Want a Job in Tech? These Are Some of the Best Software Companies to Work for
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Software powers everything nowadays, from how we keep in touch with friends to how we do our taxes and get our grocery shopping done. So when it comes to making your next career move, regardless of what type of role you’re looking for, chances are you can find a great opportunity working in tech. In fact, we’ve rounded up some of the most exciting software companies you could possibly work for—and they’re all hiring right now.
Here, you’ll find tech all-stars like Automattic, Apple, and Instacart, of course, but you can also explore fast-growing startups and companies that you might not immediately think of as software companies, but as you’ll learn below, they actually are (we see you, Nike).
So keep reading to learn all about these businesses, hear from them in their own words about the work they’re doing, and see if you find your perfect fit.
Join a team of diverse, global perspectives. At Automattic, we believe that intellectual diversity is critical to our success. Create the work environment and schedule that empowers you to perform at your very best. We care about the work you produce, not just the hours you put in. Work from where you choose—we track about 70% of our projects on WordPress.com blogs and the rest on Slack. Because of the geographic variance, we’re active 24/7.
Benefits of working at Automattic include: parental leave, plus a three-month sabbatical every five years; mentorship and coaching programs; training and education support; high employee retention; and generous insurance, leave, and pension benefits. If you’re ambitious, energetic, and driven by a passion to help people, you can make a visible, profound, and lasting difference here.
2. NIKE, Inc.
Technology is at the center of Nike’s digital transformation and growth. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading-edge engineering and systems support, our technology teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible – revolutionizing the future at the intersection of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate and iterate to deliver modern experiences that serve consumers more directly and personally. Our teams are diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.
Instacart is a North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. By bringing fresh groceries and everyday essentials to busy people and families across the U.S. and Canada, Instacart gives customers two very important things: food and time. Can’t find time to get to the store? Just Instacart it.
It seems simple right? Well, it’s more complex than that. From connecting customers with coupons and deals for their favorite retailers and brands to updating over half a billion lines of grocery data from more than 25,000 stores each night, every change and expansion Instacart makes to the product moves them closer to becoming the operating system for the online grocery industry.
They’re looking for people who are excited to noodle on these challenges along with them.
Companies go to BlackLine because their traditional manual accounting processes are not sustainable. BlackLine helps them make the move to modern accounting by unifying their data and processes, automating repetitive work, and driving accountability through visibility. Leading companies like SiriusXM, The Hershey Company, and Domino’s trust BlackLine to deliver accurate results in a chaotic world. When someone joins the team at BlackLine, they become part of a unique and diverse organization that works hard, plays hard, and supports personal and professional growth.
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Apple’s five software platforms—iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, and iCloud. Apple’s more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.
GameChanger is a dynamic technology company based in New York City with teammates working remotely to solve some of the biggest challenges in tech. We have more than 550,000 youth sports teams on our app and we deliver live video streaming, scorekeeping, and team communication tools that connect families to the most important game of the week.
So if engineering is your sport, or you love traditional sports, GameChanger might be the team for you. We believe sports are important because they encourage leadership, teamwork, responsibility, and confidence—critical life lessons that have the power to propel our youth toward meaningful futures. We recognize that without coaches, parents, and volunteers, organized youth sports could not exist. We celebrate those dedicated heroes and make it our mission to help them do what they do best.
7. Flatiron Health
Be the next changemaker in cancer care.
Reimagine the infrastructure of cancer care within a technology and science community that values integrity, inspires growth, and is uniquely positioned to create a more modern, connected oncology ecosystem.
Flatiron Health is a healthtech company dedicated to helping cancer centers thrive and deliver better care for patients today and tomorrow. Through clinical and data science, we translate patient experiences into real-world evidence to improve treatment, inform policy, and advance research. Cancer is smart. Together, we can be smarter. Flatiron Health is an independent affiliate of the Roche Group. Flatiron.com @FlatironHealth
Intuit is the global financial technology platform that powers prosperity for the people and communities we serve. With more than 100 million customers worldwide using TurboTax, Credit Karma, QuickBooks, and Mailchimp, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. Our strategy is to create an AI-driven expert platform that helps solve our customers’ most important financial challenges. By digitizing the financial services industry, we’re giving people the confidence they need to make the right decisions for themselves and their families.
Checkr aims to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. The company therefore provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups, with a philanthropic focus on assisting individuals with prior criminal histories make a second start through gainful employment. To date, more than 20,000 businesses trust Checkr for their background screenings.
10. Network for Good
Network for Good was founded in 2001 by tech giants AOL, Cisco and Yahoo! Today, Network for Good is leading and powering a movement among more than 250,000 nonprofit organizations in the United States, expanding the scope of their fundraising activities to effectively raise money online. As a result, the organization has helped raise and disburse over $2.5 billion dollars to nonprofits. In 2013, Network for Good became a for-profit software-as-a-service (SaaS) company. It offers an integrated software solution for donor management, email marketing, online giving pages, peer-to-peer campaigns, and one-on-one virtual coaching from accredited fundraising consultants. Network for Good is mission-focused and proud to help nonprofits leverage data and technology to more effectively fundraise for their missions.
A quick web search will tell you that KnowBe4 is a highly-awarded employer - from placing on several of Fortune’s Best Workplaces lists to earning regional awards around the globe. But what really makes KnowBe4 stand out as an employer? The short answer is that KnowBe4’s founder and CEO, Stu, has built a fun, welcoming, and sane work environment that values its people.
KnowBe4 has the power, structure, and influence of a large global organization, with the close-knit feel of a small start-up. Employees hear from the CEO and other executives daily during company-wide meetings where team members are given direct, transparent, and honest communication. The one-of-a-kind “Fun and Shenanigans” team always comes up with new games and team-building ideas to keep everyone connected. Our Career Coach helps employees advance their careers within KnowBe4, with a culture that prioritizes continued learning through certification bonuses, tuition reimbursement, and periodic training.
Finally, the KnowBe4 team feels a strong sense of pride for the positive impact they have on the world. KnowBe4 is the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, which is used by tens of thousands of organizations around the globe. KnowBe4 enables organizations to manage the ongoing problem of social engineering by helping them train employees to make smarter security decisions, every day. As the security awareness training industry continues to grow rapidly, our team is laying the foundations of this branch of cybersecurity and working to help protect our world from hackers and cybercriminals.
Yext (NYSE: YEXT) helps organizations answer every question about their business. Yext's Answers Platform collects and organizes content into a Knowledge Graph, then leverages a complementary set of products — including Listings, Pages, Reviews, and Search — to deliver relevant, actionable answers wherever customers, employees, and partners look for information. For over 15 years, thousands of companies worldwide have trusted Yext to create seamless content-driven experiences at scale across search engines, websites, mobile apps, and hundreds of other digital touchpoints. Learn more at yext.com.
13. Warner Bros. Discovery
Every great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. We're a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. Our mission is simple. To be the world's best storytellers with world-class products for consumers.
From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter. Explore opportunities specific to Warner Bros. Discovery's DTC technology and product organization here.
At Autodesk, we believe that when you have the right tools to work and think flexibly you have the power to transform what actually needs making and to design and make a better world for all. For more than four decades, we’ve worked together with our customers to transform how things are made and in doing so, we’ve also transformed what can be made. Today our solutions span countless industries and empower innovators everywhere. But we’re restless to do more. We don’t believe in waiting for progress, we believe in making it. By combining and recombining technologies, blurring boundaries, reinventing rules, unleashing talent, and unlocking insights across industries, we help our customers converge on solutions to the challenges we all face today.
When you work for Jumio, you’re part of a global team striving for excellence, supporting one another, and having a good time along the way. With 11 offices across the world, Jumio offers a truly global culture that’s characterized by our shared IDEAL values: Integrity, Diversity, Empowerment, Accountability, and Leading Innovation.
Jumio provides people with the best of both worlds: We retain the agility of a new startup with the backing and budgets of a global market leader. It’s an environment with high levels of autonomy that offers accelerated career growth. Best of all, it’s a setting where one person can make a meaningful and visible difference to their career, the company’s success, and to the wider mission of eliminating identity fraud.
TriNetX is a data and analytics company that partners with healthcare organizations and pharmaceutical companies across the globe to conduct research and enhance clinical trials leveraging real-world data. They look for people who are creative, intuitive, and curious about science and the world. Collaboration is big at TriNetX, as everyone is working towards a common goal. The TriNetX company culture encourages continuous professional growth, and employees take pride in the impact their work makes on the world.
Atlassian builds enterprise software that helps every member of every team and department stay on track, on point, and on top of their game. Atlassian develops products geared towards software developers and project managers, including its first application, JIRA, which helps track issues within a project, making it indispensable to teams around the world.
Our work used to mean just keeping files in sync, but we’re now focused on designing an enlightened way of working. We’re building the world’s first smart workspace that helps people and teams focus on the work that matters. We value people over places, which is why we are now a virtual-first company that collaborates from home offices, coworking spaces, coffee shops, and Dropbox studios from around the world.
19. Hunt Club
At Hunt Club, we believe in the power of relationships. Not only is it our business model, but it is the most important part of our company culture. It is our mission that every person at Hunt Club feels a sense of connection with their teammates and their work. We are an organization driven by our values and integrity. We want team members who are curious, passionate, proud, collaborative and innovative. We love to celebrate wins together and make it a priority to embrace growth.
We believe in the power of human connection. We created Hootsuite to help people connect on social media and do amazing things together. We connect people with the communities they live in, the teams they work with, the brands they love, the customers who believe in them, and the leaders and visionaries who show them the way forward.
We’re building a diverse, inclusive, results-oriented culture—one that encourages people to be who they are and creates an environment where all employees have the opportunity to excel.
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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