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.
6. Next Caller
Next Caller provides real-time call verification technology to help businesses provide a great customer experience and stop phone fraud before it starts. Headquartered in New York City, the company offers the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with deploying new technologies in a supportive, mentorship-focused environment. Team members experience trust and transparency on a daily basis, which allows people to become intimately familiar with the inner-workings of the business and leads to an organization that thrives on communication, collaboration, and empowerment. Next Caller looks to hire people with deep humility and empathy, who are unafraid to identify and address areas of inefficiency, and who value the collaboration and mentorship of talented peers.
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.
8. 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.
Anvyl is a production hub where brands manage suppliers, oversee production, and track in-depth product data from procurement to delivery of inbound goods. It saves hours a day of manual work, reduces supply chain costs, and provides actionable data on supplier activity throughout sourcing, production, and the product lifecycle.
BounceX believes the best experiences start with knowing your customer. Whether it’s the local barista who knows how you like your latte, or the trusted barber who remembers the exact cut you want, it's this familiarity that keeps you going back. That’s why BounceX’s founding team of marketers set out to build technology that could allow brands to throw out the spammy, e-commerce playbook and bring that kind of tailored experience to shopping online. That same philosophy helped build the company’s award-winning corporate culture, which is highlighted by an inclusive office environment and world-class benefits like paid family leave, career coaching, and a pledge to equal pay.
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.
In today's digital world, singles are so busy swiping left and right that they're not actually connecting in person, where it counts. Hinge is on a mission to change that with a dating app that's designed to be deleted. While most app companies focus on increasing user sessions and time spent in the app, Hinge wants to achieve meaningful end results (dates and relationships) with no rules, timers, or games involved. Hinge is invested in its employees and believes in great people over process. Decisions are pushed to the front lines, with leaders providing feedback and coaching.
13. 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 16 million people monthly. Ask any employee about the best part of working at Food52 and they’ll say its the neverending bounty of food. With two test kitchens where they shoot their cooking demos and mouthwatering photos, recipe developer Josh Cohen and his team 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.
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