employees at Trustwave’s offices in Chicago

Chicago is home to world-renowned architectural attractions; lively music, culinary, and fine-art scenes; and cozy beachgoing along Lake Michigan when the temperatures are warm.

The Windy City is also host to a number of awesome companies hiring for tech roles.

Cybersecurity provider Trustwave helps businesses protect data and fight cybercrime—and they call Chicago home. Grubhub (whose brand portfolio includes Seamless, LevelUp, and MenuPages) brings takeout to more than 2,700 U.S. cities—but it all starts in the Chi. And you’ll find Chicago offices for all kinds of national companies, from CapTech to VSCO.

Don’t miss out! See which other high-impact companies are looking for tech talent in 2020.

1. CapTech

CapTech company profile

CapTech is a national technology and management consulting firm that partners with some of the world's most successful companies to design, develop, and manage technical and digital solutions that delight customers, drive insights, and meet strategic objectives. CapTech has a passion for driving innovation and growth for its clients. Its collaborative approach delivers custom solutions that maximize the impact of client investments.

2. Trustwave

Trustwave company profile

Trustwave employees are excited to provide their clients with smartly managed cybersecurity services that help protect people’s privacy, fight cybercrime, and reduce online risk overall. Trustwave’s comprehensive and impressive portfolio of offerings includes in-depth security testing, expert consulting, customized technology solutions, and extensive cybersecurity education. Trustwave is the global security arm of Singtel, Optus, and NCS.

3. NextCapital

NextCapital company profile

Since its launch in 2014, NextCapital has maintained its place as a leading provider of financial accounts services and investor portfolio management solutions. NextCapital—the first company to build an automated 401K finance system—places each client's financial future in their own hands by sharing personalized expert advice and software services purpose-built for securing satisfying retirement plans and investments.

4. Cars.com

Cars.com company profile

Cars.com invented car search. Their site and suite of innovative solutions connect buyers and sellers to match people with their perfect car. With their people or “matchmakers” spread across the U.S. and 20-plus years of company growth, they still maintain a startup culture with innovation and passion for their people at the core of everything they do. Working at Cars.com fuels individuals’ creativity and career growth while collaborating together to drive the future of automotive retail.


VSCO company profile

VSCO builds creative tools, spaces, and connections driven by self-expression. Helping people around the world unlock their creative potential, the company continues to innovate with VSCO Membership, an annual subscription that offers advanced editing features, inspiring editorial content, and immersive community experiences. Across all products and services, VSCO’s mission is to help everybody fall in love with their own creativity.

6. Allstate

Allstate company profile

More than just an insurance company, Allstate is a consumer-focused, data-driven company that’s constantly redefining what it means to be protected. Through its commitment to growth and innovation over the last 88 years, Allstate is establishing itself as a leader of new technology in the industry. The company places a strong emphasis on professional development and career planning. Its culture of embracing opportunities and exploration makes it easy for employees to try new things and find out where they want to take their career. With opportunities around the globe, Allstate is hiring in an array of areas from marketing and product pricing to software engineering and data analytics to corporate relations and beyond.

7. Grubhub

Grubhub company profile

Grubhub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering and delivery marketplace dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The company’s online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order from more than 140,000 takeout restaurants in over 2,700 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, LevelUp, Tapingo, AllMenus and MenuPages.

8. Avanade

Avanade company profile

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions, and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Its people bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact. Avanade prides itself on bringing clients the very best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which they operate.

9. Upwork

Upwork company profile

With talented freelancers offering services in more than 3,500 areas of expertise on the platform, Upwork makes it easy for businesses and independent workers to connect—and team up on projects that range from web development to accounting. Both desktop and mobile versions of the platform are available, so clients can locate, interview, collaborate, and pay freelancers quickly and securely to get work done without jumping through hoops.

Here at The Muse, we partner with a lot of great companies to bring you insider looks at their offices and awesome job listings. These employers pay us to be featured on the site, but these Muse-worthy brands made this list not just because they want to be included, but because their culture, policies, and employee feedback showed us that they deserve to be.

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