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Come work with us!

We have a history of hiring great people, and changing the company to make us all more productive with new team members.

We're dedicated to an inclusive, diverse workforce and supportive work environment (including an annually updated code of conduct). No degree? Self-taught? Bootcamp grad? We'd love to have you.

While we recognize that numbers aren't everything, our current full-time staff is 60% women and nonbinary folks (including one of three owners), and we're continually working toward increasing inclusivity and equity in both our team and the greater Madison's tech community. ❤️

  • Market salary
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Trans-friendly short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Non-gendered paid leave for birth, adoption and medical caregiving
  • Paid mental, emotional and physical health days
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation days (amount tailored to individual preferences)
  • Monthly paid volunteer hours
  • Friendly, relaxed work environment with emphasis on work / life balance
  • Community-centered
  • Upward mobility (with extensive documentation to guide you!)
  • Working with awesome, unique individuals with a range of experience, from interns to apprentices to juniors to staff to seniors to architects

Our culture is built on eight core principles: trust, positivity, teamwork, excellence, diversity, flexibility, education and balance. "Forward" is Wisconsin's motto, and it's the direction we're always trying to move as a company.

Open Positions | Apply | Meet the team

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How to apply

Email careers@tenforward.consulting and include an informal cover letter touching on why you're applying and relevant skills or experience you'd like to highlight (PDF format), a résumé or CV (PDF format), and some links to your portfolio / GitHub / Arduino project / band's last performance / cat / dog / anything else you're proud to show off. 

Get in touch today and you can help us continue to write great software at Ten Forward Consulting!

For programming positions

We believe the only way to really evaluate a programmer is to look at code, and you will write code during your interview (on a computer, not on a whiteboard). We'll send you a ton of information ahead of time so that you know exactly what to expect, and we use real-world problems (ie:  we don't make you dredge up from memory the explicit steps that go into doing a manual sort). You can use google or a similar search engine during this interview to your heart's content!

Maybe you've been programming in a cubicle since you graduated a few years ago and are wondering if there are better ways to spend your time. Or perhaps you never went to college, but you just love writing code so much that you taught yourself how, and you want to keep your career going. 

For general positions

We're looking for folks who are focused, collaborative, eager to keep learning and value working on a team with diverse backgrounds and experiences. During the interview process, we're looking to evaluate how you approach problems and how you handle different types of situations, as well as chat about how you think you can contribute and grow at the company. We'll have specific questions prepared, but also just want to chat and learn about you and your goals.