Focused Labs

At Focused Labs we have a team of craftspeople who value TDD, pair programming, fast feedback loops, empathy, passion, and courage!

Founded 2019
51-200 employees
  • Technology Infrastructure
  • Enterprise Software
  • Headquarters address
    Chicago, IL

    At Focused Labs we take a unique approach to developing high-quality, business focused, software. We believe that digital products can and should be built to evolve with businesses. Our approach is structured around delivering products to market fast, testing with real customers, and iterating based on their feedback.

    We are a small software consultancy with clients in a variety of industries including renewable energy, automotive, retail, finance, healthcare and crypto. Our engineers have opportunities to work with different clients each year while touching different tech stacks. We work closely with our clients to ship high quality software and believe in iterating quickly and failing fast.

    Tech stack

    Java, Kotlin, C#, Ruby, Node.JS, React, Vue.JS, TypeScript, iOS


    Compensation and retirement

    We review compensation quarterly so that we can stay competitive when it comes to compensation and so that employees can be paid fairly and equitably.
    401k plan
    401k matching

    Health and wellness

    As a newly added benefit, we allow every employee to change their benefits choices quarterly. This gives you the option to move from plan to plan if you need to. We also have multiple health insurance options through BCBS which are at no cost to the employee.
    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)
    Fitness reimbursement
    Mental health benefits

    Vacation and time off

    We have 21 PTO days (4+ Weeks) for every employee as well as 5 sick days and 9 paid holidays. Maternity and paternity leave consist of 12 weeks of paid leave and we have a transitional return to work policy.
    Paid time off
    Paid holidays
    Work from home flexibility
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits

    Personal development

    Job training
    Conferences reimbursement
    Career growth

    Values and quality of life

    We have an in person office accessible to Chicago employees as well as a virtual office where we come together as a team. Currently, over 50% of our company is fully, permanently remote.
    Diversity program
    Accessible via public transportation
    Bike parking
    Snacks and beverages
    Matching charitable donations
    Company activities
    Games and recreation
    Remote first
    Focused Labs - Our first team onsite! July, 2021