Why Work with Us

Backstop is a leading productivity suite for the institutional investment industry. Based in Chicago, we have been able to grow globally while being committed to fostering a collaborative community of unique personalities who love to have fun. We are always looking for great people to join our team in this journey!

We are proud to say that we have been able to put together a team of diverse talent that embraces learning, curiosity, and growth. This has led the company to a bunch of awards and, most importantly, great software! We take our clients, our products, and our service seriously and we are constantly looking at new ways to improve.

We care about our people and our people care about each other. Backstoppers always take time to celebrate successes and great teamwork through things like Whirlyball, wine and cheese nights, baking competitions, costume contests, trivia nights, and so much more.

Feeling inspired to join Backstop? Check out our current openings by clicking the link below!

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Company Culture

At Backstop, we believe we should play at least as hard as we work, and we take our work seriously! When Backstoppers were asked to define our culture, they used words like creative, casual, innovative and relaxed. We're accustomed to providing daily challenges for an intelligent group of people, while ensuring we have a relaxed atmosphere to work in. No two days are ever the same at Backstop.
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When it comes to benefits, Backstop goes big! We make sure you have what you need to work with confidence and live with peace of mind. We take care of your health and your well-being, your daily work and your career growth, your present and your future.

Health &

  • Medical plan
  • Dental plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • 401K & match
  • Basic life insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability


  • Annual Paid Time Off
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Professional organization memberships
  • Virtual Collaboration

More Reasons to
Love Backstop

  • Employee referral bonuses
  • “Wall of Awesome” recognition
  • Game room and meditation room
  • Quarterly events
  • Hack-a-thons
  • Casual work environment
  • Monthly culture club activities

Backstop Worldwide

Backstop has offices coast to coast in the U.S. as well as in Europe and Asia-Pacific. When you join our team, you become part of our dynamic vision to become globally recognized as the dominant cloud productivity suite for the alternative investment industry.