Top 10 jobs from the best tech employers in country - Software Cornwall

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Want something tech that fits you – rather than you having to fit into it?  

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These are our top ten from the best tech employers in country.

Practically every company on this list values – in fact actively encourages – a good work/life balance, so you can be sure of finding an employer that cares about you.

Some even encourage and support your projects out of work, so if you don’t find what you’re looking for here, give their websites a look anyway.

10. Client Development Coordinator 

You’ll be supporting the Business Development Director and also making sure the company keeps its clients. There will be training but this job is definitely for you if you’re a great communicator and writer with leadership potential. And, if you’ve worked in tech sales or in the engineering industry, even better.

The company offering this opportunity is Bluefruit: they create embedded software – the stuff that’s integral to the functionality, usability and reliability of electronic devices. Those are the bits that control thermostats in your home, life-saving medical equipment and even helicopters!

For the full job description, go here:

9.  Calling all Software developers, Scrummasters, software testers, software engineers.

Headforwards is a software outsourcing company – but not the traditional kind. Most of their teams are dedicated to one client each and they have one team which works for multiple clients on incubator or prototype projects.

Headforwards believes that working in Cornwall could enhance your tech career and also your life and it’s a great employer that actively promotes you having fun, with some work on the side: Find out more about the great opportunities at Headforwards

8. Satellite Communications Engineer

Well now, who doesn’t want that on their business card? Take a look here if you’re able to help set up and test process equipment as well as interpret data through calculation. You’ll have to detect, diagnose and resolve any faults you find. Also, you’ll have to direct junior technicians to make sure everything runs smoothly and provide reports and updates on the projects as needs.

The company offering this opportunity is Goonhilly Earth Station, based on the Lizard in Cornwall.  It’s a commercial project that recently got an £8.4 million communication base to track missions to the Moon and Mars.  The European Space Agency has called it a “key player” in the “exciting future” of space exploration. The full job description is here:

7. Digital Development Assistant

You’re right for this role if you’re interested in keeping up-to-date with new developments and trends and are passionate about a career in the digital world. Some of your responsibilities will include managing the online shop, delivering analytics reports and flagging customer issues.

If you have experience working in a digital design agency, then what are you waiting for? The company offering this opportunity is Seasalt, one of the coolest companies in Cornwall, which designs and creates practical clothing, shoes and accessories.

6. Head of Digital Design

If you’re a strategic-thinking, fire-fighting, go-getting, multi-tasking, organised people-manager, this one’s yours.

The company offering this opportunity is Dewsign, which is a digital design agency, that – among other things – helps companies grow their business by making sure the world knows exactly who they are.

More on the role here:

5. DevOps Engineer 

Among the other aspects of this role, you’ll be an active member of the out-of-hours team and will work with the software development team to support Lumira DX Care Solutions web and mobile applications.  This is a company working to make healthcare easier to manage for patients and providers.

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch…but they’re wrong. At Lumira DX Care Solutions, the plethora of perks include a free lunch three times a week and access to a Life Coach during work time. More about the Lumira DX Care Solutions here:

4. iOS Swift Developer

Working with CFT Group’s UX and Design team you’d be crafting beautiful apps for customers. This is a growing and fast-paced start-up that believes we need a revolutionary approach to regular payments.

CFT Group has offices in Cornwall, London and Madrid and wants to give payment transparency and control to the end customer. Want to find out more about the revolution?

falmouth university3. Co-founder

That’s right.  Falmouth University wants to go into business with you in a high-growth tech start-up, and you get a no-fee master’s degree in Entrepreneurship at the end of it, as well as £16,000 tax free while setting up your business.

If you’re a software engineer, digital creative or business developer, then this award-winning, post-graduate programme is for you. So, if you’re up for going into business with one of the best creative universities in the country, take a look here:

2. App Developers

If you can hit the ground running, then this is the place to do it. You’ll need to have a solid understanding of native iOS and/or Android development with Xcode and Android Studio and also want to learn Xamarin for this tech job.

Buzz Interactive creates bespoke websites, apps and also helps promote the sites in unique ways. They work with clients to make sure the site fits their need. More about Buzz Interactive can found here:

Unlocking Potential1. Graduate Jobs

If you’re a recent graduate, and want a role to help you ease into working life, have a look at the Unlocking Cornish Potential site. There are jobs in agriculture, design, marketing, tech and a dozen other industries we haven’t mentioned. There’s even an offer of training to help you stand out from the crowd.  This is a business that tries to unlock the potential within each person or business they work with to help create a vibrant and sustainable economy. Give the website a look you will definitely find something to suit you.


Next month, we’ll be looking at the top 10 ways you could learn code in Cornwall, so look out for that.

In the meantime, here’s a completely FREE training opportunity to help you gain more software experience.

The Agile Huddle is a collaboration between the software firm Bluefruit and The Rock Pool Project, which is a social enterprise focusing on marine education and conservation.

Running from the 16th – 27th of July, the Bluefruit Agile Huddle is for anyone 16 years or over who has a real passion for programming – you will need to be able to write a basic program in your preferred programming language.

All the deets here:


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