25 Big Data Companies Doing Big Things

The big data industry analyzes and extracts information from data sets that are either too enormous or too complex for traditional data-processing software to handle. This in-demand industry is expected to grow to a global market worth $40.6 billion by 2023. For those looking to work in the big data industry, these 25 companies from across the country are on the cutting edge.

Location: Cary, N.C.

SAS provides advanced business analytics and business intelligent software and services to enable companies to optimize their operations. It helps organizations anticipate business opportunities, empower action and drive impact. SAS does this through advanced analytics that turn data about customers, performance, financials and more into meaningful information.

 “Everyone is friendly and there is a sense of camaraderie here. We all believe in our product and we strive to make it better.”


SAS employees rated their overall company culture an A-.

SAS is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Armonk, NY

IBM is an IT technology and consulting firm providing computer hardware, software, and infrastructure and hosting services. IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world’s most advanced servers and supercomputers.

IBM is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Redwood Shores, CA

Oracle is shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by engineering hardware and software to work together—in the cloud and in the data center. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers—400,000 of them in more than 145 countries around the world—to accelerate innovation and create added value for their customers.

Oracle is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: San Francisco, CA

Splunk is the market leader in analyzing machine data to deliver Operational Intelligence for security, IT and the business. Splunk software provides the enterprise machine data fabric that drives digital transformation. More than 12,000 customers in over 110 countries use Splunk solutions in the cloud and on-premises.

86% of Splunk employees described their work environment as positive.

I love it. I learn every day, I have made lifelong friends,  and opportunity abounds.”

Splunk is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Cambridge, MA

Tamr connects and enriches the vast reserves of underutilized internal and external data, allowing enterprises to use all their data for analytics and decision making. Tamr combines machine learning and advanced algorithms with collective human insight to identify data sources, understand relationships and curate siloed data at scale.

 “Tamr’s market position is strong and outlook very positive. I believe our stock will be very valuable.”

100% of Tamr employees say they are excited about going to work each day.

Tamr is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Seattle, WA

Qumulo is a startup company developing enterprise data storage systems. They believe that storage should be simple, scalable, and efficient. Qumulo core, the flagship product utilizes SDS to handle massive scale, using off-the-shelf SSD and HDD hardware.

 “It is obvious that everyone is committed to doing their best work each day. And the company values are not just words, they are evident in everyday life.”


Qumulo employees rated their CEO Bill Richter an A+.

Qumulo is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Chicago, IL

Civis builds end-to-end person-level analytics solutions and software for the world’s leading nonprofit, commercial and government organizations. With a powerful blend of best-in-class data, cutting-edge science, and our interdisciplinary team of data scientists, engineers, and survey science experts, Civis helps organizations gain a competitive advantage in how they identify, attract, and engage the people they care about.

Civis is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Austin, TX

TrendKite tracks a comprehensive set of metrics to accurately measure the impact PR is having on your brand, website traffic, and business goals. It helps customers create beautifully automated or customizable dashboards that can quickly filter through millions of pieces of data in seconds to help streamline any workflow.

TrendKite is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Mountain View, CA

BigPanda Autonomous Operations platform helps IT Ops, NOC and DevOps teams detect, investigate, and resolve IT incidents faster and more easily than ever before. Powered by Open Box Machine Learning, BigPanda correlates IT noise into insights, automates incident management, and unifies fragmented IT operations.

BigPanda is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Cloudera delivers the modern platform for data management and analytics. It provides the world’s fastest, easiest and most secure Hadoop platform to help customers solve their most challenging business problems with data. Cloudera empowers people to transform complex data into clear and actionable insights.

 “We just doubled in size merging with our competitor and our new team mates are great! Collaborative, smart, hard-working, and passionate!”

Cloudera is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: San Francisco, CA

Databricks’ mission is to accelerate innovation for its customers by unifying Data Science, Engineering and Business. Founded by the team who created Apache Spark, Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform for data science teams to collaborate with data engineering and lines of business to build data products

Databricks is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: American Fork, UT

Domo operates a cloud-based platform in the United States. Its platform digitally connects chief executive officers and the front-line employees with the people, data, and systems in an organization, giving them access to real-time data and insights, and allowing them to manage business from smartphones.

“I love the company culture and environment. It’s mature, and almost everyone I work with is competent, intelligent, and friendly.”

100% of Domo employees say they’re proud to be part of their company.

Domo is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Redwood City, CA

Alation, the data catalog company, is building a data-fluent world by changing the way people find, understand and trust data. The first to bring a data catalog to market, Alation combines machine learning and human collaboration to bring confidence to data-driven decisions. More than 100 organizations, including the City of San Diego, eBay, Munich Re and Pfizer, leverage the Alation Data Catalog.

“I love the culture of transparency and pragmatism.”


Alation employees rated their overall company culture an A-.

Alation is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: San Jose, CA

Cohesity delivers the industry’s first hyperconverged secondary storage for backup, test/dev, file services, and analytic datasets. It makes customer’s data work for them by consolidating secondary storage silos onto a hyperconverged, web-scale data platform that spans both private and public clouds.

Cohesity is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: San Francisco, CA

Datameer is an analytics lifecycle platform that helps enterprises unlock all their raw data. The cloud-native platform was built for the complexity of large enterprises—yet it’s so easy to use that everyone from business analysts to data scientists to data architects can collaborate on a centralized view of all their data.

Datameer is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Redwood City, CA

Informatica is the only Enterprise Cloud Data Management that accelerates data-driven digital transformation. The company recognizes a generational market disruption in data is underway, and is entering Data 3.0, where data powers digital transformation. Informatica is prepared to help customers intelligently lead—in any sector, category or niche.

Informatica is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Northbrook, IL

Mu Sigma, one of the world’s largest decision sciences and analytics firms, helps companies institutionalize data-driven decision making and harness big data. It provides an integrated decision support ecosystem of products, services and cross-industry best practice processes transforming the way decisions are enabled in enterprises for more than 140 Fortune 500 clients.

Mu Sigma is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: San Francisco, CA

New Relic is a digital intelligence company, delivering full-stack visibility and analytics with more than 14,000 paid business accounts. The New Relic Digital Intelligence Platform provides actionable insights to drive digital business results. Companies of all sizes trust New Relic to monitor application and infrastructure performance so they can quickly resolve issues, and improve digital customer experiences.

 “They are very progressive about adopting new technologies, care about the well-being and health of their employees, and are willing to pivot the entire organization in order to take advantage of new and better organizational strategies.”

91% of New Relic employees say they look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

New Relic is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: San Francisco, CA

Noodle.ai offers pioneering business solutions in Enterprise Artificial Intelligence, a unique collaboration among business executives, process experts, and artificial intelligence technologies (e.g., machine learning, predictive data analytics, data science). The company creates and implements these solutions to solve complex business challenges and drive dramatic improvements in customer, product, and enterprise operations.

Noodle.ai is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Qubole delivers a self-service platform for big data analytics built on Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Oracle Clouds. With Qubole, a data scientist can now spin up hundreds of clusters on their public cloud of choice and begin creating ad hoc and/or batch queries in under five minutes and have the system autoscale to the optimal compute levels as needed.

Qubole is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Redwood Shores, CA

Reltio was founded upon the belief that organizations need reliable, relevant access to information at their fingertips. It help scompanies turn their data into information and knowledge assets in the most efficient way, shattering the traditional notion that IT must combine multiple technologies to manage different types of data, and that business users must purchase standalone tools to do their own analysis.

Reltio is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Striim is the only non-intrusive, enterprise-strength offering that combines streaming integration and intelligence in a single platform. Streaming data can be enriched with reference/historical data for instant context, at-speed and at-scale. And the entire solution can be built using a SQL-like language.

 “My coworkers are not only bringing great skill sets and passion to work, but also great attitude that includes honest communication and kindness.”


Striim employees rated their overall company culture an A+.

Striim is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: San Diego, CA

Teradata offers analytic data platforms, applications, and services for data warehousing and analytic technologies. It delivesr better business outcomes through technology-enabled solutions in the areas that matter most – from operational excellence and asset optimization, to customer experience and product innovation, to finance transformation and risk mitigation.

Teradata is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: New York, NY

Unacast is the leading transparent and contextualized location data platform. It empowers companies to make smarter decisions and build better products by providing the most accurate understanding of human activity in the physical world through its Real World Graph.

Unacast is hiring! Check out jobs here.

Location: Palo Alto, CA

VMware is a software company providing cloud and virtualization services. The company accelerates digital transformation by enabling unprecedented freedom and flexibility in how their customers build and evolve IT environments. Its software helps business users simply and securely access the apps and data they need, from anywhere, to do their best work.

 “They have a clear vision and execute very well. They are also quite accessible and genuinely interested in advancing me as an employee both professionally and personally.”


VMWare employees rated their overall company culture an A.

VMWare is hiring! Check out jobs here.

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