7 of Chicago's top companies to work for right now

Tessa McLean

If the warmer weather is making you restless and a career change is on your mind, hopefully we can help. We rounded up seven of the fastest growing Chicago tech companies that are hiring right now.  

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STATS is the world's leading sports technology, data and content company. The company passionately abides by a mission to revolutionize the way sports contests are viewed, understood, played and enjoyed. STATS’ calling card consists of real-time scores, historical sports information, Associated Press editorial content, a turnkey fantasy sports operration and SportVU technology.

“The ideal candidate at STATS is a person who combines a true passion for sport with a mastery of their craft, whether that be database programming, web development, product marketing, sales or accounting,” Gary Walrath, CEO, said.

Location: Northbrook, IL
Perks: Tuition reimbursement, generous vacation allotments and flexible work hours
Founded: 1981
 
 

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Raise is an online gift card marketplace. Buyers can save at their favorite stores, and sellers can earn cash for selling unwanted gift cards. Raise is revolutionizing the retail industry and is one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies in the United States. 
 
“We’re looking to hire those that believe in our vision and want to be challenged, think big and take risks,” said George Bousis, Founder and CEO of Raise. “If you have fresh ideas and you’re ready to make an impact, we want you on our team.”
 
Funding: $87.2M
Location: 11 E Madison St., Floor 4
Perks: MacBook Pro, dual 27” Apple cinema displays, breakfast and healthy snacks, pool, ping-pong, and foosball 
Founded: 2010
 
 
 
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Braintree builds products that make payments easier—so easy that they fade into the background, making entirely new kinds of interactions possible. 
 
"We look to hire builders, people who are able to look at the big picture while also focusing on his/her own piece of the Braintree pie. We care deeply about our customers and look to hire people who have a deep desire to do the right thing for people." - Lindsay Verstegen
Head of Talent 
 
Funding: $69M
Location: 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, 8th floor
Perks: Tuition reimbursement, sabbatical program, charitable matching program, snacks and catered lunch daily
Founded: 2007
 
 
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NowSecure is a mobile security company dedicated to advancing the state of mobile security worldwide. They provide mobile security products and are committed to advancing the state of mobile security worldwide. 
 
“We hire smart, motivated people who like to break things and build them back up… better, stronger and more secure. If you are passionate about mobile and empowering consumer and enterprise mobile security, NowSecure is the place for you.” - Director of Talent Engagement Mike Dwyer 
 
Funding: $12.5M
Location: Oak Park, IL
Perks: Flexible work from home policy, 3 weeks vacation, weekly happy hour, twice monthly company lunch
Founded: 2008
 
 
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One North Interactive is an agency dedicated to serving the creative, strategic and technological needs of complex, relationship-based businesses. 
 
Location: 1 North Dearborn, Ste 650
Perks: Health benefits, commuter benefits, and free pop, free coffee and free lunch every other week
Founded: 2012
 
 
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kCura’s flagship product Relativity is an e-discovery application that helps law firms and other organizations search, analyze and review electronic information needed for litigation. It’s an impressive example of Chicago craftsmanship that is solving huge problems on an equally huge scale: managing large amounts of digital information.
 
“We look for candidates who are both passionate and good at what they do,  who live our core values,  and who want to be part of our growing workplace community,” said Dorie Blesoff, chief people officer at kCura.  “As a company, we’re committed to building great software and providing relentless customer support, so candidates who are excited to help us go to the next level, and have fun doing it, are a good fit.”
 
Funding: $125M
Location: 231 South LaSalle Street
Perks: Flexible work schedule, gym partnership discounts, discounted Divvy membership, discounted food services, laundry Service
Founded: 2001
 
 
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Softchoice is one of the largest technology solution providers in North America. They are a growth-oriented organization with a unique culture that fosters a friendly, open-minded workplace where employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work.
 
Location: 314 W. Superior, Suite 301
Founded: 1989
 

 

Related: Best Startups to Work for in Chicago

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Mike Lazar
You don't have the correct address for Softchoice. We are at 314 W. Superior, Suite 301.
Tessa McLean
Thanks Mike!

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