Australian software hiring 300 jobs in Austin Australian software hiring 300 jobs in Austin https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=49222014-02-17T07:36:00Z2014-02-17T00:00:00Z

AUSTIN - Atlassian Software Systems will open a permanent office in downtown Austin, and plans to hire as many as 300 Central Texas workers, according to company President Jay Simons.

The Sydney-based company is hiring in areas including engineering, customer support, marketing and design. Of the new workers, 40 will be hired by June 2014, and up to 35 additional employees will transfer to Austin from other offices.

Atlassian has a 300-person office in San Francisco and 800 workers worldwide. The company plans to grow its overall workforce by 30 percent in the next six months.

The company currently has 34,000 customers in 134 countries, ranging from small startups to corporations including Citigroup, Coca-Cola and United Airlines.

Atlassian posted $149 million in revenue last fiscal year and has been profitable every year since being founded. The company raised $60 million in 2010 from Silicon Valley-based Accel Partners.

Customers use Atlassian for all aspects of software development. It allows engineers to perform testing and reporting of software bugs.

Read more at the Austin American-Statesman and Atlassian.

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