Software Engineer - Web Team

| Chicago
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Ocient is searching for an experienced Software Engineer to join our Web Application Team.

Ocient is building an interface to configure and manage large-scale, distributed database systems. It’s browser-based – an application built on Typescript, Angular4+, Node.js, Bootstrap. More important than the stack specifics, what we’re really looking for is a talented, versatile, communicative engineer who is committed to craftsmanship, and making a difference.

In addition to keeping up with our feature deployment schedule, we’re also consistently iterating on valuable optimizations to performance, testability, maintainability, test coverage, design patterns.

If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you. Please send us your resume, and anything else you think helps us get an idea of why you’d be a great addition to the team.


  • BS, MS, or PhD in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical field
  • 3+ years of industry experience writing code for a web application
  • Experience with Typescript, Angular4+, Node.js, Bootstrap strongly preferred
  • Ability to work well across team boundaries
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently

About Ocient:

Ocient is a Chicago-based, venture-funded startup building a SQL compliant, exabyte-scale database platform that achieves better performance than Hadoop and NoSQL systems. It is a distributed system optimized for NVMe drives, RDMA networks and high core count processors and is written in C++. We are led by a management team with seven successful startup exits, including Cleversafe which was the largest software startup exit in Chicago's history.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • NoSQLDatabases


100 N. RIverside Plaza Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60606

What are Ocient Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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