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We’re proud to be a trusted recruitment partner for some of the best technology-driven businesses across the UK and the US, specialising in IT, Technology, and Software Development.

We're taking a fresh approach to recruitment which means we have much more to offer you than just being order takers. We put the understanding into recruitment, go the extra mile and deliver exactly what you need, every time.

Are you looking for a new permanent or contract hire? Simply upload your job and we'll be in touch. 

  • Global Relay is a leading provider of compliant electronic communications archiving, messaging, supervision, information governance, and eDiscovery with a focus on highly regulated industries across 90 countries.

  • EasyJet is a British low-cost carrier airline headquartered at London Luton Airport. It operates domestic and international scheduled services on over 820 routes in more than 30 countries.

  • Spreadex is a British-based company providing sports and financial spread bets, sports fixed odds bets and casino bets. In October 2011, Spreadex launched its Casino platform offering a selection of games.

  • Metaswitch Networks is a private UK-based company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets telecommunications software to communication service providers.

  • Founded in 1996, FlexTrade Systems is the global leader in high performance execution management and order management systems for equities, foreign exchange, options, futures and fixed income.

  • BGL Group is a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services to 9.5 million customers. The Group has two Divisions: Price Comparison and Insurance, Distribution and Outsourcing (IDO).

  • Cancer Research UK is a cancer research and awareness charity in the UK and Isle of Man. As the world's largest independent cancer research charity it conducts research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

  • The Access Group is a software consultancy and developer with 14 offices across the UK and France. Their software helps over 10,000 UK businesses to work efficiently.

  • With 4,000 experts and one of the deepest, broadest portfolios of software and services, Sopra Banking Software is a trusted, long-term partner of over 800 banks in more than 70 countries.

  • NCT are the UK’s leading charity for parents, for your First 1,000 Days - right through your pregnancy, birth and beyond.

  • Lymphoma Action is the UK's only charity dedicated to lymphoma, the 5th most common cancer. Their mission is to make sure no one faces their lymphoma alone. 

  • As one of London’s most vibrant and diverse boroughs, Enfield Council want to provide pioneering digital solutions, advanced analytics capability and optimum ways of working that will extend beyond the Council to make Enfield a great place to live and work.

  • iTrinegy is a world leader in Networked Application Risk Management and is trusted by governments, military organizations and enterprises across the globe.

  • BidFX is a market-leading FinTech firm providing foreign exchange e-trading solutions for the global financial marketplace. As a TradingScreen company, BidFX is also the one truly multi-asset, broker-neutral EMS in the marketplace today.

  • Mastercard is a leader in global payments and a technology company that connects billions of consumers, thousand of financial institutions, and millions of merchants, as well as governments and businesses around the world.

  • Genius Sports is the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the global ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media.

Who We Are

We’re an award-winning recruitment consultancy headquartered in the UK, supporting partners working at the forefront of technology and digital within both the private and not-for-profit sectorsOur teams specialise in Java, Python, .NET, Front End, DevOps & SRE, SDET, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and Digital & Tech.

Our dedicated Statement of Work (SoW) outcomes solutions division, Understanding Solutions, helps to deliver tech talent as a service across data, digital and architecture. In the US, we have two teams – our JavaScript US team and Boston-based Acceler8 Talent team, leading the way in Machine Learning recruitment and related emerging technologies.


Understanding Recruitment founded by Chris Jackson and Dale Swords in St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

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Specialist consultants across the UK and the US including the largest team dedicated to Java recruitment!

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Technology professionals placed in permanent & contract roles with some of the best technology-driven businesses across the UK and the US. 



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