Named as one of the top places for tech professionals to work, Austin’s tech scene is thriving and tech companies are flocking to the capital of the Lone Star State. Austin is expected to see a 15% job growth in IT jobs for the next 5 years.
One feature attracting tech workers to Austin is its cost of living, which is 3.5 percent less than the national average—and with no state income tax, tech talent can stretch those dollars even more. Throw in the fact that Austin is world-known for its vibrant music scene, beautiful hiking trails, and popular food destinations, the city is the ideal place to kick up your boots and call home.
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Adobe is a software company known worldwide for Photoshop, and its portfolio includes dozens of products on the creative side for its Creative Cloud, as well for the marking side for the Experience Cloud, Marketo.
Amazon, the world-famous online retailer has a corporate office in Austin, located in The Domain, where employees can take a break from work at one of the many gaming areas or in one of the fully stocked kitchen areas, all located in a spacious open-office layout.
AMD is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics units, processors, and media solutions. A relaxed work culture, flexible hours, and discounts on AMD products are some of the perks you can enjoy as an employee.
Bonus: An employee stock purchase program. Open tech roles at AMD.
Apple is expanding operations in Austin and will build a $1 billion campus capable of accommodating 5,000 additional employees, with the capacity to grow to 15,000. Employees can benefit from discounts on Apple products, a private pension plan and work-from-home opportunities.
Bonus: Paid family care leave, gym membership reimbursement and commuter benefits. Open tech roles at Apple.
Atlassian is an Australian-based company that creates development- and issue-tracking software for teams. Its Austin office is located in the Colorado Tower where employees enjoy dazzling views from two large break rooms that overlook Lady Bird Lake. Other perks include a beer and coffee bar, a game room, fully stocked kitchens, two huge patios and an in-house gym, all in a dog-friendly office.
Bonus: Health and wellness are high on the list for Atlassian, and employees have the opportunity to participate in a runners club, in-office yoga and are given $600 a year to spend on fitness and wellness. Open tech roles at Atlassian.
BigCommerce is an Austin-based company whose e-commerce platform is used by thousands of online retailers from over 120 countries. The design of its colorful, funky, and cool office is a reflection of their teams working onsite. Employees at BigCommerce are able to enjoy unlimited PTO, paid holidays/sick days, receive tuition reimbursement and fitness subsidies.
Bonus: Full stocked fridges and pantries, milestone celebrations and a game room with retro, arcade games. Open tech roles at BigCommerce.
Cisco manufactures networking hardware, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products. Employees at Cisco have the opportunity to volunteer up to five days a year, with pay, at a charity or organization of their choice.
Bonus: Flexible work schedules, remote work options, tuition reimbursement and employee discounts at major retailers are some of the perks you’ll enjoy while working here. Open tech roles at Cisco.
Conduent creates diversified business process services capable of transaction processing, automation and analytics. Employees at Conduent can take advantage of in-house training and development programs, and have access to over 2,000 online IT and business courses, as well as online preparation for over 30 major certification programs.
Bonus: Health and wellness resources, legal services and commuter benefits. Open tech roles at Conduent.
Dell is a multinational computer tech company based in Round Rock, and is one of the largest tech companies in the world. Employees at Dell have the opportunity for comprehensive career development with formal training, individualized programs and mentoring.
Bonus: Flexible work schedules and remote work options. Open tech roles at Dell.
Electronic Arts is a leading global interactive entertainment software company, delivering games, content, and online services. Their campus located in Northwest Austin features perks for employees including basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, table tennis, a soccer field, hiking trails and onsite daycare.
Bonus: Benefits at EA include stock purchase plans, discount programs, adoption assistance, employee assistance programs, child care resources and most offices close for one week each year. Open tech roles at Electronic Arts.
Forcepoint is a human-centric cybersecurity company focused on creating solutions that protect businesses, critical infrastructures and governments around the world. Employees working at Forcepoint’s headquarters in Austin can expect to benefit to upskill their careers thanks to the training and support provided by the company.
Bonus: Flexible work schedule, on-site gym, game room, paid volunteer time, employee happy hours and tuition reimbursement. Open tech roles at Forcepoint.
Google has expanded its locations in Austin, leasing space in a downtown tower, where all 35 floors will be dedicated to the tech giant. Employees at Google’s Austin office located on 500 West 2nd can enjoy a myriad of amenities, including free massages, multiple cafeterias with free daily meals and a dog park on the 29th floor.
Bonus: An Airstream trailer/food truck that lives on the 28th floor, and a coffee bar is available to make sure employees stay caffeinated. Open tech roles at Google.
IBM has several offices in the Austin area including one of the 12 IBM research laboratories located worldwide. As an employee of IBM, health benefits include Watson™ artificial intelligence software available for US employees to help identify appropriate cancer treatments and options for clinical trials.
Bonus: A generous health benefits portfolio that includes preventative care, medical coverage and income protection in case of serious illness. Open tech roles at IBM.
National Instruments creates measurement and automation products that engineers and scientists use in a range of industries. Headquartered in Austin, National Instruments employees enjoy a great work/life balance and an employee stock purchase program, all in an office with collaborative meeting spaces.
Bonus: Onsite fitness center, tuition assistance, and an employee stock purchase plan. Open tech roles at National Instruments.
NVIDIA is the inventor of the GPU, which creates interactive graphics on laptops, workstations, mobile devices, notebooks, PCs and more. Helping to make life easier for employees, NVIDIA offers onsite services such as laundry, car maintenance and mobile health clinics.
Bonus: Access to the Stanford Health Navigator program for help with medical advice and an employee stock purchase plan. Open tech roles at NVIDIA.
Ping Identity is an identity security company that provides intelligent access for customers, employees and partners so they can securely connect to cloud, mobile, SaaS and on-premises applications. In addition to the opportunities for career growth, employees at Ping Identity can enjoy perks such as free snacks and food, and Wine Wednesdays.
Bonus: Flexible work schedule, open PTO, paid holidays and a six-tap kegerator are some of the perks at this high-tech company. Open tech roles at Ping Identity.
Q2ebanking has been voted as one of Austin’s best places to work seven years in a row, and with an environment of collaboration and teamwork, where internal mobility is encouraged, it’s easy to see why it shines.
Rackspace helps businesses tap the power of cloud computing without the challenge and expense of managing complex IT infrastructure and application platforms on their own. Employees at Rackspace, known as Rackers, can benefit from world-class training and development opportunities with access to unlimited training courses, e-learning modules and coaching opportunities.
Bonus: Generous time off, an earned sabbatical plan and discounted hosting on various Rackspace services. Open tech roles at Rackspace.
RetailMeNot is a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands. With an office located in downtown Austin, RetailMeNot’s unique, fun space offers free catered lunch four days per week and breakfast twice per week, a fully stocked kitchen to enjoy during business hours, and free downtown parking during business hours.
Bonus: Monthly reimbursements for cell phones and gym membership, tuition reimbursement and training, open PTO. Open tech roles at RetailMeNot.
SailPoint is an independent identity and access management (IAM) provider helping global companies deliver and manage user access from any device to data and applications residing on devices and in the cloud. Those who work at Sailpoint have the opportunity to work flexible hours, and attend family-friendly company events and charitable work outings.
Bonus: Casual dress codes, remote work options, a game room, beer on tap and an employee stock purchase plan are some of the many perks. Open tech roles at SailPoint.
TriNet provides HR outsourcing services including payroll, health benefits, and human capital management. Flexible work schedules, including remote work, generous PTO, and discounts on many premium brands are perks you get from working here.
Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel, and Austin is home to their first ever Connected Fitness digital headquarters. Located in the Seaholm Power Plant District, employees at Under Armour will find perks such as a spin boardroom, in-office bike storage and repair stations; treadmill desks, a fitness recreation room, and a stocked kitchen full of healthy food options.
Bonus: The location one block north of the Lady Bird Johnson Trail provides direct access to running and cycling paths. Open tech roles at Under Armour.
Whole Foods is the Austin-based supermarket chain whose mission is to nourish the planet with the finest natural and organic foods available. In keeping with their goal to promote a healthier lifestyle, employees at Whole Foods can take part in the company’s annual Green Trek Challenge and earn points for taking part in physical activities, healthy eating, alternative transportation and volunteering, with the chance to win prizes.
Bonus: Employees at Whole Foods get 20% in-store discounts, discounts at major companies like Apple, AT&T and Yeti, and once a year eligible employees can take 100% of their unused PTO hours and convert them into pay. Open tech roles at Whole Foods.
WP Engine is a WordPress cloud hosting platform for websites and applications around the world. Employees at WP Engine enjoy 100 percent paid medical, dental, and vision, company equity, a generous PTO policy and lunch onsite Mondays through Thursdays.
The Zebra is an automotive insurance search engine that provides consumers a simple, transparent way to compare and purchase insurance online. The team at The Zebra benefits from 100% paid medical, vision and dental premiums, free gym access, an in-house barista and awesome rooftop views of Austin.
Bonus: Employees also receive stock options, monthly home maid service and standing desks. Open tech roles at The Zebra.
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