Microsoft Vancouver
Microsoft Vancouver employees meet in one of the office's many meeting rooms   (Photo credit: Nelson Mouëllic)

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Microsoft Vancouver was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2017):

  • Microsoft Vancouver supports its new families with subsidies for IVF treatment (to $2,000) as well as maternity leave top-up payments for its new moms (to 75% of salary for 17 weeks)
  • Microsoft Vancouver's downtown head office features a variety of great amenities including an onsite coffee bar with barista, daily deliveries of fresh fruit, and an employee lounge that features music, television, games and guitars
  • Microsoft Vancouver employees provide feedback on which charitable initiatives the company supports each year and are encouraged to get involved with paid time off to volunteer
Microsoft Vancouver's main hub   (Photo credit: Nelson Mouëllic)

Highlights

Established in Canada 2014
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Microsoft Corporation
Parent company head office Redmond, WA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Mississauga ON
Full-time employees in Canada 572
Average age of employees in Canada 31
Longest serving employee 9 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 4 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 5 paid days)

The Career Directory

Microsoft Vancouver has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Microsoft Vancouver employees play ping pong

Highlights for New Grads

Parent company Microsoft Corporation
Parent company head office Redmond, WA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Mississauga ON
Full-time employees in Canada 572
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training online training, in-house training
Starting salary $80K to $85K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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