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Next Thursday, over 100 technologists from the Mid-Atlantic will be convening for a very special Super Meetup 2020 on the interwebs. Come out on Thursday, Aug. 13, for a one-of-a-kind virtual trivia night, meetup matchup, and opportunity to learn from local companies about their culture and open roles.
Leading up to the event, we created a rundown of participating companies who are hiring and why it’s worth coming to this year’s Super Meetup (beyond testing your tech trivia knowledge). Oh, and we’ve included a few choice job openings.
Comcast creates incredible technology and entertainment that connects millions of people to the moments and experiences that matter most. It drives innovation every day through its valuable portfolio of products and services while preserving the distinctive identity and purpose of its brands. Here, you’ll collaborate with diverse and passionate people to help reimagine industries, invent new technologies, and create extraordinary experiences for customers. Comcast invites you to come as you are, and make an impact. Team members feel the personal support of a small company while exploring professional growth with the possibilities of a global industry leader.
D.C.-based Ordway offers a billing and revenue automation platform that aims to make it easier to manage subscriptions and contracts, bill, collect and grow revenue at scaling businesses. Its end goal is to build one of the coolest finance apps out there and create a meaningful, user-friendly experience. Ordway emphasizes a very transparent, open, collegial and collaborative culture, where all conversations are encouraged to happen in public channels.
- Featured job: Full stack developer
In business since 2005, SmartLogic builds custom web and mobile applications for clients ranging from funded startups to Fortune 500 companies. What does the team look for in candidates? People who are solid technical talents, self-directed and deeply interested in programming; for you, it’s more than a job, you read about it in your spare time. They do not micromanage and those who succeed are very independent.
Founded in 2001, Baltimore-based 14 West grounds their expertise in mobile and web dev. 14 West is the backbone of The Agora, a network for over 40 publishing and direct marketing companies that exist across 17 countries. It serves as the technology, accounting, human resources, legal and facilities teams for their clients. Employees and their career paths are front and center, and teammates are known for breaking the mold. The business continues to succeed by supporting employees’ ideas while challenging them and poking holes to help them develop professionally and continue to deliver the highest quality services to their clients.
- Featured job: MarTech Developer
BCIT is responsible for the City of Baltimore’s first ever Inclusive Digital Transformation Strategic Plan. Over the next decade, its mission is to engage all City departments, businesses and citizens to design, build and implement technology that creates a safe, thriving and smart city. Its goal is to provide sustainable infrastructure and technology to support and enhance City departments, communities, businesses and mayoral goals.
- Featured job: Technical writer
Located in Philadelphia, Linode is the largest independent open cloud provider. Customers can develop, manage and scale applications with Linode’s compute, storage and networking solutions. Fostering a supportive environment is a big part of the culture and the backbone of the work the company does. The team is passionate about solving problems and helping people, and as a result, professional growth at Linode is bound only by individual ambitions.
- Featured job: Security Engineer
At Ascensus, the team focuses on making saving straightforward, effective and affordable while making a difference in millions of financial lives. Their technology creates dynamic experiences, automates tasks, manages large quantities of data, protects information, and achieves efficiencies for their clients. The company’s core values: People Matter. Quality First. Integrity Always. Through the focus on people, Ascensus has created a culture that is guided by principles, is committed to high standards, operates with transparency, and welcomes diversity.
Think Company provides design and technology leadership to help companies create a great, cohesive experience across complex systems, at every touchpoint between people and your organization. Think consists of a team of business-minded designers, developers and thinkers who help create great products and services for customers and employees. The company notes that talented coworkers, challenging work and excellent benefits help make it the best place to work.
Promptworks specializes in turning big ideas into custom-made digital projects. Driven by a desire to see its clients succeed, the company fuses agile processes, the highest-caliber code and automated testing to put out “wildly successful,” sustainable software that clients can rely on, every time. Human, honest, hungry and high-caliber are its core values. Promptworks always looks for candidates who are empathetic and genuinely care about client success. It emphasizes an ego-free environment where everyone collaborates, shares knowledge and helps bring the product to life as a team.
- Featured job: Senior Software Engineer
IntegriChain, located in downtown Philadelphia, brings together many disparate sets of data — creating reporting and analytics that show where things are working and where they are not — to help expedite and simplify the process of how drugs and other therapies gets into the hands of patients. IntegriChain prides itself on valuing their employees — called “IntegriChainers.” The company looks for every chance to promote from within, and offers a laundry list of desirable benefits, including professional development opportunities, work-from-home options, student loan reimbursement, paid parental leave and an emphasis on corporate social responsibility.
Call them the artisans of ERP software. The Kaizen philosophy is the backbone of Deacom’s development and day-to-day consciousness. It is about thinking bigger than just a quick fix for a customer request. Instead, the team at Deacom takes a step back and creates new strategies for how a single concept could be designed to make a bigger impact for multiple customers and the software’s evolution. Does this unique way of thinking sound like you? Do you like versatile work, exploring a different approach and working with incredible people? Yes? OK then, you may want to look into Deacom as your next career move.
- Featured job: Software Quality Analyst
In the ever-evolving industries of fashion and tech, no two days as a technologist at URBN are the same. An active and data-rich customer base offers the tech team endless opportunities to get creative with the brands’ ecommerce experiences and customer engagement. It’s all about communication and collaboration. So what’s the internal culture like? There are no silos, no corporate hierarchy. Execs here are normal people who know everyone’s names. Also attractive to its mostly millennial workforce? It has the stability of a corporate company with a startup mentality.
CareFirst, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a healthcare nonprofit that offers health insurance products and administrative services to 3.3 million individuals and employers in Maryland, D.C. and Northern Virginia. CareFirst employs approximately 5,500 associates and contractors, offering a wide range of diverse opportunities. Whether you’re a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional in your field, you can grow your career with a regional leader in providing healthcare insurance coverage and related services.
Want to showcase your culture, too? There’s still time to join as a sponsor.
Super Meetup is the event for businesses that want an edge in technology talent acquisition. It offers a focused yet casual way to communicate about your culture so as to attract employees who will thrive in your business.
About 2020’s virtual Super Meetup
Come for lightning tech talks and stay for the trivia — featuring computer history, internet culture, and local tech community facts. We’ll also maintain the tradition of meetup shoutouts and include company culture plugs.
Join us Thursday, Aug. 13, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. ET for the fun.
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Super Meetup 2020 is part of the PTW20 Virtual Summer Series, an extension of the 10th annual Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast.
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