Niche IT Recruiting Firm Focuses on Python Community

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PythonTek, a specialized recruitment firm focused on the Python community, today announced it has launched operations serving both Python developers seeking jobs and companies looking for Python talent. Rising in popularity, Python is


now the fourth most requested programming skill according to the TIOBE Index for May 2017.

“Traditional recruiting firms try to be everything to everybody. PythonTek is a unique IT recruiting firm specializing only in the Python community,” said David Hitt, PythonTek founder and Director of Client Engagement. “By specializing in Python talent, we understand the challenges companies face in attracting and retaining staff, are able to build a more focused pipeline of candidates and help reduce our clients’ hiring costs.”

PythonTek is based in Austin, Texas, a state with the second highest employment for software developers. Texas employs 60,550 software developers with an annual mean wage range of $101,720 - $129,440, as reported in the May 2016 employment statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor.

To assess depth of knowledge, PythonTek incorporates a technical screening to assess a candidate’s familiarity with common Python frameworks. Screening is done by top Python leaders in both the public and private sectors to ensure the best fit between candidates and hiring companies.

“Our mission is to provide our clients unrivaled customer service, honesty, and transparency. Our candidates can expect access to opportunities that will advance their careers while working on cutting-edge products that are positively impacting today’s world,” said Hitt.

About PythonTek

PythonTek is a niche IT recruiting firm that focuses only on the Python community. Based in Austin, Texas, the company works to provide the best match for both job candidates and companies hiring Python developers. Company founders have more than 40 years of recruiting and IT consulting experience with small, medium and large enterprise companies.

Learn more:





David Hitt

David is the Co-Founder of PythonTek. David earned his B.B.A from Loyola University Chicago and his MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. David built a 14 year career focused on accounting and finance, with 10 of those years in public accounting as a consulting manager for one of the largest regional accounting firms in Chicago. He also spent 3 years as a controller in the commercial construction industry. Prior to his public accounting career, David was a trader and member of the Chicago Board of Options and the Midwest Stock Exchange. David left public accounting with the purpose of solving one of the main challenges that face business growth - finding and hiring great talent. Since David entered the staffing and consulting field, he has worked with many Fortune 500 and midmarket companies assisting them in recruiting the best talent, scoping and managing accounting and technology projects, and developing talent sourcing strategies to enable clients to build pipelines of candidates for multiple lines of business including, accounting, finance, technology, manufacturing, sales.