Rocket Software is a privately held software development firm founded in 1990, it offers solutions on the IBM Z, IBM Power, and embedded database platforms, Rocket allow users to use predictive analytics with deep data, develop AI and machine learning capabilities, and design mobile and browser applications. Rocket serves markets including the financial, banking, health care, government, insurance, aerospace, auto manufacturing, and retail industries. Rocket has a business partnership with IBM that began in 1994 with a licensing agreement for Rocket QMF tools. The company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.
Rocket Software was founded in Boston in 1990 with a focus on IBM DB2 tools.
Rocket's software runs on multiple platforms and operating systems, including mainframe, IBM z/OS, IBM i, UNIX, Windows and other platforms and offers tools to access non-SQL data with standard SQL queries.
In 2012, Rocket's Aldon subsidiary was recognized as a Niche Player in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for application life-cycle management and as a Contender in The Forrester Wave: application life-cycle management, Q4 2012. In 2017, market research firm Infiniti Research included Rocket Aldon as a "prominent player" in the application lifecycle management market.
Since 2013 when the list was inaugurated, Rocket has been included in Database Trends and Applications magazine's annual “DBTA 100,” a list of the companies that matter most in data.
Highest paying job titles at Rocket Software include Senior Program Manager, Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), and Solutions Engineer