43 Chicago tech companies hiring software engineers in droves

by Alyssa Schroer
May 9, 2017

There's no shortage of software engineer and developer jobs in Chicago, but the following companies are hiring small armies. Everyone on our list has multiple software jobs open now, so if you're looking for a new opportunity, you're in the right place. 

deloitte digital software engineer jobs chicago
Deloitte Digital

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 5+

What they do: As a creative digital consultancy, Deloitte Digital is in the business of helping clients digitally transform and imagine, deliver and run their futures. With a blend of creative chops and deep business strategy, industry and technology expertise, Deloitte helps clients realize their greatest ambitions. Additionally, the consultancy's end-to-end solutions, such as Digital Mix, bring together an ecosystem of leading technology in a platform that offers unified, personalized experiences across customer engagement channels.

Why you want to work there: Check out Deloitte Digital's complete list of perks and benefits

 

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Civis Analytics

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 6

What they do: Civis Analytics helps businesses implement new cloud-based data technologies. The company offers a data-gathering platform that includes tools for predictive modeling and media optimization, as well as big data consultation. Civis boasts an impressive list of global clients like Airbnb, Verizon, Discovery and Robinhood.

Why you want to work there: Generous PTO, 401(k), commuter benefits and multiple happy hours and company outings.

 

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West Monroe Partners

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 9

What they do: West Monroe Partners is a business and technology consultancy. The company offers consultations in digital branding, customer experience and mergers & acquisitions across a handful of industries. With over 950 consultants and 10 offices across the US, West Monroe Partners helps businesses achieve sustained tech success.

Why you want to work there: Unlimited vacation policy, fitness subsidies, meals provided, company equity and occasional company outings.

 

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morningstar

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

What they do: Morningstar was founded on the basis that everyone should have access to the same investment data that financial analysts have. The firm publishes research and offers other avenues to help ordinary investors make wise financial decisions.  

Cool Perks: Tuition reimbursement, a fitness subsidy and paid volunteer time.

 

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captech

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 5

What they do: CapTech is an IT and management consulting firm operating out of ten locations around the United States. CapTech provides companies with custom IT solutions and strategies to accomplish their most important business objectives.

Cool Perks: Tuition reimbursement, recreational clubs, bonus programs and company outings.

 

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Shiftgig

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 3

What they do: Shiftgig connects businesses looking for short-term help with fully-vetted workers. The company gives both businesses and workers the flexibility to work according to their schedules by offering single shift work. Shiftgig’s app also allows workers to keep track of their payments and pick up extra shifts.

Cool Perks: Company equity, casual dress, commuter benefits, unlimited vacation policy and occasional happy hours.

 

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ftd

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 4

What they do: FTD, Inc. is a floral and gifting company as well as the parent corporation of numerous brands like ProFlowers, Personal Creations and Gifts.com.

Cool Perks: Casual attire, flexible work hours, fitness subsidy and tuition reimbursement.

 

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Cloud5 Communications

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 2

What they do: Cloud5 Communications partners with hotels to reduce costs and streamline operations through cloud-based solutions. The company’s solutions include everything from high speed internet service upkeep to business intelligence tools.

Why you want to work there: Generous PTO, casual dress, commuter benefits, performance bonus and flexible work schedules.

 

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Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 3+

What they do: Payformance is changing the way people pay for healthcare. Shifting from a quantitative system to a value-based payment system, Payformance works with providers and payers to ensure an easy transition.

Cool Perks: Remote work program, unlimited vacation, tuition reimbursement, onsite gym and commuter benefits.

 

wyzant edtech company chicago
Wyzant

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 3

What they do: Wyzant connects students looking for help in dozens of subjects with a pool of over 80,000 online tutors. Students fill out a questionnaire about the areas they need to improve and an availability schedule, and the company’s software connects them with a vetted instructor. The 1-on-1 software tools include a shared whiteboard and a code editor to tackle some of the more challenging lessons.

Cool Perks: Casual dress, a pet friendly office and generous PTO.

 

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Adage Technologies

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 3

What they do: Adage Technologies creates engaging digital experiences for e-commerce websites. The company offers services ranging from audience research to building multi-disciplinary e-commerce strategy. Adage has helped the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, American Museum of Natural History and Nobu Hotels manage their online presences.

Cool Perks: Onsite gym, 401(K) matching, flexible work hours, generous PTO and a fully stocked kitchen.

 

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SpotOn

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 2

What they do: SpotOn combines a payment processing platform with customer engagement tools. The company’s payment software offers low credit processing fees and gathers customer data, while the customer engagement tool reviews the data and turns it into actionable marketing materials. Chick-Fil-A and ExxonMobil are just two of the global brands using SpotOn.

Cool Perks: Casual dress, flexible work schedule, stocked kitchen, game room, some meals provided and an onsite gym.

 

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10th Magnitude

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 8

What they do: 10th Magnitude helps businesses innovate with cloud-based solutions using Microsoft Azure. The company helps with cloud strategy, application modernization, using AI to manage data and site reliability management.

Cool Perks: An onsite gym, remote work program, occasional happy hours, casual dress and health benefits.

 

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iManage

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

What they do: iManage is a provider of work product management solutions for law, accounting and financial firms. The company’s cloud-based technology combines artificial intelligence with a document management platform to help businesses navigate their growing databases.

Why you want to work there: Generous PTO, performance bonus, occasional company outings and breakfast every Monday and Friday!

 

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Slalom

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 3

What they do: Slalom is a business and technology consulting firm offering solutions in almost every industry. The company's solutions include implementation of different AI machines, developing different tools for growing customer bases and website digital design.

Why you want to work there: Company equity, performance bonus, casual dress, meals provided, generous PTO and a flexible work schedule.

 

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Arity

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 8

What they do: Arity’s big data platform analyzes traffic patterns to make the automotive industry smarter and safer. The company analyzes over 30 billion driving miles and provides consultancy to the shared mobility, insurance and automotive industries on how to maximize efficiency and reduce risk.

Cool Perks: 401(K) matching, tuition assistance and generous PTO.

 

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Discover Fianncial Services

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 25+

What they do: Discover provides a full suite of financial services. The publicly-traded bank offers credit cards, checking and savings accounts and a multitude of loans. Discover has approximately 4,500 employees between the Chicago suburbs and downtown.

Cool Perks: Generous vacation policy, a healthy eating program and a fully-paid tuition for those looking to complete a bachelor’s degree online.

 

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Centro

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 2

What they do: Centro provides software for digital advertisers. The software automates all digital media campaigns across a multitude of channels. Centro gives marketers a centralized location to research, plan and report on their marketing efforts.

Cool Perks: Extensive PTO, adoption benefits, an onsite nutritionist and a free babysitting membership.

 

bwsift software engineer jobs chicago

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 3

What they do: bswift makes software solutions to streamline payroll, HR and benefits processes. bswift’s tools are designed for all kinds of users, making it easy to navigate for employees, brokers or administrators.  

Cool Perks: Commuter benefits, onsite gym, casual office attire and healthy lifestyle incentive programs.

 

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Lightstream

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 5

What they do: Lightstream’s software enables gamers to customize their streams across many platforms. Gamers can do everything from feature special guests to place brand logos on their streams. The software supports Youtube, Facebook, Mixer and Twitch platforms.

Why you want to work there: Unlimited vacation policy, stocked kitchen, casual dress, commuter benefits and a pet friendly office.

 

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Opploans

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 7

What they do: Opploans allows for flexible loans at a low interest rate. Individuals looking for a loan to pay off their car repair, family or medical bills can receive a loan for up to 36 months with a 99%-199% APR.

Cool Perks: Fully stocked kitchen, free gym membership, intramural sports leagues, flexible PTO and convenient office located in the heart of downtown Chicago.

 

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Collective Health

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 2

What they do: Collective Health offers the first workforce health management system. The company’s healthcare ecosystem helps employees better understand the full extent of their benefits, and allows for companies to use data to scale and modify healthcare options based on their needs. Based in San Francisco, the company opened its Chicago office in 2017.

Cool Perks: Pet friendly office, fitness subsidy, unlimited vacation policy and company equity.

 

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Foursquare

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 4

What they do: Foursquare helps brands target audiences through their location intelligence enterprise. The company’s check-in data can help businesses reach the right people at the right time using foot traffic and campaign measurement tools.

Cool Perks: Company equity, casual dress, generous PTO and a pet friendly office.

 

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PAylocity

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 8

What they do: Paylocity provides human resource and payment software solutions for companies all over the country. The company offers a wide-ranging suite of software tools including payroll, benefits administration and talent management.

Cool Perks: 401(K) matching, health, dental and vision benefits.

 

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Echo Global Logistics

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 5

What they do: Echo Global Logistics partners businesses with specific carriers in order to ensure packages arrive on-time and at a low price. The logistics company connects shippers with carriers in a variety of transportation industries, including truck, rail and international air and ocean.

Cool Perks: Gym membership discount, Divvy bike discount, casual dress and cell phone discount.

 

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servicenow

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 4

What they do: ServiceNow is a cloud software company providing solutions for smoother operations and workflows across HR, IT, customer service and more. Enterprises like Adidas, Experian and Magellan Health all use ServiceNow's products to make work life better for their teams.  

Cool Perks: Unlimited vacation policy, tuition reimbursement, commuter benefits and company equity. 

 

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reverb

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 2

What they do: Reverb is a music marketplace connecting millions of people with new, used and vintage gear and records. From guitars and synthesizers to software and parts, Reverb has everything musicians need to make music.

Cool Perks: Discounts on music gear, flexible time off and 100% health care coverage.

 

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drw

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

What they do: DRW is a principal trading firm combining multiple disciplines like research, technology and risk management for the best strategies in trading and investments.

Cool Perks: Commuter benefits, fitness subsidy, daily meals, a game room and many others.

 

trunk club software engineer jobs chicago
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Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 10

What they do: Trunk Club is a subscription-based outfitter sending hand-selected attire straight to each user’s door. Recently expanded to provide clothing for men and women, Trunk Club offers additional ways to shop like Clubhouses for in-person fittings and even custom suits and outerwear for men.

Cool Perks: Happy hours, remote work program, beer on tap, commuter benefits and company outings.

 

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Sprout Social

Software Engineer Jobs Open: 8

What they do: Used by more than 17,000 brands, SproutSocial’s platform helps businesses grow their social reach with publishing tools, analytics, brand monitoring and competitive insights.

Cool Perks: Parental leave program, Divvy bike memberships, state-of-the-art offices and healthy snacks.

 

groupon software engineer jobs chicago

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

What they do: Groupon is a mobile and online commerce destination that helps people discover and save money on new activities, places to eat and things to see.

Cool Perks: On-site café, paid parental leave program, comprehensive benefits package and flexible hours.

 

pampered chef software engineering jobs chicago

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 4

What they do: Pampered Chef offers a variety of quality tools for easy and stress-free meal preparation. Their website features a blog complete with every tip and recipe you could imagine. With the support of their independent consultant network, Pampered Chef is the ultimate outlet for all things food.

Cool Perks: Onsite fitness center, awesome office space complete with bags and basketball, unlimited PTO and generous parental leave.

 

shoprunner software engineer jobs chicago

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 2

What they do: ShopRunner is a members-only shopping service, providing members with benefits like free returns, special deals and free two-day shipping.

Cool Perks: Parental leave, tuition reimbursement and casual office attire.

 

imc trading software engineer jobs chicago

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 4

What they do: IMC makes proprietary trading technologies used by over 100 trading venues across the world. Initially launched in Amsterdam, IMC now has global offices across three continents.

Cool Perks: Gym reimbursement, commuter benefits, meals provided daily and global travel opportunities.

 

csg international software engineer jobs chicago

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 5

What they do: CSG provides business support solutions to guide every part of the customer lifecycle from customer experience to revenue management.

Cool Perks: Tuition reimbursement, fitness subsidy, flexible work hours and general parental leave.

 

tempus software engineer jobs chicago

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 15+

What they do: Tempus is creating the largest library of clinical and molecular data to make information more widely available. With more structured data in the health field, physicians have better tools to make treatment decisions and patients can benefit from the patients who came before them.

Cool Perks: Unlimited PTO, comprehensive health benefits and happy hours.

 

optiver software engineer jobs chicago

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 6

What they do: Optiver is a leading electronic market maker. Focused mainly on pricing, execution and risk management, the company trades a range of products like listed derivatives, cash equities, ETFs, foreign currencies and bonds.

Cool Perks: Besides the office’s amazing views of Millennium Park, Optiver provides fully paid health insurance, paid commuting expenses, 401(k) plan, 25 days of paid vacation, daily catered breakfast and lunch, paid commuter benefits and weekly in-house chair massages.

 

spothero software engineer jobs chicago

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

What they do: SpotHero is making the parking situation in cities a tad more bearable. Their app allows users to easily reserve a space for a specific time slot so there’s no circling, tracking down garages or worrying about confusing parking signs.

Cool Perks: Game room, commuter benefits, company equity, remote work program and unlimited PTO.

 

Uptake Chicago Software Engineer Jobs

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

What they do: Uptake converts data into insights that create measurable value, enabling companies to enhance productivity, safety and reliability.

Cool Perks: Parental leave, happy hours, speaker series, commuter benefits and open PTO policy.

 

kCura Chicago Software Engineering jobs

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 9

What they do: Formerly kCura, Relativity builds e-discovery software that manages huge amounts of data, specifically for electronic evidence during litigation or investigations.

Cool Perks: Paid parental leave, on-site gym, a zen recharge room, hotel discounts, low-cost medical, free dental and vision benefits. 

 

Grubhub Chicago Software Engineer Jobs

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 15

What they do: Grubhub is a leading mobile and online food ordering and delivery service.

Cool Perks: Weekly Grubhub credit, unlimited snacks, flexible vacation time, casual dress code and a private rooftop deck.

 

cars.com Chicago software engineer jobs

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

What they do: Cars.com is an online source for car shoppers, connecting them to local dealers all over the country at any time.

Cool Perks: Tuition reimbursement, commuter benefits, flexible spending accounts and employee stock purchase plan.

 

vivid seats engineering jobs chicago
photo via vivid seats

Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 10

What they do: Vivid Seats is a leading online ticket marketplace for live events including sports, theater and concerts.

Cool Perks: Ticket discounts, unlimited PTO with paid family leave, fully paid membership for in-building fitness center, catered lunches and happy hours.

 

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