At 8th Light, we know firsthand the value of being challenged, supported, and inspired — by your team, your client projects, and your community.

We’re passionate about creating a culture that cares for the whole person. And our competitive benefits packages help us foster an environment where everyone grows professionally and personally.

We offer an extensive parental leave program, options to purchase stock, learning and development stipends, donation matching, and a Spot Bonus Program — rewarding eligible employees for introducing new business to 8th Light.

Focused on the Whole You

  • Flexible Working Schedule with time away increasing after five years of tenure
    US: 20 days PTO
    UK/EU: 25 days annual leave for full-time employees

  • Access to Discounted Wellness Programs

  • Generous Wellness / Sickness Days

  • Competitive Medical, Vision, and Dental Plans including Transgender Healthcare Coverage and Fertility Benefits in the United States

  • Competitive Private Medical and Travel Insurance in the United Kingdom through Vitality

  • Extensive Mental Health Benefits and Resources

  • Additional Insurance Benefits offered (Disability, Life, Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness, and Pet)

  • Short- and Long-term Disability

  • Work from Home stipend to empower our team to do their best work

  • UK Cycle to Work Scheme to save on bikes, clothing and accessories

  • Provided Home Office Technology includes Apple Devices, 4K Displays, and other tech essentials

Committed to Growth and Learning

  • Promotion and Merit Panel (two times per year)

  • Goal Setting Platform

  • Annual L&D Stipend of $/€/£ 1,000 per employee per year

  • Learning and Development Program that includes resources like MasterClass

  • Generous time allotment of 80+ hours to support your growth (allotment budget varies by role)

  • Virtual Slack Communities and Guilds

  • Thought Leadership Sponsorship for Industry Conferences

  • 40+ programming languages used across our work

Join a Winning Culture and Team

  • Weekly Town Halls (with Knowledge Sharing, Accessible Leadership, Project Spotlights)

  • Recognition Platforms and Peer Reviews

  • A remote-first approach including a worldwide network of coworking spaces

  • Virtual and In-Person Team Building Events through Intracompany Committees such as the Connections & Community Team

  • Community Engagement & Service (including company Day of Service, Charitable Donation Matching and Code Nation)

  • Spot Bonus Program: Payouts up to $/€/£ 5,000 for new opportunities introduced to 8th Light

  • Annual Beacon Award grants $/€/£ 10,000 to a team member for exceptional behaviors and contributions

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Strategy & Team

  • Documented Equal Pay Policy and Audits

  • Employee-Led Affinity Groups such as: Black Caucus, Women Representation in Leadership, People of Color (POC), Safe Space, and more.

  • Dedicated support for the US Veteran Community which propels our close partnership with Code Platoon

  • Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity

Learn more about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at 8th Light.

Supporting Your Financial Wellness

  • Opportunities for Employee Ownership

  • 401(k) Plan with up to 4% Employer Matching & Advisor Services

  • UK Pension Scheme with up to 5% Employer Matching

  • Generous Parental Leave (up to 12 weeks at 100% pay)

  • Pretax savings through FSA and HSA for medical, dependent care, and transit expenses

For more details on local Perks & Benefits:

US Perks & Benefits

UK Perks & Benefits

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