New year, new job: Lockheed, Apple, Luminar, Robinhood, more hiring 1,200+ tech workers in Orlando


    Many metro Orlando business owners probably are eager to start making changes in 2019 to build on their success from last year. And that includes expanding their workforce to take on bigger jobs, land more clients and improve customer service.

    Plenty of local companies are hiring. Here, we chose 12 firms offering a mix of 1,200-plus job openings in defense, financial tech, information tech and gaming to give a sample of the multitude of positions just waiting to be filled. Many of these jobs range from software development to IT management — careers that typically are high-wage.

    Here’s a breakdown of each of the 12 firms now hiring workers, along with links to their career websites: