Just starting out? 5 entry-level job opportunities at Colorado tech companies

by Anthony Sodd
August 17, 2015


Data Entry Clerk at hobbyDB

What you would do: Data entry isn’t the sexiest of jobs, but at HobbyDB you’d be entering a wide variety of data — so things shouldn’t get too monotonous.

Why you want the job: HobbyDB is a Techstars graduate that is going places. As they continue their meteoric growth, there is probably going to be some room for you to grow as well. Even if that doesn’t happen, their name on your CV looks great to other employers.

Who they’re looking for: Somebody who is detail oriented and able to stay focused in a hectic, startup environment.



Entry Level Sales at Zen Planner

What you would do: It would be your job to warm up marketing lists and collect information on potential sales leads. You would soften them up, and hand them off to somebody on your team to seal the deal.

Why you want the job: Zen Planner was named one of Outside Magazine’s best workplaces in the United States in 2013 and 2014. Let's just say that they know how to treat their employees.

Who they’re looking for: Someone with a bachelor’s degree and some entrepreneurial spirit.



Sales Operations Associate at LogRhythm

What you would do: You would be processing a ton of sales orders — that means taking the order, entering the data and everything else inbetween.

Why you want the job: LogRhythm is a leading security intelligence software company, which is like working at a privately run, techie version of the CIA. You could be a tech savvy Sterling Archer.

Who they’re looking for: Someone with two years of experience working in a process-oriented role that can operate a Window’s machine.



Jr. Developer at ClikFocus

What you would do: You would be in charge of basic feature requests, site installations and configurations.

Why you want the job: If you’re just starting out in your career as a developer, this is an amazing opportunity to get some serious experience. Plus, the company will pay for you to go to every USA DrupalCon.

Who they’re looking for: A team player that can configure custom Drupal modules, speak with clients and use Google to find answers to complex problems.



HR Assistant Returnship at SendGrid

What you would do: You’ll assist with onboarding and the orientation process. You’ll also be taking care of things like maintaining employee files, keeping the employee handbook up-to-date, and performing some research.

Why you want the job: This is a re-entry level position aimed at bringing mid-career people back into the workforce after a break. It’s a 22-week paid program that is designed to increase gender diversity in technology, while allowing people to sharpen their skills.

Who they’re looking for: Someone who thrives in bringing structure to an unstructured environment.

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