There are hundreds of Austin tech jobs on our job board. They range from the tech specific, like development and design, to transferable trades like finance, marketing and even legal counsel.
That’s a lot to look through if you’re in the market — or even just browsing. So here are four companies in Austin we’ve found whose perks and culture might help you focus your search.
What they do: Praecipio Consulting is an Atlassian Platinum Enterprise expert company that delivers client-tailored tech solutions to companies. Essentially, Praecipio helps clients work better and faster with the tools of the Atlassian suite by handling implementations, optimizations, managed services and hosting, custom development and training.
Open roles: Three positions in engineering and project management
Why it’s great to work there: "Headquartered on 360 and 2222, Praecipio Consulting is just minutes from the lake where we meet for regular “Board Meetings” (as in wake boards!). Our team loves cruising around the lake, wake boarding, standup paddle boarding, and enjoying some fine Austin beers!" – Erin Jones, Senior Marketing Analyst
What they’re looking for: "At Praecipio Consulting, we love to learn, especially from each other," Jones said. "We're always growing, improving, and challenging ourselves, so we build in a lot of opportunities to share expertise across our company. We hold bi-monthly skills exchanges where folks share new things they've learned that can benefit the rest of the team. As a member of our business team, I especially enjoy when our developers present! I always learn something new and it helps me better appreciate what they do on that side of our house. Plus, we get special catered lunches for skills exchanges, which is always a hit!"
What they do: Duo Security is a cloud-based access security provider whose tools protect users, data and applications from breaches, credential theft and account takeover. Clients include Box, Etsy, Facebook, K-Swiss, The Men’s Wearhouse, NASA, Palantir, Paramount Pictures, Random House, Toyota, TripAdvisor Twitter, Yelp, Zillow and more.
“Duo Security is changing the way businesses of every size secure access for every user,” said Waner Ren, who coordinates the company’s new Austin office. “We’re growing fast, and are hiring across all our teams just to keep up with our customer demand. Come join the most loved team in security, we need your skillz!”
Open roles: Eight sales positions
Why it’s great to work there: We’re progressive, believe firmly in transparency, collaboration, flexibility, and autonomy. We think career development should be talked about every day or week with your manager, not just once a year. We work hard, and play harder. We’re focused on outputs, not inputs. We’re focused on diversity inclusion but have a vibrant energy. We shut off at 4:30 every Friday to talk to people you don’t normally work with, reflect on the week, kick off the weekend. Our CEO frequently jets out for an hour to hit the Ann Arbor Skate Park. Duo Dog Days. Shall I go on? Oh, and the product is pretty amazing." – Waner Ren, Office Coordinator
What they do: ActiveProspect is 12-year-old Austin company whose marketing Software as a Service (Saas) product that instantly qualifies Internet leads. It helps marketers automate their processes for acquiring qualified sales leads, building accurate email subscriber lists and providing transparency for legal compliance.
Open roles: Client Success Manager
Why it’s great to work there: "ActiveProspect is an established startup of roll-up-your-sleeves individuals working to bring our customers an exceptional SaaS marketing product that instantly qualifies their leads. We need smart, motivated, resourceful people to help strengthen our company and culture for the future!" – Marie Carroll, Senior Director of Human Resources & Operations
Software Architect Alex Wolfe said the company’s team dynamic is genuinely supportive, without structure that feels formal or forced. “We fly all the remote employees in every quarter for a meetup in a big rented house on Lake Austin and go over the open book of company financials. We show full company history and the revenue and all that stuff to all employees as a matter of course.”
What they’re looking for: The ability to build, leverage and sustain relationships with clients and co-workers and the technical aptitude to explain products and be aware of ongoing improvements.
What they do: Civitas Learning helps teachers and school administrators improve academic and financial outcomes. The company partners with leading institutions to create what it describes as the world’s first organizing layer for higher education data, and translates it into recommendations that are delivered through its SaaS products.
Open roles: Four positions in sales, project management and data and analytics
Why it’s great to work there: Aside from dedication to volunteering with local children’s organizations throughout the year with mentorship, fundraising cookoffs and charity bowling, as well as honorable showings in the annual Startup Games, Civitas is a purpose-driven company, delivering insights and action through their products to the front lines of education to help students learn better.
“We were born and raised in Austin and we are the fastest-growing ed tech startup in the United States. We’re looking for insanely talented people who want to do the best work of their careers.” – Emily Washburn, Employee Experience Specialist
What they’re looking for: Unwavering integrity, attention to detail, and desire to exceed client expectations. Experience delivering technology-driven solutions, bonus points for working with a SaaS company or in a startup environment. The passion to forge meaningful relationships.