5 LA tech companies offering commuter benefits for employees

by John Siegel
April 30, 2018

Ask anyone. Getting around in Los Angeles isn’t just annoying. It can be exhausting. Planning for an hour-long trek is one thing but spending multiple hours stuck in traffic can certainly take its toll on commuters, especially if it's part of their daily schedule.

To alleviate the headache of traffic, these five tech companies offer commuter benefits like public transportation subsidies, bicycle programs or special parking privileges, which help their teams stay productive in the face of long commutes.


honey e-commerce startup dtla

Bio: DTLA-based Honey offers an e-commerce tool to help consumers save money on their digital purchases.

Hiring for: Engineering, data science, product and creative.

Tech they use:

  • Languages: Java, JavaScript, Python, Scala, Go

  • Frameworks: Spark, Apache Beam (with Google Dataflow using Scio)

  • Libraries: React, Redux, Apollo, GraphQL, Kubernetes, Docker, React Native

  • Databases: MySQL, BigTable, BigQuery, ElasticSearch, Google Spanner

Perks: Company sponsored parking and Metro passes, full medical, dental and vision; 401(k) matching, company equity, daily lunches, a commuter program, Joymode and OneMedical memberships and happy hours.


momentfeed customer relationship management marketing startup los angeles

Bio: Headquartered just a few blocks from the beach in Santa Monica, MomentFeed develops a mobile customer experience management platform for brands with multiple locations.

Hiring for: Engineering, product, project management, marketing, operations and sales.

Tech they use:

  • Languages: Java, Javascript, PHP

  • Frameworks: AngularJS

  • Libraries: jQuery UI

Perks: Commuter reimbursement, 401(k), company equity, unlimited PTO, flexible work schedules and professional development opportunities.


centerfield media marketing sales tech company

Bio: Centerfield’s fully-integrated marketing and sales platform leverages big data to engage customers during the sales process.

Hiring for: Engineering, project management, HR, marketing and data science.

Tech they use:

  • Languages: .NET, C#, Javascript, PHP, Python

  • Frameworks: AngularJS, ASP.NET, CakePHP, Node.js

  • Libraries: jQuery UI, React

  • Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, MySQL, AWS

Perks: 401(k) matching, unlimited PTO.


verifi los angeles fintech company

Bio: West Hollywood-based Verifi’s fintech platform offers e-commerce merchants a robust payment protection service to help facilitate payments. Recently, Built In LA spoke with CTO Chris DeRossi about the company’s architecture renovation

Hiring for: Engineering, project management and HR.

Tech they use:

  • Frameworks: AngularJS, Spring, AKKA

  • Libraries: Java, Javascript, jQuery, jQuery UI

  • Databases: MongoDB, MySQL

Perks: Free parking, competitive salary plus bonus and stock options, medical, dental, vision and life insurance; 401(k) matching, paid time off and paid holidays, and company-sponsored parking.


wpromote el segundo marketing advertising startup

Bio: El Segundo-based full-service marketing agency Wpromote offers clients— from Fortune 500 companies to startups — a suite of digital marketing services.

Hiring for: Marketing, operations, data and analytics and HR.

Tech they use:

  • Analytics: Google Analytics, Optimizely, Google Adwords, Bing Adcenter, Unbounce, Google Optimize, Doubleclick and more.

  • CMS: Drupal, Joomla!, Wordpress, HubSpot

  • CRM: Salesforce, Zoho

  • Email: Bronto, Sailthru

  • Lead generation: FullContact, Marketo

Perks: “Work from anywhere” program, Unlimited PTO, 80 percent paid health, 401(k) with company matching, private yoga twice a week, flexible spending/supplemental insurance options, preferred credit union access, subsidized Eat Club lunches, fine wine Fridays and a dog-friendly office.


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