Founded in 2016, Signify specialise in Software Engineer (back-end) roles with a reputable client list across the world. With a shift away from KPIs and call times, Signify offer flexibility and a dress down environment. Career reviews occur every 6 months supported by a training and development scheme so you'll be flying through the ranks in no time. Signify are also developing as real thought leaders in the Scala space, they run their own monthly tech meet up plus also sponsor industry events. You'll also find them hovering near to the beer fridge, table tennis table or playing darts.
Signify Technology is a tech recruitment company based in the heart of Shoreditch, London. We are surrounded by vibrant bars and rooftops, perfect for lunch or after work. We recently opened our second office in Santa Monica, LA. We were founded in July 2016, last year we grew by 99% and we are now 3 years old. We have grown to 30 staff and have big aspirations to double in size this year. We specialise in placing back end Software Engineers into new roles with some of the best tech companies globally. To date we have placed hundreds of Developers into new roles with 100+ tech companies across 17 Countries. Some of the brands that already trust us include- Twitter, ITV, Sky, OVO Energy, Zalando, Klarna, Expedia, Ebay, Elsevier & Lightbend many of the world's most innovative, fastest growing start ups. We are famous in the Functional programming world (Scala). We have achieved this in such a short space of time by bringing a fresh approach to the recruitment world.
VEGAS INCENTIVE TRIP 2019
CELEBRATING OUR THIRD YEAR ANNIVERSARY
'BEST NEW AGENCY' RECRUITER AWARDS 2019
We are truly global baby...since the launch of our business in July 2016 we have successfully helped companies in seventeen countries. We are super proud of this, it allows us to understand local cultures, relocate candidates to their dream countries and also gives our staff the chance to travel the world to meet clients & candidates. Some of the amazing countries we currently work in are - UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Norway, Dubai, Tokyo, USA and Australia.
Every month we run a lunch club, we run a yearly company incentive trip to Marbella and Vegas, we also have the most amazing end of year/Christmas party which consists of awards, a fancy meal and partying at the best clubs.
'BUSINESS OF THE YEAR' RECRUITMENT AWARDS 2019
Working at Signify isn’t a job, it’s a completely different way of life. • Free breakfast, fruit & coffee • Opportunity to work/move to our LA office • 25 days annual leave ( We also close for 11 days off over xmas) • Promotion or payrise every six months • Competitive basic salary • Flexibility to suit real life needs • No KPI’s, call times or micro management • Dress down Fridays and 4.30 pm finish • Contributed pension scheme • Personalised training and development • Expedited career progression • Share options for high achievers (Achieve your yearly target by 125%+ and have 2+ years' service with the company) • Mortgage deposit scheme • LinkedIn Recruiter licence • Regular social events, nights out & team lunches • Regular charity fundraising • Fully stocked beer fridge • Table tennis in the office • Access to the best tech companies in the market • Wheel of fortune in the office with fun prizes
Christmas Jumper Day 2019
It's the best on the market, fact! Our uncapped commission plan means you will earn on every successful placement you make. Monthly based £0 - £10,000- 10 % £10,001 - £20,000- 20 % £20,001- £30,000- 30 % £30,001+- 40%
OUR VERY OWN PLACEMENT WALL
We are building something new, and completely different. Join us to be part of an incredible family and where ‘work-life balance’ is a reality, not just a buzzword. We are not interested in KPIs, call times or clock watching. We are interested in working with people who love what they do and are passionate about recruitment. Who have that excitement and sparkle. We genuinely all like each other, have heaps of respect for one another and everyone’s passionate about building a culture that’s different. A culture that feels like home.
WHERE THE MAGIC HAPPENS
BREAK OUT AREA
In 2019 we moved to Santa Monica, LA to open our new office and expand our presence in the US! We are looking for UK nationals who want to relocate to the states or people based in the USA looking to relocate to LA, we offer visa assistance & relocation packages! We are looking for experienced tech recruiters or people from a sales or customer service background that we can train from scratch with our amazing in house training programme.
At Signify we only focus on one technology, Scala, that's what makes us true specialists! We have become a pivotal part of the Scala community and are trusted by many because of our unique approach. We're real experts in our market by only working on one technology, attending/running meet ups, sharing blogs & videos and sponsoring/attending global conferences. This sounds crazy but the whole company working the same market gives you so much knowledge and a competitive edge over your competitors. Don't worry we don't compete against each other in fact we share! This comes from great team work, our culture, ego free team members plus more roles and clients then we can handle right now. Many of our recruiters are rewarded by having the opportunity to travel internationally to conferences in awesome locations such as San Francisco and Berlin, last year 13 of our team attended global conferences.
SIGNIFY RUN OUR OWN MONTHLY TECH MEET UP
THE GIRLS TAKING SIGNIFY TO SCALA ITALY
We are on a mission to help diversify the tech sector. We aren’t just saying it either we are really doing something about it. Some of the initiatives we have run this year to help drive women in tech include- • 50% of Signify’s employees are women • Sponsored Women of Silicon Roundabout conference • Given away tickets to several key conferences to women • Securing senior roles for several key women in the tech industry • Ensure there is female inclusion when we introduce candidates to tech companies for hiring needs • Publishing & promoting blogs on our social channels to promote women in tech • Publishing interviews with key women in the tech world
Meet our Learning and Development Manager Mark!
In today's world it would be easy to sit behind an email or chat on social media. We still love the old school way of meeting people face to face and building real relationships, people you can call on as friends. Community is our real USP and it's laced deep in our bones. We are committed to helping the tech community to grow by sharing knowledge, blogs, organising meet ups, sponsoring conferences and offering some of the coolest jobs on the market. We run our own monthly tech meet up called Scala in the City, last year we sponsored nine global conferences, this year we have already agreed to sponsor many more, our blog on our site has now become the go to place for anyone wanting to learn functional programming.
WE RAISED OVER £3,000 FOR CHARITY AT TOUGH MUDDER
Did you know that over 80% of Signify's staff didn't have any recruitment experience before joining us? Training is in our DNA, we love helping people to learn and we have the perfect formula. From your very first day we help you set personal goals tailored to you and map out your career. We want to help our staff reach their maximum potential. Everyone has a development plan personalised to their needs which is a blend of both hands-on training and workshops. We have an open plan office and we share every success or challenge so we can all learn from it. We have daily team meetings, weekly reviews and monthly one on one reviews. We are constantly trying to better ourselves and look for new innovative ways to improve our techniques. From day one on your induction we ensure everyone understands our mission, values, vision and how their performance will directly impact our journey. We are on an incredibly exciting journey, creating our history and you could be part of it.
TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENTS
We partner with some unbelievable organisations that are really close to our hearts that make a huge difference to people’s lives. Our involvement varies from running sponsored marathons, participating in sky dives and getting hands-on with volunteering work across the world. Signify participate in regular events to ensure we are always contributing to make the world a better place one small step at a time.
Signify was born with many years of combined recruitment experience. We have combined the best bits out of all the environments we have worked in over the years. Every one of our staff will say the culture is one of the key things they love about working at Signify, if you don't believe us just read the teams testimonials below. Our team comes from a wide variety of backgrounds, which makes a really fun, vibrant and social office. We are far from corporate, it's a relaxed environment with music on in the background, without call times and KPI's, a great level of autonomy, but we still have super high expectations of each other, dress down every day, don’t take ourselves too seriously, ego free team members, real family feel, super supportive of each other & genuine friendships between us all. Our business has a flat structure, no hierarchy, no glass ceiling and the opportunity of progression is uncapped. Our most important asset is our people and we treat them extraordinarily well.
So we wanted to support Jeans for Genes Day but thought, we wear jeans every-day let's take it a step further... so if you're ready for 90's Boyband vibe then here are the Signify Team boasting double denim for the day! Team Signify styling the dual denim look...
SIGNIFY FIVE-A-SIDE TEAM 2019
At Signify love to encourage each other in everything we do, including health and fitness! Not only do we have an annual Signify Sports Day, but we all also take part in monthly fitness classes from yoga to boxercise. We are proud to be the champions of the Recruitment five-a-side Football Tournament for the last two years.
SIGNIFY SPORTS DAY 2019
TEAM YOGA SESSION
Our plan is to help the tech market to grow whilst we also enjoy the amazing journey we embark on. Our plan is to keep growing in size, recruit in more countries and grow our presence across the USA now we have a new office in LA, so we're looking for talented Consultants who want to work internationally. The opportunities with us are endless and we are looking for super ambitious, motivated and intelligent recruiters to help us fulfil our dreams.
MEET OUR SCALABOT