Full Stack Engineer

Who We Are:

Founded by a seasoned group of serial software entrepreneurs who have years of experience in policing and city governance, Benchmark Analytics is a SaaS solutions provider housed in the Ravenswood technology corridor on Chicago’s north side. In collaboration with our research partners, led by a strategic alliance with the University of Chicago to commercialize their research, we have built a predictive analytics platform for law enforcement workforce management and early intervention. We are a double-bottom line company – our management team is comprised of former police personnel, former city officials, and current change makers who believe in (and have witnessed) the power of data to transform government.

We are currently seeking an experienced Full Stack Engineer to join us to ensure we build our data driven, analytic focused and predictive UI product as we continue to grow our predictive analytics business. As a Full Stack Engineer, you will get to:

  • Build the Analytics UI systems that power our products.
  • Work on projects that span technologies, systems and processes where you will design, test and ship great code.
  • Collaborate with the Benchmark Research Team members across the organization to build mission critical features that power Benchmark Analytics’ products.

If you are interested in the intersection of public sector operations, research and data analytics, we believe this is an unprecedented opportunity to experience it first-hand.


Working with leadership and peers to:

  • Work with a wide range of systems, processes and technologies to own and solve problems from end to end
  • Build new features for internal and external users
  • Integrate with the DevOps and QA teams to create highly available deployments and CI/CD pipelines
  • Design, build and maintain the interfaces that our customers interact with
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling and processes.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be someone who has:

  • Experience writing high quality code in JavaScript
  • Experience with JWT, ReactJS and NodeJS
  • Experience with embedding BI tools into platforms (e.g., Izenda, Tableau, Looker, etc.)
  • A passion about performance, accessibility, and API design with SQL knowledge
  • Experience working on a performant frontend and backend applications
  • Experience working cross-functionally with the full stack UI knowledge and code to do what it takes to solve problems and delight users both internally and externally
  • Pride in holding yourself and others to high standards when working in production
  • Experience troubleshooting problems throughout the stack
  • A focus on the needs of our users, both internal and external
  • Empathy with their users and colleagues and intent on creating great experiences
  • Skills for upholding best practices in engineering, security, and design
  • Knowledge to understand your way around cloud services platforms

Projects You Could Work On:

  • Helping the team define the future of our analytics UI architecture
  • Establishing best practices for the Analytics UI team
  • Collaborate with our DevOps practice to fine tune highly available deployments both in Cloud and data center environments
  • Developing and implementing a strategy for automated test coverage and continual improvement across this goal

What We Offer:

  • A truly unique experience to work for a fast-growing, young company
  • The satisfaction that comes with being part of a solution that makes a big difference in the world
  • The excitement that comes with the need to endlessly innovate and transform our market
  • A competitive base salary and flexible PTO policy
  • We cover 75% of Medical (BCBS) Premiums, Dental & Vision Premiums, and offer 100% company sponsored Life Insurance as well as a 401k plan

The Fine Print and How to Apply:

  • Thank you for your interest in our company and what we are building.
  • Benchmark Analytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity of all kinds in our effort to create a stellar workforce of committed and passionate team members.
  • Unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor employment visas at this time, so we can only accept applications from candidates who are authorized to work in the US.
  • If you’d like to apply, please email your resume to [email protected]