The Shopify platform hosts over 175,000 active online stores around the world, ranging from shops run by small budding entrepreneurs, to big names like Tesla Motors, Foo Fighters, Herschel, Lollapalooza, Tattly and BlackMilk. We've helped thousands achieve their dream of running a successful online business and continue to do so!
With offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Waterloo, we’re growing quickly and looking for passionate people to join our team. Check out our careers page at www.shopify.com/careers#work-at-shopify
Unata is an innovative, fast-growing startup that is transforming the customer shopping experience in grocery retail through highly personalized and interconnected in-store and online experiences.
We blend beautiful UX and UI with sophisticated data analysis and predictive technology, leveraging purchase behaviours to provide each customer with the most relevant and timely products and offers.
We use Python for everything here at Unata, from running learning algorithms on product datasets with Numpy, SciKits, NLTK and Pandas, to powering our APIs with Flask, and everything in between.
Our data persistence layer is built on SQLAlchemy, distributed task processing on Python-RQ and ZeroMQ, and our automated deployment management and other internal operations rely on Fabric. We use PostgreSQL as our general data store, as well as Cassandra, Redis, and Memcached where appropriate.
Our codebase is organized as an API-oriented architecture and split into several well-defined projects, all of which are hosted on GitHub.
Capital One® Financial Corporation is a Fortune 500 company with offices in Toronto and Montreal that is still founder led. We are known for innovation in the credit card marketplace by harnessing the power of great people with data and analytics. We challenge ourselves to see the world through the eyes of our customers, so we can deliver the market leading credit products and exceptional service they’re looking for.
To unleash the talent of our people we have built a culture that embraces the ideals of inclusion and respect. Our people are our greatest asset, and as an organization, we have thrived in part due to our commitment to fostering an environment where all of our people feel valued and heard.
G Adventures is the world’s largest independent adventure travel company, offering small-group tours, safaris, and expeditions all over the world. Consistently ranked among Canada’s best places to work, we think locally, act globally, and innovate everywhere, from our field guides to our sales force to our software team.
Points (TSX: PTS; NASDAQ: PCOM) help make the world’s loyalty programs more valuable and engaging. Via a state-of-the-art loyalty commerce platform, Points provides loyalty eCommerce and technology solutions to the world's top loyalty brands to enhance their consumer offerings and streamline their back-end operations.
Points’ solutions enhance the management and monetization of loyalty currencies ranging from frequent flyer miles and hotel points to retailer and credit card rewards, for more than 45 partners worldwide.
For more information on Points, please visit Points.com, follow us on Twitter or read the Points Company blog.
All your favorite dev tools and more.
Firefox Developer Edition brings your core dev tools together with some powerful new ones that will extend your ability to work across multiple platforms from one place. It’s everything you’re used to, only better. And only from Firefox.
Jack of all trades. Master of each.
VM Farms is a fully managed Platform and Operations-as-a-Service provider, powering some of Canada’s largest and most recognizable online brands.
Focussed on open source web technologies, we provide each of our customers with management and support for their application infrastructures; ensuring that developers are free to focus on code, instead of having to deal with day-to-day backend server issues.
Working with every major web technology, our team works continuously to ensure the uptime and performance of our customers’ environments. This includes the dreaded 3 AM pages and alerts.
As an Operations team, we truly are masters of all web technologies.
Founded in 1964, the Department of Computer Science (DCS) at the University of Toronto is globally renowned for its contributions to research, teaching, and innovation. As Canada’s leading computer science department, our researchers are acclaimed for their work in neural networks, computer graphics, computer performance evaluation, human-computer interaction (HCI), machine learning, theory of computation, and more. The department is home to more than 1,700 undergraduates, 250 graduate students, and 7,000 program alumni, advancing our impact on industry and academia worldwide.
At EventMobi we develop technology to help events & conferences create and deliver the ultimate event experience through mobile apps, web and desktop based products. In the past year we’ve more than tripled our growth & our software now services 7000+ events and millions of users worldwide.
We develop using micro-services exposed through a (Python) RESTful API to feed our Node & AngularJS applications – from our mobile apps, to the app-building services, real-time systems / gamification and tons more.
Want to quickly figure out what EventMobi is all about? Then watch this fun 3min video here: http://www.eventmobi.com/careers/#video.
Wondering how our technology is affecting the world and the events industry in general? Check out our infographic that summarizes what we have achieved this past year and why we are super excited for 2015: http://www.eventmobi.com/about/company/2014/.
How do you build software that can manage hundreds of millions financial transactions and exponentially growing data processing requirements, while maintaining bank-level security and startup-speed software delivery? Ask the Wave team! Wave is the world’s fastest-growing financial software for small businesses, with more than 1.6 million businesses signed up around the world. We’ve broken ground on innovative ways of solving horizontal scaling, multi-service architecture, resilient payments processing and bank transfers just to name a few. Wave has raised $35 million in funding, and we’re looking for the best Developers to join our Toronto-based development teams. Learn more at waveapps.com/about-us/jobs
gdR connects developers with Canada's top startups and global tech leaders across big data, ad tech, consumer apps, connected devices, cloud TV, mobile, gaming and more. Our community involvement and industry experience have given us strong relationships and early access to new opportunities, making us the first stop for anyone looking to springboard into a new opportunity. With many of our clients using Python, gdR.jobs is a great source for finding new permanent and contract opportunities in Toronto.
AdvisorStream is the only end-to-end solution providing Investment Advisors with premium, subscription-based news for their client communications and digital platforms, as well as proprietary lead capture services. Advisors can now legally co-brand themselves with the most credible content through exclusive licensing agreements with the world’s leading publishers and organically drive revenue.
Learn how you can transform your client communications into a revenue-generating centre and distinguish yourself from your competition. Engage your clients. Increase wallet share. Capture high-quality leads, and convert prospects into valued clients like never before.
Mackenzie Investments was founded in 1967 and is a leading investment management firm providing investment advisory and related services to retail and institutional clients. The company has $61.3 billion in assets under management, and as part of IGM (a subsidiary of the Power Financial Group of Companies), is the largest independent asset manager in Canada, with $142 billion.
Vantage helps brands and retailers leverage their data and automatically build intelligent multichannel campaigns to sell more, faster.
Vantage takes the most powerful data analytics and forecasting platform for Shopify, Magento, and Bigcommerce and pairs it with the easiest to use, intelligent marketing automation tool available.
The Vantage platform can generate, test, and optimize hundreds of smart online and mobile ad combinations in the time that a human might input one or two. From their first sale to tens of millions of dollars in revenue, Vantage helps managers target and market with impact.
Transforming data into dollars, Vantage has already helped thousands of brands and retailers in 97 countries around the world to analyze millions of customer profiles from almost $4 Billion in purchases.
Continuum Analytics develops Anaconda, the leading modern open source analytics platform powered by Python. Continuum’s Python-based platform and consulting services empower organizations to analyze, manage and visualize big data - turning massive datasets into actionable insights and business value. Built on proven open-source technology and easily integrated within existing IT environments, Anaconda allows organizations to make critical business decisions based on their data quickly, easily, inexpensively, and with flexibility. Without having to worry about how to access their data, organizations can free up resources to solve actual problems. Continuum’s founders and developers have created or contribute to some of the most popular data science technologies, including NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, IPython, and many others. Founded in 2012, Continuum Analytics is headquartered in Austin with offices in Vancouver, Ithaca and New York City.
Vizwik is a social learning platform which allows teachers to easily introduce coding into the classroom for any subject. Students and teachers alike are captivated by the simplicity and ease of use of our visual programming language and quickly begin creating and publishing apps for any subject within minutes. Our secure classroom environment allows teachers to interact and monitor students as they progress in a safe and organized manner. The public version of Vizwik allows anyone to design, build, sell their mobile apps. Vizwik is a social learning platform the contains comprehensive support for students to self-learn through an advanced teaching and help system of hundreds of videos, tutorials, templates, and social interaction through app comments, personal chat, and friend support.
The Python Software Foundation (PSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that holds the intellectual property rights behind the Python programming language. We manage the open source licensing for Python version 2.1 and later and own and protect the trademarks associated with Python. We also run the North American PyCon conference annually, support other Python conferences around the world, and fund Python related development with our grants program and by funding special projects.
Global Smart Week 2015 (November 3-4 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre) explores the blurred lines between physical, environment and technological awareness created by disruptive technologies in IoT and Machine Intelligence. Undergraduate and graduate students, check out the Call for Posters & Demos!
Montréal's user group of Python programmers was created in late 2007. Since then, the community has grown larger while embracing a wider and wider range of activities.
Montréal-Python is now more than 200 Pythonistas strong. It’s organized by a dedicated team of 6. Monthly meetings, consisting of a main talk and flash presentations, are the traditional rendez-vous. Since 2010, Django documentation translation and packaging sprints were started. This year, Montréal-Python will keep on giving workshops and tutorials, building an ever stronger community by having projects nights.
These achievements have been made possible through the constant involvement of our members and the continuing support of our sponsors. Montréal-Python is truly confident that their mobilization was a valuable asset in the success of PyCon 2014 and 2015.