Austin Startups You Haven’t Heard of That Are Hiring

December 20, 2016

Austin, Texas hiring

Austin, Texas is the live music capital and one of the fastest growing hubs for startups. As an engineer or developer, the possibilities are endless for which company you can work for. There are options in all industries, and best of all, you’ll be in Austin.

Here are some of the amazing startups in Austin, TX that you haven’t heard of that are currently hiring engineers and developers.

They’re a team in Austin building messaging chat bots. They have $2.5 million in seed funding and have a team of around 50 employees.

They’re currently hiring: Lead Engineer, Software Engineers, and DevOps Engineers


With over $6.7 million in funding, Bazaarvoice looks to connect brands and retailers to the voices of the people who shop with them. Their platform is helping influence purchasing decisions and they’re eagerly looking for new tech employees.

They’re currently hiring: DevOps Engineers


Comprehend systems is located in both Redwood City and Austin, Texas. They provide enterprise business analytics and visualization tools. They also have great perks like laundry wash and fold, commuter benefits, flexible hours, and gym memberships.

They’re currently hiring: Backend Engineers, Full Stack Engineers

Unihorn Labs

Unihorn Labs is an Austin-based startup that helps produce other consumer internet companies. A startup that helps build startups. Sounds pretty cool right? They’re very early stage, but for the right driven individual, you can help build not one, but multiple companies.

They’re currently hiring: Full Stack Software Engineers


Datafiniti is another hot Austin startup. They’re using the trillions of datapoint on the web to create actionable insights for competitive intelligence, business intelligence, and lead generation.

They’re currently hiring: Product developers, Database Engineers, Junior Software Developer


Ketra makes cohesive systems of lighting fixtures, controls, and software that allow for the easy use of natural light. Ketra utilizes automatic daytime lighting transitions to create a model of light that’s identical in color and intensity to natural sources of light. The result is healthier lighting that makes people look and feel better.

They’re currently hiring: Embedded Engineers, Software Engineers, Systems Engineer, Quality and Reliability Engineers


Mineralsoft provides an integrated data platform for oil and gas. Their goal is to help mineral owners and investors automate their revenue optimization. Just like the city of Austin, Mineralsoft is booming.

They’re currently hiring: Software Engineers, Product Managers


Tilt dubs themselves as the social payment app of the future. They provide an easier way to collect money fro your group, fundraise, or sell to that same community. They have global operations with offices in Austin, San Francisco and London.

They’re currently hiring: Product Design Lead, SysOps Engineers, API Developers, Product Analytics Managers


Are you into healthy living? b.well might be for you. They provide a personal health management system that is looking to disrupt the healthcare industry.

They’re currently hiring: Senior Software Engineers, Backend Software Developers

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Ronny Cheng is one of the Co-Founder’s of Digital Astronauts and has helped drive lead generation in the software industry for organizations of all sizes — from start-ups to Fortune 500’s. He helped build one of the first online software review websites, specializing in CRM, ERP, and HR software. He’s a nationally published author with extensive experience working with the HR/Recruiting industries largest brands. In his spare time, you can catch him on Instagram doing his best food blogger impersonation.


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