Before COVID-19, working from home was mostly considered an exception to the rule—but over the last few months, it’s become part of the norm. (In fact, according to a recent study, the number of remote work days has doubled during the pandemic.) So what if you've found that you’d prefer working remotely long-term—or maybe you've always been a digital nomad or WFH devotee? Good news: There are plenty of companies that are hiring for permanently remote positions.
And we’re not just talking about tech roles (though naturally, there are plenty of those!). From mortgage loan processor at MUFG in the Americas to customer success manager at Udemy, there are a variety of opportunities available in a mix of industries. Keep reading to learn more about these businesses and what types of remote jobs they are hiring for right now.
1. MUFG in the Americas
MUFG Union Bank, N.A., is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE: MUFG), one of the world’s largest financial organizations with total assets of approximately $2.8 trillion (USD) as of March 31, 2019.
They operate 351 branches, consisting primarily of Union Bank® retail banking branches in west coast states, along with commercial branches in Texas, Illinois, New York, and Georgia. They provide a wide spectrum of corporate, commercial, and retail banking and wealth management solutions, as well as an extensive portfolio of value-added solutions, such as investment banking, personal and corporate trust, global custody, transaction banking, capital markets, and more.
For anyone who is curious about what’s next, committed to developing new ideas, and accountable for results, then this is the place to build their momentum.
MUFG is currently experiencing rapid growth and recognizes that flexible work arrangements foster a more trusting, open, and empowering culture by providing colleagues with more options as the future workplace continues to evolve. As a result, multiple remote job opportunities are currently available for senior mortgage loan processors, underwriters, and closers in Arizona, Texas, and California.
People can’t fix what they can’t see.
Planet believes in using space to help life on Earth. The company designs, builds, and operates a constellation of earth-imaging satellites to deliver an unprecedented dataset of empirical geospatial information via their revolutionary cloud-based platform. Customers and users across the globe use Planet’s data to power research, deliver insights, and solve the world’s toughest obstacles. Why work at Planet? Planet’s team is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains, as they control every component of hardware design, satellite manufacturing, image processing, and software engineering. Planet has a people-centric approach toward culture and community and they strive to put their team members first and foster careers in space technology.
Collibrians work together to empower Data Citizens across the globe to see data differently. As a tech unicorn with a high-growth mindset, Collibra is a place where employees are encouraged to speak openly, lead with confidence, and believe that change must be embraced to be successful. With over 600 employees worldwide, productivity and lifestyles vary at Collibra, which is why remote work and flexible schedules are embedded into the culture. When it comes to learning and development, internal mobility is advocated for and the pursuit of personal growth is always welcome.
Netlify’s tools help create websites with sleek workflows that are more secure, scalable, compatible, and faster. Of everything Netlify has built, the company is most proud of its team.
About 60% of Netlify’s team works remotely around the world. Team members are highly valued resources when it comes to giving feedback, building the company, and seeing their colleagues succeed. A willingness to collaborate, debate, and learn is part of what makes Netlify great. The company’s leadership knows the best ideas can come from anywhere.
Noom’s goal is to make the world healthier, physically and emotionally. Everything they do—including hiring you—is geared toward pursuing this goal and reforming healthcare.
At Noom, they believe health starts in the mind, and so their cognitive-behavioral approach permeates not just their products, but their company mindset. They make weight loss fun, and have fun doing it. Their products are proactive instead of reactive, and so is their company culture. They can make anything—why not make the world better?
Udemy is a global leader in online education. The company’s employees have built a platform on which millions of students learn from more than 150,000 courses taught by expert instructors in 65+ languages. Udemy fosters a collaborative environment where people can enhance their professional skill sets while being surrounded by motivated, passionate, and positive colleagues. As an educational company, Udemy has a rich learning culture with top-notch training sessions, unlimited access to Udemy classes, and company-wide instructional initiatives. With growing teams and offices around the world, now is a great time to join the Udemy team.
Facebook connects billions of people around the world, giving them ways to share what matters most to them. People who work at Facebook are builders at heart, whether they’re creating new products or making tools so a business can expand its reach. Facebook’s global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to connect in meaningful ways.
IGS supplies both commercial and residential properties with natural gas, electricity, and home warranty products; power generation solutions off the grid; and clean, domestic alternative fueling options. They’re committed to being environmentally friendly while also helping customers lower their utility bills. Though IGS has almost 1100 employees, this family-owned company still has the spirit of a startup—anyone is free to express their ideas, and leadership takes them seriously. And in an industry that can turn on a dime, IGS team members are glad to have co-workers they know they can count on.
The Opendoor team creates a simple and stress-free way to buy, sell, and trade in homes. Headquartered in San Francisco and operating in 20+ markets across the United States, the company offers job applicants incredible opportunities to learn, grow, and succeed in all areas of the tech and real estate industry.
Cofense offers businesses an innovative approach to stopping phishing attacks. And while team members do deliver best-in-class software and automation, they also know that the smartest machines can’t do the stuff humans are wired for—like flagging an email that appears flawless but uses the wrong nickname for the person receiving the email. It’s the power of collective human intelligence, which Cofense applies to work life, too, with flexible career opportunities for all levels of interests and experience. And, to top it all off, there are events like Bring Your Mutt to Work Days, potlucks, happy hours, and more.
Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. The company helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,400 customers and partners access Medidata’s platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers.
12. Personal Capital
Personal Capital helps customers understand and plan their entire financial lives as part of their mission to be the “people’s champion in the financial industry.” The company provides free financial tools that anyone can use, as well as personalized wealth management services for qualified clients. More than a third of their employees are registered financial advisors who build personal relationships with their clients while also using robust financial tools. The team at Personal Capital is very client-centric and values empathy, clarity, and transparency above all else.
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.
Splice is building the next generation of music technology tools. They’re a digital music creation platform that allows artists to sell their sounds for royalty-free use, share their work and collaborate with their peers, and back up their projects in the cloud with unlimited free storage. The people at Splice want to democratize music production so artists of all types and skill levels—from beginners to chart-toppers—can easily join in from around the world.
Lucid’s technology allows anyone—in any industry—to ask targeted audiences important questions, provide honest answers to researchers, and measure the effectiveness of digital advertising. With such diverse applications, the company offers jobs in a range of fields, from engineering to product to customer success. Lucid is growing rapidly, and is the perfect place for anyone who’s naturally curious and ambitious to carve out their career.
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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