Career Opportunities

Why Work at DIR?

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Are you looking for a career in an organization that is dynamic, technical, and mission-driven?



The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) is the state agency that oversees information technology for the state of Texas. DIR employs approximately 200 talente​d individuals in professional and technical positions. Our legislative mandate is to provide statewide leadership and oversight for the management of government information and communications technology.

Our workforce supports this mandate through a wide range of technology areas such as:​

  • Telecommunications
  • IT and Network Security
  • Digital Government
  • IT Project Management
  • Technology Sourcing, Procurement and Contract Administration
  • Technology Policy, Planning and Governance
  • IT Enterprise Solutions
  • Data Center Management
  • Administrative Support

If you have experience in any of these areas, we invite you to check our website regularly for positions that suit your career goals. 

four professionals collaborating on a projectOur Culture

Ours is a professional, positive work environment. Open communication with employees is a cornerstone of our employment philosophy. The ever-changing universe of information technology allows our people to work on a variety of new and exciting projects that impact state government and education. DIR employees enjoy working collaboratively with project stakeholders at the statewide level, the private sector, local governments, and others.

Excellent Benefits

As a State of Texas employee, you’ll enjoy a total compensation package that includes:

What employees say about working at DIR

In an annual survey, employees rated DIR high in overall job satisfaction and positive work atmosphere:​

  • I love the approachable and down-to-earth attitude…DIR is an excellent agency.
  • DIR is managed well and has been an excellent work environment.
  • I like agency leadership, agency size, and nature of work with other agencies.
  • Even before I came to DIR, I had heard great things from folks who worked there and from people at other state agencies.
  • I am now, and have been, very happy working at DIR. I've enjoyed the people, environment, and the work.
  • This is a fantastic agency to work for.