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Technology is constantly evolving (just ask the first generation Kindle!). Yes, these sorts of advancements and innovations make our everyday lives more convenient, but they also make tech one of the fastest growing career fields.
Interested in a tech role? As these 19 awesome companies prove, there are plenty of opportunities out there.
So toss your hat into the ring and prepare to not only improve the future of your career—but the future of our entire world.
Amazon brings customers around the world virtually anything they want to buy online through a world-class platform that also supports innovative products and services across dozens of industries.
When you think of the internet, you think of Amazon. With such a huge digital presence, it makes sense that the company is eagerly adding everything from engineers and software developers to data scientists and product managers to its constantly growing team. “There’s so much invention to be done—so much that we don’t yet understand—and that’s just a really exciting environment to operate in,” says Heather Zorn, Director of Alexa Engagement.
2. Rain Bird
Rain Bird is the world’s leading provider of irrigation products and services.
“Rain Bird is on the leading edge of technology for irrigation and for supplying water to landscapes,” says Christen Funk, Regional Sales Manager, Specifications Team. In order to always be at the forefront of the industry, the incredibly approachable leadership at Rain Bird maintains an open-door policy. This collaborative mentality extends across the company’s hierarchy and allows the Rain Bird team to continually innovate.
PulsePoint helps brands engage the right customers at scale by fusing the science of programmatic distribution with the art of content marketing.
While there are plenty of open tech roles, don’t think that you need to fit into a specific mold in order to work at PulsePoint. The company is always looking for people who are the best at what they do—regardless of what it is they do. PulsePoint encourages anyone with something unique to offer—and anyone with skills, passion, and dedication—to apply. Simply put, PulsePoint finds room for talent.
4. Jonah Group
Jonah Group is a team of interactive, software, and business intelligence experts skilled in design, construction, and management of online enterprise systems to deliver end-to-end software services.
Employees at Jonah Group enjoy a high degree of flexibility—not just in their approaches to their work, but also in their career trajectories. “This is an environment where you can stick around for awhile and have opportunities to try different technologies, work for different industries, learn about different businesses. To me, that’s a pretty neat aspect of the company,” says Rod Gonzaga, Team Lead, Technical Architect.
Big Switch Networks is disrupting the status quo of networking by delivering intelligent, agile, and flexible, next-gen data center networking solutions to customers around the world.
Big Switch Networks provides a ton of opportunity to competitive innovators who like the idea of pioneering the next phase of network intelligence. What’s unique about the company is that instead of using industry standards or improving technology that’s been used, BSN is creating entirely new back-end support that makes the process of managing complex IT more intuitive than the industry’s ever seen.
Talkable powers refer a friend programs for top online retailers. Refer a friend allows brands to leverage their existing customers in order to get new ones.
On a mission to help cool companies grow, Talkable is actively looking for driven and passionate people to join the ranks and help the company continue making forward progress. “We’ve come so far with this technology, and it’s amazing how many different types of customers we have and how we can continue to adapt,” says the company’s Head of Customer Success.
HomeAdvisor is the largest home improvement services online marketplace nationwide, connecting home service professionals and homeowners with its comprehensive network of resources and tools.
HomeAdvisor is known for disrupting and dominating the home improvement industry, serving over 130,000 contractors and countless property owners. To match that rapid pace, the company is looking for tech candidates (and beyond!) who not only want to land a job, but grow their careers. “Business is booming, and the amount of doors that open every day is spectacular. There’s almost an infinite amount of opportunity for people to grow,” adds Christian Roe, Inside Sales Manager.
Esri is the world leader in geographic information system (GIS) software development and believes The Science of Where can transform society by unlocking data's full potential in every organization.
Of all of the perks that Esri offers, it’s the purpose of their work that resonates with employees most. “It's incredibly valuable to work with industry leaders. The opportunity to hear speakers and visionaries is one that's common on this campus," explains HQ Pham-Nguyen, Software Development Engineer. Sound like something you want to be a part of too? From software developers to product engineers, Esri is currently on the hunt for plenty of tech talent.
Offering solutions for every phase of the business lifecycle, CSC is a recognized leader for business, legal, and financial services worldwide.
One word that you’ll never hear out of the mouths of CSC employees? Monotonous—because days spent in the office are anything but. “This is an exciting time to be at CSC. We are making investments in enterprise-wide technology to reshape the way we work and increase our service offerings.These technology advancements and projects are at the core of our business growth.Right now this is a place for bringing your passion, pushing forward and offering innovative IT solutions,” shares Todd DeCapua, Senior Director, Technology & Product Innovation, CSC Digital Brand Services.
Intelliware attracts and retains a diverse team who prioritize learning and knowledge sharing. As a result, they were awarded the 2017 Canada’s Top Employers for Young People Award by Mediacorp.
Continuous learning is a core pillar of the Intelliware culture. There are opportunities for growth on projects and three weeks per year dedicated to learning, R&D and knowledge sharing initiatives. They offer three weeks per year dedicated to learning, R&D and knowledge sharing initiatives. They host multiple Centres of Excellence (CoEs) that drive monthly lunch and learns, hands-on labs, study groups, research weeks and hackathons.
FreshDirect is one of the country’s leading online grocers, delivering premium quality fresh-from-the-farm foods and brand-name groceries directly to the doorsteps of its healthy, hungry customers.
Finding a job at the intersection of food and technology might sound like it’s too good to be true. But, rest assured, it’s reality at FreshDirect. While employees undoubtedly appreciate the numerous tastings that frequently occur, it’s the emphasis on transparency that they love most. “Working at such a transparent organization and knowing what’s really going on at every level helps me do my job better,” says Liz King, Public Relations, Assistant Manager.
AppFolio creates cloud software for small-to-medium-sized businesses in specific industries. Its products streamline and simplify business operations for property management companies and law firms.
At AppFolio, the office isn’t a place where people have to be—it’s somewhere that they want to be. “People feel empowered and are excited to come to work because they’re getting to pick how they work, what they work on, and how to solve problems, rather than getting that dictated to them. It makes the culture here feel very warm and inviting—I’ve never heard anyone say they dread coming to work,” shares Cathleen Swallow, Senior Product Manager.
Viventium’s cloud-based human capital management software offers clients remarkable, one-of-a-kind user experiences that enable an organization and its employees to fulfill their true potential.
Viventium knows that the best ideas bubble to the surface when employees feel supported and empowered—rather than meticulously managed. So, the company gives every single team member the freedom to dictate their own work processes. And, instead of the traditional managerial-employee relationships, Viventium prides itself on the mentor-mentee environment it has cultivated.
MealPal is an AI technology company changing the way lunch works by offering users a subscription app that connects consumers to speedy, affordable, tasty lunch deals at the best local restaurants.
Land yourself a tech role (or, really, any role!) at MealPal, and one thing’s for certain: You’ll never be bored. Why? Well, because the company has some lofty goals. “MealPal’s future is making sure that the technology can keep up with the customers’ expectations of the product. We want to be that dream product that everybody wants to use,” shares Alan Norton, Director of Engineering.
Addteq has been a leader of providing business solutions to Enterprise clients for over 10 years, using DevOps automation for creating innovative solutions to solve business processes.
Addteq is always on the lookout for stellar tech talent—people who are willing to step outside of their comfort zones and try new things. “Since Addteq is a smaller company, you wear a lot of hats and gain experiences in many different areas,” says Sneha Sheth, Atlassian Administrator, of what she enjoys about working for Addteq.
The Vanguard Group is one of the world’s largest investment companies, advising clients and the general public on savings, investment, retirement, personal finance, the economy, and much more.
Currently hiring for developers, data engineers, security technology specialists, and more, there’s never been a better time to join the Vanguard team. Once you’re onboard? You’ll be empowered to grab the reins in your own career. Managers ensure the team is surrounded by supportive people and technology, enabling employees to take charge of their professional growth and become the managers of tomorrow.
You might think there isn’t room for change in the sales industry. But ClearSlide is turning the traditional sales process on its head to deliver amazing experiences for both buyers and sellers.
With big-name clients like BuzzFeed, Twitter, and Comcast, it’s safe to say that ClearSlide is making its mark in the sales industry. But, the company’s work is far from over, and team members pride themselves on always looking for the next challenge. “To be successful at ClearSlide, you really have to have the capacity to adapt to change, because we are a startup that’s still changing all the time,” shares Fabio Canache, Senior Software Engineer.
18. Hearst Autos
Hearst Autos, a division of media company Hearst Corporation, strives to be the premier auto industry content producer. The company is overhauling its world famous “Car and Driver” web property.
If you’re looking for a job where you can ideate and innovate like crazy, you’ll feel right at home at Hearst Autos. “Hearst Autos encourages creative, big-picture candidates to join our team,” says Chip Gross, Director, Digital Product Portfolio. “If you have radical perspectives on what the automotive industry should be—and can act on those ideas—then you should feel right at home here.”
Accolade revolutionizes the healthcare industry, improving patient experiences and lowering costs through combined personal engagement efforts, technology applications, and clinical client support.
Accolade is focused on building technology that makes a real difference in people's lives. A typical day could include a morning standup to discuss your project statuses, shadowing a Health Assistant to ground your design work, and then coding and designing our new products. “We don’t want to silo anyone into one product or application—we want to spread knowledge and let people work on what they want to work on,” says Joe, a User Experience Manager.
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Kat is a Midwest-based freelance writer, covering topics related to careers, self-development, and the freelance life. In addition to writing for The Muse, she's also the Career Editor for The Everygirl, a columnist for Inc., and a contributor all over the web. When she manages to escape from behind her computer screen, she's usually babying her rescued terrier mutt or continuing her search for the perfect taco. Say hi on Twitter @kat_boogaard or check out her website.More from this Author
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