Working for Companies in Scotland

There are lots of great companies in Scotland where you can grow your career. Find out what it's like to work for some of them.

Skyscanner

Skyscanner is one of the fastest-growing travel technology companies in the world. It’s been named the sixth best place to work in the UK – and it’s the highest placed company in Scotland.

It employs an army of talented developers to work on its global travel search site. Skyscanner puts a lot of time and energy into recruiting really good developers – the specific coding languages aren’t as important as the quality of the code.

It has people from over 40 different nationalities in its Edinburgh office, which has helped create a really dynamic environment to work in. In addition to encouraging a culture of constant learning, Skyscanner also has lots of social events like barbecues, parties, sailing days and white water rafting.

Find out more about working for Skyscanner

The ID Co

The ID Co’s mission is simple: to use data that we already have with our banks to provide the convenience that we all want – to sign up to new products and services in seconds.

This fintech company is always on the lookout for the right people to join its international team based in Edinburgh. It offers a fast-paced, open, agile working environment, where people work together to solve software development problems quickly and effectively.

Not only is the work culture inspirational, but the office setting is too. Look out in one direction and you see Edinburgh Castle – look the other way and you see Princes Street Gardens. Oh, and there’s a bar in the basement. The ID Co really does have ‘beer o'clock’ on a Friday.

Don't just take our word for it, find out from an ID Co employee what it's really like to work for the ID Co.

Find out more about working for The ID Co

Spiritus Partners

American technology start-up Spiritus Partners chose Edinburgh as its development base, because of the thriving tech sector in Scotland’s capital. The Edinburgh team is using blockchain to develop software analytics that will help healthcare, life science and energy companies better protect lives and the environment in running their daily operations and facilities.

The Spiritus team in Edinburgh is a supportive, international team, driven by the company’s high standards and big vision. And it’s growing - Spiritus is looking to recruit more engineers, data scientists and analysts in the months ahead.

Don't just take our word for it, find out from a Spiritus Partners employee what it's really like to work for Spiritus Partners.

Find out more about working with Spiritus Partners

ZoneFox

The current demand for secure online environments across everything from computer gaming and financial services to retail and gambling is driving ZoneFox to create the next generation of cybersecurity software. 

ZoneFox has grown rapidly in the last 12 months. Just over a year ago there were 10 employees and now there are 32. It’s focused on recruiting talented developers, who are the core of the company’s success.

ZoneFox is a great place for newly-qualified techies to flourish, especially in the rapidly-growing tech hub of Edinburgh. As part of ZoneFox, graduates will actually see their code used in the next release.

Find out more about working for ZoneFox

BioClavis

BioClavis is a Scottish-based spin-out of Californian molecular profiling company, BioSpyder Technologies Inc. The company is developing cancer tests that will be used across the world from its base at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

BioClavis aims to do business ‘the California way’ right here in Scotland, which means creating a work environment that’s fun, challenging, rewarding and fast-paced. It’s a flexible workplace with a flat management structure that allows scientists to be creative.

As an international company, BioClavis is recruiting team of experts from across the globe.

Find out more about working for BioClavis

IES

Specialist software development company IES (Integrated Environmental Solutions) is helping make the world’s buildings more energy efficient, with 177 staff across the globe and a thriving head office in its home city of Glasgow.

IES has a reputation as a world leader in 3D performance analysis software. With governments across the world placing stronger demands on energy use in new buildings, there is constant demand for IES’s software models and consultancy services.

As the company grows, it has frequent openings for software developers and building simulation engineers, as well as roles in key business support functions such as marketing, IT and finance. IES wants to attract people who are innovative, flexible and keen to keep learning about advances in their field. There are currently 12 different nationalities working there and the company is always on the lookout for the right expertise.

And as for the office culture? It’s very relaxed, and there are a number of flexible working options available to employees to help with work-life balance.

Find out more about working for IES

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