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There’s never been a better time to join Cognito iQ

We have passion, ambition and a daring vision. Our market-leading product set helps global service organisations realise their boldest objectives.

Clearly this demands innovation - this is where you come in. Operating in a diverse and fast-paced environment; we develop our exceptional products through collaboration with the best and brightest minds.

We don’t treat our people as a small cog in a big wheel. With our open and inclusive culture you’ll have ample opportunity to make a real difference. So if you want to contribute to something ground-breaking and have a great time doing it, then look no further.

We like to think we take good care of our people. During your career with us you’ll be able to take advantage of our comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • 27 days paid annual leave
  • Non-contributory pension scheme of 8% of basic salary
  • Private Medical Insurance for you and your family
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Life assurance 5 x basic salary

Senior UI Developer

We are looking for a great senior UI developer who is proficient in React.js to work in a fast-paced, Agile, continuous delivery team, using the latest UI and Cloud technologies.  We are looking for someone with a passion for delivering awesome user experiences with a focus on quality and accuracy. The successful candidate will work closely with the Product Owner to translate concepts and mockups into reality, and collaborate with the development team to define, refine and estimate user stories. They will also design code for simplicity, maintainability and performance. Our ideal applicant will be able to develop new, responsive, user-facing features using React.js., build unit and deployment tests to ensure quality and accuracy, and be able to review code, providing valuable, constructive feedback.

The right candidate must have experience in UI development in a commercial environment. They will have a knack for creating captivating user experiences with a focus on usability, and have experience and understanding of working in an Agile team. Strong problem-solving and communication skills are essential for this role. The successful applicant must be proficient in a number of languages including (but not limited to):

  • React / Redux
  • Modern Javascript ES6/7
  • TDD (Jest / Jasmine / Mocha / Chai etc.)
  • Node / NPM
  • Responsive CSS design (e.g. Material design / Bootstrap or equivalent)
  • The React ecosystem
  • RESTful APIs and JSON

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Senior Software Developer [Cloud]

Cognito iQ is searching for a experienced cloud / DevOps engineer with experience of AWS to join our Cognito iQ Platform Development Team. To be successful in this role, cloud technologies must be your passion and not just your job. You will need to be an enthusiastic and ambitious technologist with strong communication skills and proven capabilities in designing secure cloud infrastructure from the ground up, this includes everything from VPC level networking to serverless deployment mechanisms like AWS CodePipeline. You’ll be driven by the desire to satisfy and inspire our customers through timely delivery of innovative software solutions.

The ideal candidate will love coding and putting things into production, and have an in depth understanding of IAC tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation. They will have a deep understanding how to develop and deploy in a serverless world (why worry about servers?), and in-depth working knowledge of AWS services such as CodePipeline, Lambda, Amplify, Cognito and DynamoDB. They will also  advocate for and create a culture of excellence around continuous deployment to a production environment. Essential to the role is experience working with AWS Serverless technology stack, as well as experience in architecting DevOps infrastructure , and experience in writing in at least one language (Java, Go, Python).

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Student Placement Programme

So, do you want to make the tea round? 

Or are you looking to develop your skills in an exciting and challenging role where you’ll get real work experience?

We’ve been running placement schemes for years and believe that your placement should be the foundation on which you build your professional career. We offer a wide range of opportunities, hands-on learning and practical experience that our current and former placement students have found invaluable.

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Our placement students always make a vital contribution to the success of our business during their time with us and you’ll be encouraged to get stuck in as soon as you start.

Whichever placement you choose you can be sure you’ll be learning from, and working alongside, the best and the brightest minds. You’ll learn about our products and solutions and develop knowledge of the latest technologies, coding languages and methodologies that are an integral part of our state-of-the-art and innovative proposition.

If you want to contribute to something ground-breaking and have a great time doing it, then look no further. Take a look around our website to find out more about our products, our people and our placement opportunities.

Still fancy making the tea? Mine’s white with one.



Our applications for 2020-21 placements open on the 1st October 2019


Case Studies


Stuart first worked for Cognito iQ in 1998 on the IP programme, returning in 2000 as a Software Engineer. He is now a Senior Project Manager in our Consultancy division.

“Throughout my time here, the company has listened to my career intentions and continued to develop me. This, combined with a lot of hard work from my side, has got me into the position I am in today. I became an accredited Prince2 practitioner which is crucial to my project management role. It also reassures the customer that I follow a recognised methodology when implementing what can be multi-million pound investments.”