Jobs at Avalara

Join the Orange Revolution!

You may be asking yourself: “Sales tax. Really?” But before you take off, consider this: Avalara is fundamentally transforming an essential business process that’s been around for as long as civilization itself. And you could be part of it.

Automating sales tax for everyday businesses is a radical idea with momentous implications. Bringing that concept to life is what we do every day at Avalara. Using a unique mix of brains, expertise, passion, and technology, we are taking on the mysterious, archaic, and unbelievably complex process of calculating, collecting, reporting, filing and remitting sales tax.

And we’re having a heck of a lot of fun along the way.

From development to finance, sales to support, IT to marketing, our teams work together to deliver end-to-end compliance solutions with a simple mantra: provide a fast, easy, and accurate way to manage transactional taxes. If working for a well-respected, fun, industry-leading company sounds appealing to you, take some time to check us out. Avalara is changing the world of business, solving serious problems most people don’t even know exist. And we’re looking for smart, creative people to help us do it.

Are you up for the challenge?

Life at Avalara

Avalarians wear orange. We’re optimistic. Curious. Adaptable. We are intensely committed to making the difficult simple for our customers – which is really hard, but really rewarding. Some say we’re a little quirky, but that’s a good thing, right? We welcome and value unique people and insights, and we believe our winning culture sets us apart. We recognize, cherish, and hire to that conviction every day.

Through the years we’ve identified a few key traits that are common among our most successful employees. Ranging from passion and urgency to ownership, fun, and optimism, these traits form the basis for our culture and we hold them in highest esteem. In the end, it’s a simple proposition: At Avalara we are not only very good at what we do, we are also proud of how we get things done.

We’re proud of our Bainbridge Island roots and have been recognized as one of the best places to work in Washington. Of course we’ve grown far beyond the Pacific Northwest, with offices in California, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, not to mention London, England and Pune, India. Each is unique, but the heart of our culture is everywhere.

There's Life After Work

Back home on “The Island,” employees enjoy catching up every day in our Tiki Lounge, working up a sweat in our fitness room, or letting off a little steam in our fully-equipped game room. And then there are the events. Holiday parties, employee celebrations, company meetings and recognition occasions, not to mention our “endless summer” family barbeques.

So for us, the old saw is true. We do work hard. AND play hard – ask anyone and you’ll get that answer. In the end though, it’s all about G’in’ the JD (key trait #7). If you have what it takes, we want you to consider joining us.


Great facilities, challenging projects, stimulating colleagues, and outstanding opportunities are all well and good, but what about straight up benefits, like vacation and health care?

We’ve got you covered on that front as well. Highlights include:

  • Medical/Dental/Life/Vision benefits
  • 15 Paid Time Off days to start, plus 8 holidays
  • 401k Savings Plan and Investment advisor services
  • Short and Long term disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Stock option grants for all new hires
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Employee discounts

In Their Own Words

Employee Testimonial

Arindam Chakravorty
Dynamics AX Support & Implementation Engineer
Bainbridge, WA
"I love Avalara's service culture. We value getting each customer what they need, and we have fun in the process. If you're looking for meaningful work, and want to collaborate with some of the smartest people you'll ever meet, come on board."

Employee Testimonial

Sudhir Singh
General Manager
Pune, India
"I love Avalara’s culture of having fun at work. There are also high levels of transparency, accountability and commitment at all levels of the organization. Candidates have a unique opportunity to work with a company with clear goals, vision, mission statement and values."

Employee Testimonial

Lina Thomas
Sr. Software Developer
San Diego, CA
"In Development, we work with lots of different technologies and there are great opportunities for hands on learning experiences, as well as the opportunity to work with distributed teams in our other offices, including India. The People Culture at Avalara is fantastic and the small team sizes allow for a lot of focus on helping individuals grow and mold their career."
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