal.

Derichebourg Atis aéronautique

DataPerformers https://www.dataperformers.com/ AI Startup, fast growing.

Denso 190110 Japanese auto parts mfr. Setting up AI research in YUL
https://montrealgazette.com/business/another-ai-company-chooses-montreal

Derichebourg Atis aeronautic MONTRÉAL, June 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - French firm Derichebourg Atis aéronautique announces the creation of a Canadian subsidiary in Montréal to be closer to the city’s aerospace ecosystem and to consolidate its North American operations. A major player in aeronautics subcontracting, the company plans to create 130 specialized jobs in the next three years.

Digital Dimension A forward-thinking animation studio who assembles a leading crew of creators of highly successful 3D animated television series and feature films. 5555 Avenue Casgrain, 301, Montreal (Quebec) H2T 1Y1
https://www.digitaldimension.com/

Discreet Logic Montreal based visual effects studio. http://www.discreetlogic.com/compagnies

DNEG Inc. London based VFX studio with large operation in Montreal. Constantly hiring. https://dneg.com/
810 Rue Saint Antoine E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1A6 + 1 438 469 7000
Studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.

ElementAI https://www.elementai.com/ A.I. solutions provider. 6650 Saint-Urbain, Suite #500, Montreal, Quebec, H2S 3G9, Canada
+1 (514) 379-3568 See Gazette article.

Ericsson St. Laurent. Trans Canada Highway. Telecommunications giant.
https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/career-areas/computer-science-engineering

Expedia 63 rue de Bresoles, Montréal QC H2Y 1V7. Phone: 514-842-5721 https://ir.expediagroup.com/

Facebook, “Microsoft Corp., Google parent Alphabet Inc., Royal Bank of Canada and Samsung”, all of which have opened or acquired local AI labs since 2016 (190110)

Framestore Film animation, colour grading, concept art, design, digital, digital imaging, film VFX, interactive installations. STUDIO FRAME STORE www.framestore.com 5455 Ave de Gaspé, Montreal QC H2T 3B3 • 514-277-0009 Expanding operations in Montreal. Importing talent. Chloe Grysole, Director, Montreal Studio. Article Montreal Gazette 181108 “Framestore builds Montreal Base.” 600 employees, 18/11. (2018 Academy Award for Bladerunner 2019)

Google Google Montreal office is hiring developers etc., conducting local AI research & development operations. See https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/software-developer-university-graduate-at-google-739355859/?trk=bingjobs “ … Google parent Alphabet Inc., Royal Bank of Canada and Samsung, all of which have opened or acquired local AI labs since 2016” (190110)

IBM IBM has major IT projects underway at Air Canada, Bombardier, Saputo and other local sites.

ImagIA https://www.imagia.com/contact/ Medical industry centric AI solutions.

Keatext https://www.keatext.ai/ Fast growing startup located in St. Laurent. AI based customer feedback system.

Lightspeed.com https://www.lightspeedhq.com/contact/ 700 St. Antoine East, Suite 300. Large, fast growing, multi-national, Montreal, cloud-based POS system.

Microsoft Corp., “ … Google parent Alphabet Inc., Royal Bank of Canada and Samsung, all of which have opened or acquired local AI labs since 2016” (190110)

MILA. Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms. St. Urbain St., MileEx. https://mila.quebec/en/2019/01/mila-inaugurates-its-new-premises-in-mile-ex/ Joint venture between McGill University and Universite de Montreal. Up to 700 employees and various established and startup companies.

MoBeeWave http://mobeewave.com/en/contact-us/ FinTech, payments acceptance via cellphone. 80 Prince Street 514-798-5474

nZone Media https://www.nzonemedia.com/ Business process outsourcing firm and contact centre that delivers IT, business operations and HR solutions to some of the most exciting brands in entertainment. 2006 Old Malone Hwy Kahnawake, QC, J0L1B0 450-633-5100

Outpost VFX UK based visual effects corporation expending to Montreal and hiring. 1411 Peel Street. montreal@outpost-vfx.com
https://www.outpostvfx.co.uk/news/outpost-launches-montreal-studio

Paytm Labs Fast growing Indian mobile on line payment system and “e-wallet” facilitating money transfers and payments between individuals. Starting up in Montreal in July 2019 (Has a 150 employee base in Toronto also). Plans 60 jobs, mostly in software engineering, and $50MM investment over 10 years.

QuantumBlack UK company setting up AI in YUL (190110)

Reel FX 180430 http://www.animationmagazine.net/features/reel-fx-plans-montreal-expansion-promises-400-jobs-in-3-years/ (Norelec facility, Pointe St.Charles) https://www.reelfx.com

Royal Bank of Canada “ … and Samsung, all of which have opened or acquired local AI labs since 2016” (190110)

Samsung, “… all of which have opened or acquired local AI labs since 2016” (190110)

SAP International Enterprise Solutions Provider. Montreal office. SAP Labs Montreal – 111 Duke Street, Suite 9000, Montreal, H3C 2M1 514-350-7300 https://www.sap.com/canada/index.html SAP Labs Montreal – de Maisonneuve, 999 de Maisonneuve West, Suite 300 Montreal, H3A 3L4 (514) 866-2664

Shopify Canadian POS software business. Fast growing. Bringing in much IT talent from various places. https://www.shopify.ca/ 110-3575 Saint-Laurent Blvd, Montreal QC H2X 2T7

Teletech Large, multinational, customer care solutions. www.ttec.com 1000 St. Antoine
Habitually hiring. Often needs various language capabilities.
(APRS/Aires)

Silent Partner Software Management software for non-profits. Ste. Anne de Bellevue.
http://www.silentpartnersoftware.com/contact-us/ (See Gazette article 18071 below)

SoftImage Montreal based visual effects studio,

Spark Cognition https://www.sparkcognition.com/ Is involved in large AI project with Air Canada re predictive maintenance.

StartUpFest See StartUpFest July 2018 http://www.startupfestival.com/registernow/utm_source=direct&utm_medium=lickstats&utm_campaign=SignUp&utm_term=&utm_content=5ace0e00f52a9d6bffff8bb5

Stingray Digital Group. Head office, 730 Wellington, Montreal, Quebec Canada H3C 1T4 Phone: +1-514-664-1244
http://www.stingray.com/contact-us Montreal-based Stingray Group Inc. is a leading music, media, and technology company.
Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, 101 radio stations, SVOD content, 4K UHD television channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, and music apps, which have been downloaded over 100 million times. Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 156 countries. Acquisition program in progress.

Stradigi AI https://www.stradigi.ai/ Stradigi AI, which employs about 70 people, is about to hire 40 more and will soon open offices in Toronto and Brazil. http://montrealgazette.com/business/local-business/montreal-software-firm-adds-artificial-intelligence-to-services-and-name 180426 1470 Peel Street, Suite 720, Tower B, Montreal, QC H3A 1T1

Thales SA. Thales SA, whose products range from aerospace to defense, security and transportation, is opening an artificial intelligence centre in Montreal. The new hub, called the Centre of Research and Technology in Artificial Intelligence eXpertise (cortAIx), will focus on creating solutions for airlines, satellite operators, air traffic controllers, rail operators, armed forces and critical infrastructure managers, Thales said in a statement.
4868 Rue Levy, Saint-Laurent, QC H4R 2P1 +1 514-337-7878 www.thalesgroup.com

The Workshop SFX Studio and various provision of visual arts to film studios and others. (514) 270-9659 http://workshopmileend.com/about-the-workshop/ 5333, ave Casgrain #516 Montréal, Canada H2T 1X3 Located in the heart of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the Workshop is a multidisciplinary post-production studio. Our focus is creating exquisite visual art using innovative methods aided by our exceptional technological proficiency. We specialize in Conceptual Development, Storyboarding, Matte Painting, 2D/3D Visual Effects, Editing, and Film production.

UbiSoft Well established, large, Montreal headquartered, French gaming software maker. Constantly hiring I.T. talent.

UEAT Startup established in MILA facility on St. Urbain Street. Software for on line ordering program for restaurants.

WorkJam.com 388 Saint Jacques Street, Floor 9, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1S1
Startup, developer of an employee engagement mobile app.

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There is an opening suitable for my husband in Toronto Microsoft. Can you please let us know if you know anyone there? My husband would like to go through some reference… Kindly request your help in this matter @vik, @avj

I don’t really know anyone personally at Microsoft Toronto. If I come across any opening I will definitely keep you posted. Maybe send the resume through message.

Thanks a lot for the quick response… Did u mean sending the resume here? I would like to send it to you personally if possible…

I meant personal message.

I do not know anyone in Toronto who could help in your situation. Please excuse the delay in responding.