Join a mission-driven team who strives for excellence.

Are you looking for a career in an organization that is dynamic, technical, and mission-driven? At the Texas Department of Information Resources, we're always pushing the technology landscape toward excellence. Our team believes in collaboration and looking out for what's best for our customers. Join DIR.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at DIR

DIR is committed to an inclusive workplace that celebrates its employees' unique differences and backgrounds. The agency strives to recruit, promote, and retain a workforce that includes people of all abilities, ages, cultures, ethnicities, genders, sexes, races, religions, national origins, and sexual orientations. We strive to create programs and opportunities that allow all employees equal access to learn, develop, and progress professionally. We intentionally foster a culture of belonging derived from transparent communications, accountability, acceptance, and a shared dedication to serving Texas. What makes DIR unique is our culture and shared commitment to display a can-do attitude, ILEAD core values, and the desire to transform how Texas government serves Texans.

Who is DIR?

The mission of DIR is to serve Texas government by leading the state's technology strategy, protecting state technology infrastructure, and offering innovative and cost-effective solutions for all levels of government. With about 200 talented people on our team, joining DIR means becoming part of a dynamic and innovative organization driven by a simple mission: Make technology work for Texans.

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About DIR

Organization & Divisions

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Life at DIR

A passion for protecting Texas

Learn about a day in William's life working at DIR to help state agencies, counties, and organizations across the state protect their technology.

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Current Career Opportunities

We're hiring! Explore our open opportunities and apply through the CAPPS Job Openings website.


Note that DIR does not accept applications directly. Please contact us with any questions.
Director III (Director of Contracts Management Office)


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Network Specialist VI (Senior Network Engineer)


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Contract Specialist V (Contract Manager)


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Project Manager IV (Senior Project Manager – Multi-Factor Authentication Program)


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Data Architect I (Enterprise Data Architect)


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Administrative Assistant IV (HR Administrative Assistant)


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Program Specialist II (Client Support Specialist)




A collaborative culture with a meaningful mission.

Joining Team DIR means you are part of our shared core values – Innovative, Leadership, Ethical, Accountable, and Delivery. You’ll come to work in an inclusive, friendly, and fast-paced office environment. Because you work with technology, you’ll have the chance to stay at the leading edge of your field. New, dynamic, collaborative projects will be a regular part of your career. No matter your role, you will collaborate with your peers to find creative ways to move our state’s technology forward.

And because DIR serves the state, you’ll leave work every day knowing you made life a little better for your fellow Texans.


Benefits & Perks


  • 401(k) / 457 Plan
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Health & Wellness

  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Additional Optional Insurance

Work Life Balance

  • Hybrid Work Schedules
  • Alternative Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave

Professional Development

  • On-the-job training
  • Developmental opportunities
  • Collaborative work environment

Learn more: Learn more: State of Texas Total Compensation Package (PDF) | State of Texas Employee Retirement Benefits​

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Brian Acklen

DCS Security Program Manager

“DIR leadership gives everyone the opportunity to provide input and help DIR accomplish its mission. Leadership encourages and recognizes our contributions helping us better serve state agencies and Texas citizens.”

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Terri Peirce

Senior Internal Auditor

“Working with cross functional teams on different projects, the level of professionalism and respect displayed at the agency is amazing. No matter your position, your ideas are valued and appreciated.”

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Melanie Dixon


“I have been working at DIR for a short time. I already LOVE working for the agency because they’ve shown how much they care for their employees. I have never seen this type of care or concern from leadership.”

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Have any questions? DIR is here to help.

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DIR is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Department of Information Resources does not exclude anyone from consideration for recruitment, selection, appointment, training, promotion, retention, or any other personnel action, or deny any benefits or participation in programs or activities, which it sponsors on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability. Please call 512-463-5920 to request reasonable accommodations.

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