Jobs in Tech Report: Q3 2017 jobs announcements in Indiana tech companies

Last month, Glassdoor ranked Indianapolis one of the 25 best cities for jobs in 2017, and CIO magazine says Indy is one of 13 best-value cities for hiring tech talent. Those are great rankings to see if you are an entrepreneur planning your next venture or for CEOs looking to expand their footprint.

Below is a list of those tech jobs announcements from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). You can find open jobs from these growing Indiana technology companies and more on the TechPoint Job Board.

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Mimir, an educational technology company that creates products focused on improving education, announced plans to add more than 100 jobs by 2021. The computer science classroom technology developer says it will expand its new downtown office in the coming weeks and begin adding sales and engineering positions by the end of the summer. The company currently employs 14 and says the growth will help meet demand for its software, which is used by more than 80 universities. Founder and CEO Prahasith Veluvolu was a 2017 Mira Awards Rising Star nominee.

Cheetah Digital, a spinoff from Ireland-based Experian focused on cross-channel marketing solutions, announced plans to add more than 50 jobs by 2019 and take over space in the Guaranty building in downtown Indianapolis. The company currently has seven full-time employees in Indiana, part of a much larger team of more than 1,600 people in 20 offices worldwide.

Viral Launch, a marketing tech firm that helps clients launch products and grow sales on Amazon, announced plans to hire 250 workers by 2021 with office expansion plans of up to $2.2 million. The company received a 2017 Mira Awards nomination and honorable mention for Tech Service of the Year.

KAR Auction Services, a provider of support, technology and logistics for the used vehicle industry, announced plans for an $80 million investment in a new 25,000 square foot Carmel headquarters that will house up to 400 new jobs over the next few years. Wages are expected to pay 50 percent more than the state average.

KAR Auction Services

CATEGORY: Service Provider Technology CITY: Carmel

Together, KAR’s complementary businesses provide support, technology and logistics for the used vehicle industry.

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Mimir

CATEGORY: Education Technology, University CITY: Indianapolis

Mimir is a rising, Y Combinator backed, EdTech company that creates products focused on improving education.

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Viral Launch

CATEGORY: Marketing/Design/Sales Services, Marketing/Sales Technology CITY: Indianapolis

Software and services platform helping brands on Amazon source, launch, and dominate.

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Sara Croft is the director of communications at TechPoint. She writes about Indiana tech companies, jobs, people and events. Reach out to Sara @saraelysecroft.