10 NYC tech companies hiring software engineers in droves

June 15, 2017

It’s no secret that New York tech companies seem to have an insatiable appetite for developer talent. Seemingly everyone is on the hunt for top tech talent, from the biggest multinational corporations to the smallest, unfunded startups. So, where should you work if you can seemingly work anywhere? These cool New York tech companies are hiring software engineers in droves. 


meetup software engineer jobs nyc

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 5+

What they do: Meetup is an online network where people can find and participate in activities with others who share the same passions. Whether you're looking to eat and discuss donuts or trying to find an axe throwing group, Meetup connects people with all sorts of interests and skills.

Why you want to work there: A pet-friendly office, solid insurance plans, summer Fridays, rooftop deck, oodles of beverages, matching 401(k) and weekly breakfasts.


Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 5+

What they do: Intersection is making NYC a smart city with its stations providing free Wi-Fi, informational services and navigational help, all paid for by brand advertising.

Why you want to work there: Coffee galore, full benefits, bagel Wednesday’s, summer Friday’s, flexible spending accounts and gym membership reimbursement.

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 5+

What they do: ThoughtWorks is a technology consultancy with clients all over the world. If a company wants to build some cutting edge software, they go to ThoughtWorks.

Why you want to work there: You'll have a chance to work on challenging projects with a diverse group of clients (let's just say you'll never be bored). Benefits include favorable insurance, personal development and training programs, 401(k) matching, book allowances and plenty of opportunities to travel to sexy locations for work.


Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 3+

What they do: On average, 17 million households make a move each year and Updater wants to make their lives easier. The startup's software helps users forward their mail, find a reliable mover or schedule utility and device connection all on one platform.

Why you want to work there: Unlimited PTO, full benefits, catered meals, wellness perks, commuter benefits and fun office activities like a rotating DJ and book club.

jw player software engineer jobs nyc

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

What they do: Currently on over 2 million sites and used to watch billions of videos each month, JW Player has adopted the title of the most flexible and powerful video platform. The player additionally offers the ability to easily integrate video ads from services such as YeMe, SpotX and Google while allowing ads to travel across platforms.

Why you want to work there: Unlimited PTO, company paid health premiums, work from home option, 401(k) and commuter benefits.



Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 5+

What they do: Venmo is a mobile app that enables users to send and receive money with anyone, anywhere.  

Why you want to work there: The team at Venmo enjoys facing new challenges everyday with healthy snacks and locally sourced cold brew to fuel them. Headquartered in New York, Venmo also has offices in Chicago and San Francisco.  


Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 5

What they do: Justworks is an HR platform for small and medium-sized businesses. They’re busy taking all the time-consuming, mundane parts of HR — payroll, benefits, compliance — and making them quick and easy by making them digital. 

Why you want to work here: Justworks employees enjoy a solid perks package that includes things like a company retreat, a Citi Bike Membership, unlimited PTO and great medical coverage. Their offices are also dog-friendly and swanky. 


Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 20+ 

What they do: DigitalOcean offers fast, on-demand SSD cloud servers. 

Why you want to work here: DigitalOcean employees eat in style, with daily catered lunches. They also get things like unlimited PTO, a monthly gym membership reimbursement and an education reimbursement. If you’re a remote employee, they’ll even help you out with your internet bill. 


Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 10

What they do: Noodle is a website where parents and students can get educated about becoming educated. You can search for the right kindergarten or college, or even find tutors and other non-traditional education resources on the site. 

Why you want to work here: Noodle raised $28 million in July and is hiring like crazy for all positions. Get in now, and you’ll be an old-timer by this time next year. Plus, you’ll be using your powers for good — which is supposed to feel nice. 


datadog software engineer jobs nyc

Software Engineer/Developer Jobs Open: 20+

What they do: Datadog’s platform consolidates data from applications, servers, databases and other tools to help dev teams easily collaborate, troubleshoot and complete deployment cycles on time.

Why you want to work there: Catered lunches, open paid time off, fitness fund, commuter benefits and company events and outings.


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