Austin, Texas, home of Austin Energy, was named by Forbes in 2016 as the #1 fastest growing city with over 1 million residents. Thanks to its booming technology, pharmaceutical and biotech industries, and low cost of living, Austin frequently makes Top 10 lists and is known for being young, vibrant, friendly, focused on environment and health, and supportive of a thriving music and arts community.... Employment expanded 3.28% in 2016. The capital of Texas, Austin is nestled in the beautiful Texas hill country.
Austin Energy is the nation’s 8th largest publicly owned electric utility, serving more than 440,000 customers and more than one million residents (as of 2015) within a service area of approximately 437 miles, including Austin, Travis County, and a small portion of Williamson County. Our mission is to deliver clean, affordable, reliable energy and excellent customer service. AE has been recognized for achieving some of the highest industry standards including renewable and reliability goals and promotion of new clean energy technologies and a sustainable environment.
The Austin Energy IT organization employs approximately 160 full time positions in support of our 440,000 customers and over 1700 utility employees. Austin Energy offers extensive benefits including a generous pension system.