With new companies moving in and many start-ups and small companies growing it can be tough to keep track of the Montreal market. That’s why it’s key to build relationships with recruiters to keep you up to date. If you don’t have any no need to worry avansai’s got you. That’s why we decided to break down 10 great companies that use Microsoft stack in Montreal.

Explorance

Office location: 1470 Rue Peel #500, Montréal, QC H3A 1T1

Who are they: Explorance is a Journey Analytics provider that empowers organizations in making the right decisions with fact-based feedback data. Through its main offerings Blue and Metrics That Matter (MTM), Explorance is at the heart of the learning organization’s continuous improvement strategy. Montreal team with over 100 people.

What makes them great?

Culture: They believe in empowering their people through a more results and collaborative approach. They support their employees to continuously grow both personally and professionally. Their culture has made them a top workplace in Canada for 6 straight years finishing number 2 on the list most recently.

Technology: They encourage innovation in terms of technology and have already begun implementing AI and machine learning into their platforms in order to give better insights to their customers.

Benefits: Their uncapped time off policy is definitely their major feature but flexible schedule, great health and dental benefits along with RRSP match and other paid perks like transportation and gym memberships.

Tech Stack: ASP.Net, C#, SQL, Javascript, HTML 5, CSS 3, Angular 2+, Rest API, SOAP, Python

mdf Commerce

Office location: 1111, St-Charles Street West, East Tower Suite 255, Longueuil, Quebec CA

Who are they: mdf commerce enables the flow of commerce by providing a broad set of SaaS solutions that optimize and accelerate commercial interactions between buyers and sellers. Their platforms and services empower businesses around the world, allowing them to generate billions of dollars in transactions on an annual basis.

What makes them great?

Culture: They look to bring in innovative thinkers and give them the ability to solve problems. They offer the ability for their employees to contribute to large projects and have a true impact.

Technology: They encourage innovation in terms of technology and partner with their clients to provide unique solutions that meet their needs.

Benefits: They offer good medical benefits to go along with a flexible work schedule, remote work and a Stock Purchase Plan.

Tech Stack: .Net, C#, SQL, Javascript, React, Azure, Restful APIs, Azure DocumentDB,

Gsoft

Office Location: 1751 Rue Richardson #1050, Montréal, QC H3K 1G6

Who are they: GSoft is all about software crafted for smarter workplaces. Through our products, we have the privilege of helping tens of thousands of companies improve how they work. Growing Montreal office with over 200+ employees.

What makes them great?

Culture: Their focus is around consistent learning and growth and they accomplish this by allowing people to make mistakes. They offer very good work-life balance and believe in celebrating their employees efforts. They are also a green company that provides lunch to reduce waste.

Technology: Another company with technology at the heart of what they do. They are always looking to grow their product line and improve the way people work.

Benefits: It begins with their flexible work schedule, remote work, unlimited vacation and paid parental leave. They offer reimbursements or sports and equipment, BIXI memberships and paid STM transport.

Tech Stack: C#, .NET Core, ASP.NET, Azure, Redis, WebApp, Docker, Kubernetes, MongoDB, CI/CD, Azure Devops, Powershell, ARM Templates, React, Git, Javascript

Genetec

Office location: 2280 Alfred-Nobel Blvd. Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4S 2A4

Who are they: Genetec is a Leading technology provider of business intelligence, unified physical security, public safety, and operations. Genetec develops open-platform software, hardware and cloud-based services for the physical security and public safety industry.

What makes them great?

Culture: They have created a culture where you can make a difference, share ideas, have growth opportunities and work in a dynamic environment. All this has led to them being name a top employer in Montreal for 4 straight years.  

Technology: With engineering being at the heart of everything they do it isn’t a surprise that they have 100 product releases a year. They are always looking to innovate and improve technology in their industry.

Benefits: The offer a variety of perks at their head office including onsite gym, activities, gaming, affordable meals and free parking. This all on top of their regular benefits, training reimbursement and competitive pay.

Tech Stack: .Net core, C#, SQL, Javascript, Angular 2+, Typescript, Kubernetes, Azure, Restful APIs, Docker, Powershell, Microservice architecture

CAE

Office location: 8585 Chemin de la Côte-de-Liesse, Saint-Laurent, QC H4T 1G6

Who are they: CAE is a high technology company, at the leading edge of digital immersion, providing solutions to make the world a safer place. Backed by a record of more than 70 years of industry firsts, we continue to reimagine the customer experience and revolutionize training and operational support solutions in civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare.

What makes them great?

Culture: Their culture is based off 5 aspects empowerment, integrity, innovation, excellence and being an inclusive and collaborative team. This has driven them to be a leader in their industry for over 70 years and a top employer brand.   

Technology: Their innovation in technology has given them an edge in being a leader in their industry. They are always looking to innovate and implement cutting edge technology to ensure the safety of everyone.  

Benefits: They offer a great benefits package RRSP plan, Stock Purchase Plan, Defined Benefits Retirement Plan, health and wellness plans. They also offer discount meals, activities and free parking.  

Tech Stack: .Net core, C#, SQL, Javascript, Angular 2+, Azure Devops, Azure, Restful APIs, Microservice architecture, Powershell, Python, C++

PSP Investments

Office Location: 1250 René-Lévesque Blvd W #1400, Montreal, Quebec H3B 5E9

Who are they: The Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) is one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers with $169.8 billion of net assets as of March 31, 2020. They have over 900 employees in Montreal.

What makes them great?

Culture: They have built a collaborative environment in order to make a global impact. In order to accomplish this they offer ample opportunity to learn and grow, provide individual and shared recognition and use diversity to continue to innovate.

Technology: In the investment world technology is becoming more and more important to the success of an organization. That’s why PSP is constantly looking to implement and use cutting edge technology.

Benefits: They offer an extensive package with competitive salary, bonuses, RRSP plan, virtual healthcare, Family paid leave and career development opportunities.

Tech Stack: C#, .NET, .NET Core, T-SQL, Unit testing, Entity Framework Core, REST API, DWH, TFS, Azure, Javascript Angular 2+, Git

Ubisoft

Office Location: 5505 Boul St-Laurent #2000, Montréal, QC H2T 1S6

Who are they: With the largest in-house game development staff in the world, Ubisoft gathers more than 14,000 team members in more than 40 studios around the world. Ubisoft attracts the best and brightest from all continents with talent, creativity & innovation at its core.

What makes them great?

Culture: Ubisoft has developed a creative culture that leverages collaboration and expertise to deliver unique games. That culture has led them to be named a top workplace in both Canada and France.

Technology: Being a leader in the gaming industry means always looking to use technology to create the next big thing. Ubisoft has consistently done exactly that and more by always working with cutting edge technology.  

Benefits: Their head office is a literal playground filled with gaming rooms, activities, themed rooms and more. Add to that a competitive compensation package and benefits plan.  

Tech Stack: C#, .NET, .NET Core, SQL, Javascript, Typescript, Vue.js, Angular 2+, Docker, Git, Kubernetes, Elasticsearch, Rest API’s

Equisoft

Office Location: 1250 Boulevard René-Lévesque O 33rd floor, Montréal, QC H3B 4W8

Who are they: Founded in 1994, Equisoft is a global provider of advanced insurance and wealth digital solutions. Recognized as a valued partner by over 50 of the world’s leading financial institutions in 15 countries, Equisoft offers innovative front-end applications, extensive back-office services and unique data migration expertise.

What makes them great?

Culture: Their culture is built on 4 aspects starting with dynamic environment where you can have an impact, balance between work and life, open communication between all levels and a sense of belonging and autonomy.   

Technology: While selling digital business solution to customers for over 20 years you need to constantly be looking for how to give an edge using technology.  

Benefits: Their package includes all the regulars such as competitive pay, benefits and flexible work schedule. It also includes office activities, career development and international opportunities.   

Tech Stack: C#, .NET, .NET Core, SQL, ARM, Azure, React.js, Javascript, Rest, MVC, Entity Framework, Jquery

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