16 Chicago tech companies on the hunt for data gurus

by Alyssa Schroer
April 18, 2017

What's the sexiest job of the 21st century? Here's a hint: it has data in the title. According to the Harvard Business Review, data scientist takes the honor, and it's no surprise. Statistical analysis and data mining are in high demand, so whether you're a data scientist or analyst, these cool Chicago tech companies are looking for you. All of the companies on our list have multiple open jobs in our data/analytics category.

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Transunion

Data Jobs Open: 14

What they do: TransUnion is a risk and credit reporting company. The company offers a myriad of risk assessment solutions, including customer credit reporting, fraud detection and prevention tools and debt recovery.

Cool Perks: Onsite gym, onsite cafe, tuition reimbursement, three game rooms, casual dress, unlimited vacation policy, paid volunteer time, company-sponsored intramural teams and massages.

 

 

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Discover Financial Services

Data Jobs Open: 6

What they do: Discover offers a wide variety of financial services, including credit cards, checking accounts, and home and student loans. The banking institution has a large presence in the Windy City and its suburbs with over 4,500 employees providing customer service and finding the right financial tools for customers.

Cool Perks: Generous vacation policy, flexible work environment, healthy eating program and paid tuition for an online bachelor’s degree.

 

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SPINDS

Data Jobs Open: 5

What they do: SPINS is a big data company offering their insights and consultancy to the natural, organic and speciality food industry. The company offers services to brands, retailers and strategic partners, including industry trend mapping and marketing strategy.  

Cool Perks: Generous parental leave, flexible work schedule, sabbatical, onsite gym, generous PTO and a nutritional program that features everything from a chef-led cooking class to yoga.

 

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Pareto Intelligence

Data Jobs Open: 3

What they do: Pareto Intelligence infuses big data into the healthcare industry to deliver financial solutions for health plans and healthcare providers. The company has already analyzed over $100 billion in claims and medical costs in just four years.

Cool Perks: Open PTO policy, onsite gym, performance bonus, company equity, generous parental leave, paid volunteer time, casual dress and some meals provided.

 

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West Monroe Partners

Data Jobs Open: 4

What they do: West Monroe Partners is a digital and technology consulting firm. Based in Chicago, but with nine other offices around the US, the firm specializes in mergers & acquisitions, digital and customer experience across industries like retail and private equity.

Cool Perks: Unlimited vacation time, meals provided, fitness subsidies, company-wide outings and company equity.

 

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Arity

Data Jobs Open: 2

What they do: The Arity platform harnesses the power of big data to predict and reduce risk in the transportation industry. The company finds trends in traffic patterns and uses the data to advise insurance, shared mobility and automotive companies on best risk reduction practices. Founded by Allstate, Arity analyzes over 30 billion driving miles to improve the safety of the automotive industry.  

Cool Perks: Generous paid time off, tuition assistance, and 401(k) matching.

 

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Tempus

Data Jobs Open: 10

What they do: Tempus is building the world’s largest library of molecular and clinical data. The goal of the company is to make data easily accessible, so doctors and patients can work together towards eradicating disease- starting with cancer.

Cool Perks: Stocked kitchen, meals provided, commuter benefits and casual dress.

 

 

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Echo Global Logistics

Data Jobs Open: 5

What they do: Echo Global Logistics connects businesses needing to ship their products with the most efficient carriers. Echo provides carriers around-the-clock support and new business opportunities, while providing shippers with a variety of options to deliver their products efficiently.

Cool Perks: Time off to volunteer, gym membership discount, cell phone discount, Divvy discount, company outings and casual dress.

 

 

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Cars.com

Data Jobs Open: 3

What they do: Cars.com connects car dealers to buyers across the country, featuring millions of listings at any given time.

Cool Perks: Employee stock purchase plan, 401(k), health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance and commuter benefits.

 

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Trunk CLub

Data Jobs Open: 4

What they do: Trunk Club is a fashion retailer that works to create the personal buyer experience online. Stylists get to know their clientele and send customized trunks right to their door.

Cool Perks: Unlimited vacation, a full bar, healthcare plans, 401(k) and a rooftop with city views.

 

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Civis Analytics

Data Jobs Open: 5

What they do: With origins in political campaign targeting, Civis Analytics now provides a variety of industries with products to better mine their data and analytics.

Cool Perks: Health, dental and vision coverage, parental leave, commuter benefits, a generous amount of vacation days and special events like a Halloween costume contest, monthly birthday celebrations and happy hours!

 

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morningstar

Data Jobs Open: 6

What they do: Morningstar offers products that give everyday investors access to the same research as financial professionals. The goal of Morningstar products is to enable investors to make thorough financial choices through cutting-edge data and research.

Cool Perks: Flexible work hours, discounted gym membership and matching 401(k).

 

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Home Chef

Data Jobs Open: 6

What they do: Home Chef is a meal kit delivery service, providing hearty meals with simple recipe cards and pre-portioned ingredients. Home Chef ships nationwide and pack their meals in recyclable and biodegradable materials.

Cool Perks: Comprehensive health benefits, commuter benefits and casual attire environment.

 

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avant

Data Jobs Open: 8

What they do: Avant is an online lending platform that offers a unique and customizable approach to the loan process. The company has served more than 500,000 customers worldwide and has been named one of the top fintech innovators in the world.

Cool Perks: Flexible work hours, discounted gym membership and matching 401(k).

 

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uptake

Data Jobs Open: 3+

What they do: Uptake is a predictive analytics SaaS platform that helps companies understand and make use of their data. 

Cool Perks: Health, dental and vision benefits, open PTO policy, parental leave, commuter benefits, philosophy class, lunch stipend, speaker series, happy hours and catered Friday lunches.

 

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grubhub

Data Jobs Open: 5+

What they do: Grubhub is the leading online food ordering and delivery service in the nation. The company allows users access to over 50,000 restaurants across 1,100 cities.

Cool Perks: Flexible vacation, company outings, paid holidays, weekly Grubhub credit, free coffee and beverages, casual attire and a rooftop deck. 

 

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