Microsoft Canada jobs
Head office: Mississauga (Ontario)
Year of creation: 1985
Type of company: public
Sector of activity: computer software and hardware, consumer electronics
Microsoft Canada is the Canadian subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation, an American multinational technology company. It is one of the world’s most valuable companies, with more than 114,000 employees, and is active in 170 countries. It is a leader in business and educational software, hardware, servers, entertainment products, tablets and smartphones. Microsoft Canada has nine regional offices across Canada dedicated to providing sales, marketing, support and consulting services to its clients. It is recognized as one of the Top Ten Companies in Canada to work for in 2018.
Microsoft Canada relies on the expertise, skills, creativity and innovation of its employees to accomplish the goals of the company. Each position, whether a designer, data analyst, engineer or intern, contributes viscerally to the company. Some openings include a product advisor, a solution specialist, a senior software engineer and an account executive (Bing advertising).
Microsoft Canada provides its employees with a competitive salary, a health and wellness plan, life insurance, maternity and paternity leave, a performance bonus, work from home and a flexible work environment. In addition, there is potential for career advancement, an employee software purchase program, a RRSP plan, I Volunteer (five paid volunteer days) and an employee stock purchase plan.
Microsoft Canada believes in giving back to the community. To that end, it supports various nonprofit organizations by, for example, donating technological solutions at discount prices to help improve their digital infrastructure. It supports diversity and inclusiveness in the work environment by creating employee-run groups such as GLEAM (gay lesbian employees at Microsoft) and by being a presence at PRIDE gatherings. Microsoft Canada believes diversity and inclusiveness is empowering in the workplace and fosters creativity and innovation.