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Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan, Canada, and China (Joyo.com) and maintain over 25 fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 12 million square feet. Technological innovation drives the growth of Amazon, offering our customers more types of products, more conveniently, and at even lower prices. We offer a personalized shopping experience for each customer, book discovery through "Search Inside The Book", convenient checkout using "1-Click® Shopping", and several community features like Listmania and Wish Lists that help our customers to discover new products and make informed buying decisions.
Bazaarvoice, one of Austin's leading, venture-backed Web startups serves domestic and international Fortune 500 brands with word of mouth online technology and services. We have experienced explosive growth in the last 6 months with featured articles in NY Times, AdAge and Fortune Magazine, and the only Texas-based startup to make the Red Herring 100 North America and Global list. We are an open, creative and collaborative culture, where passion and excellence rule. Great ideas can come from anywhere. You have the opportunity to work with a world-class development team to bring cutting-edge interfaces and functionality to market on leading eCommerce sites. We were also just named again as one of Austin's Best Places to Work for the 3rd year in a row, achieving #1 on the list this year.
Boeing is the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing is the prime contractor for the International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing provides products and support services to customers in 150 countries and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales.
Caesars Entertainment Group
Central Intelligence Agency
Why work for a company when you can serve your nation?
The Central Intelligence Agency is the premier agency responsible for providing global intelligence on the ever-changing political, social, economic, technological and military environment. Here, your paramount goal and mission will be to protect the national security of the United States. Virtually any job you can imagine is available at the CIA — plus, some you can’t even imagine.
Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and conducts business worldwide. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way—by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. We are involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. We explore for, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute transportation fuels and lubricants; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power and produce geothermal energy; provide energy efficiency solutions; and develop the energy resources of the future, including research for advanced biofuels. Come visit us to find out more about career opportunities at Chevron.
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. Businesses of all sizes, governments, service providers, and consumers use Cisco hardware, software, and services to improve collaboration, simplify operations, increase customer satisfaction, and improve competitive advantage. We follow responsible business practices to help ensure business sustainability and environmentally conscious operations and products. Learn more at www.cisco.com.
ConocoPhillips an international energy company, is the third largest integrated energy company in the United States and the second largest refiner in the United States. The company is known worldwide for its technological expertise in deepwater exploration and production, reservoir management and exploitation, 3-D seismic technology, high-grade petroleum coke upgrading and sulfur removal. ConocoPhillips operates in more than 40 countries and has approximately 35,600 employees.
Dante Consulting’s mission is to build an intuitive platform created by innovative people that enables customers to deliver game-changing solutions. We are a consulting firm with a product that we have built and use to bring our clients’ offerings to market in rapid time. Technology is only part of the solution and not the solution itself. If you like working alongside the brightest and most engaging teammates in the industry while interacting directly with client stakeholders, then Dante is the place for you.
Dell is the world's leading computer company. From the server, storage and professional services needs of the largest global corporations, to those of consumers at home, Dell sells more systems globally than any computer company, placing it No. 25 on the Fortune 500. Dell's climb to market leadership is the result of a persistent focus on delivering the best possible customer experience by directly selling standards-based computing products and services.
With more than 94 million active users globally, eBay is the world's largest online marketplace, where practically anyone can buy and sell practically anything. Founded in 1995, eBay connects a diverse and passionate community of individual buyers and sellers, as well as small businesses. Their collective impact on e-commerce is staggering: In 2010, the total worth of goods sold on eBay was $62 billion -- more than $2,000 every second. For the latest stories about eBay, including recent financial performance.
Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet. www.facebook.com
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program, which is the largest and fastest growing in the industry, provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
IBM is a worldwide multinational corporation which strives to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics. IBM's worldwide network of solutions and services professionals translates these advanced technologies into business value for our customers.
Information Technology Services, The University of Texas at Austin
Information Technology Services (ITS) provides, innovative, customer-focused, and robust technology solutions to the campus community. The organization values professionalism, honest and open dialogue, and a commitment to high quality customer service. Working for ITS exposes you to new technologies and a collaborative work environment. With a combination of student, faculty, and staff input, ITS is an excellent resource within the campus community.
NI Fellow Jeff Kodosky cofounded National Instruments with Dr. James Truchard and William Nowlin in 1976 while working at The University of Texas at Austin. Today he is a respected mentor in the NI global R&D organization and continues to chart new directions for National Instruments flagship product, LabVIEW graphical development software. Kodosky, revered by engineers and scientists around the world as the "father of LabVIEW" invented the graphical programming language that defines the software, spurring the development and widespread adoption of virtual instrumentation and making instrument automation available to all engineers.
Lockheed Martin is a premier systems integration company of 132,500 employees of whom 55,000 are scientists and engineers. Of those, 30,000 are software and systems engineers. Sales are $31.8 Billion and the company has a backlog of $76.9 Billion. Lockheed Martin business areas range from aeronautics to space as well as information and technical services and electronic systems.
Microsoft is on the forefront of technology because of the people who work here. Creative and passionate people who love what they do. From operating systems, to applications, to games, to internet technologies, we're ushering in the next generation of computing. By creating and supporting software that furthers understanding, lightens workloads and increases communication, we're changing the way people work, live and play.
National Instruments is a technology pioneer and leader in virtual instrumentation - a revolutionary concept that has changed the way engineers and scientists approach measurement and automation. Leveraging the PC and its related technologies, virtual instrumentation increases productivity and lowers costs through easy-to-integrate software, such as the NI LabVIEW graphical development environment, and modular hardware, such as PXI modules for data acquisition, instrument control and machine vision. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NI has more than 3,200 employees and direct operations in 40 countries. In 2003, the company sold products to more than 25,000 companies in 90 countries. For the past five years, FORTUNE magazine named NI one of the 100 best companies to work for in America
Offers.com is a leading coupon and deal website. Offers.com saves consumers time and money by helping them find the best coupons, deals and offers from online stores and companies. Vertive develops Offers.com and a suite of custom website management applications with open-source technologies including Linux, PHP, and MySQL. Vertive also uses proprietary tracking, reporting and data mining software for Internet marketing developed with Ruby, Rails and Microsoft SQL Server. Vertive is actively hiring in all areas of the company and has a number of full and part-time positions in Austin for CS and other students and grads.
Optiver US LLC
Optiver is a worldwide market maker and derivatives trading firm headquartered in Amsterdam, with offices strategically located in Chicago and Sydney. Founded in 1986, Optiver has been profitable every year of its existence.
We strive to hire brilliant minds from all over the world but having the most talented traders is not enough. We are continuously looking for bright, creative colleagues to strengthen our Chicago-based Software Development team. We offer an ideal, collaborative and innovative environment for developers who want to reach their full potential.
Overwatch Systems Limited
Overwatch Systems Limited is a world-class provider of multi-source intelligence framework solutions in the areas of C4ISR. Dedicated to the analysis, design, development, and support of complex software systems, Overwatch offers a software product line of intelligence applications and components which enhances scalability, versatility, usability, and performance associated with its bundled packages. Overwatch has five key areas: Intelligence collection and analysis tools; automated multi-source analysis tools; National-to-tactical interoperability/collaboration tools; Network centric system capabilities; and Satellite Communication capabilities. Overwatch Systems is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Textron Inc.
Pariveda Solutions is a growing, national consulting firm focused on career development operating within a local project delivery model. Solving the technical & strategic challenges of our clients may include designing custom software, mobile application development, portal & enterprise content management, cloud computing, refine an IT strategy or negotiate a software vendor contract. Our focus is simple—start with the right people, deliver consistent value and partner with our clients.
With more than 94 million active registered accounts worldwide, PayPal has made it possible for individuals and businesses to pay and get paid online across different locations, currencies and languages. Responding to the eBay community, which had quickly adopted PayPal as its preferred payment method, eBay Inc. acquired the company in 2002. Since then, PayPal's customer base has grown, both on eBay and across e-commerce. Having built a single global payments engine that has some of the best risk and fraud detection capabilities in the payments industry, PayPal continues to be one of the leading ways to pay online. Today, PayPal is available in 190 markets, 24 currencies, and is accepted by millions of online merchants around the world.
Qualcomm is a FORTUNE 500(r) company and a global leader in developing next-generation wireless technology. Ranked among the "100 Best Companies to Work For," Qualcomm innovates new ways to communicate. Qualcomm employs over 15,000 individuals around the globe. If you'd like to join others who share your passion for innovation, explore a career at Qualcomm. To learn more visit www.qualcomm.com/careers.
Fanatical Support® has made Rackspace the world's leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry. We deliver enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. We got started in 1998 and since have grown to serve more than 161,000 customers. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support. Our core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting and Email & Apps. There are currently over 3,800 Rackers around the world serving our customers.
RGM Advisors, LLC is a proprietary trading firm that applies scientific methods and computing power to trading in multiple asset classes around the world. RGM manages fully automated, high frequency algorithmic trading systems with a team of approximately 110 professionals, including software developers, information technologists and scientists with backgrounds in computer science, physics, chemistry, statistics and ecology. We value building an organization centered on excellence, respect and integrity. We're actively looking for people with a genuine enthusiasm for problem-solving. Please visit our web site at www.rgmadvisors.com to view upcoming events and learn more about our exciting career opportunities.
Sandia National Laboratories
Sandia National Laboratories is a national security laboratory involved in a variety of research, development and engineering programs to help secure a peaceful and free world through technology. We develop and deliver science-based solutions to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction, defend against terrorism, protect our national infrastructures, ensure stable energy and water supplies, provide new capabilities to our armed forces, and sustain, modernize, and protect our nuclear weapon stockpile. http://www.sandia.gov/careers/
Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) is the leading oilfield services company supplying technology, project management and information solutions that optimize performance for customers working in the international oil and gas industry. We are committed to excellence in technical innovation, teamwork and creating value for our customers, our shareholders and our employees. At the well site, in our global connectivity centers and in our R&E facilities, we are working to optimize customer performance in a safe and environmentally sound manner. Schlumberger is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about careers in Schlumberger, visit www.careers.slb.com.
Tata Consultancy Services
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPO, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model (GNDM™), recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 198,500 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 42 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $8.2 billion for year ended March 31, 2011 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India.
At Two Sigma, we like to solve hard problems. What kinds of problems do you want to solve? At our core, we’re a technology company applying our talents to the domain of investment management. We’ve created a system that combines artificial intelligence and keen human insight—a system that’s constantly learning, improving, and advancing. We’re a destination for the intellectually curious who want to learn, invent, create, and watch what they build make a difference. Start a conversation. Please contact campus-careers [at] twosigma [dot] com.
Union Pacific Railroad
Union Pacific Railroad, a Fortune 200 company, is one of America’s premier transportation and logistics companies. UP operates more than 32,000 route miles in the western two-thirds of the United States and serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers. Union Pacific is a leader in developing and applying new technology to efficiently move freight in a safe and environmentally-friendly manner, while operating one of the most advanced telecommunication networks. UP is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, with a satellite IT facility in Austin, Texas. To learn more about careers at Union Pacific, visit www.unionpacific.jobs.
At VMware, we thrive on forward momentum. We are an engine of opportunity fueled by the transformative products and solutions we bring to market, the passion and trust we inspire in our customers, and our collaborative drive to imagine, define and deliver the future of IT through cloud computing. Through our strong ties to the academic community, we strive to connect with top university students to infuse new ideas into the innovation culture at VMware. As a student, the contributions that you make are both real and amplified, impacting the company,our customers and the larger community.
Yelp has been changing the nature of how people share local knowledge and find out about what's going on in their city and beyond since 2005. We're one part community, one part local city guide, with an opinion on everything from mechanics and martini bars to dentists and dining. Yelp is currently launched in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, and Germany. Named one of Time Magazine's Best 50 Websites and PC World's Best Free iPhone App, Yelp continues to be the #1 local search and review website.
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