4 Austin tech companies investing in innovative thinkers

by Kelly O'Halloran
April 2, 2019

In a city like Austin where job opportunities abound, companies are tasked with attracting talent beyond the usual perks. Take for example the following companies, which do it by providing a learning environment that regularly challenges their employees while helping them maintain a desired work/life balance. Sound enticing? Learn more about these growing companies below.
 

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Founded in 2007, MongoDB offers a document database management system that’s both flexible and scalable for developers to build on and applications to run on.

We are looking for some of the greatest leaders who are out-of-the-box thinkers.”

Why you want to work here: Join a leading NASDAQ-listed company that prioritizes the wellbeing of its employees. MongoDB wants you to be happy and healthy at work and offers mid-day meditation sessions, volunteer opportunities, diversity programs, unlimited vacation, 20 weeks of parental leave and more.


Word on the street: “Salespeople deal with ample amounts of challenges and need to be strategic in their approach with how to create and grow new accounts,” said Sean Andrew, SVP of worldwide corporate sales. “At MongoDB, we are looking for some of the greatest leaders who are out-of-the-box thinkers, and are ready to rise to the occasion and help build the next greatest software company.”

 

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MVF’s automated customer generation platform helps brands and businesses from more than 120 countries hook new customers. Based out of London and Austin, MVF has plans to enter more countries, open more offices and capitalize on new marketing verticals over the next year.

We're always looking for driven, commercially-minded people who are looking to develop themselves.”

Why you want to work here: MVF encourages you to be your best self by giving every employee $1,500 a year for learning and development related courses. There’s also an unlimited budget to spend on books that will help you succeed. Other perks include 401(k) match, weekly yoga sessions, a dog-friendly office and awesome trips when they beat their sales targets. This year, they’re headed to Ibiza.

 

Word on the street: “We love growth, and we know how to achieve it,” said Charlie Parkin, sales manager. “We're always looking for driven, commercially-minded people who are looking to develop themselves and also help deliver that growth for our clients.”

 

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People needing legal assistance can turn to LegalZoom for self-guided services or to directly connect with an attorney within LegalZoom’s network. The company launched in 2001 and provides legal support for almost everything, including business formations, wills and trusts, trademark and copyright registrations, and contracts.

We look for soft skills, energy and tenacity to provide exceptional service.”

Why you want to work here: Take the day off because it’s your birthday. Get a quick workout and shower in before your official work day begins at LegalZoom’s state-of-the art gym and locker room with towel service. Enjoy ongoing team outings and access to healthy food and drink options throughout the day.

 

Word on the street: “In seeking our next Zoomer — what we call ourselves — whether you’re talking to one of our customers or working behind the scenes, we look for soft skills, energy and tenacity to provide exceptional service,” said Senior Corporate Recruiter Kristy Smith.

 

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Social Solutions supports the nonprofit sector with tools that make it easier to manage everything from reporting, tracking, fundraising and predicting future outcomes.

Our ideal candidates are passionate, data-driven, and innovative go-getters.”

Why you want to work here: Never stop learning with Social Solution’s annual tuition reimbursement of up to $1,500 a year toward educational courses. The company also ensures employees enjoy a solid life/work balance with unlimited PTO, a flexible work schedule, parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents and monthly wellness events.

 

Word on the street: “Empowering nonprofits is central to our mission, and the only way to do that is to start with empowering each other,” said Matthew Huard, recruiter. “Our ideal candidates are passionate, data-driven, and innovative go-getters who like to work hard and play hard.”

 

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