Experts at recruiting within the Technology sector
ADLIB's technology recruitment team has deep roots in the digital and tech sectors, offering a proven track record of supplying talent to software houses, consultancies, digital agencies, ambitious start-ups and scale-ups, thriving SMEs and big-name employer brands for many years.
Our expert technology recruitment team operates across the South West, London, Home Counties, Midlands, South Wales and South Coast (and everywhere in between), providing solutions to clients on a permanent and contract basis.
We speak their language; we know what we're talking about and thrive in the pursuit of tracking down top talent, from CTOs and senior-level appointments, through to championing the stars of tomorrow.
Our product & agile delivery recruitment team work on digital roles across product and agile delivery functions, working with a range of talent from Product Owners, Product Managers, Head of Product, to Digital Project Managers, Programme Managers, Scrum Masters, Change Managers and Business Analysts.
They work with a portfolio of digital agencies, client side businesses, SMEs and start-ups, providing them with high calibre talent and specialist skills on a contract and permanent basis.
Our cloud technology recruitment team are immersed in the market and have a strong network of cloud expertise to call upon. We specialise within cloud infrastructure, DevOps, project management and information security & governance, across technologies inclusive of Amazon Web Services, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Openstack, VMware and vCloud.
Day to day you’ll find us working with those that handle all manner of cloud orientated technologies including Cloud Consultants, Technical/Solution Architects, Enterprise Architects, SysOps / DevOps / DevSecOps, Cloud Security and Access Management through to Platform / Infrastructure Automation Engineers.
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— Zigzag.dogLocation:LondonSalary:£70k - £105k DOEHello there! At Zigzag.dog, we are on a mission to transform the lives of dogs & the people who love them. Dogs bring joy to households all over the world. They are our loyal best friends bringing unconditional love & companionship. The early stages of puppyhood are critical for healthy cognitive development, and a natural window to build a lifelong bond. Sadly, a majority of dogs don’t get the right training at this critical stage, often leading to behavioural problems or worse, abandonment. We’re here to prevent that. That’s why we’ve developed the Zigzag.dog app – a digital coach which guides you through the ups & downs of early puppyhood with a personalised plan & a raft of tools, ensuring it’s fun & stress-free all the way. We are a small corporate-backed early-stage company, with big hairy ambitions. Following early test market success, we are looking to build our team of hungry go-getters to take this venture to the next level. This is a great opportunity for someone who’ll enjoy all the thrills and challenges that come with building a start-up business from the ground up, but will also have the support to leverage from one of the largest pet care businesses in the world. About our Product Lead role As Head of Product / Product Lead / Senior Product Manager your main purpose is to build and drive the product vision, based on a deep understanding of customer needs & business requirements. You initiate, coordinate and implement all product initiatives within our young, rapidly growing organisation. Your skills & experience provide you with a strategic growth perspective and strong commercial focus to help us achieve our mission of bringing total peace of mind to puppyhood, the world over. As somebody who thrives on challenges that are put on your plate, you’ll enjoy being hands on in executing your vision, helping the team problem solve, always looking to raise the bar in performance. You’ll make essential trade-offs in each sprint and feel comfortable playing into constantly changing insights and opportunities. Importantly, enjoying the challenge to build, manage and develop a growing team of UXers & Developers and establish a forward-thinking culture fit for the dynamic sector we operate in. What you’ll be doing as our Head of Product Play a lead role in the formation of a senior leadership team that will realise Zigzag’s ambition for global success on a grand scale. Turning to the product itself, you’ll bring a deep understand of user needs, values & motivations. Set a bold strategic vision for the team, and translate that into bitesize experiments to build, measure and learn their way to success. Identify tactical product opportunities & gaps and develop new ways to drive user value, customer experience & growth. Plan and prioritise short, mid and long term product roadmaps across the user types Present visions and concepts to the team, gaining buy-in with use of research findings, data insights & analytics. Continuously evolve how we take the product to market, based on our understanding of the market and our user-base. Champion the use of analytics and research to justify business decisions and assess the performance of features. What experience you’ll offer Several years’ experience working in and leading product teams at either Product Lead / product Manager, Head of Product, Chief Product Officer or Product Director level. You will be members of the founding team and will build the company from the ground up – if you have experience in this, with an expertise in product that would be amazing. Be in a leadership role for a small company, you will bring proven business acumen to shape our organisation. A data-driven approach with clear understanding of data, analytics, metrics & statistics -strategy consulting experience considered a plus Strong people & leadership skills, with ability to inspire teams to constantly raise the bar A strong feel & empathy for user experience & design. An eye for the hidden processes & associated technical trade-offs of the website & app and provide direction to the tech team. An agile mindset, comfort with ambiguity and able & willing to adapt to constantly changing realities. A hands-on & self-starter, innovative thinker with a nothing-is-impossible mindset An entrepreneurial mindset, motivated to continuously build and improve processes and tools that enable the product vision. Experience of working within a successful start / scale up and / or consumer facing subscription mobile apps would be advantageous. We are building an international presence - international experience & languages are considered a plus What you’ll get in return for your talents You can expect a base salary between £70k - £105k, (dependent on experience), a competitive benefits package that will include an incentive scheme rewarding you for helping Zigzag achieve its long term ambitions. As a late stage start up, with the backing of global organisation, you’ll be joining the business as we enter a period of significant growth, with that comes fantastic long term career and personal development opportunities. How to apply for our Head of Product role We have chosen to work with our friends at ADLIB who are managing the recruitment process for Zigzag. They’re a B Corp business and well versed in attracting the best candidates that have the right skills and experience, combined with the desire to work for a business driven by purpose that wants make a positive impact on society and the planet. Please note that any candidates that approach Zigzag directly will be forwarded to ADLIB for consideration. Inclusion and equality Here at Zigzag, equal opportunity runs through every aspect of the business. We are creating an environment where a diverse mix of talented people want to work, do their best, and share in our journey for the long term. We’re building a team that represents a variety of perspectives and backgrounds, as we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better and more innovative our work will be. We strive to be a workplace where everyone feels empowered and can be their authentic selves.
— Progressive tech, truly great cultureLocation:BristolSalary:Up to £70K DOEAmbitious tech-focused digital specialist, great team and culture. Overseeing development process, tech across JS and PHP. Big household name clients, progressive environment. One of Bristol’s fastest growing digital specialists are looking for a Head of Development. They’re a well-respected and highly creative digital agency in stunning central offices who build scalable web and mobile applications for some very famous brands. The role will be particularly of interest to someone who enjoys tech strategy and can truly motivate a small team of lovely people. Think you’ve got what it takes? If you have experience in the majority of the following JS frameworks (Node.js, React). PHP (Drupal, Laravel). AWS infrastructure (EC2, RDS, CloudFront). Version control and deployment pipelines (Git). Ticketing & technical documentation (Technical specifications, Jira, Confluence). Automated testing. Agile development practices. Server configuration (Linux, Apache). What you'll be doing Working closely with a truly good bunch of people across management and UX, you’ll be overseeing all in-house development. Driving conversations with client IT teams to devise integration, testing and deployment strategies as well as developing skills and expertise within the development team in order to achieve their personal growth goals and business objectives. You’ll also be forging relationships with partners outside of the business to branch into new technology and digital opportunities, as well as strategic technical decisions and maintaining security processes. Mentoring, energising and developing the dev team is huge for them, so having the right interpersonal skills is a big one :) What you'll get in return for your talents They have a fantastic culture here and a quirky but nicely designed open plan office space in the heart of town. You’ll be able to take advantage of training courses, ‘lunch and learns’, hacks, certs, R&D, access to tech events, generous salary (up to £70K), decent holidays (inc long Christmas shut-down), company pension scheme, cycle to work, regular ‘bake offs’, sports events, massages/yoga classes, plenty of socials/trips and much more. What's next? Like the sound of this one? Send in your CV for more info to Tareek.
— Culture driven creative businessLocation:LondonSalary:85,000Excellent opportunity to join a creative and fun business as Engineering Team Lead, running a small team of front and back-end developers. Fantastic benefits starting with 25 days holiday rising buy one for each year of service. Pension, share options, private healthcare, life insurance, gym membership, cycle to work scheme and travel discounts. Enhanced maternity and paternity leave, as well as lots of support to ensure a smooth and painless transition into parenthood. We are working with a very fun and creative business that are on the lookout for an Engineering Team Lead. This business focus on all things digital and print with offices in the UK and US. This role will focus on the build team and will be working on projects that will allow customers to create custom products and upload designs for personal stationery and business products such as business cards and merchandise. What you’ll be doing You will be reporting into the Engineering Director and be based in the London office. The business is offering a hybrid model of working and are looking for someone who can visit the office and be a key part of the team. When in the office, you will be working in an amazing creative space looking after and line managing 5/6 developers. This role will have 3 main key points, Delivery and Product – gathering requirements from clients, prioritising workloads, and speaking with stakeholders about upcoming products. People and team – supporting individuals, line management and performance reviews. Tech – although this is not a hands-on role, you will be technical enough to make technical decisions and understand the technologies used in the team. What’s needed Previous experience working as an Engineering/Development Manager or Team Lead Previous experience working as a software developer/engineer, although the stack doesn’t have to be exact, understanding of Python, Typescript, React and Java would be highly beneficial. Ability to manage priorities within the team, technical and external tasks. Leadership and management skills, supporting the team with career developments, 1-1s and identifying areas of improvement. Experience with interviewing, hiring and onboarding new starters. Passion for development and best practices. Working knowledge of cloud technologies: AWS and Kubernetes. Excellent communicator, both written and verbal. What you will get in return Time for the juicy stuff! As well as the standard bits and bobs like pension and holiday allowance (25 days plus bank holidays) you will also get a day’s holiday for every year of service up to 30 days and sabbatical after 5 years in the business. Share options, private healthcare (because no one can ever get through to the GP!) Life insurance, season ticket loan up to £5000 every 12 months, subsidised gym membership and for the mums and dads of the world, we have enhanced maternity and paternity leave to ensure full support whilst you grow your family. In addition to this, this business also values mentorship programs and are offering extra support and guidance to ensure you get to where you want to in the business. This role is being offered as a hybrid role, although there is no pressure to come into the office on a daily basis, being the team lead once a week it would be great to see your face and the faces of the more junior developers you will be looking after. When in the office, you will be working in a highly creative and vibrant office with free breakfast and fresh fruit, lunch on Fridays and lots of treats. What’s next? If this role sounds like it could be right up your street, please apply or send your CV to email@example.com
— Gaming industry giantsLocation:Bristol / RemoteSalary:£25K - £29KContribute to the development of the gaming industry. Comprehensive benefits package, including access to games bundles and discounts on gaming products. Mature approach to flexible working. Operating as the backbone to the gaming industry, this awesome tech company are looking for a Graduate DevOps Engineer to join them in Bristol. You’ll have an opportunity to work alongside industry greats with great access to coaching and mentoring if required. With c100 people globally and one of their most successful years to date, you’ll have the chance to interact with household names in gaming, while contributing to the growth of a c£2bn industry. What experience you'll need Awareness of DevOps principles or commercial experience in an internship/junior role. Exposure to Ansible (or similar) for configuration management. System administration skills across both Linux / Windows systems. Exposure to a cloud platform, preferably AWS or similar. Understanding of networking, virtualisation, containerisation (Docker, DNS, TCP/IP). Any scripting experience in Python, PowerShell or similar would be useful. Passion for automation and continuous improvement. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t have all of the above knowledge/experience. If you’re a natural problem solver and have some exposure to DevOps and the way it works, we’d like to hear from you. What you'll be doing You’ll act as an enabler for improvements across their current infrastructure which is built on Jenkins, Ansible, Git and Chocolatey across Windows and Linux platforms. This role sits across multiple teams within the Bristol office, with a primary focus on improving CI systems and introducing automation where necessary. You’ll support developers in reducing test/release times, take ownership of improving test, dev and release workflows, plus championing modern virtualisation and provisioning. The business is full of world-class engineers working in a fast-paced, ever-changing industry so adaptability is key, coupled with a drive to learn and integrate new tech to maintain quality moving forward. If you’re a natural problem solver, this place is for you. What you'll get in return for your talents You will get a comprehensive benefits package including regular games bundles and discounts on gaming products, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), pension scheme, private medical cover, health insurance, relocation assistance if needed, and health club membership. Alongside this there is a mature attitude to working, with flexibility around core working hours and the chance to work remotely 2-3 times a week (some office time is needed due to product interaction). What’s next? Please get in touch with Joe to find out more about this awesome role.
— 6-Months Initial - Remote WorkingLocation:Remote + BristolType:Salary:Up to £550 p/day - "Outside IR35"Senior .NET Developer. Up to £550 p/day "Outside IR35". C#, Entity Framework, MVC. 6-month initial contract opportunity, for a Senior .NET Developer to work for a global professional services firm. What you'll be doing Working for a amazing professional services firm, based between your home office & their state of the art office space. What experience you'll need to apply for this role .NET Developer (Expert/Senior). C#, Entity, ASP.NET MVC, SQL (Advanced). ADO.NET, Python (Desirable). What you'll get in return for your experience The daily rate is up to £550 p/day "Outside IR35", however, all quotes from suitable candidates will be considered. What's next? Please apply with your most up-to-date CV and I will be in touch to discuss further.
— 3 Months Initial - Remote WorkingLocation:Remote + BristolType:Salary:Up to £450 p/day "Inside IR35"AGILE Test Analyst. Up to £450 p/day "Inside IR35". Microsoft Power Suite. 3-month initial contract opportunity, for an AGLIE Test Analyst to work for a fantastic professional services business. What you'll be doing Working for a really successful company, based from your home office - remote working with optional office space. What experience you'll need to apply for this role AGILE Test Analst )Expert). Manual Testing of Microsoft Products. (Advanced). App Testing (Desirable). What you'll get in return for your experience The daily rate is up to £450 p/day "Inside IR35", however, all quotes from suitable candidates will be considered. What's next? Please apply with your most up-to-date CV and I will be in touch to discuss further.
— Gaming industry giantsLocation:Bristol / RemoteSalary:£35K - £43KContribute to the development of the gaming industry. Comprehensive benefits package, including access to games bundles and discounts on gaming products. Mature approach to flexible working. Operating as the backbone to the gaming industry, this awesome tech company are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join them in Bristol. You’ll have an opportunity to work alongside industry greats with great access to coaching and mentoring if required. With c100 people globally and one of their most successful years to date, you’ll have the chance to interact with household names in gaming, while contributing to the growth of a c£2bn industry. What experience you'll need Proven background in a DevOps capacity with extensive CI/CD knowledge (ideally Jenkins). Competent with Ansible for configuration management. System administration skills across both Linux / Windows systems, covering instrumentation, monitoring, debugging etc. Exposure to a cloud platform, preferably AWS or similar. Understanding of networking, virtualisation, containerisation (Docker, DNS, TCP/IP). Any scripting experience in Python, PowerShell or similar would be useful. Any experience with Kubernetes or containerisation would be handy. Passion for automation and continuous improvement. What you'll be doing You’ll act as an enabler for improvements across their current infrastructure which is built on Jenkins, Ansible, Git and Chocolatey across Windows and Linux platforms. This role sits across multiple teams within the Bristol office, with a primary focus on improving CI systems and introducing automation where necessary. You’ll support developers in reducing test/release times, take ownership of improving test, dev and release workflows, plus championing modern virtualisation and provisioning. The business is full of world-class engineers working in a fast-paced, ever-changing industry so adaptability is key, coupled with a drive to learn and integrate new tech to maintain quality moving forward. If you’re a natural problem solver, this place is for you. What you'll get in return for your talents You will get a comprehensive benefits package including regular games bundles and discounts on gaming products, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), pension scheme, private medical cover, health insurance, relocation assistance if needed, and health club membership. Alongside this there is a mature attitude to working, with flexibility around core working hours and the chance to work remotely 2-3 times a week (some office time is needed due to product interaction). What’s next? Please get in touch with Joe to find out more about this awesome role.
— Health, sports and well-beingLocation:LondonSalary:£50000 - £60000Be the first tech hire in the business with huge amounts of potential for growth and progression into Lead/Head of positions. Be part of a buzzing sports and health company delivering high quality code. Hybrid model with a mixture of home and office working. Health and wellness programs, gym discounts, yoga classes, mental health support and private healthcare. An experienced PHP/WordPress Developer is needed to join a dedicated business working within the sports and health sector. This is a very unique opportunity, and this will be the first in house technical hire. The business is ready to bring all work in-house and evolve the sites further whilst building up a team. This would be a great place to improve your skills and gain leadership skills as this area of the business grows. What you will be doing You will be joining as the first in-house developer; you will be fully supported by other members of the team whilst you settle into the role and will have access to the agency they have used over the years during the handover. You will be leafing the digital strategy for the business and will be working closely with the marketing team to maintain and develop technology solutions. There will be a mixture of back and front end work, and you will bring fresh ideas for improving the websites. What experience you will need Previous experience as a PHP/WordPress Developer. Expert PHP and MySQL skills. Fantastic front-end skills – HTML5, CSS3. WordPress – Custom plugins and themes. Exceptional attention to detail. Keen problem solver and strong trouble shooting skills. Excellent communication, both written and verbal. Good team player! Thrives in a fast-paced environment. An interest in sports, athletics etc would be great too! What you’ll get in return for your talents 20 days holiday plus the 8 bank holidays, plus 3 days over Christmas. Company pension, cycle to work scheme and flexible & remote working. The company is also in a growth and development phase and are launching a ‘People Programme’ that is around learning, development, and growth for staff and how the company can support and facilitate this. It’s a really exciting time to join the business and they are really keen to support staff where they can be it through learning, development and networking opportunities and contacts. In addition to this, there are lots of health and wellness programmes including mental health support, gym discounts, yoga classes, private healthcare and health cash plan. What’s next? If you think this is the role for you then send your CV over to Amber – firstname.lastname@example.org
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- CGI are a leading an international software and solutions company.
- Enjoying a period of high growth CGI were looking to expand their technology team at pace and required an agency that would not only find the right talent, but also support the development of their employer brand.
- To achieve this, we introduced CGI to our tech community partners, helping them to raise their profile in the developer community, placing them solidly on the map as an employer of choice for developers and wider technology people.
- Through our consultative approach, we provided market guidance and knowledge, along with a comprehensive resourcing campaign that resulted in the successful hire of several hard to fill vacancies, from Developers to Solution Architects.
“ADLIB have been a huge help throughout a very busy year of growth here at CGI. Not only have they supported with live requirements, they have also provided valuable market information throughout the year which has in turn supported with our hiring decisions and future growth plans.”
Mollie Hatton, Recruitment Manager, at CGI
Expanding their team of Developers at pace
- Immersive Labs help reduce the risk of attacks via a class leading cyber-learning environment.
- With more and more companies hunting out similar skill sets, a major contributor to the success of the campaign was them being a business with a culture for R&D, cutting edge technology, highly competitive salaries & benefits and the opportunity to be part of a tech-first and people focused culture.
"ADLIB's comprehensive understanding of the local tech market and the challenges faced by quickly growing start-ups has been significant in helping us grow over the last two years"
Greg Craft, Talent Director at Immersive Labs