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Company adds data science jobs in Chicago

Posted on January 31, 2018

One company is expanding and adding more data science jobs in Chicago.

Shiftgig, the mobile technology platform that connects businesses with hourly workers, to open the company’s new office in Chicago.

The new office is designed to support the company’s plan to add approximately 100 employees in 2018, doubling its internal data science, engineering and product teams, and significantly increase its marketing and sales teams.

The company also plans to hire at least 1,500 people in Chicago allowing them to work for local businesses through the Shiftgig app.

“Shiftgigs’s decision to double down on Chicago with a major expansion of its workforce demonstrates what happens when you combine an innovative tech company with our city’s unparalleled talent,” Mayor Emanuel said. “I look forward to watching Shiftgig’s continued progress and the opportunities they create for Chicago’s residents.”

“We are thrilled to unveil our new headquarters as a center of excellence for taking Shiftgig to the next phase of our growth,” said Wade Burgess, CEO of Shiftgig. “By hiring world-class talent here in Chicago, we are one step closer to fulfilling our mission of connecting millions of people with millions of shifts.”

Shiftgig’s new office space is located on the third floor of 1 N. State Street, Chicago, IL spanning 23,773 square feet, enabling the company to keep pace with its hiring growth. The space is one of the first renovations completed by the property with plans to open a roof deck and state-of-the-art fitness center for tenants this summer. All of Shiftgig’s business operations are centralized out of the new headquarters to better serve the needs of its clients and Specialists, across the country.

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