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Transformational Tech Careers

Tech careers in Carlsbad are bountiful and growing. We’re headquarters to companies like Viasat and a home for global names like Walmart Labs, Viasat and ThermoFisher Scientific. Whether you are an inspired graduate or a mid-career rockstar, all our cutting edge industries want tech talent to keep them leading their industry.

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Big city cachet with a small town feel

Carlsbad boasts clusters of companies in information and communications technology, life sciences, clean tech and sports innovation & design. The need for tech talent underpins these industries. With tech careers in Carlsbad, you can stay in your field, take your tech skills and apply it in new ways or help a company envision a tech application in a way they had never imagined.

Enhance your skills, chart your career path

In tech, you can’t ever stop learning. Today, manufacturing jobs require some fundamental tech skills that you can learn at the MiraCosta Technology Career Institute. The business community in Carlsbad helps shape higher education opportunities for North County San Diego. Viasat was pivotal in launching an engineering program at Cal State University San Marcos.  The Nordson Corporation sponsored the Nordson STEM Center at MiraCosta College’s main campus in Oceanside to provide support to students in STEM classes. Looking to make a career change into tech? Nearby San Diego Code School in Escondido offers a project-focused boot camp for coding. Staying fresh on the latest technology is supported by the corporate culture in Carlsbad.

Even our city is smart

Carlsbad is the first city in San Diego County to hire a Chief Innovation Officer. The city knows we can leverage technology to make communities better and make local government organizations perform and serve better. Who’s at the table with us? With names like CalAmp and Metawave who are working in the smart city space, the city is partnering with companies in their own backyard.


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