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Syncsort Overview

Pearl River, NY
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Information Technology
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Syncsort is a provider of enterprise software and the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions. As organizations worldwide invest in analytical platforms to power new insights, Syncsort’s innovative and high-performance software harnesses valuable data assets ... Read more

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  • Dec 23, 2016 Press Release: Clearlake Capital-Backed Syncsort Closes Acquisition of Data Quality Leader Trillium Software

    Syncsort in the News.

    PEARL RIVER, NY and SANTA MONICA, CA - December 23, 2016 Syncsort Incorporated ("Syncsort"), the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. ("Clearlake"), today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Trillium Software ("Trillium"), a leading global provider of data quality solutions, from Harte Hanks, Inc.

  • Dec 8, 2016 from Rockland County Times: Pearl River’s Syncsort in sync with Start Up New York program

    Pearl River's Syncsort in sync with Start Up New York program

    BY KATHY KAHN Gov. Andrew Cuomo's StartUp New York program was the golden ticket for data-driven Syncsort, formerly based in New Jersey, its tax free benefits enticing them to move its headquarters to Pearl River. Initially proposed to attract start-ups and existing businesses to relocate to New York and work in tandem with state universities...

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Syncsort – Why Work For Us?

With a 40-year track record of innovation, expertise and proven success, Syncsort helps organizations collect, integrate, sort, and distribute their most important data.

Syncsort provides enterprise software that allows organizations to collect, integrate, sort and distribute more data in less time, with fewer resources and lower costs. Thousands of customers in more than 85 countries, including 87 of the Fortune 100 companies, use our fast and secure software to optimize and offload data processing workloads. Powering over 50% of the world’s mainframes, Syncsort software provides specialized solutions spanning “Big Iron to Big Data,” including next gen analytical platforms such as Hadoop, cloud, and Splunk. For more than 40 years customers have turned to Syncsort’s software and expertise to dramatically improve performance of their data processing environments, while reducing hardware and labor costs.

Join the Syncsort Team.Work for the company that the world's leading organizations trust with their mission critical data.

We’re a group of highly motivated, goal-oriented, and collaborative Big Iron and Big Data professionals – and our company is committed to the growth, development, and success of each and every one of our colleagues.

Our Mission

To power the world's data-intensive organizations to ask the BIG questions by making the hard easy and the impossible routine

Integrating Big Data….Smarter

With ingenuity, innovation and a healthy measure of inspiration, Syncsort is committed to helping the world’s data-intensive organizations unleash the power of Big Data Integration to collect, process and distribute Big Data.  We strive to help our customers ask the Big questions by making what was hard easy and what was impossible routine.

The secret to our success has been to continually innovate and evolve our software as new, disruptive technologies and approaches are employed by IT organizations to enable the business to compete and grow.  Here’s a brief recap of our story, from our founding legacy as the world’s most popular and widely used mainframe sorting software to today’s data integration solutions that provide a smarter way to maximize the value of Big Data.

Rethinking the economics of data since 1968

In the early days of mainframe computing, systems required huge monetary investments, specialized expertise to operate and a large amount of time to perform even the simplest functions. In 1968, seven recent graduates of New York University and Columbia University forged a partnership to find a better, smarter way to process data. They were determined to develop a software solution that increased mainframe performance while reducing operational costs.


Starting business as Whitlow Computer Systems, the seven partners spent years perfecting a series of algorithms that streamlined mainframe sorting, used less resources, adapted to specific environmental variables and scaled to meet the demands of growing data volumes. In time, the team at Whitlow developed software that vastly outperformed all other sorting solutions and earned their first patents. In late 1971, these patented algorithms became the basis of the first version of their solution. They called it “SyncSort.”

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Syncsort (Woodcliff Lake, NJ) in March 2016.


    I applied through college. There are two rounds. First round is skype video interview. Some basic questions about past experience and some very simple coding questions. If you clear in this round interviewer will immediately will tell you for on-site interviews. In on-site round there are three technical interviews and one HR interview.

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