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New York is not just a great place to live for culture, music, art and food. It is also the home of some of the best tech companies to work for in the world. From industry giants, to promising startups you are sure to find a tech company in NYC that is perfect for you.
But when searching for the best tech companies in NYC, it’s often hard to know where to start. A quick search on Indeed or Monster will return hundreds of job ads and it can be hard to tell which companies are actually as good as they claim to be. As with anything else, some are much better than others.
So, which tech companies truly stand out in the crowded NYC job market? To simplify things, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 businesses based on factors like salary, job benefits and job satisfaction. So from our perspective as a technical staffing agency, here are some of the best tech companies to work in NYC:
Number of employees: 200
ActionIQ is a data analytics company which specializes in analyzing customer data to optimize marketing strategies and advertising techniques for their clients. ActionIQ use AI and machine learning to provide powerful insights into how to market to each customer as an individual.
Benefits: The company has an excellent healthcare and 401k plan. They are also particularly family friendly and offers generous parental care leave. Each week the company asks it’s employees what they like about the company and what they don’t, so it is constantly improving its work atmosphere.
“I love design, puzzles and problem solving. At ActionIQ, I am using design everyday to try and solve some of the problems our engineers are facing.”
Number of employees: 150
From clinical trials to patient history, healthcare generates an enormous amount of data. It can be difficult to analyze the vast amounts of data it generates and provide meaningful insights. Komodo Health uses its advanced database platforms to drive better intelligence in healthcare.
Benefits: Flexible working hours, medical, dental, and vision benefits and a very competitive salary.
“Great people to work with, work hours fly by.”
“New ideas and challenges come up frequently, so there is always a chance to learn new technologies.”
Number of employees: 300
Knotel is an “on demand office space platform.” If you are an up and coming start-up and you need an office space but can’t afford a long term lease, Knotel is the solution. It offers a range of office space renting opportunities. Knotel also works closely with designers to optimize the type of office for its client’s needs.
Benefits: Flexible vacation time, partnership discounts, including gym memberships, and they also offer compensation for your daily commute.
“Knotel is disrupting the office space market – one of the largest global markets. With so much success in its first three years, it makes Knotel a really exciting place to be!”
“From social events to team lunches and dinners, there’s something for everyone at Knotel. I genuinely enjoy going to work every day.”
Number of employees: 170
Candid Co is a disruptive online orthodontic service. The way it works is that customers receive dental impression kits in the mail. These are sent to medical professionals and then the customer’s dental alinger is delivered directly to their front door. It just may revolutionize the orthodontal industry.
Benefits: Candid offers many job benefits including casual clothing, comfy breakout spaces, and resident office dogs!
“Candid is a lot of fun. I found most people really easy to work with and eager to help.”
“The team at HQ are a super smart, hard working bunch and inspiring to work with.”
Number of employees: 50
Think of Ollie as Blue Apron for your dog. This innovative new tech company delivers healthy and nutritious dog food straight to your front door. They even offer to cater to your pet’s specific nutritional needs.
Benefits: Unsurprisingly, one of the Ollie’s job benefits is that it offers free dog food to its employees and allows employees to take their pets to work. They also have team lunches every week and regular team events, fostering a strong community atmosphere.
“Great team of really smart, dedicated people.”
“Friendly and fun, regular team events, very open environment. Very mission-driven and fast trajectory for growth”
Number of employees: 800
Digital Ocean is a company that strives to simplify cloud computing for its clients to free up their time to work on more pressing issues. However, cloud computing does not offer a one size fits all solution, so the company aims to offer intelligent computing solutions tailored to the needs of each individual client.
Benefits: They offer continual improvement programmes and pay for employee education. They also offer full health coverage and gym membership reimbursements. It doesn’t hurt that lunch is always on the house.
“Excellent culture, caring and concerned about their people and products. Excellent remote employee program. Seamless integration for in-office and remote worker collaboration.”
Number of employees: 200
VTS provides a service to help its clients manage the leasing of their properties and assets. It uses innovative workflows to help maintain their most lucrative tenants.
Benefits: A very generous salary and a robust 401k plan. They offer to pay for employees to take courses to improve specific business skills. They also offers an enticing equity package, so you can become a part owner of the company you work for.
“With VTS currently at a growth stage, there are a lot opportunities for you to grow into roles that make more sense for your career aspirations.”
Number of employees: >1000
Need help branding or developing your product? Look no further than Huge. Huge deploys its expert team of technologists and designers to help elevate their client’s products, services and experiences.
Benefits: With offices across the globe there is the opportunity to collaborate with or even move to another country. As a well established agency you may get to work with the likes of Google, Gucci or Hulu. A unique benefit is that they offer Deliveroo if you happen to work beyond 7pm.
“Talented teams producing great work for a clients across tech, luxury, publishing & FMCG.”
“Still small enough to be able to affect change, though has the support of the larger network and not as much red tape as other agencies struggle with under holding groups.”
Number of employees: >2000
Whatever you might be interested in, there’s a team at R/GA for you. They offer many services such as: business consultancy, designing AI solutions and assisting the development of products and services. They are a unique platform that deliver business solutions to a wide range of industry needs.
Benefits: Because R/GA are a global business there are lots of opportunities for travel. Thanks to their stellar industry reputation, putting R/GA on your resume will make your profile stand out. And if that isn’t good enough, there’s free booze on Fridays.
“The culture of commitment to quality is fantastic, and the craft that comes with it. There is a lot of focus on hard work to get the right outcome. It’s nice to be a part of an agency you know is widely respected because of this.”
Number of employees: >1000
If you haven’t heard already, Disney is launching its own streaming service. And if Disney isn’t your thing, they’ll also be streaming ESPN. There are plenty of exciting positions available in data analytics, website design and data security available.
Benefits: The company is known to have a comfortable work life balance, so you won’t be spending long evenings in the office. They also offer an attractive health insurance package. It’s also a unique opportunity to get in on the ground floor of what is sure to be a very lucrative streaming service.
“Willingness on the company’s part to try new technologies/ideas/architectures. Unusual for such a corporate environment.”