The Top 10 Tech Roles Tech Companies Are Hiring For
Tech-savvy job seekers today practically have their pick of the litter when it comes to finding a job, with companies in industries as diverse as retail, manufacturing and healthcare clamoring for talent. But that doesn’t mean that hiring at the OG employers of technical talent — tech companies — has slowed down. Glassdoor research recently revealed that 57 percent of jobs at tech companies are for technical roles, and with tech companies being known for offering high wages, incredible benefits and the ability to perform cutting-edge work, why wouldn’t you want to apply?
Check out the top 10 technical roles that tech companies are hiring for, and apply today!Start Slideshow
Median Base Salary: $106,500
Number of Open Jobs: 9,038
Companies Hiring: Formstack, Starry Inc., SmartStream Technologies, Cumulus Networks & more
Job Description: Software Engineers leverage engineering principles to design, create and troubleshoot software.
Software Development Engineer
Median Base Salary: $113,200
Number of Open Jobs: 6,320
Companies Hiring: T-Mobile, Spectrum, Solutionreach, GoDaddy & more
Job Description: Software Development Engineers draw on both engineering principles and creative, logical thinking to create and optimize software.
Median Base Salary: $112,700
Number of Open Jobs: 2,798
Companies Hiring: SteelSeries, Uline, Stanley Black & Decker, Horizontal Integration & more
Job Description: Product Managers are the point people for a given product. Their multifaceted roles may include conducting user research, overseeing product development and maintenance, developing go-to-market plans and more.
Median Base Salary: $88,100
Number of Open Jobs: 2,444
Companies Hiring: Jobs for the Future, BAMSI, Lake Shore Associates, National Grid USA & more
Job Description: Program Managers ideate, implement, measure the impact of and optimize a given program within an organization.
Median Base Salary: $127,100
Number of Open Jobs: 2,135
Companies Hiring: Midland States Bank, Software AG, G6 Hospitality, Softchoice Corporation & more
Job Description: Solutions Architects are responsible for understanding the scope of a technical project, identifying which technical tools and solutions will help them best accomplish their goals and then implementing them.
Technical Program Manager
Median Base Salary: $145,000
Number of Open Jobs: 1,722
Companies Hiring: PCTEL, CloudMoyo, Puget Sound Energy, Quora, Inc. & more
Job Description: Technical Program Manager is an IT role responsible for planning, identifying and smoothly rolling out IT solutions and initiatives.
Median Base Salary: $92,700
Number of Open Jobs: 1,650
Companies Hiring: ManTech, Elbit Systems of America, Expedient, Culturefit & more
Job Description: Systems Engineers are responsible for scoping out organizational needs and working with others to architect, execute and manage systems in a smooth, sustainable manner.
Median Base Salary: $91,900
Number of Open Jobs: 1,360
Companies Hiring: 3Sharp, General Atomics and Affiliated Companies, Schaefer Systems, KUBRA & more
Job Description: Software Developers use creative thinking, logic and project management skills to create software.
Median Base Salary: $119,500
Number of Open Jobs: 1,130
Companies Hiring: University of California - San Francisco, Coupa Software, Pocket Gems, Ideal Concepts, Inc. & more
Job Description: Data Scientists analyze data to derive meaning from it and ultimately, use that information to help meet organizational goals.
Median Base Salary: $78,000
Number of Open Jobs: 1,000
Companies Hiring: Strategic Systems, Preferred Mutual, Modus Create, Inc., Baker Hill & more
Job Description: Business Analysts study organizational operations to assess performance, identify problems and come up with creative solutions.
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