8 Chicago tech companies on the hunt for data gurus

Alyssa Schroer

What's the sexiest job of the 21st century? Here's a hint: it has data in the title. According to the Harvard Business Review, data scientist takes the honor, and it's no surprise. Statistical analysis and data mining are in high demand, so whether you're a data scientist or analyst, these cool Chicago tech companies are looking for you. All of the companies on our list have at least three open jobs in our data/analytics category.   


cars.com chicago data jobs

Data Jobs Open: 11

What they do: Cars.com connects car dealers to buyers across the country, featuring millions of listings at any given time. 

Cool Perks: Employee stock purchase plan, 401(k), health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance and commuter benefits. 


uptake chicago data jobs

Data Jobs Open: 8

What they do: Uptake is a predictive analytics SaaS platform that helps companies understand and make use of their data. 

Cool Perks: Health, dental and vision benefits, open PTO policy, parental leave, commuter benefits, philosophy class, lunch stipend, speaker series, happy hours and catered Friday lunches.



capital one chicago data jobs

Data Jobs Open: 7

What they do: Capital One may be well known for credit cards, but that's not all it offers. The digital team, located in the company's downtown Chicago office dubbed The Shop, is using data and technology to innovate the industry.

Cool Perks: Generous medical, dental and vision plans with full coverage for spouses, partners and dependents. Benefits focused on helping associates live physically, financially and emotionally well. 


trunk club chicago data jobs

Data Jobs Open: 6

What they do: Trunk Club is a fashion retailer that works to create the personal buyer experience online. Stylists get to know their clientele and send customized trunks right to their door. 

Cool Perks: Unlimited vacation, a full bar, healthcare plans, 401(k) and a rooftop with city views.


Civis analytics chicago data jobs

Data Jobs Open: 4

What they do: With origins in political campaign targeting, Civis Analytics now provides a variety of industries with products to better mine their data and analytics. 

Cool Perks: Health, dental and vision coverage, parental leave, commuter benefits, a generous amount of vacation days and special events like a Halloween costume contest, monthly birthday celebrations and happy hours!


grubhub chicago data jobs

Data Jobs Open: 6

What they do: Grubhub is the leading online food ordering and delivery service in the nation. The company allows users access to over 50,000 restaurants across 1,100 cities.

Cool Perks: Flexible vacation, company outings, paid holidays, weekly Grubhub credit, free coffee and beverages, casual attire and a rooftop deck. 


avant chicago data jobs

Data Jobs Open: 3

What they do: Avant is an online lending platform that offers a unique and customizable approach to the loan process. The company has served more than 500,000 customers worldwide and has been named one of the top fintech innovators in the world. 

Cool Perks: Flexible work hours, discounted gym membership and matching 401(k).


strike social chicago data jobs

Data Jobs Open: 3

What they do: Strike Social is a private social media advertising company managing more than 15,000 social ad campaigns on a daily basis for leading brands and agencies. 

Cool Perks: Competitive pay and stock options, unlimited PTO, open office with views of the river and lake, company-sponsored happy hours, free snacks and team outings. 


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