Nowadays, software engineers are in demand just about anywhere. But if you want to be at the center of all the action, there’s nothing like working in New York City: the energy, the diversity, the amazing food and entertainment—not to mention all the cool office spaces with sweeping views of the city.
Many businesses have a presence here, including these companies who are hiring software engineers in the Big Apple in 2020. You can work in any number of industries, including healthcare, finance, e-commerce, online dating, education, music, and—of course—tech.
So whether you want to make an impact at a startup, like Oscar Health or Stash; be part of a large tech company, like Medidata; or join the mission to cure cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, you’re sure to find a company—and a job—that speaks to you.
1. Oscar Health
In the last seven years, Oscar has experienced exponential growth, becoming the fastest-growing startup health insurer in the country. At Oscar, employees have the ability to make a real impact, solving problems that will transform the health care system and change the lives of its members. Oscar is powered by exceptional people who are passionate about tackling an enormous problem and changing health care for good. The company’s culture is what anyone would expect at a startup—fast paced, fun, and high-energy. Oscar’s offices feature open layout to encourage communication and collaboration. The team also plans exclusive events each month to celebrate and bring employees together.
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.
3. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has the ultimate mission: curing cancer. They approach this mission from multiple perspectives—from patient care to analytics to algorithms. As a leader in their field, employees must be eager to learn, passionate about the work they do, and able to clearly communicate their ideas. At MSK, everyone feels supported in trying new things, evolving the research they’re doing and the conversations they’re having.
A leader in the evolution of electronic trading, Tradeweb combines human expertise, technology, market data, and a vast network of clients to improve the way financial markets trade. As an ideas and solutions company which values innovation, Tradeweb is always looking for creative thinkers who want to make an impact.
Stash’s goal is to create a future in which financial opportunity is universal. Team members work toward that goal by being customer-obsessed. That means going straight to customers for insight at the inception of a new project and emphasizing communication and trust when collaborating internally. Stash employees know that their coworkers’ different perspectives make the company’s products better, and they see themselves as perpetual students who respect the truth found in data and appreciate the value of success and failure. Transparency and quality aren’t optional at Stash; they’re requirements for accomplishing the company’s mission to provide quality personal finance for all.
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.
7. Teachers Pay Teachers
Founded by a NYC public school teacher in 2006, Teachers Pay Teachers was created to help educators better serve their students by facilitating the exchange of resources, lesson plans, and materials. Since then, the website has grown beyond its niche into an expansive service and marketplace with broad offerings, used by over 4 million teachers worldwide.
Wunderkind (formerly BounceX) is a leading performance marketing engine that delivers tailored experiences at scale. Digital businesses use Wunderkind to remember who users are better than ever before, allowing them to deliver high-performing, one-to-one messages on websites through emails and texts and in ads at a scale that’s not otherwise possible. Wunderkind drives $1.2 billion dollars annually in directly attributable revenue for top e-commerce brands like Uniqlo, Sonos, and HelloFresh, often ranking as a top-three revenue channel in their own analytics. Wunderkind is maniacally obsessed with ROI and aims to be the infrastructural interface between individuals and brands in a world where consumers choose what they want, from whom, and when.
Amperity helps brands get to know their customers, make strategic decisions, and consistently take the right course of action to better serve their consumers and continue growing their businesses. Amperity is a next-generation customer data platform that provides intelligent capabilities across data management and unification, analytics and insights, and activation. The company serves many of the world’s most-loved brands, including Alaska Airlines, Starbucks, Moët Hennessy USA, Kendra Scott, Lucky Brand, Planet Fitness, Seattle Sounders FC, Stanley, and many more.
10. CB Insights
Using data analytics, CB Insights attempts to do the impossible: predict the future. Through their machine learning SaaS platform, their Fortune 100 clients can now access diverse datasets that help them predict emerging technologies and corporate trends. As a rapidly growing company, they maintain a collaborative and dynamic culture. CB Insights attracts people who are ambitious, hardworking, and equipped to shape the future.
Food52 is a leading innovator in the food, cooking, and home space whose recipes, stories, and curated home goods reach more than 24 million people monthly. Ask any employee about the best part of working at Food52 and they’ll say it's the neverending bounty of food. With two test kitchens where they shoot their cooking demos and mouthwatering photos, their recipe developers pump out restaurant-quality treats daily to fuel innovation. Giving back is also part of Food52’s team spirit. Every year, the company decides which charitable organization to support as a group—in 2020, the winner was No Kid Hungry.
12. Samsung Electronics America
Samsung is at the forefront of innovation, developing technologies that bring people together. As a global company founded in South Korea, Samsung’s dynamic, multicultural environment stretches its employees to break down barriers and create a more connected world. For decades, Samsung’s forward-thinking and diverse teams have pushed humanity ahead—from cutting-edge home appliances and entertainment systems to mobile and the advancement of 5G, and all of the discoveries still to come. People who work at Samsung see every challenge as an opportunity to improve the status quo with an all-hands mentality and a dedication to solving tomorrow’s problems.
More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE—a financial services organization—pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever online trade placed by an individual investor. Since then, the company has continued to challenge conventions and put customers first. Today, E*TRADE advocates for all investors through its powerful technology and professional guidance.
Founded in 2005, Etsy operates markets that allow millions of people around the world to connect—both online and offline—to make, sell, and buy unique goods. Etsy’s global community of entrepreneurs, shoppers, manufacturers, and employees are the heart and soul of its business, and with more than 40 million listed items, Etsy has something for everyone.
Broadridge, a global fintech company with $4 billion in revenue listed on the S&P 500, provides communications, technology, data, and analytics solutions. The company helps drive business transformation for clients with solutions for enriching client engagement, navigating risk, optimizing efficiency, and generating revenue growth. Broadridge works with some of the world’s largest financial institutions and over 5,000 brands in industries from telecommunications to healthcare.
Founded in December 2014, Beeswax is a global technology company whose mission is to build great advertising software. Beeswax’s “Bidder-as-a-Service™” (BaaS) technology is the first of its kind, enabling digital media buyers to regain control over their programmatic advertising efforts. The Bidder-as-a-Service is an evolved version of the traditional digital advertising platform, offering today’s programmatic buyers the transparency, control, and flexibility they need to be successful. This innovative product and dedicated people are at the core of Beeswax.
Squarespace empowers millions of people—from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world’s most iconic businesses—to share their stories and create an impactful, stylish, and easy-to-manage online presence. Squarespace’s team of more than 950 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and Portland.
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