Keith Steele, CEO, IOTech Systems

Keith Steele, CEO, tells us how IOTech Systems was created and why it is a great place to work.

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Keith Steele IOTech Systems

Who we are

In 2018 I set out on an ambitious plan with my two colleagues Andy Foster and Steve Osselton to create a world leading IoT Edge software company. Our aim has been to create software platforms and tools to help accelerate the development, deployment, and management of software applications at the IOT Edge and to become a global market leader.

Our strategy is to leverage open source to speed product development and align with global technology ecosystems. Our Go to Market is through a channel strategy incorporating the key global IoT players who are looking to leverage OT software solutions and skills they do not currently possess. To date our partners, include: Intel, HP, Accenture, Schneider and Microsoft.

In 3 years we have grown to nearly 60 people located across the world and our products are now in use across the world deployed across a variety IOT Edge vertical markets including smart factories, process automations smart cities, smart energy, and smart venues, all of which will have dramatic and positive impact on people’s lives in the future.

Team ethic

Our team is quite simply unrivalled in its technical excellence in Distributed Real-time and Embedded (DRE) product delivery, OT domain expertise and global outlook. Our business ethics, belief in partnerships, collaboration and commitment to customer success are the driving forces in all of our relationships.

What is it like to work for IOTech

Working for IOTech is creative and exciting, our people are supported by an environment where they share ideas, skills and value the input of one another. We have a culture that works on trust, collaboration, good judgement and the willingness to ask for help and offer help, but don’t just take my word for it, listen to our Graduates describe their experience in the ‘lockdown video’.

Wanted: World class talent

This is an unrivalled opportunity to be at the forefront of software product innovation covering a broad technology spectrum; you will be a part of a truly world class team, where you can grow and develop no matter what stage of your career you are in. We believe in developing our staff and nurturing in-house talent. A number of our team have progressed to Technical Leads or even diversified into other areas of the business.

Currently, we are looking for exceptional Graduate and Senior Software Engineers to join our expanding team. You must enjoy solving technical problems, be capable of taking responsibility at an early stage, quick to learn and passionate about technology and developing high quality code. You can find further information on our careers page.

Living and Working in Scotland

Working in Edinburgh you will be surrounded by warm, friendly people with easy access to good food, pubs, magical parks and even an extinct volcano, all of this in a vibrant city which appeals to nature lovers, foodies and shoppers alike.

The public transport is easy to use and we are situated right in the centre of Edinburgh on the famous George Street so very easy to travel to from the outskirts.

Edinburgh is such an exciting city that I decided to re-locate from my home in Newcastle. This just shows what an amazing place Scotland is to live and work in.

It is wonderful to be part of Scotland’s booming tech sector, which just keeps going from strength to strength. There is such a supportive drive behind tech start-ups and with over 23% of the Edinburgh workforce in digital roles and supported by world-leading universities I know we are in the right place.

For more information about the current vacancies at IOTech Systems please visit our careers page