The 25 companies with the best engineering teams, according to employees

According to Comparably’s latest ranking, Microsoft has a highly-rated engineering department.
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Comparably’s latest ranking looks at the highest-rated engineering departments.
Comparably used ratings from employees in engineering teams to rank these workplaces.
The following are the top 25, and the full list by department can be found on Comparably here.
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25. Whole Foods Market

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Location: Austin, Texas
Industry: Supermarkets
Employee’s quote about the company: "Extremely smart and hardworking. My peers are dedicated to keeping a high bar when it comes to software engineering.

24. Symplr

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Location: Houston, Texas
Industry: Healthcare software
Employee’s quote about the company: "Dedicated and hard working. The team loves to challenge the status quo and they get things done with quality!"

23. Calix

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Location: San Jose, California
Industry: Communication technology
Employee’s quote about the company: "My team is composed of talented engineers and they’re always very responsible."

22. Noblis

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Location: Reston, Virginia
Industry: Nonprofit
Employee’s quote about the company: "The best part about my team: hard working, self starting, technically excellent, self motivated, focused on quality and client satisfaction."

21. UiPath

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Location: New York City, New York
Industry: AI software
Employee’s quote about the company: "If I put out a ‘call to action’, many will volunteer to assist me, and we are able to (virtually) hang out sometimes to stay connected despite the pandemic."

20. Apple

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Location: Cupertino, California
Industry: Consumer electronics
Employee’s quote about the company: "Great people who have a passion for what we do everyday to make the customer experience the very best."

19. Chewy

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Location: Dania Beach, Florida
Industry: Ecommerce
Employee’s quote about the company: "The love of animals clearly translates into a love of your fellows, and it’s proved out in the way we treat our coworkers.

18. Guidewire Software

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Location: San Mateo, California
Industry: Enterprise Insurtech
Employee’s quote about the company: "Everybody is ready to help everybody. Solutions to big problems become possible due to such an environment because we learn from each other and grow everyday."

17. Facebook

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Location: Menlo Park, California
Industry: Social media
Employee’s quote about the company: "The team is amazing. Everyone is so on point about everything and so energetic in general. I look forward to meeting them every morning. Meetings are efficient and effective."

16. Radiance Technologies

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Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Industry: Aerospace recruiting
Employee’s quote about the company: "Our team always offers to help one another when encountering blockers, and often offers advice and solutions gathered from years of experience. I am always learning from them."

15. SentinelOne

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Location: Mountain View, California
Industry: Cybersecurity
Employee’s quote about the company: "I work with a bunch of talented engineers, and very positive thinkers."

14. GoodRx

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Location: Santa Monica, California
Industry: Pharmaceutical healthcare
Employee’s quote about the company: "My teammates are among the smartest and most genuine coworkers I’ve ever had. They happily offer help while continuing to deliver feature after feature."

13. Zoom Video Communications

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Location: San Jose, California
Industry: Video conferencing software
Employee’s quote about the company: "Creative, passionate, and talented humans pulling together towards a common goal."

12. Adobe

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Location: San Jose, California
Industry: Enterprise software
Employee’s quote about the company: "We are committed to quality and are always brainstorming ways to improve the codebase while delivering new features."

11. Bell Flight

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Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Industry: Aviation and aerospace
Employee’s quote about the company: "Some of the best qualities about my team are diversity and inclusion. Beyond the traditional context of diversity (gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc.), there is diversity in work experience and work styles."

10. IBM

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Location: Armonk, New York
Industry: Computer enterprise software
Employee’s quote about the company: "My team is bright and open, they are willing to listen to a diversity of ideas and share knowledge in different forms."

9. Dynatrace

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Location: Waltham, Massachusetts 
Industry: Computer software
Employee’s quote about the company: "We are eager to learn, share and improve every-single-day. A group of talented engineers that would like to do the things much better every day can be an amazing thing."

8. nCino

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Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Industry: Financial services
Employee’s quote about the company: "I’m better at my job because of my coworkers. Feedback and communication is huge and that alone makes us a great team."

7. Trimble

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Location: Sunnyvale, California
Industry: Web hosting and navigation software
Employee’s quote about the company: "Trimble has been an ’employer, for life’ for me. It is a great place to work because, in my 24 years at the company, I have not had 10 minutes of idle time. There is always something to do, including a regular supply of new challenges."

6. Microsoft

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Location: Redmond, Washington
Industry: Computer software and electronics
Employee’s quote about the company: "Working alongside such intelligent people fosters a work environment that pushes you to be your best."

5. Chegg

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Location: Santa Clara, California
Industry: Higher education
Employee’s quote about the company: "One team with diversity. Our team has great diversity in terms of technologies."

4. Credit Karma

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Location: San Francisco, California
Industry: Fintech
Employee’s quote about the company: "It’s rare in tech to work with so many colleagues who deeply care about the quality of their work, the success of the product, and the health of the team. The level of ownership and responsibility is refreshing."

3. Google

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Location: Mountain View, California
Industry: Internet cloud computing
Employee’s quote about the company: "We are a big team and we all help each other out. Everyone is friendly and helpful. Could not ask for more from my coworkers and teams."

2. Amazon

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Location: Seattle, Washington
Industry: Ecommerce and cloud computing
Employee’s quote about the company: "Our team is very productive. We get the job done. Every time we get an assignment, we finish it on time and with the utmost quality."

1. RingCentral

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Location: Belmont, California
Industry: SaaS/enterprise software
Employee’s quote about the company: "Work hard, play hard. The team gets together to have fun events. Someone taught a drawing class, another had a work out session, another did a virtual camping trip. Then the team works very hard to achieve the goals."

Here is the full list of companies with the best engineering departments:

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Method and data source
Comparably has recently published lists about the companies with the best workplace outlook and the best companies located in different US cities, such as the San Francisco Bay Area. The recent engineering department ranking is part of the latest award category of the best departments.
To find the best engineering teams, Comparably used anonymous employee ratings that covered around 20 different workplace metrics. This includes questions about work-life balance and leadership. All ratings were collected between March 22, 2020 to March 22, 2021.
The best engineering teams not only are part of tech companies like Google and Microsoft, according to Comparably’s latest ranking. GoodRx and Whole Foods Market also made the top 25. 
Employee quotes and industry categories mentioned above are from Comparably and provided to Insider. The full list by the various departments, including engineering, can be found on Comparably here.

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