Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow

514 Total Employees
Year Founded: 2008

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Benefits at Stack Overflow

From the beginning, Stack Overflow’s mission has been to be the best place anyone has ever worked. We make an extra effort to provide everything a person could ever want in a company, from completely free medical insurance to a professional development budget. Stack Overflow truly cares about our employees as people, and we have provided benefits that reflect how people really live.

Financial + Retirement


Stack Overflow provides a Roth IRA and Regular 401(K) options for our employees.

401(K) matching

Stack Overflow matches 100% of employee contributions up to 3% on earnings and 50% of employee contributions between 3% and 5% of earnings. The company match is vested immediately.

Company equity

As Stack Overflow isn’t public, employees are provided stock options upon their start, and then issued more upon later in their tenure for evergreen or promotion grants.

Performance bonus

Child Care + Parental Leave

Adoption Assistance

We assist our employees by offering financial assistance in the adoption of a child. We'll reimburse up to $5,000 to use towards legal expenses, adoption agencies or other adoption professional fees.

Childcare benefits

Stack Overflow allows employees to participate in a DCA (Dependent Care Account), and employees can put up to $5,000 a year pre-taxed toward expenses for day camps, preschool, or au pair fees.

Family medical leave

Stack Overflow provides 12 weeks of unpaid time, and also 7 days of paid leave per 12-month period in order to provide care for a family member who requires it of the employee.

Generous parental leave

For employees who have worked here a year, Stack Overflow provides 16 weeks at 100% pay. This goes for adoptions, too. Upon their return to work, new parents can expense up to $500 for take-out meals.

Return-to-work program post parental leave

Office Perks

Commuter benefits

Stack Overflow provides $130 toward commuter fees each month. Employees can choose between most NYC public transportation options include a monthly unlimited MetroCard (most common).

Company-sponsored outings

Since so many teams have members who operate across many locations, department meet-ups are typically scheduled annually.

Fitness stipend

Stack Overflow reimburses up to $150 per month toward gym memberships, fitness classes, or equipment costs.

Free daily meals

Stack Overflow provides a wide selection from our partner that delivers delicious and nutritious lunches each day the office is open.

Company-sponsored happy hours

Free snacks and drinks

If lunches weren’t enough for you, Stack Overflow also provides fully stocked pantry shelves ("Snack Overflow"), fresh fruit, fridges, and cabinets for all breakfast and snack needs.

Home-office stipend for remote employees

Remote employees will also be provided with a one-time reimbursable allowance to purchase office furniture, monitor, and computer peripherals.

Professional Development

Continuing education stipend

Customized development tracks

Job training & conferences

Each employee is eligible for up to $2,500 for continuing education, conferences, etc. to advance their skills and knowledge each year.

Online course subscriptions available

Paid industry certifications

Promote from within

Continuing education available during work hours

We offer monthly half-days dedicated to employees' professional and skills development time. There are three separate series: personal, professional, and company development days.

Tuition reimbursement

Stack Overflow provides employees who have been employed for 6 months in employer education assistance benefits tax-free each year for undergraduate or graduate courses that qualify.

Personal development training


Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff

Mandated unconscious bias training

Diversity employee resource groups

ERGs such as: - Black and Brown - Asian Pacific Islanders - LGBTQ+ - Mental Illness Neurodiversity - Allyship - & more

Hiring practices that promote diversity

Health Insurance + Wellness

Dental insurance

Stack Overflow covers 100% of the costs of preventative care, including x-rays for you and your family!

Disability insurance

Health insurance

Stack Overflow covers 100% of the medical costs, from prescriptions to copays to major medical events (such as births!) through an employer-funded HRA for you and your family!

Life insurance

Employees are provided a $50,000 life insurance policy, with no premiums associated. If you would like supplemental insurance over and above that, a small amount will be deducted from your paycheck.

Vision insurance

Our vision plan cover you and your family with a $150 credit towards lenses or frames each year for after a $20 copay for an eye exam.

Wellness programs

In addition to reimbursing up to $150 per month toward gym memberships or fitness class costs, we host virtual yoga sessions.

Mental health benefits

Stack Overflow partners with Bravely as the first step to getting what employees need to stay engaged, productive, and motivated at work with on-demand confidential professional coaching.

Abortion travel benefits


Flexible work schedule

Stack has employees all over the world across many departments. While in the NY office hours are generally 9am-5pm, it is flexible and employees can generally work the hours they choose.

Partners with nonprofits

Remote work program

Before the pandemic, we were 40% remote. Today, we’re 90% remote. So long as your timezone works for your team, work where you want.

OKR operational model

Employee resource groups

Quarterly engagement surveys

Employee awards

Vacation + Time Off

Generous PTO

Each US employee at Stack Overflow earns 20 vacation days on a regular accrual schedule per paycheck. Upon reaching the third year of employment, employees earn 25 days per year.

Paid volunteer time

Stack Overflow provides 4 days paid volunteer days per year.

Paid holidays

Paid sick days

Stack Overflow has unlimited sick days, though if employees are out more than a consecutive seven days, they could be eligible for Short Term Disability Leave and covered through our insurance.


By 5th year of employment, they’ve earned dedicated time to relax and reset! Stack Overflow provides 4 weeks of paid time off and 1 week of credit added to your account.

Bereavement leave benefits

Additional Perks + Benefits

We really think about the experiences of our employees and how we can make lives easier. Little things like the remote employee holiday party stipend, or the take out reimbursement for new parents - these are small gestures, but show how we really understand our employees and support them in each aspect of their lives. Stack Overflow truly believes in everyone being able to bring their full selves to work.

Search the 2 jobs at Stack Overflow

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Seeking a talented Account Executive to drive revenue across key Strategic accounts in the New England Territory for Stack Overflow for Teams solution. Responsibilities include prospecting, building relationships, closing new business, and contributing to strategic planning and product development. Requires 3+ years of SaaS sales experience with large clients, strong communication skills, consultative sales approach, and a self-starter attitude.