Who We Are

About Us

Maverick Software Consulting was created to develop a much-needed hiring pipeline of skilled talent for the tech industry. Our unique business model brings together top computer science and engineering students with companies looking for cost effective solutions for development and testing.

Our team of highly qualified IT students from more than 100 universities and colleges works in a collaborative teaching environment to learn the skills needed for success while providing an immediate impact for our clients.

  • What is Maverick Software Consulting?

    Maverick provides a pool of top IT students trained and ready to work for clients seeking to increase their staff. We handle all administrative tasks involved with new employees such as background checks, drug screens, pay roll setup and on-boarding. By providing development, testing, client-specific training and day-to-day management of students, our clients can focus on reaching their business goals.

  • What Type of Companies Work with Maverick?

    From the smallest of start-ups to large, global corporations, Maverick works with companies of all sizes in any location across the United States. We can place a single student on a team, fill a development center with a group of students, or work with a client to ramp up to any number of students over time. We customize our services to meet our client’s needs.

Success and Growth Since 2006

Experience

More than 100 years of combined management and technology experience with companies of all sizes.

Passion

Founded on our strong desire to solve the tech industry's skilled talent shortage by providing a win-win solution for employers and students.

Innovation

Creative solutions designed and polished over time for streamlined efficiency and scalability.

Maverick Timeline

Our Story

Maverick was founded in 2006 with one client and a team of 10 students. Today, we have more than 40 clients ranging in size from start-ups to global corporations, and 180 employees around the nation. We recruit at more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States and are proud to offer opportunities to students in smaller or more rural schools where internship opportunities may be limited.

2006 Our Beginning

Maverick is founded by Martin Hebig in Mankato, MN.

Fall 2006

Minnesota State, Mankato office opens with one client and 10 students doing automated testing.

Spring 2007

University of Wisconsin office opens in Madison.

First graduating intern receives full time offer from client, Thomson Reuters.

Summer 2007

Maverick receives Excellence Award in External Funding Incentives awarded by MSU's Research and Sponsored Programs.

Summer 2008

Iowa State University office opens in Ames.

Fall 2008

Maverick program wins Thomson Reuter's corporate level, Award of Excellence in the "People Make the Difference" category.

Summer 2009

Mankato State branch acquires additional office space, taking on more assignments.

Fall 2009

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities office opens in Minneapolis.

Fall 2010

Student work expands from automated testing to development using the full Java stack, full Microsoft stack, web development and open source projects.

Spring 2011

West Metro office opens partnering with three clients.

Summer 2011

St. Cloud State University office opens partnering with Symantec (now Veritas).

Fall 2011

The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) honors Maverick Software Consulting with the 2011 Innovative Collaboration of the Year Tekne Award.

Fall 2012

Maverick begins sponsorship of Aspirations for Women in Computing--a program designed to recognize young women for their IT talents and interests.

Fall 2014

University of Minnesota, Duluth office opens creating partnership with Menards.

Spring 2015

Headquarters moved to California following expansion and development of company.

Summer 2016

Maverick celebrates 10 years of exceptional success and ongoing growth.

Fall 2016

Maverick expands its recruiting to the east coast, allowing for nationwide recruiting.

Fall 2018

Expanding to 303 universities in the South.

Today

Maverick works with more than 40 clients and employs more than 180 students across the nation with continuous growth in sight.

100%

100% of Maverick's more than 800 student graduates have found full-time employment in the tech industry including major companies such as Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Symantec, Thomson Reuters and Cisco Systems.