Tech Candidate

We want to match candidates to their dream roles, so whether you’re looking for a permanent or a contract role, our expert recruiters will work closely with you to find a career move that works for you, considering everything from environment, culture, benefits, projects and more. We work with some of the most exciting companies in the UK and Europe from tech start-ups to global brands. If you would like to know more about our opportunities, please give our friendly team of experts a call today.

Sectors we specialise in

Data Science and Business Intelligence

Roles we recruit for:

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Architect
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • Database Developer
  • SQL Developer Database Administrator / DBA Database Support Analyst
  • Data Modeler Datawarehouse Designer / Developer
  • Key technologies: SQL, Oracle SQL Server, MySQL,Business Objects / BOXI Informatica, ETL, Splunk, Tableau, Talend, MarkLogic, Hadoop, Spark, Map, Reduce, R, SQ, NoSQL, Splice, SAS, Terradata, Sybase, MsAccess, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, BigTable HBase

InfoSec and CyberSec

Roles recruited for:

  • Identity & Access Management Consultant
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Network Security SME
  • Vulnerability Analyst
  • InfoSec Consultant
  • Information Assurance Analyst
  • Head of IT Security
  • Head of Information Assurance
  • CyberSecurity Analyst
  • eDiscovery Consultant
  • Forensic Technology Analyst
  • SOC Analyst
  • Governance Risk & Assurance Professionals

IT Architecture

The role of the Designer or Architect is an important one within the IT department. It will often be the Architect that others will turn to for technical strategy and vision.
Roles we recruit for in this area:

  • IT Architect Solutions Architect
  • Infrastructure Architect
  • Security Architect
  • Integration Architect
  • Data Architect
  • Applications Architect
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Solutions Designer
  • Cloud Architect

Infrastructure build and support

IT Infrastructure personnel act as enablers to help build the platforms that allow IT to power and enhance an organisation’s operational capability.

Roles we recruit for:

  • Service Desk Analyst
  • ICT Technician
  • Desktop Support Engineer
  • Windows Server Engineer
  • Unix Engineer
  • Linux Systems Administrator
  • Build Engineer
  • SAN Storage Consultant
  • Messaging Engineer
  • Virtualisation Consultant
  • Middleware Consultant
  • Infrastructure Support Analyst
  • Infrastructure Architect
  • Platform Engineer
  • Production Support Analyst
  • Product Specialist
  • Infrastructure Project Manager

IT Business Analysis

Bridging the gap between business and IT, Business Systems Analysts help elicit user requirements, carry out feasibility studies, conduct use case analysis and verify if a business case exists.

Roles we recruit for in this area:

  • Business Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Technical BA
  • Hybrid BA/PM

IT Management

This is the process of overseeing all matters related to information technology operations and resources within an IT organization from start-up businesses to global brands

Roles we recruit for:

  • CIO & CTO
  • IT Director
  • IS Manager
  • IT Manager/ ICT Manager
  • IT Departmental Manager
  • Head of Technology
  • Head of Infrastructure
  • Head of Development Head of Support Services
  • Head of Service Delivery
  • Head of Programme & Project Management


Network Specialists will ensure the integrity of an organisation’s Local and Wide Area network (LAN/WAN) infrastructure, covering items such as security, scalability and reliability.

Roles we recruit for in this area:

  • Network Support Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Designer
  • Network Architect
  • Network Security Engineer
  • NOC Analyst
  • Network Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Manager

Product Specialists and SMEs

A Subject Matter Expert is someone that specialises in the development, integration, implementation or support of a Particular Product.

Specialist products we recruit for:

  • Middleware – BizTalk Mule Sonic MQ Oracle Service Bus
  • ERP – SAP Microsoft Dynamics AX JD Edwards Exact
  • Cloud- Amazon Web Services AWS Azure GoogleCloud Oracle cloud IBM Cloud
  • CRM – Salesforce MS Dynamics HubSpot SugarCRM
  • HR – Workday SAP HR Oracle HR Peoplesoft

Programme/Project Managers

Programme Managers and Project Managers take ownership to ensure projects run smoothly and deliver desired results by planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources. Project Managers will usually need to have a strong understanding of the business application or vertical market the project focuses on.

Roles we recruit for in this area:

  • IT Programme Manager
  • IT Portfolio Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • IT Delivery Manager
  • PMO Project Coordinator
  • Project Support Analyst
  • Hybrid PM/BA

Software Testing

Software Testing plays an important role in the development of IT systems. Ultimately, it’s about providing stakeholders (Project Managers, Designers, Developers etc) with information about the quality of a product at a functional, non-functional and systems level. Increasingly within agile development environments, TDD (Test Driven Development) practices and BDD (Behaviour Driven Development) practices are being adopted. Tools such as Cucumber are increasingly coming to the fore for automated testing with BDD/TDD environments. We have access to a large number of interim test professionals with ISEB / ISTQB certifications.

Roles we recruit for:

  • Test Manager
  • Test Lead
  • Test Analyst
  • QA Analyst
  • Agile Tester
  • Performance Tester
  • Systems Tester
  • Integration Test Analyst
  • UAT Test Analyst
  • Web Tester

Common technologies used in Software Testing:
Quality Centre Selenium Cucumber JUnit J-Meter Loadrunner Jira TestNG NUnit SoapUI

Software Development

Software development applications enrich, automate and create efficiencies for individuals and organisations and to power technological advancement.
The original development began with mainframe computing, this was driven by Assembler languages and 3GL’s such as Cobol, Fortran and Pascal introduced IT to mainstream business users.

This made way for more agile computing models with object based languages such as C++. Presently, much commercial software is based around Sun Java or Microsoft .net frameworks. Coding languages today include C#, Java/JavaScript, PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby/Rails,,, SQL, R, C++, ISO/Swift, Scala and Groovy.

Here at Vertex, we know that Web Developers, Application Developers and Software Engineers are very passionate about coding in their chosen discipline. We too are passionate about good IT recruitment and are therefore experts at short-listing candidates for development posts through a great awareness of the languages and very many associated tools. Our team have unfettered access to online test tools to ratify proficiency levels in all the mainstream coding languages.

Roles we recruit for in this area:

  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Applications Developer
  • Designer/Developer
  • Programmer Web Developer

…..and many more