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These 11 tech companies will be hiring at #DevConf19

Dev Conference, happening this year on Wednesday, May 8, is mainly for honing your technical skills, sure. But be on the lookout for these local orgs on the hunt for their next teammates.

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All companies listed in this article are sponsors of Dev Conference.
The tech hiring scene is hot in Philly.

And while — like Philly Tech Week 2019 presented by Comcast as a whole — is not a jobs fair, there will be plenty of opportunities to find your next gig at’s Dev Conference, which is taking over the Drexel University LeBow College of Business on Wednesday, May 8.

Expect three rooms of programming, each with a specific industry focus. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from Philly CTOs, programmers and luminaries from local tech orgs that are making an impact on the city. Dev Conference is a great way for technology pros to network with their peers as well as the hone their technical skills.

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We think of Dev Conference mainly as an opportunity for leaders to educate, companies to show off their culture and products, and technologists to build connections within their community. Nevertheless, we would be remiss to not highlight open positions for the companies attending:


Interested in how technology will shape the future of investment management? Macquarie is looking for full stack developers to provide innovative solutions for clients. Working with the company could mean pushing investment management to the next level or being the next developer to impact how businesses handle investments in today’s market. Candidates who have a passion for development with a vested interest in the financial field may find their perfect employment match.


Have strong opinions on how organizations should use tools to create and share information? Guru’s engineering and data team is working on an enterprise-scale knowledge sharing platform that is leveraging the latest in AI and machine learning technologies. Check out its table at the conference to talk to a real engineer about the project and see a demo for an idea of what the team has accomplished.



Technology, analytics and data should exist together, especially in the healthcare field. Elsevier is working to fuse these aspects into one through technological improvements for the sake of making a positive impact on patient outcomes. The team’s tech is being used to build a clinical decision support platform in addition to an adaptive e-learning platform. If you have a passion for development and want to improve the quality of life for medical patients, you could be the exact candidate Elsevier is looking for.


Motivated developers, test engineers and DevOps engineers interested in retirement or college savings services, or candidates that are passionate about building code, are being sought by Ascensus. The company is currently focused on scalable, high-quality solutions to grow its already competitive company to deliver a more meaningful user experience for the modern consumer.

Pinnacle 21

Pinnacle 21, which works in software and services for CDISC compliance management and clinical data quality, along with ensuring readiness for FDA submission, is looking for candidates to join the team. At the conference, a good portion of the engineering team will be present to answer questions. The company is actively seeking a Senior Software Engineers Lead Test Engineer. However, anyone interested in the company should stop by to talk to the engineering team.

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An industry leader in cloud hosting services, Linode’s talent acquisition team will be available to discuss all open positions at the company. Known for its flexible company culture and tons of opportunities for employees to learn and progress in their careers, the company is seeking talent for its Linode Kubernetes Engine. The company is specifically looking for a Senior Software Engineer for the project but will also be seeking QA and Python candidates. If you’re passionate or curious about cloud hosting services, this could be the opportunity to get in.

Monetate, Inc.

Monetate will have a table at the Dev Conference with its team members available to discuss how their AI is able to learn from over a million events every second. If you’re interested in taking data science from artificial intelligence to an approachable interface for the most conducive user experience, check out the table for answers to your deepest AI questions and potentially score a new gig.


Find out why PromptWorks has been reviewed by past employees on a number of employment websites as a great place to work. The company is known for crafting custom software, mobile apps and web applications for companies that range from full enterprise to startups. Python and Javascript developers interested in financial apps, educational software, machine learning, cloud computing and industrial quality control are being actively sought. However, full-stack developers of all backgrounds are welcome to apply.

Power Home Remodeling

Tim Wenhold, the architect behind Nitro, Power’s unique, state-of-the-art collaborative intelligence platform, will be at the conference for curious developers. The company is currently hiring Ruby on Rails developers, DevOps engineers and scrum masters, but anyone interested in technologies such as augmented reality, computer vision, machine learning, speech recognition and processing, geospatial data, and a variety of mobile platforms should check this booth out. Qualified candidates will learn more about dipping their toes in many aspects of tech work with the comfort of a well-funded organization.

Chariot Solutions

Looking for a long-term career? Consultants who come to Chariot Solutions tend to stay at Chariot Solutions. Professionals in the job market should stop by this table and find out why the team at Chariot chooses to stick together. The team will be available to discuss their IoT and mobile practices along with how it fits into their history of software development.

TD Bank

Stop by the TD Bank table to pick up a giveaway, chat with a recruiter and see some of the innovative work the IT team is doing to enhance the customer experience. Jon Hollander, head of information management at TD Bank, will also be available for questions and conversation. Jon is also leading a chat at 1 p.m. in the Innovators Room about enabling advanced analytics at the enterprise scale.

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