Software company Accruent targets 50 employees for new Austin office

Accruent Inc., a California-based provider of real estate and facilities management software, has set up an office in Austin with the goal of employing 50 people here by the end of 2010.

On its website, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based company lists 14 job openings at its Austin operations center. The new office already has 25 employees.

The available full-time positions are sales trainer, contracts administrator, software architect (.NET), product manager, entry-level software engineer, entry-level QA engineer, senior software engineer (Java), senior software engineer (.NET), support engineer, hosting engineer, executive assistant/office manager, functional implementation consultant, technical deployment consultant and Java technical consultant.

To view Accruent’s profile on LinkedIn, click here. To view the LinkedIn profile for Heather James, a recruiting manager at Accruent in Austin, click here.

For a list of salary ranges for positions at Accruent, click here.

Accruent says it chose Austin for a new office because of “its deep technology assets, established business climate and talented workforce. The company sees Austin as a place to create and innovate.”

“Accruent prides itself on the depth of our product offerings and the talent of our people, and given the strong business environment in Austin, it simply made sense to establish a presence here,” says Mark Friedman (photo), Accruent’s founder and CEO.

“We believe Austin’s assets provide a strong foundation to quickly establish a dynamic presence in the city,” Friedman says, “and we look forward to building our team here and taking advantage of everything Central Texas has to offer.”

To see Friedman’s LinkedIn profile, click here.

Accruent’s new office is in the Braker Pointe office complex at 10801 N. MoPac Expressway in Northwest Austin. The company also has offices in Irvine, Calif., and Chicago.

The privately held company was founded in 1995. Its customers include Staples, Kohl’s, Target, Best Buy, Mutual of Omaha, Lockheed Martin Corp., AstraZeneca, the University of Texas at Austin, Yale University and the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Private equity firm Vista Equity Partners LLC announced in January that it paid an undisclosed sum to buy Accruent.

To watch an Oracle Corp. interview with an Accruent executive, click here.

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