Your software engineering recruitment matchmakers

We specialise in building high-performing software engineering teams through our innovative recruitment approach, working in partnership with companies at different stages of growth on a contingent, hybrid, or embedded basis.

We have a highly competent software engineer recruiting team with extensive networks and expertise in identifying the best tech talent who have worked with various tech stacks. EDGE 1 bridges the gap between talent shortages and cutting-edge tech stacks specialising in contingent recruitment with an embedded mindset, ensuring you have access to top software engineering professionals proficient in the latest technologies.

With EDGE 1, finding exceptional candidates becomes effortless, empowering your team to thrive in the ever-evolving software engineering landscape.

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Our areas of focus

We have in-house, qualified consultants who can provide additional services that enhance your hiring, retention and people performance that have previsouly recruited into these areas, placing highly skilled candidates with the following tech stack experience.

Mobile Application Development

This area focuses on developing software applications for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. It plays a crucial role in sectors like e-commerce, banking, healthcare, and entertainment, allowing businesses to engage with customers through mobile platforms.

Tech Stacks/Core Skills:
iOS (Swift, Objective-C), Android (Java, Kotlin), React Native & Flutter

Web Development

Web development involves designing and building websites and web applications. It is widely used across sectors such as e-commerce, media, education, and government, enabling businesses to establish an online presence, deliver content, and facilitate online transactions

Tech Stacks/Core Skills:, JavaScript (React, Angular, Vue.js), HTML/CSS, Node.js & PHP (Laravel, Symfony)

Data Analytics/Big Data

Data analytics and big data technologies are essential for processing, analyzing, and deriving insights from large volumes of data. This area is utilized in sectors such as finance, healthcare, retail, and logistics, helping organizations make data-driven decisions, optimize processes, and gain a competitive edge.

Tech Stacks/Core Skills:
Python (NumPy, Pandas, Scikit-learn), SQL and Database Management Systems (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL), Apache Hadoop, Apache Sparkk

Telco Software Development

Telco software engineering involves developing software solutions specifically for the telecommunications industry. It encompasses areas such as network management systems, billing systems, customer relationship management (CRM) software, and telecommunication infrastructure management. Telco software engineering is vital in ensuring efficient communication services and network operations.

Tech Stacks/Core Skills:
Java (Java EE, Spring Framework), Telecommunications Protocols (e.g., SIP, RTP), Network Function Virtualization (NFV) & Telecommunications Infrastructure Management Tools

Cybersecurity and Network Security

With the increasing prevalence of cyber threats, cybersecurity has become a critical focus across sectors. Software engineers specializing in cybersecurity develop and implement solutions to protect systems, networks, and data from unauthorized access, breaches, and attacks. This area is integral to industries such as finance, healthcare, government, and technology, safeguarding sensitive information and maintaining data integrity.

Tech Stacks/Core Skills:
Security Frameworks (e.g., OWASP, NIST), Network Security Protocols (e.g., SSL/TLS, IPsec), Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing, Security Incident and Event Management
(SIEM) Tools

Embedded Systems Development

Embedded systems are specialized computer systems designed to perform specific functions within larger systems or devices. This area is employed in sectors like automotive, aerospace, medical devices, and consumer electronics, enabling the integration of software into hardware components to deliver advanced functionalities and control.

Tech Stacks/Core Skills:
C/C++, Embedded Linux, Real-time Operating Systems (RTOS) & Microcontroller Programming (e.g., Arduino, Raspberry Pi)

Recruitment Challenges in Software Engineering

At Edge 1, we understand the unique recruitment challenges faced by companies in the software engineering industry. Here’s why finding the right talent can be a struggle:

Candidate Skill Set Shortages

The demand for software engineers has surged, resulting in a shortage of professionals with the required skill sets. Identifying candidates who possess both technical expertise and a strong cultural fit becomes increasingly challenging.

Hard-to-Find Expertise

Modern tech stacks and emerging technologies pose difficulties in sourcing candidates with specialized skill sets. Niche proficiencies are in high demand, intensifying the competition for talent acquisition.

Evolving Tech Landscape

The software engineering field rapidly evolves, introducing new technologies and frameworks. Companies face the challenge of finding professionals who stay up-to-date with the latest tools and possess hands-on experience in modern tech stacks.

How Edge 1 Addresses These Challenges

Extensive Talent Network and Expert Sourcing

At Edge 1, we maintain an extensive network of software engineering professionals, giving us access to exceptional talent. Our dedicated sourcing team employs advanced methodologies to identify candidates with the right skill sets and cultural alignment.

Previous Experience with Major Enterprise Clients

At Edge 1, we have a proven track record of successfully hiring within the software engineering discipline for major enterprise clients. Our extensive experience in partnering with industry-leading organizations has allowed us to understand their unique needs and deliver exceptional talent solutions. We have collaborated with renowned companies in various sectors, including cybersecurity and telco.

Continuous Adaptation to Tech Advancements

Edge 1 stays at the forefront of the software engineering landscape, continually adapting to the latest technologies and emerging trends. This enables us to identify and attract candidates proficient in modern tech stacks, ensuring your organization remains competitive in the ever-changing technology landscape.