Join us!

We share a vision of creating original, modern, and casual design for every room in the home. Curiosity, creativity and a passion for design are common characteristics of Umbra people around the world. We work out of more than 15 different countries, collaborating and pulling the best out of each other and ourselves. We are a private company with more than 30 years of experience in our industry—still led by our original founders.

We are driven. We explore options and seek out innovative solutions—not just in our product development cycle, but in the way we approach our business. Our business model is unique: no other housewares company is so intensely focused on continuously designing original product, while at the same time managing production, distribution and our very own flagship retail store. Our products sell in over 120 countries, with exciting plans for expansion. Being vertically integrated and truly global allows us to develop broad and diverse business skills.

We are Umbra.

Original...our people cherish design and are continuously innovating new products that respond to everyday challenges in the home

Modern...our people embrace and drive change in a business that is constantly evolving

Casual...our people don’t take themselves too seriously, but we’re professionals in our approach to business and leadership

If you are looking for a truly unique work experience where you can apply your creativity, individuality and intelligence to a growing global business, take a look at an opportunity at Umbra!


Opportunities at Umbra

Programmer Analyst; Toronto, Ontario


This position …

This is a unique career opportunity to become part of the Umbra Applications Team supporting the applications, systems and technologies that enable our global business to thrive and grow. We are looking for an Entry Level Programmer/Analyst whose primary responsibility will be SAP ABAP.

What you'll do…

  • Design & Document: You will gain skills and experience developing technical designs and supporting technical documentation based on functional design documents provided by business analysts.
  • Develop Business Solutions: You will be trained on SAP ABAP as well as Adobe Forms. You will develop SAP reports and labels based on business requirements. You will diagnose and implement system and application technical errors, repairs and bugs.
  • Work with a Team: You will work with onshore and offshore programmers. You will recommend and implement technical improvements to existing programs and interfaces.

What you’ll bring…

  • Entrepreneurial: You demonstrate a “no job is too small” mentality; you like to roll up your sleeves, jump in and get it done! You are a goal oriented, high achiever. You are agile and adept at working in a multi-stakeholder environment. You appreciate the nuances of a private, non-corporate company environment.
  • Attitude: You have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and are able to adapt to changing priorities. You have an appreciation for design.
  • Relationship Building: You encourage collaboration and are a team player who can develop and maintain effective working relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Communication: You are proficient at active listening. You have a strong ability to write reports and business correspondence; comfortable presenting information and are able to respond to questions.
  • Business Acumen & Decision Making: You take a “business first” approach, apply expertise within this context. You demonstrate assertiveness in pursuing open issues to closure. You provide input to create improved processes that increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Organization Skills: You thrive in a fast paced environment. You have a strong sense of urgency, are self-motivated and work effectively under pressure. You can prioritize team efforts and meet tight deadlines.
  • Critical Thinking: You are a versatile thinker, applying common sense and objectivity to evaluate and determine a solution. You balance an analytical approach with a people-centric perspective when problem solving.
  • Integrity & Influence: You are confident and persuasive with unquestionable integrity. You are a strong team player with demonstrated ability to influence and motivate others.
  • Experience: 0-2 Years of related experience. Knowledge of the IT project life-cycle (plan, design, build, test, deploy, support). Ability to diagnose, debug and implement programming solutions in a time-effective manner is required. Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups.
  • Technical Skills: Strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to provide guidance to solve user/system issues. Oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly with associates, peers and executive management. Ability to work in a highly diverse, multi-site, global work environment.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in IT/IS areas with emphasis on ERP systems.

What we bring…

This is a place where innovative minds thrive and collaborate with other like-minded individuals. We share a passion for creativity and a drive to make things happen. We value our unique work space, our global mindset and our distinct design-centric culture.

We offer all permanent full-time associates incentive programs, group benefits and RSP, as well as more exciting things like continuous learning opportunities, recognition galore, an on-site gourmet café to treat yourself, and full gym facilities to work it off after. Overall, a pretty great place to work!

How to apply …

If this grabs your attention, send your resume to , referencing "Programmer Analyst" in the subject line.