Pythian Group Inc.
Pythian Group's Learning and Communication Specialist Rosie Leonard passing by the company's 'Kudos Wall'

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Pythian Group Inc. was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2016):

  • Pythian Group encourages employees to share more that just a paycheque through a share purchase plan available to all employees and encourages employees to become recruiters in their network with new employee referral bonuses (from $500 to $1,000) -- the company also encourages employees to save for the future with matching RSP contributions
  • Pythian Group encourages employees to keep their skills up-to-date through a variety of in-house and online training programs and generous tuition subsidies for courses related and indirectly related to their current position (to $5,000) -- the company also reaches out the next generation of employees through co-op work experience placements and summer student positions
  • The company subsidized "Pythian Fun Squad" organizes a number of social events and celebrations throughout the year, including separate holiday celebrations during the Christmas season for employees and their children, as well as global Mash-Ups, the HOPE Volleyball team and the unique "Geek Pride Day"
Pythian Group employees

Highlights

Industry Computer Systems Design Services
Established in Canada 1997
Parent company head office Ottawa ON
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Vancouver BC, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 179
Part-time employees in Canada 11
Average age of employees in Canada 38
Longest serving employee 17 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
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Pythian Group Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016):

  • Pythian Group continues to expand and create new information technology jobs in the nation's capital -- the company added over 30 new positions last year
  • Pythian Group supports new parents with a short parental leave for new mothers and fathers, including adopting parents (to 100% of salary for two weeks)
  • Pythian Group helps employees balance their work and personal lives with flexible and telecommuting work options -- the firm also offers three weeks of starting vacation for new employees
Pythian Group's CTO Alex Gorbachev grilling at a company barbecue   (Photo credit: Blair Gable)

Highlights

Industry Computer Systems Design Services
Established in Canada 1997
Parent company head office Ottawa ON
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Vancouver BC, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 179
Part-time employees in Canada 11
Average age of employees in Canada 38
Longest serving employee 17 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
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, mentoring

The Career Directory

Pythian Group Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Pythian Group software developer, Zach Renaud

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Computer Systems Design Services
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Vancouver BC, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 187
Part-time employees in Canada 13
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Other info for new grads Experience with SQL, Oracle, Web technologies, Bootstrap, React, Typescript, JavaScript and Golang may be considered an asset.
Typical new grad positions Software Developer, SQL Database Operations, Oracle Database Operations
Starting salary $55K to $60K
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

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