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Toronto - 19 jobs in May 2015

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Where: Toronto, Canada, Full time only, on site only. W You must be eligible to work in Canada.

Who: K2 and Associates. We're one of Canada's more successful hedge funds over the past 13 years.

----------------------------- What you'll do -----------------------------

You will help build out the statistics pipeline and machine learning models to power an algorithmic trading infrastructure. You'll build hidden Markov Models to detect patterns in the equities markets.

1. Build models

2. Back test models

3. We're lucky enough to have already figured out what step 3 is, apply your models in the markets.

4. PROFIT!!!

----------------------------- Who you are -----------------------------

You are a statistician or speech recognition expert who can turn a model into working code. You are comfortable with any programming language, you can model in what ever language you like.

----------------------------- What's in it for you... -----------------------------

- a hedge fund is just like a startup except that everyone gets a market salary and bonuses. If' you've always wanted to join a startup but you're too good/in demand to take a pay cut then let's chat.

- get paid to learn algorithmic trading

- be able to invest in our fund

- onsite chef for lunches

If you love a challenge please reach out to me at cholliday@k2.ca or my email in my profile.

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Code for a Cause : Web Developer for Healthcare Non-Profit (work from home in Toronto, ON)

We Canadians are proud of our universal health care, but our healthcare system faces difficult challenges. Our hospitals' staff use “enterprise”-quality software that is hostile to its users. Doctors often struggle with the software’s interfaces, and are unable to access the information that they need in a timely manner. Quality of care suffers.

KoNode is a small nonprofit software startup intent on fixing these problems. We’re building a series of open-source applications to “fill the gaps” in existing processes, and help medical staff provide better care.

Our team is ready to expand, and welcome a new developer with ninja-like coding skills and a passion for improving users' lives. A short-list of great perks of joining our team:

    - Work from home, on your own full-time schedule. Freelance freedom!
    - A team experienced with  healthcare workflow & users’ needs.
    - Regular in-person meetings at Toronto’s Centre for Social Innovation.
    - Strong network of healthcare, business, and programming consultants.
    - Happy, helpful team atmosphere. Driven to make an impact.
. . . and the goal we’re achieving together? Providing healthcare professionals (and beyond) with an accessible alternative to tedious, bulky, costly software. When an automated solution doesn’t yet exist... well, we make one happen. Simple.

Sounding even better? Here’s a picture of KoNode on the technical side:

    - Web (HTML/JS/CSS) + NodeJS (we use node-webkit, aka NW.js)
    - Cutting-edge libraries including Lodash, Moment.js, React, and more.
    - Modular design, piecing together apps using open-source and custom code.
    - Collaborative version control and feature management on Git[Hub].
    - Real-world testing & feedback with network of health professionals.
Team members must be able to meet in downtown Toronto periodically.

Ready to apply? Contact us with your resume and portfolio at david@konode.ca

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Top Hat | https://tophat.com | Toronto (and US) | Various positions

Top Hat is hiring for a number roles: Mobile dev (iOS, Android), DevOps (AWS, RabbitMQ, MySQL), Full stack web developer (Python, Django, JavaScript, Nodejs.) We are also hiring interns for the Fall (Sept-Dec) term so please feel free to apply for that as well. Salary ranges based on experience from $70k to $100k.

We're a profitable (and valley VC funded by some of the best funds in the valley) education startup that helps make classrooms more engaging. We've got some really cool problems to work on and your work would be impacting a huge number of students daily.

Our dev team is in Toronto but we've also got an office in the US. If you're not based in Canada or the US but are willing to relocate feel free to contact us, because we do cover relocation expenses and will help you manage the work permit and VISA process.

Send your resume/github account to steph at tophat dot com.

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Wealthsimple - https://www.wealthsimple.com - Toronto

We're on a mission to make investing smarter and simpler for everyone. We develop algorithms to track, manage, and rebalance client portfolios.

We're currently hiring Full-Stack Web Developers, iOS Developers, and Android Developers.

We push code (after review!) to production several times a day and are working on some cool technical challenges like building a scalable trade execution platform, automating portfolio rebalancing, and automated tax-loss harvesting. We use modern technologies like: Ruby on Rails, Backbone.js, SASS, PostgreSQL running on Heroku.

Apply here: https://www.wealthsimple.com/jobs

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Uken Games is Hiring!

Uken Games in downtown Toronto is looking for talented developers to help us build amazing mobile games. In particular, we have positions available for:

Frontend Developers

Uken is looking for a talented Front End Developer (Unity) to become a core member of a game team. The role will create fun, performant mobile games in Unity, build beautiful, pixel perfect user experiences, and collaborate closely with UX designers, artists, and other developers.

Backend Developers

Help us scale our backend to enable a million concurrent players by creating the infrastructure and services (SOA) that underly all of our games. Primary tech is Rails and MySQL, but you'll be working with many more such as Docker, Redis, NSQ, websockets, Hadoop, Spark and InfluxDB.

Software Developers

Join one of our game teams to build something that millions of people will play and love. Primary tech is either Javascript (HTML5) or Unity.

About Uken

We are one of the largest independent game studios in Canada, with hundreds of thousands of players a day across mobile and Facebook.

More info including full job postings at http://uken.com

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Lead level Developer | Tubular Labs | Mountain View, CA

Principal Engineer | Tubular Labs | Canada

https://tubularlabs.com/jobs/

Tubular is about online video, we're not ad-tech or streaming. We empower creators, media companies and brands to make better content, partnership, and promotion decisions. We've reaised $20M in funding and have long list of customers.

-- Tech Stack:

  * Python
  * ElasticSearch, Cassandra, RabbitMQ
  * AngularJS, MySQL
-- Looking for:

We're looking for folks to help us in Mountain View to be part of the core team building our SAAS application. We're also looking at starting Canadian operations (Toronto/Montreal) and looking for a key first hire.

If you're interested feel free to reach out, either via our job postings or send me email: david@tubularlabs.com

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QUESTRADE INC. | PRODUCTION SUPPORT ANALYST, WINDOWS OR LINUX | TORONTO, CANADA (CONTRACT OR FULL-TIME)

Questrade is a rapidly growing online financial service firm in Canada. Our mission is to help Canadians achieve financial independence by offering our clients with great investment products, cutting edge technologies, and quality customer service throughout. We offer self-directed trading platforms for Do-It-Yourself Investing, as well as professionally managed portfolios at ultra-low fees.

---- ABOUT THE POSITION ---- As a Production Support Analyst, you will provide 3rd tier technical production support for mission critical brokerage applications and databases. In addition, you will timely investigate and troubleshoot incidents, support issue resolutions database, be involved into configuration and installation of applications. You will work with development, QA and infrastructure teams to understand applications and resolve incidents.

-- ABOUT YOU --- Your technical expertise comes from your BS degree and 3 or 4+ years of related technical experience supporting critical production systems. You possess strong Linux or Windows administration and troubleshooting skills, and have working knowledge of at least one Windows or Linux shell scripting language. You have an understanding of Sybase, MS SQL Server, or MySQL, as well as a working knowledge of networks, routers, TCP/IP and UDP protocols. Your investigation, analysis, and problem-solving skills are well-developed, and you understand change and configuration management processes. You remain focused and do not lose sight of the smaller details, even under pressure. You play well with others and understand the importance of strong organizational and communication skills with other technical teams. Have a passion for the financial services industry and FinTech? Even better!

Wanna know more? Check out this and more of our opportunities: http://www.questrade.com/why-questrade/careers

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Nano Magnetics | Toronto Area, ON | Rails, Android, generalists

Nano Magnetics is at the cutting edge of magnet innovation. Driven by a mission to enhance people’s interaction with magnets, Nano is pioneering new ways to merge magnets and technology.

We are a small team of people who have to wear multiple hats every day. Everyone is expected to have an opinion, contribute and be accountable for what they do. You take charge of your time, your knowledge and your work. We encourage transparent communication and asking questions.

Ideal applicants should have a passion for technology, interactive and web trends, and a general curiosity for magnets.

- Full stack engineers, Rails Your first project will be rewriting one of our social media style platform sites from the ground up in Rails. You will should be versed through the full stack and handle the front and back ends. A sense of design would also be helpful.

- Android Developer (drivers, application) Your first project will be working with the android kernel and drivers to accommodate specific features for hardware we are developing internally. Your work will introduce new functionality that will be exposed to the application level. Familiarity through the entire software stack will be invaluable.

Even if you don’t fit into any of these roles, please get in touch. We are actively searching for general talent to build out our team.

Shoot me a line to discuss at david@nanomagnetics.com and mention you saw this on HN.

REMOTE would be considered for the right candidates with an office drop in schedule.

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Sprout - http://sproutatwork.com - Toronto, Canada

Role: Full-stack JavaScript Developer (Angular, PhoneGap)

Sprout is seeking for a super smart, talented and energetic full-stack JavaScript developer to join our growing product team! You will play a key role in supporting Sprout’s mobile development using latest web and mobile development technologies and frameworks. You will do this by working closely with other product team members bringing new services and capabilities to life.

If you’re passionate about changing today’s workplace culture, love to code, enjoy helping a team create great work – you will love working with us at Sprout! You will be involved in the full life cycle development from start to finish and responsible for:

- Designing and implementing features for Sprout's hybrid mobile applications for Android, iOS and other mobile platforms

- Owning end-to-end features (including design, development, testing, etc)

- Identify process inefficiencies and find ways to save time on tasks through automation As an ideal candidate, you have:

- Developed or substantially contributed to the development of mobile apps using Phonegap

- 3+ years of experience developing in Javascript (not jQuery), HTML5 and CSS

- Experience with AngularJS and Ionic (preferably) or another similar framework

- Can do, positive attitude - Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer, software engineering or relevant proven experience and knowledge Passion about wellness, fitness and transforming current workplace culture

You can apply by email to: wj.bae@sproutatwork.com

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Addictive Mobility | Front End Web Developer | Toronto

APPLY NOW - https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/41675142 (mention HN when applying!)

About us

Addictive Mobility is a successful, rapidly growing company, with expanding offices in Toronto, New York, Vancouver, London and Dubai. We’re one of the most innovative companies in Toronto, and one of Canada's fastest growing startups. We increasingly exceed the needs of our diverse client base, including major, well-known retailers and internationally recognized agencies in the US, Canada and the Middle East.

About the role

We are looking for a web developer well-versed in JavaScript to help us build a next-generation dashboard for mobile advertising. The role will focus on developing our front-end single page application built on top of Backbone, Marionette and React. There will also be opportunities to work on our back-end, a Node.js-powered API. You must be have experience building non-trivial JavaScript-powered web apps. Web pages with some scripting does not count.

We are located in Liberty Village in downtown Toronto.

About you

- You want to work on exciting projects with only the latest technologies and modern techniques - You understand IIFEs, function scoping, context switching, and know "the Good Parts" by heart - You’re not afraid of asynchronous code - You make use of new HTML5 features, but also know how to fall back gracefully - You lint your code with JSHint / JSLint - You believe in Atwood's Law

If you do not fit the above descriptions, you need not apply.

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Paytm Labs - http://paytmlabs.com/ - Toronto

We are part of Paytm, India’s largest mobile commerce platform - http://inc42.com/tag/paytm/ We have partnership with Alibaba, the world's largest e-tailer (bigger than Amazon+Ebay) - http://inc42.com/buzz/alibaba-enters-india-buys-25-stake-pay...

We are building the next generation mobile commerce platform that will support over 100 million users. Every piece of technology that we build and libraries we use will have to perform at Internet-scale.

Are you someone that looks for the hardest challenge? More details here: https://jobs.lever.co/paytm/07eb725f-77d2-4061-bbdf-d721a34b...

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Software Engineer

Kira Talent (www.kiratalent.com/about/) - Toronto, Canada

Full-Time

Our mission is to help schools predict their most successful students. We're used by almost half of the top MBA programs across North America, and are quickly growing in engineering, undergraduate business and science programs.

Applicants complete timed and written assessments created by the school, that test non-cognitive competencies like leadership, creativity and empathy. Admissions teams can then better evaluate students and build a stronger program overall.

We've raised over $3M of financing, and are growing our engineering team in all areas (full-stack web, infrastructure, etc).

Here's what we're working on: - architecting and building global infrastructure to scale our video recording and streaming - workflow features that help admissions team assign applicants to certain reviewers, and manage their reviewing teams - capturing analytics data about how our users use the product, and making decisions internally - data trumps everything!

Here's what we use: Python (Django), JavaScript (jQuery, RequireJS, FlightJS), MySQL, Celery, RabbitMQ, Wowza, AWS, ActionScript.

You’d be a great fit to our team if you have: - 2+ years of software engineering experience in production - Proven yourself as an A+ engineer through great work results, interesting hobby projects, open source contributions, or superior academic results - Deep experience with multiple programming languages including Python, C, Java, Ruby, JavaScript

Since we’re a small team (you’d be #16), we have lots of fun together! We host bi-weekly lunch & learns, beer o’clock on Friday afternoons, board game nights every few weeks and have done tons of activities outside of work (i.e. wine tasting, cottage retreat, etc).

My name is Konrad, and I'm one of the founders! Send me a note at konrad@kiratalent.com if you're interested!

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G Adventures is hiring! - https://www.gadventures.com/

Toronto, Canada

Python, Django, JavaScript and Salesforce.

Positions: https://www.gadventures.com/careers/position-details/interme... https://www.gadventures.com/careers/position-details/salesfo...

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One & Only | Toronto/Waterloo | Software Developer

Very early stage startup in the 3D Printing space with prototypes and proof of concepts complete. Looking for development power to launch to market. You'll be paid with your share of the pie using the "Slicing Pie" equity sharing model. Web development experience is necessary; preferably responsive and full stack knowledge to incorporate a 3rd party API and payment (PayPal) API. Minimum 10 hours / week, Part time, Contract OK. Local developers preferred. Please email direct to alex at oneandonlyjewelry dot com

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UX/UI Designer at Mozilla Foundation, Remote for the right candidate or in Toronto, Vancouver, San Francisco, Portland and NYC; note we can only hire for this position in the US, Canada and UK.

Come join a world-class team of designers who care about making the world a better place. Just submit your portfolio – that part is pretty important. Show us what you can do. Longer posting here: https://careers.mozilla.org/en-US/position/oCLY0fw5

Contact @cassiemc or cassie@mozillafoundation.org

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Synaptive Medical | Toronto, Ontario

Innovative and fast paced medical device start up in the neurosurgical space.

We do software, hardware, and science. I'm particularly interested in finding more scientific developers (image processing, physical modeling, numerical analysis, machine learning, etc.) with industry experience, but our needs are broad - have a look.

Some job descriptions at http://www.synaptivemedical.com , more are likely to post soon.

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Lumos Point of Sale | San Diego, CA | Sales / Marketing / Biz Dev

Fresh startup with a fully features and WORKING iPad point of sale with a integrated e-commerce engine that helps businesses sell online and in store from a unified database.

Funded. With a dev team in Toronto, sales and marketing in San Diego. Moving into kickass new office space soon. We are on a hiring spree.

http://www.lumospos.com brad (at) lumospos.com

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Yeplive | San Francisco, Toronto | Video Systems Engineer

REMOTE is perfectly fine.

We're a super-early, pre-launch livestreaming startup looking for a video systems engineer. Someone who's familiar with streaming and scaling H.264 video over protocols including HLS and RTSP, to potentially millions of viewers. Experience with loadbalancing, autoscaling and the like are preferred.

Reach out to me at colin@yeplive.com for more info or to apply.

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Milq (milq.com) - TORONTO

Milq is the best place to discover and collect culture.

We're a well funded consumer startup located at Bloor & Avenue Rd. We're looking to add three exceptional people to our team:

SENIOR FULL STACK ENGINEER: familiarity with nodeJS, mongo and redis.

ANDROID ENGINEER: a least two years of Android development experience.

LEAD DESIGNER: mobile-first design methodology.

Send us an email if interested: careers@milq.com

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