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September 7, 2021

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Rebecca Mason

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Manchester is celebrated for its buzzing tech scene – being one of the top tech hubs in the UK (runner up only to the formidable tech giant that is London). 

Here are 7 of our favourite cool tech companies in Manchester – hiring for home-based, hybrid-working and office-based roles in the hub of the city ⬇️

 

Open to remote

Company Mission: to make quality music gear more accessible and affordable for all musicians and become the best musical instrument and equipment retailer in Europe.

Gear4music are a fast-growing company – with sales climbing from £12m to £120m in just a few years. They pride themselves on their culture – an open and supportive environment where you can be yourself in an atmosphere that embraces people’s individual personalities.

“We’re techy to the core” – be part of a technology team that builds and maintains the platform that makes it all possible.

Currently hiring:

Engineering Lead, Senior DevOps Engineer, Software Engineers and UI Designer

 

Flexible Remote

Company Mission: to transform the way agents, buyers and sellers experience moving home through moving real estate into the digital age – using cutting edge software free from the constraints of legacy systems. 

Street Group believes in leading through innovation, which is reflected in their people, talents and how they develop their technology. In 2020 Street Group won the Prolific North Tech Awards Best Use of Data and the Best EA Suppliers Guide.

“If you love autonomy, are naturally curious, and want to have a genuine impact within a growing company, we think you’d fit right in.”

To gain even further insights check out their medium to discover employee written blogs about life at Street Group: here 

Currently hiring:

Senior PHP Developer, Data Engineer, Senior Full Stack Developer and Senior Software Engineer

 

Open to remote

Company Mission: remove the faff from buying and changing cars, giving customers more choice, with more ease. That’s it. We’re putting drivers first and we’ve ripped up the rule book to make sure that happens.

Cinch is scaling up and investing in leading-edge learning platforms to support your personal development. Their tech stack is built on their unique culture and a great atmosphere, involving trust so there is no micromanagement – squads are given the tools, space and freedom to deliver.

“No faff. Just a great tech stack.” —>  Check it out on Haystack.

Currently hiring:

Delivery Lead, Automation Software Engineer, Digital Analyst and more!

 

Open to remote 

Company Mission: to transform the way events and local hospitality businesses engage customers and grow their businesses through “Connected Commerce” – a platform to help businesses build direct relationships with their best customers to keep them up to date with what’s happening at their venue.

Fatsoma are a distributed team which means their employees have the freedom to work from home or wherever they want; they stay connected with online collaboration tools and regular communications. You’ll be given ownership and responsibility for specific projects and deliverables and then empowered to deliver them.  

“There are no hierarchies, no sacred cows and if you’ve got a better way of doing it, we want to hear it.”

Currently hiring:

Software Developer

 

Local only

Company Mission: to improve the process of buying and selling vehicles in the UK, by continually evolving the ecosystem to provide a better experience for consumers, retailers and manufacturers alike.

Auto Trader has a people-centred culture which, combined with their tech and data expertise, makes them one of the UK’s leading companies. Reliability is one of the core values at Auto Trader – we focus on the outcome and if we say we’re going to do something, we do it. Our work ethic is strong and we perform under pressure.

“Powered by tech made possible by people.”

Currently hiring:

Principal Java Developer, Senior Android Developer, Technical Lead and more!

 

Open to remote

Company Mission: to change the way the world works by democratising artificial intelligence for every business – helping companies put the power of AI at the centre of all commercial decision making with Decision Intelligence.

At Peak, you’ll work with cutting-edge technology, deliver amazing results for some of the world’s most recognisable brands and support Peak’s global growth and expansion. They have recently secured $75m Series C funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, which you can read more about, along with other Peak news and industry insights, on their blog page.

“We’re non-hierarchical and give equity to everyone, so we win when we all win.”

Currently hiring:

Data Scientist, DevOps Engineer, Senior DevOps Engineer and Data Engineer

 

Open to remote

Company Mission: we want to make sure our customers are happy. When they have a smile on their face, we know we’ve done a good job. It’s at the heart of everything we do, and it’s why our logo is always smiling.

At AO, the sky’s the limit. They will support you to be the best version of yourself and always drive your career forward. The latest tech trends are what make them tick. They want to create a positive impact with code and are always up for honing their craft and collaborating so that they can deliver quality quickly.

“We treat every customer like they’re our Gran and make decisions our Mum’s would be proud of.”

Currently hiring:

Platform Engineer, Java Developer, Senior Software Engineer and various other roles.

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