How do we get the right consultants for the job?

Recruit

We’ll take care of recruitment to find the perfect match for you. We’ll look at what you need to deliver – and find someone with the right personality, skills and knowledge to do it.

Train

Our consultants are ready to take on your technology project. They’re trained and certified in the technology you need before joining you.

Onboard

We have a dedicated team who will work with our consultants and answer any on-boarding questions they may have – allowing you a no hassle on-boarding process.

Deploy

Need more people in your delivery team, fast? We’ll get the right people to you quickly – so you can get the work done, on time, on budget, and done exceptionally well.

Choose how you want to work with us

QA graduate consultants – Enable

Our junior consultants (hired and trained by us) work on your technology programmes in your workplace. We call it our enable solution – enabling you to increase your technical capability, as and when you need to. A seriously appealing (and more reliable) alternative to freelancers.

QA consultant team – Structured Teams

Need more? We’ll send you a ready-made ‘structured’ team of our junior consultants, led by one of our senior consultants (all hired and trained by us). A faster way to deliver your programme – quickly upping your technical capability. We call it our structured teams solution.

Hire your own – Accelerate

Need more people for the long run? We’ll work together – increasing your own team of talented, technical, graduate consultants. And we’ll do it fast. We’ll take care of everything. Recruiting. Training. On-boarding. We call it our accelerate solution – accelerating your team’s digital capability.

Why our consultants could be right for you

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Remove hiring headaches

Hiring people is complex so we take care of it – we’ll find the perfect match for you. We’ll look at what you need to deliver and find someone with the right personality, skills and knowledge to do it.

Reduce hiring costs

You’ll carry no employment liabilities and associated costs (unless our consultant becomes your permanent employee). And, if you’re working with one of our teams, you’ll reduce management costs. Our senior consultants take care of all the day-to-day and keep your management team updated.

A bigger team - fast

We all know new challenges can come at any time – no matter how much is already going on. We’ll bring in the trusted extra hands you need, as soon as they’re needed.

On your doorstep

It’s hard finding the right person in the right location. Our consultants come to you – wherever you are in the UK. Location won’t hold you back.

Technical know-how

Finding someone with the right skills – especially in emerging technologies – is not usually an easy task. Our consultants are trained and certified – ready to jump onto your project right away.

Fresh skills

We encourage continual learning. So our consultants keep up with change – keeping their knowledge and skills fresh.

Hold on to knowledge

It’s an appealing (and more reliable) alternative to freelancers or contractors. You’ll hold on to skilled people as well as their knowledge and experience – critical to delivering your technology programmes.

What training do our consultants have?

Our training programmes begin with a 12-week intensive academy – but it doesn’t stop there – our consultants continue to learn throughout their career with us.

We design our programmes for you, ensuring we bring the right technical skills to you. Whether you’re developing a new app, integrating systems through an API, starting to use the cloud, or keeping up with cyber threats – we’ll meet your requirements for technical talent so you can deliver your technology programmes successfully.

No matter what the market conditions are, our programmes create a sustainable way to get the skills you need, when you need them. This way you can build your teams up for projects when you need to, and scale them down when there’s less demand.

Our programme specialisms

We’ll tailor your programme to your requirements – here’s a taste of the many specialisms we cover.

We develop hybrid software developers and testers – capable of designing, developing, testing and supporting applications and services (in multiple programming languages).

They learn to build 12-factor compliant, cloud platform agnostic services, using CI/CD, TDD, ATDD and BDD principles. Our software development programme includes:

  • Business and consulting skills
  • Agile project management and practices
  • Agile engineering practices
  • Developing applications and services using Javascript, AngularJS and Java 
  • Developing applications and services using C# and .NET
  • Automated testing practices and frameworks

Continuous delivery practices increase demand to deliver high-quality features, quickly, frequently and predictably.

To achieve this, software testing has never been more important. Our software testing programme includes:

  • Business and consulting skills
  • Agile project management and practices
  • Agile engineering practices
  • Testing fundamentals
  • Automated testing practices and frameworks

Our consultants deliver complex middleware solutions.

They design and develop secure access to functionality and data – across multiple systems, data stores, things and people – supporting business models, while enhancing user experience. Our integration and APIs programme includes:

  • Business and consulting skills
  • Agile project management and practices
  • Agile engineering practices
  • Developing services in Java, JEE, Spring
  • Integration and API management using Mule, Camel, Apigee

DevOps is a software engineering culture – unifying software development (Dev) and software operation (Ops).

DevOps strongly backs automation and monitoring at all steps of software construction – from integration, testing, and releasing; to deployment and infrastructure management.

Our DevOps and environment automation programme includes:

  • Agile project management and practices
  • Agile engineering practices
  • Configuration management
  • Containers and contain
  • Business and consulting skills

We train consultants in DevSecOps, Cyber Security Operations Centres (CSOCs), and IT Operations Centres (ITOCs) – so they can work in security monitoring and threat intelligence and detect incidents and concerns.

Our cyber security programme includes:

  • Security monitoring and operations
  • Incidents response
  • Vulnerability assessments
  • Security compliance, assurance and governance
  • Infrastructure security
  • Security testing (pen testing and red teaming)
  • Information security (InfoSec)

Data science uses many techniques and theories – from mathematics, statistics, information science, and computer science.

It uses them to understand and analyse patterns in data to make decisions and improvements. Our data science, machine learning and AI programme includes:

  • Business and consulting skills
  • Agile project management and practices
  • Agile engineering practices
  • Working with databases
  • Data engineering using Python, Scala and R
  • Hadoop and Hadoop Ecosystem Technologies
  • Data science methodologies
  • Machine learning and deep learning algorithms

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud computing platform – offering many products and services.

It’s an entire business architecture – meaning organisations can move their on-premises solutions to the cloud.

Our programme helps you keep up with the demand for AWS cloud skills. It includes:

  • Business and consulting skills
  • Agile project management and practices
  • Agile engineering practices
  • System operations and DevOps on AWS
  • Developing on AWS

Google and Android have rapidly become platform of choice for many mobile devices.

Our consultants develop the (increasingly popular) skills to create Internet Rich Applications (IRA) and Android applications.

Our programme quickly bolsters your capability in GCP to keep up with its increasing popularity and demand. Our GCP programme includes:

  • Business and consulting skills
  • Agile project management and practices
  • Agile engineering practices
  • Cloud infrastructure on GCP
  • Data engineering on GCP
  • Big data and machine learning on GCP
  • Application development on GCP

Microsoft Azure is a cloud service, used to build, manage and deploy applications – on a massive, global network using your favourite tools and frameworks.

Our programme quickly strengthens your capability in Microsoft Azure. It includes:

  • Business and consulting skills
  • Agile project management and practices
  • Agile engineering practices
  • Developing .NET applications and services on Azure
  • Developing Node.js Applications on Azure
  • Machine learning and AI on Azure
  • Managing infrastructure on Microsoft Azure
  • Automating Azure IaaS Deployments

Pegasystems software is for customer engagement and operational excellence.

It allows you to rapidly deploy and easily change applications – to meet strategic business needs. Pega delivers CRM and digital process automation (DPA), powered by artificial intelligence and robotic automation. Pega talent is in low supply but high demand – at all levels: Certified System Architects (CSA), Certified Senior System Architects (CSSA), and Lead System Architects (LSAs). Our programme removes the struggle to find talent – and provides a sustainable option. We develop the consultants you need – providing you with CSA and CSSA-level accredited Pega developers.

You can establish your Pega Centres of Excellence and future proof your delivery – against skills shortages in the market, and the rising cost of contractors (due to demand).

  • Business and consulting skills
  • Business modelling
  • Agile project management and practices
  • Pega system architecture (aligned to Pega CSA accreditation)

As organisations collect and store even more data, reliable methods of moving, exploring, aggregating and transforming this data are evolving. Making data engineering and analytics crucial skills.

Without these skills, it’s just numbers. But with them, we can use predictive analysis – data science – and machine learning models to learn more and make better decisions.

Our data engineering and analytics programme includes:

  • Business and consulting skills
  • Agile project management and practices
  • Working with databases
  • Data engineering using Python, Scala and R
  • Hadoop and Hadoop Ecosystem Technologies
  • Data analytics and tools

Business analysts are increasingly required to move beyond their traditional role of developing and maintaining IT systems.

They need to be able to understand business strategy, analyse where the business is now, and identify changes to business processes to meet new challenges.

Our programme strengthens your capability in this – building your user research and business requirements teams. It includes:

  • Business and consulting skills
  • Agile project management and practices
  • Business analysis foundation
  • Project management using PRINCE2®

We’ll work together to create a programme built for you.

We’ll go through your challenges and projects to understand what you need – and create a programme that’s the perfect match.

How? We have thousands of training courses (focusing on emerging technologies) – and strong relationships with technology vendors – which we’ll use to design and create your programme.

The training programme we’ve designed will give our consultants the skills you need. However you’ve chosen to work with us – whether you’re using our enable or accelerate solution – or you’re training your existing staff.

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What do our customers think?

Luis Weir Principal Architect and Global Lead at OFM Solutions, HCL
QA continually delivers consultants with specialised skill sets for the job

Whilst also possessing the intelligence, integrity and energy required to exceed my expectations.

Russ Latham Partner at IBM
Their consultants have responded to the challenge and taken ownership in different technology areas.

It is this adaptability and willingness to learn whilst continuously delivering that has helped make the overall programme delivery successful.

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