Technology Jobs in New Orleans
Explore careers in one of the fastest-growing tech markets in the country.
Over the past five years, the New Orleans technology sector has witnessed remarkable growth — remarkable in its pace, scale, and inclusivity. Not only is the region ranked seventh in the nation for tech growth, it also ranked second for percentage of tech jobs held by women and ninth for percentage of African Americans in tech jobs.
Thanks to a favorable business environment for large and small technology businesses alike, the region is attracting a record number of new employers and new jobs, with no signs of slowing down. Professionals continue to be attracted to our rich culture and affordable quality of life — where your dollar goes further than in the traditional technology hubs.
With opportunities at companies of all types and sizes—from startups to software development to video games — New Orleans offers more than just jobs in technology. It offers long and meaningful careers.
Rankings, Facts & Figures
Tech Market to Watch, 2018(New Orleans) CBRE
Tech Hub In North America, 2019(New Orleans) Business Facilities
City for Women in Tech, 2018(New Orleans) SmartAsset
Top States for Doing Business, 2018(Louisiana) Area Development
Most Engaged Workers in USA, 2018(Louisiana) WalletHub
DXC Technology is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, leading clients’ digital transformations by managing and modernizing mission-critical systems and integrating them with new digital solutions to produce better business outcomes. In 2018, DXC opened the New Orleans Digital Transformation Center, which focuses on the development, delivery, and ongoing support of next-generation digital services and solutions for DXC’s global clients and is expected to bring 2,000 new jobs to the city by 2022.
In 2012, General Electric opened the GE Technology Center in New Orleans, creating hundreds of new high-paying, high-tech jobs. The Center brings together talented IT professionals in the areas of application and enterprise architecture; business solutions; computing operations; data management; enterprise software, OS, and servers; and networking services. GE and the University of New Orleans have also created a successful apprenticeship program that is the model for GE center’s around the globe.
inXile Entertainment (Microsoft Studios)
Founded in 2002 but recently acquired by Microsoft Xbox Studios, inXile Entertainment is a premiere independent videogame development studio specializing in role-playing games, including the popular Wasteland and The Bard’s Tale franchises. The company is home to both industry veterans and up-and-coming talent and sits at the cutting edge of innovation and delivering high-quality titles to a passionate and dedicated fanbase.
Revelry is a digital innovation lab headquartered in Mid City New Orleans with offices in Chicago and Dallas. Revelry helps its nationwide clientele—from small businesses and startups to large, publicly-traded companies—design, deploy, and manage scalable software solutions. An Inc. 500 company and member of the Forbes Technology Council, Revelry is consistently named among the top mobile and web development firms across customer referral platforms.
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