Developers are always in high demand, but senior devs are needed at many of Chicago’s most exciting companies. These jobs require plenty of skill, of course, but they also require the ability to claim ownership for specific tasks, pitch in on a variety of projects and help junior devs when they hit roadblocks. However, they’re also a chance to shape a company’s tech and provide much-needed assistance at cool startups across the city.
What they do: Financial services provider Capital One doesn’t just offer credit cards; the company is constantly innovating its consumer-facing digital products to ensure its customers can always stay on top of their finances. The Shop is the company’s downtown office that fosters a sense of community among employees while they build out that tech.
Perks and culture: In addition to working out of a hip, modern office, employees enjoy a range of benefits aimed at living well in all senses of the word. The company's benefits packages are responsive based on employees and include medical, dental and vision plans with full family coverage.
What they do: At higi, it’s all about reimagining how to measure health and wellness. The company has a network of of automated health stations that measure weight, BMI, blood pressure and pulse that are located at grocery and convenience chains across the country.
Open job: Sr. DevOps Engineer
Perks and culture: As a healthtech company, the health benefits at higi are stellar. The company also offers unlimited paid time off, two annual company outings, lunch and learns, intercompany fitness challenges and more.
What they do: CSG International assists companies going through changes. When companies grow, pivot or just need a new solution, CSG offers expertise, tech and delivery models to ensure smooth transitions.
Perks and culture: While the company has more than 3,500 employees around the globe, the Chicago office has a strong startup culture with casual dress, work-from-home opportunities and plenty of happy hours and group outings to get to know your teammates.
What they do: kCura helps lawyers ensure they have all the information they need before litigating. The company’s e-discovery software, Relativity, sifts through vast amounts of unstructured data to find relevant documents, making sure every important detail is found.
Perks and culture: kCura is centered around a culture of collaboration, communication and exceeding expectations. In addition to traditional perks, the company also offers volunteering opportunities, letting you give back to the community.
What they do: Transferring money across the border is tough. Pangea Money Transfer takes the hard work out of it, letting you send money to many South American companies in as little as 30 seconds.
Open job: VP of Engineering
Perks and culture: Pangea likes to recognize success. The company tracks many key performance indicators specific to each position and uses that to ensure everyone is doing the job they’re best at.
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