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67 Companies
Sittercity
Kids + Family • Software
Sittercity’s mission is to make child care finally work. As the company that pioneered tech-enabled child care, we've come a long way since 2001. We've connected millions of families and sitters, and now we’re reinventing the category we created, with technology that radically simplifies the way families and sitters connect.

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38
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Chicago
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Jiobit
Internet of Things • Kids + Family
Jiobit is a patented location tracking platform, enabling the longest lasting and smallest real-time location products. With a host of encryption technologies, Jiobit is trusted by federal gov't customers and thousands of families across the US. Jiobit has won PC Mag's Editor's Choice Award and has been featured on CNBC, Buzzfeed and Techcrunch.

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+14
18
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Chicago
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ThinkCERCA
Edtech • Kids + Family
At ThinkCERCA, we believe critical thinking is the catalyst for change. We build software to teach critical thinking skills by helping students become better writers.

Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
+24
20
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Chicago
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Find MeTime
Kids + Family • Mobile
MeTime is a platform that connects parents to new flexible childcare options. We strive to make childcare more accessible by aggregating more flexible, hourly drop-off childcare options in one place that parents can instantly find and book as they need it. We help parents find childcare that fits their lives, not the other way around.

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Daily stand up
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4
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Chicago
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Brick Loot
eCommerce • Kids + Family

Brick Loot is a box subscription company for LEGO and Brick fanatics! Our subscribers will receive a monthly box filled with unique, custom and never-before-seen items that work with LEGO bricks and custom building. Each month your Brick Loot box is filled with 4-8 items that were hand picked by Brick specialists who scour the world for the newe

Tobogo
Healthtech • Kids + Family
Tobogo Therapies is an online marketplace connecting families with pediatric speech therapists in their neighborhood for home based assessments and therapy.
iCook After School
Food • Kids + Family
iCook is an after school program that allows children to explore their culinary imagination in a fun, hands on manner
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Chicago
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Noble Network of Charter Schools
Edtech • Kids + Family
Noble is Chicago’s highest-performing and largest network of public charter high schools. Our 18 campuses currently serve over 12,000 students, of whom 98% are minority, 87% are low-income, and 82% are first-generation college goers. We believe our people are the most valuable asset in preparing our students for success in college. For that reason,...

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1300
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Chicago
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Pearachute
Edtech • Events
Pearachute is a new way to help your child discover and explore activities that best fit your family’s schedule. From ballet to baseball, Pearachute gives you flexibility and variety — all in one monthly membership.
1 OPEN JOBS
10
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Chicago
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PlayTracking
Kids + Family • Mobile
0 OPEN JOBS
1
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Big Blue Swim School
Fitness • Kids + Family
Big Blue Swim School (BBSS) is a fast-growing, mission-driven company that aims to show kids they can do anything by unlocking their full potential in the water.

Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
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0 OPEN JOBS
150
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Chicago
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MightyNest
eCommerce • Kids + Family
MightyNest makes healthy, green living simple + sustainable. We help you replace plastic and transform your life. Each month we send every subscriber one purposeful item that’s healthier for people + the planet. Our online store also includes over 1,000 handpicked products that meet our rigorous standards for quality, safety, & effectiveness.

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Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
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25
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Skokie
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MakeXchange
Hardware • Kids + Family
Makexchange has developed a portable electronic invention lab for kids. It is ideal for teaching beginners how to write code that controls machines.
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Chicago
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Dabble
Consumer Web • Edtech
Founded in 2011, Dabble is building technology to power the world's largest in-person skill sharing collective. We foster social experiences that fulfill people's desires to learn new things without over-committing themselves. Dabble makes it easy for event partners of all types to list events and provides a market of curious lifelong learners.
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Chicago
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Mac & Mia
Fashion • Kids + Family
Mac & Mia is a curated children’s clothing service that delivers handpicked apparel and accessories to parents for kids sizes newborn to 10Y. Our personal stylists create unique looks for kids, shipped free and on-demand (no subscription necessary). Mac & Mia was founded by Marie Tillman.

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0 OPEN JOBS
40
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Chicago
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Urban Cottage
Food • Kids + Family
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10
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Amerigo Education
Edtech • Kids + Family
Amerigo supports international students at premier U.S. high schools with a focus on excellent academic outcomes. We combine a nurturing boarding environment along with academic and English learning support to prepare students for success in high school, university and beyond.

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0 OPEN JOBS
20
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Chicago
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Kitchen Possible
Food • Kids + Family
Kitchen Possible is a non-profit organization building empowered mindsets in underserved Chicago kids through cooking. Research shows, kids in underserved communities are less likely to believe they have control over what happens in their lives. We use cooking to build confidence and a sense of control that will set them up for success as they grow
PediaSource
Healthtech • Kids + Family
PediaSource is a first of its kind technology platform that provides parents with easy access to experts in child & teen behavior, learning and development via the phone.
Nurture Life
eCommerce • Food
Nurture Life, headquartered in the River North area of Chicago, is a subscription service that prepares wholesome, nutritious, ready-to-eat meals for babies, toddlers and kids and delivers them weekly, straight to customers’ doors. Our passion is to impact the healthy development of children and revolutionize mealtime for families.

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0 OPEN JOBS
50
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Chicago
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Kids + Family Jobs in Chicago

Staff Accountant

Sittercity
Chicago
3 days ago
We’re looking for a staff accountant who’s not just about crunching numbers, but who has an entrepreneurial spirit and wants to work for a company where they can have a voice and an impact, playing a key role in managing the company’s financials and supporting leadership decision making. The staff accountant will report to the Controller and will have broad exposure to other teams as well as senior management. Tech-savvy individuals who have a passion for automating and streamlining procedures are preferred.

Controller

Sittercity
Chicago
1 week ago
We are looking for a Controller to take on a key leadership role in a dynamic and fast-paced technology company. You’ll lead our accounting department, and work closely with the executive team to set and execute the company’s strategy. The role provides an opportunity to fast track your growth and development in an organization with a mission that has real positive social impact, in addition to aggressive business goals. Our ideal candidate is not just about crunching numbers, but rather is someone who has an entrepreneurial spirit, is a self-starter, and wants to work in an environment where they can have a voice and an impact. You will be accountable for managing the company’s financials and supporting executive decision making.

Full Stack Engineer

Sittercity
Chicago
1 week ago
Sittercity.com is a monolith rails application, and while this architecture has served us well, we are now ready to take things to a different level with a brand new set of API’s and a new vision to push our products forward. As a full stack engineer you will bring your extensive knowledge of modern web technologies to architect and build a fast, responsive and intuitive web experience for our users.

Software Developer

Sittercity
Chicago
1 week ago
On any given sprint you will work with Product Owners to understand requirements, collaborate with mobile and platform developers to make architecture decisions, specify API schemas, write code, open PRs, address comments or concerns from reviewers, obtain sign off from Product Owners, merge and release your work, monitor logs and metrics, celebrate, and reflect on what worked and what didn’t during the previous iteration. Our current tech stack includes Ruby, Rails, Golang, GraphQL, Postgres and Vue.js and is constantly evolving as we learn and grow. You don’t need to know all these technologies but you should be excited and willing to learn!

Senior Front End Developer

Sittercity
Chicago
1 week ago
As a Front End Developer at Sittercity, you’ll join a squad of teammates drawn from a variety of disciplines, working to solve real problems for thousands of users. You’ll have direct input into product decisions, and help ensure that your team’s work helps parents and caregivers connect efficiently and safely. Our stack is in transition, with both an older Rails monolith and a newer client web app that uses Vue and GraphQL. You’ll have the chance to help plot a course from where we are to where we want to be. You’ll work with teammates to execute feature code, refactor existing functionality, write unit and integration tests, and strengthen our platform. We value diversity of opinion, openness to feedback, and continuous learning. We strive to produce quality software, and you’ll join us in our ongoing quest to improve our tools and skills.