Cockroach Labs

Cockroach Labs

New York, NY
450 Total Employees
150 Local Employees
Year Founded: 2015

Benefits at Cockroach Labs

Well-being for All: We partner with Spring Health (12 pre-paid sessions per year), LiveHealth Online, and an Employee Assistance Program to provide free counseling and mental health support on our team. Flexible Time Off: Take time off when you need it and disconnect when you're not at work. Arrange your calendar in the way that makes the most sense for your unique personal and professional priorities. Having Fun Together: In addition to sharing meals and snacks in the office and through online #donut meetings, we dedicate company time to bond through activities and events that include trivia, karaoke, paint-alongs, games, cocktail crafting, cooking, fitness classes, and more. Team Trips: These might be trips to the NYC HQ or to camp in the mountains. The connections made in these environments build friendships, inspire ideas, and deepen the ties which make working together fun and productive. Learning is Good: We provide an annual stipend to support your learning and development. We also host free professional development workshops throughout the year. Parental Leave & Family Planning: We offer 12 weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents after 30 days with us, individualized transition time and re-entry support with 10 transition days to use during the first month after returning from leave; plus $500 baby bucks. Health, Retirement, & Other Perks: competitive health insurance coverage for you & your dependents; One Medical membership; XP Health smart vision platform benefits; gym discounts; gender-affirming care; life insurance; free Covid testing; employee discounts & perks through SmartSpend; commuter benefits; FSA; 401(k).

Financial + Retirement


Company equity

Equity compensation is determined by the impact we expect an individual to have in their role paired with the risk that earlier employees took in joining the company.

Charitable contribution matching

Cockroach Labs matches employee referral bonuses with an equivalent donation to a 501(c)(3) organization of the employee's choice.

Child Care + Parental Leave

Adoption Assistance

Childcare benefits

Dependent FSAs allow you to set aside pre-tax dollars for child care during the day or before/after school. Cockroach Labs also gift new parents $500 Baby Bucks to use on family essentials.

Company sponsored family events

Family medical leave

Employees in need may qualify for a leave of absence to care for their own serious health condition or that of a spouse, child, or parent.

Generous parental leave

We offer 12 weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents after 30 days with us, individualized transition time and re-entry support with 10 transitions days to use during the first month back.

Return-to-work program post parental leave

Office Perks

Commuter benefits

Pre-tax Commuter Account & Citi Bike Membership Contributions.

Company-sponsored outings

Monthly Company Activities, Holiday Parties, & Bi-Annual Company Trips.

Fitness stipend

Cockroach Labs offers a gym reimbursement program and CitiBike membership discounts. We also have a gym in our NYC HQ!

Free daily meals

CRL offices have fully stocked kitchens. In-office employees receive lunch stipends Mon-Thurs and order custom meals via a platform that donates a meal to alleviate food insecurity for each order.

Company-sponsored happy hours

Cockroach Labs regularly hosts in-office and virtual happy hours. Our POC@CRL CREWS group hosts monthly "Wine Wednesday" Kickbacks.

Onsite gym

Recreational clubs

Recreational Clubs at Cockroach Labs includes #fitness, ping pong, book club, and more!

Relocation assistance

Relocation assistance for you and your family to move to a corporate office location (as applicable).

Free snacks and drinks

All corporate offices have fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks and beverages. Visit the NYC HQ for cold brew on tap!

Professional Development

Customized development tracks

Job training & conferences

Learning is Good resources including a yearly L&D stipend (up to $1500 per year).

Mentorship program

New Roachers are paired with a "Roachmate" to act as guides and buddies through onboarding. The Engineering department offers a formalized Mentorship Program.

Online course subscriptions available

Promote from within

Lunch and learns

Lunch & Learns are regularly hosted at Cockroach Labs.

Health Insurance + Wellness

Dental insurance

Cockroach Labs offers comprehensive dental coverage with preventative care coverage at no cost to employees.

Disability insurance

U.S. employees are covered by Cockroach Labs's short- and long-term disability insurance.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

CRL's employees have the opportunity to elect into an FSA which allows them to make pre-tax contributions to an account for medical expenses.

Health insurance

Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, AD&D, and Disability Insurance for you, your spouse, partner, and/or dependents, along with One Medical and LiveHealth Online memberships.

Life insurance

Cockroach Labs offers competitive life insurance to our employees.

Pet insurance

Lower vet bills by up to 90% with a pet insurance policy.

Team workouts

Our Workplace Experience team organizes wellness events including summer yoga and outdoor retreats when conditions allow. Members of our #fitness channel meet daily for 15 min workouts.

Vision insurance

We cover 100% of the premium for vision insurance which covers up to $130 in frames or contact lenses per year and XP Health membership (includes 3 $180 benefit credits for eyewear or lenses).

Wellness programs

We offer a gym reimbursement program and contribute to CitiBike memberships.

Mental health benefits

Cockroach Labs partners with Spring Health to provide pre-paid therapy sessions to all employees in addition to an EAP and a LiveHealth Online membership.


Volunteer in local community

CRL dedicates at least 2 days per year to volunteering and our ERGs organize volunteer events throughout the year. For each hired referral, we donate $2,500 to the referrer's charity of choice.

Open door policy

Open office floor plan

Pair programming

Partners with nonprofits

CRL has ongoing partnerships with orgs including Black Girls Code and Marcy Lab. Our marketing, events, and recruiting teams have long replaced swag gifts with charity-based campaigns.

Team based strategic planning

OKR operational model


Mean gender pay gap below 10%

Mandated unconscious bias training

CRL regularly conducts company-wide and departmental trainings on avoiding unconscious bias, anti-harassment, and fairness in hiring.

Diversity employee resource groups

CRL's CREWS groups aim to foster inclusivity and connection. POC@CRL, Women of CRL, Infinite Colors (neurodivergence), and Roacher Pride are currently active, and any Roacher can make a new one!

Hiring practices that promote diversity

CRL has built more equitable hiring practices with resume-less, exercise-based interviews and standardized rubrics across all interviews, along with regularly conducted unconscious bias training.

Vacation + Time Off

Paid volunteer time

Cockroach Labs regularly hosts Connect + Contribute Days, company-wide opportunities to volunteer or contribute to your community on company time.

Paid holidays

Paid sick days

Cockroach Labs offers up to two weeks per year of sick leave in addition to flexible PTO.


Employees with over five years of service who have significantly impacted the company's success are eligible for up to three months of sabbatical leave.

Unlimited vacation policy

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