Home to one of our newest development centers, Baton Rouge is located right on the banks of the Mississippi River. With southern hospitality, great food and a lively arts scene, it’s an incredible place to live and work. Learn more about the city and our talented Baton Rouge colleagues in this development center spotlight.
Cajun Cuisine and Lots of Culture
Named by French explorers as “the Red Stick City,” Baton Rouge is where Cajun and Creole cultures come together. Ask our colleagues what the highlights are of Baton Rouge and they’ll tell you it’s the food, arts and people. Cajun cuisine is the star of the food scene and you’ll find countless opportunities for culture including the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Baton Rouge Gallery – Center for Contemporary Art and the Louisiana State University (LSU) Museum of Art. Southern hospitality is a real thing in Baton Rouge, as one of our colleagues shared, “You’d have a tough time finding a more welcoming city. There’s kindness around every corner.”
A Hotbed for Tech Talent
Our Baton Rouge Development Center is diverse, with colleagues in many different roles, including business analysts, penetration testers and .NET developers. The center continues to grow thanks to the large number of students coming from the city’s many respected colleges and universities including LSU and Southern University. Strong partnerships with the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and Louisiana Economic Development help us in our efforts to attract the top Louisianan tech talent.
That Hometown Feel
Eager to share their excitement for their city and roles at Sparq, our Baton Rouge colleagues had a lot to say when we asked them what makes Baton Rouge special. One colleague said, “Baton Rouge is centered near the great Louisiana universities and keeping tech jobs in Louisiana provides the economic stability that’s needed for Louisianans to stay in their home state. We as colleagues really value Sparq’s commitment to bring those quality jobs to hometowns across America.” Another responded, “For anyone considering a career at Sparq, our culture in Baton Rouge truly is the epitome of hometown life where neighbors help neighbors and lift each other up on a daily basis. Work with Sparq and be a part of our hometown!”
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