Tyk

Tyk

Software Development
API
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Remote-first

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Purpose

Tyk is on a mission to connect every system in the world. We’ve started by building an API Management platform.

About us

The Tyk API Management platform was established in 2014 and is helping to drive the connected world and power new products and services. We’re changing the way that organisations connect any number of their systems and services.Whether internal, external, public or highly encrypted systems, Tyk helps businesses drive value across the retail, finance, telecoms, healthcare, or media industries (to name just a few!)

If you’ve banked online, used an app to check the news, or perhaps even driven a connected car, API’s, and by extension, Tyk, make that possible. Founded in 2015 with offices in London, Atlanta and Singapore, we have many thousands of users of our B2B platform across the globe. Brands using Tyk range from Audi, Dominos, Starbucks, to the Financial Times, RBS and Societe Generale. We have a varied user base hailing from every continent – even Antarctica.

Flexible working approach

Tyk is a remote-first company, when our founders started Tyk, they realised they'll be in completely different time zones, and raising young families, and decided Tyk will be a flexible, fully remote company.

You work from wherever suits you, if you can attend your meetings with customers and colleagues, as long as you're happy, we are too!

It's important to note that we do have physical offices open for those who prefer to come in; in London, Atlanta and Singapore.

Company FlexScore™

Scoring against our flexibility index (1 = not at all flexible, 100 = couldn’t be more flexible, 51 is average) using a number of parameters to assess flexibility such as working from home, hours, frequency of travel, benefits, etc.

93%

Employee FlexScore™

Scoring against our employee perception index (1 = not seen as flexible, 100 = couldn’t be happier with the flexibility, 51 is average) using a number of more emotional / perception based questions to understand whether employees feel supported and offered what they want. The areas we cover are work-life balance / managerial support / flexible benefits / working environment / and many others.

95%

This is the first company that I really got what was promised in terms of flexibility. The leadership does not care where I work from, so I can hop on a plane and work from a Portuguese beach if I want to. Or from a Swiss Alps resort. I get unlimited days off which allows me to focus on work but also focus on my family if I need to, even on short notice. If I need to take a break during the day, I just let my colleagues know and finish my tasks afterwards. It's exactly as it was advertised and it's great!

Tyk Employee

152
Company employees
29% female, 71% male
Gender diversity (male:female)
London - UK, Atlanta - Georgia, Singapore
Office locations
$40 million
Funding levels

Approach to diversity & inclusion

Tyk is an extremely diverse business, we have tyklings across 33 different countries (and growing!), we have an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy as we are committed to developing, maintaining and supporting a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion.

What do we think of Tyk?

Tyk are super committed to offering true flexibility - with their employee flex score beating the employer flex score. We love when employees champion their companies flexibility.

Flexibility is choice, and Tyk offer incredible flexibility with a remote first approach, for those who prefer the buzz of the office Tyk have office space available. This caters for all requirements. Which with an employee score of 95/100 shows that Tyk employees love the flexibility on offer.

Meet who might be hiring you

Tyk operates on trust, we trust that you LOVE what you do, and that you're the expert, when we interview candidates, we always look for the following attributes: Smart, humble, collaborative, hardworking and teamwork. we believe these qualities are the make up of our culture!

What they offer their employees

  • Enhanced maternity leave - 5 months full pay after completing 26 weeks' work

  • Enhanced paternity leave

  • Adoption leave

  • Shared parental leave

  • Work from anywhere scheme

  • Unlimited annual leave

  • Teambuilding days

  • Teambuilding holidays

  • Hofy home office set up