Tech Job Opportunities at Rural Sourcing to Be Featured at Virtual Career Fair

BATON ROUGE, La. – Applications are now being accepted for an LED FastStart virtual career fair that will connect job seekers in and outside the state with hiring managers for developer and engineering jobs at Rural Sourcing’s Baton Rouge Development Center. The online interview event will take place Tuesday, Feb. 1, from noon to 6 p.m. Job seekers interested in participating must submit their resume by Thursday, Jan. 27, to be considered for an interview.

Rural Sourcing is committed to creating high-quality tech careers across middle America, providing expert digital engineering teams in a 100 percent U.S.-based delivery model. The jobs featured at the Feb. 1 virtual event will be based in Baton Rouge, with the flexibility to work remotely as desired. These are full-time roles with competitive benefits, paid training and the opportunity for career advancement.

The positions Rural Sourcing will be hiring for at the interview event include:

  • .NET developers
  • Web developers
  • Java developers
  • Database developers
  • Business analysts
  • Product strategy managers
  • Cloud engineering
  • Mobile developers
  • UI/UX developers
  • QA manual and automation
  • Project managers

“As we launch our newest development center in Baton Rouge, we’re thrilled to be partnering with LED FastStart on this virtual hiring event,” said Cherilyn Hickman, director of talent acquisition at Rural Sourcing. “Louisiana has phenomenal tech talent, so we’re excited to meet with candidates who share our vision of providing incredible client service while also giving back to our communities.”

Since the digital LED FastStart Recruiting platform was launched in October 2020, 1,200  prospects have participated in 14 virtual career fairs for multiple businesses or individual companies. The fairs have covered a range of industries, from digital/tech to manufacturing. Similar events showcasing other job sectors will be scheduled throughout the year. To receive email notifications about future career fairs, opt-in here.

For more information, contact LED FastStart Recruitment Director Jamie Nakamoto at or 225.342.1575.

About LED FastStart
LED FastStart works with new and expanding companies in target industries to tailor comprehensive recruitment, training and workforce solutions. LED FastStart’s custom solutions ensure that employees are fully prepared from day one of a project launch. LED FastStart is the only U.S. program to be ranked No. 1 since Business Facilities introduced the Workforce Training Leaders category in 2010. For more information, visit

About LED
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy. In 2021, LED attracted 64 new economic development projects representing over 18,100 new direct and indirect jobs, 9,700 retained jobs and more than $20.6 billion in new capital investment. LED cultivates jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana, and promotes business opportunity for employers of all sizes. For more information, visit


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