6 awesome tech companies in Austin you want to work for right now

Tessa McLean
There is no better time than now to pursue that new job you’ve been considering. We’re in the heart of spring — the season of new beginnings — and there are some great opportunities out there.
Here are six Austin companies hiring right now:


CognitiveScale powers standards-based cognitive clouds, which are revolutionizing big data and analytics markets. Cognitive clouds are a new class of data interpretation and learning systems that weave cognitive intelligence into business processes and applications. 

"We live by the motto: do good work, have fun, and make money, don't get the order confused. If your unafraid of opening a new market of technology and are ready to dig into tough issues, CognitiveScale is your future."

Location: 9500 Arboretum Boulevard
Perks: Free lunch, weekly yoga, dog days (Fridays are pup friendly) and more
Founded: 2013

Cognitive Scale jobs here

Continuum Analytics

Continuum Analytics builds technologies that enable analysts to answer questions from the data all around us. By engaging open source communities, they are building useful tools that are sustainable and widely used. By focusing on collaborative technologies, they give analysts a better medium to communicate their decision process and focus their stakeholders on the details that matter most. In creating a platform for distributing that expertise, they enable teams to quickly share insights and iterate on the solutions most critical to their success.
"Continuum is seeking people who want to play a role in shaping the future of data, analytics, and visualization. Candidates for technical roles should be knowledgeable and capable, but always eager to learn more and to teach others. Overall, we strive to create a culture that is both relaxed and focused, and we stress empathy and collaboration with our customers, open source users, and with each other." - Peter Wang, co-founder and President
Funding: $5.3M
Location: 221 W. 6th Street
Perks: Great coffee, amazing views, flexible vacation policy and more
Founded: 2012
Want to learn more about Continuum? They're hosting a hiring mixer on May 20, from 6:30-8:30PM. RSVP here.

Kinnser Software

Kinnser Software was founded in 2003 to create innovative Web-based solutions that deliver clinical and business results for the home health industry. Currently, thousands of clinicians and staff, at hundreds of home health agencies and therapy companies, use Kinnser’s solutions every day to support clinical outcomes, improve communication, increase net revenue and reduce costs. Their unique online solution engages clinicians and staff throughout the care continuum, providing revolutionary connectivity with fiscal intermediaries, insurance carriers, physicians and therapy companies. 
"We focus on the customer. Whether it's sales, tech support, product, engineering, or analytics — everyone knows why we're here and everyone is vested in delivering for the customer" - Travis Baker, Talent Acquisition
Funding: $40M
Location: 2600 Via Fortuna Drive
Perks: Fully stocked kitchens, a company hosted Boot Camp on Tuesdays, flexible work schedules and more
Founded: 2003

Impossible Ventures

Impossible Ventures is a studio venture working on creating technology products. They are also investing in technology enabled businesses with a focus on internet and consumer products. 

"We are looking for candidates that will help change the way people think about ecommerce. The best fit for this position is someone that is adaptive, has a drive to learn, and loves building out systems to solve the bigger picture. Since we are a startup, candidates that thrive off of a DIY culture and have a love for everything tech would feel right at home." - Cleat Broome, Community Lead and Ops Recruiter, and Michael Morrison (aka Mikey Mo), Director of Buyer Operations

Location: 3711 S. Mopac Expy
Perks: Chef prepared lunches, access to the greenbelt (we are located at 360 and Mopac), a fitness center, free parking, and more.
Founded: 2012

Golden Frog

Golden Frog is a global service provider committed to preserving an open and secure Internet experience while respecting user privacy. They operate several products including VyprVPN , Dump Truck for Secure Online Storage and Cyphr an Encrypted Messaging App.
Location: 1044 Liberty Park Dr 
Perks: Profit-sharing options, lunch and learns, work from home options and more
Founded: 2009


HomeAway is the world's leading online marketplace for the vacation rental industry, with sites representing over one million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, including more room to relax and added privacy, for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. 
Location: 1011 W. Fifth Street
Perks: Free vacation rental on a yearly basis, ability to work up to two weeks in any of their offices around the world, free snacks and more
Founded: 2005

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