Headquarters: Palo Alto, Calif. | Year founded: 2014 | Most common skills: Cloud ComputingVirtualizationEnterprise Software | Largest job functions: Sales, Engineering, Information Technology | What you should know: Talent has been flocking to the cloud data-management startup, which was founded by former Oracle, Facebook and Google engineers. Over the past year, Rubrik hired 700 employees, including ex-Cisco executive Wendy Bahr. Sales and engineering positions account for most of Rubrik’s open jobs, and the company prefers candidates with four-year college degrees who illustrate a “customer-first mindset.”

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