IT Recruitment

Richard Wheeler Associates (RWA) specialises in technical IT recruitment for a core client base in the Home Counties and London, though is frequently engaged by wider EU/US-based clients seeking bridgehead partners elsewhere in the UK and Ireland.

Founded on over 30 years’ experience of emerging and leading-edge technologies, RWA has built a gilt-edged reputation and demonstrable record for tracking down scarce talent at the most challenging end of the market.

Clients are market leading, often pioneering, world class technology-oriented businesses operating in AI, Mobile Software, cyber security, Data Analytics or the cleantech sectors.

Candidates will have demonstrable experience within the required sector, twinned with proven competence developing with specific tools and languages (Java, Python, Linux, C++, C#, .Net, SQL etc). Such experience is invariably underpinned by cross-over skills within AI, open source software, big data, cloud computing, distributed systems, embedded systems.

RWA has worked extensively within these sectors, specifically identifying IT professionals - from intermediate level to senior management, permanent or Contract - by the following job functions:

Software Engineers – Python / Java Developers – QA Engineers – Artificial Intelligence R&D Engineers - Data Analysts - Mobile Developers – IT Consultants – CTO/Technical Directors - Back/Front End Developers - Embedded Software Engineers – Software Development Managers – Systems Architects – Security Consultants – Data Scientists

In partnering with RWA, hiring managers are 100% confident they will receive only the right quality IT candidates, a fact borne out repeatedly on the Client Testimonials page.  Our focus is on quality (pure and simple).

IT Recruitment Testimonials

Richard Wheeler Associates provide a Search and Selection service which is second to none.

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David Burton, Projects Manager, Oracle

Richard Wheeler Associates have consistently found us very high calibre people in what is by any standards a highly specialist software area.

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Laurence Shafe, Non-Executive Director, Intelligent Environments Europe

Your focus on high technology search is clearly showing benefits and all the appointments have met or exceeded our expectations.

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Ray Anderson, Founder & CEO Bango

Richard Wheeler Associates provide us with a steady stream of high quality candidates – which means we can fill our vacancies in a timely fashion, and we don’t have to deal with any other agency!

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Pete Roberts, Director, Device Engineering, PassivSystems

You guys are doing a great job. You are definitely better than any consultancy I have ever personally worked with!

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Brett StClair, former Development Director, Empower Interactive

Richard Wheeler Associates are by far the most professional and focused Selection consultancy I have ever dealt with. I trust RWA to find the best talent in the market place for my unique needs.

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Simon Reed, Senior VP, SophosLabs

The people we have recruited through Richard Wheeler Associates have, without exception, been some of our most successful employees.

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Ruth Knap, Director of Development for Unified Messenger, Avaya

Richard and his team provide a technology Search and Selection service which is second to none. Professional, technically competent and efficient, yet friendly and personal.

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Andy Wilde, former VP R&D, Superscape

Wirefast has retained Richard Wheeler Associates for a number of years with great success. In what is unquestionably a phenomenally demanding and niche technology environment, RWA have consistently proven they can deliver at this level.

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Barbara Davies, former Technical Director, Wirefast

Richard Wheeler Associates is the only recruitment firm that I recommend to any company I work for.

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James Wilson, Customer Success Director, Diffblue

We have found RWA to be an excellent antidote to 'spam recruitment-consultants'! They only ever supply CVs of the very highest quality and of direct relevance to our open roles.

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Steve Draper, former Chief Architect, iOra

RWA did a fantastic job helping us to fill our web development vacancy. They are the very antithesis of the bulk CV merchants and instead provided a properly curated set of candidates who actually fitted our requirements.

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Stuart Butterfield, MD, Canary Care

I have experienced Richard Wheeler Associates from both perspectives - as a job hunter and an employer looking to find new recruits. Richard really listens and is prepared to spend the time to get to know you.

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John Roper, Senior Software Engineer, Pure Storage

I have really appreciated the professional yet personal attention, time and advice afforded me by Richard Wheeler and the team.

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Andrew Watson, Product and Consulting Manager, Strategic Blue

RWA contacted me with regards to a position. They were incredibly professional and helpful in handling my application and preparing for an interview.

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Dr James Broughton, Data Scientist & Particle Physics Researcher
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John Roper, Senior Software Engineer, Pure Storage

I have experienced Richard Wheeler Associates from both perspectives - as a job hunter and an employer looking to find new recruits. Richard really listens and is prepared to spend the time to get to know you. The result is that job hunters are sent roles in great companies that actually fit their skills and requirements and employers get really good candidates that fit the company and role. Either way, this makes the process much more efficient and rewarding.

Andy Wilde, former VP R&D, Superscape

Richard and his team provide a technology Search and Selection service which is second to none. Professional, technically competent and efficient, yet friendly and personal.

It is refreshing in these days of mailshot CVs to receive candidate shortlists comprising high quality applicants, all of whom meet the required standards and could fill the vacant position.

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