iO Associates are a specialist cloud and digital technology staffing firm.

We support our clients through their SDLC and Cloud Native Journeys and have extensive experience in recruiting the highest caliber of permanent and contract talent across Cloud, Data, Development, CRM and Credit Union technologies.

Through insightful and interesting talks, iO Meetups creates an environment where professionals can exchange ideas, learn from each other’s experiences, and build valuable connections. With a diverse range of expert speakers, iO ensure a wide spectrum of ideas and insights for attendees. Speakers could be industry leaders, entrepreneurs, researchers, or professionals who have made significant contributions.

The client experience sits at the heart of everything we do.

We’re proud of our focus on building close partnerships with organizations in the markets we operate within. We know that every business is different and with this in mind, our partnership approach allows us to create bespoke talent acquisition strategies to best meet your needs. We’ve amassed a wealth of knowledge about the challenges our clients face and are uniquely placed to help meet them head on.

Our team of motivated, highly experienced and knowledgeable consultants each specialize exclusively within narrowly defined technical disciplines and utilize their unrivalled expertise to provide bespoke solutions. We take the time to really understand our client requirements and find a solution tailored to you.

It is this focus and drive that keeps us one step ahead in the marketplace and enables us to present opportunities to the wider market in creative and innovative ways. We grant our clients access to both the active and passive candidate community, guaranteeing the best possible outcome.

Get in touch today to find out how working with iO can help you reach your goals.

Market Specialisms

​Cloud- AWS, Azure & GCP

As the evolution of Cloud Computing continues and the widespread adoption of virtualization remains a reality, iO are focused firmly on identifying and presenting only the very best people.

We have kept pace with the ever-increasing migrations and development to cloud technologyand have found that by connecting the right people in the right way, we can revolutionize how our clients are able to leverage these technologies and achieve genuine competitive advantage whilst still ensuring complete customer confidence.

We are deeply embedded in the Cloud ecosystem and are co-hosts of the Lehigh Valley AWS User Group. Further details can be found on the iO Meetups page.

​Our specialisms in Cloud include:​
  • Cloud Engineering

  • Big Data

  • Cloud DevOps

  • Cloud Security

Data Science & Analytics

​​iO are constantly working with top talent, and with amazing companies, across Data Science, Data Analytics, Data Engineering and Business Intelligence. We’re well positioned to talk you through the latest job and hiring opportunities within this growing sector.

We cover the entirety of our clients' data journeys from capture, through to publication, interpretation &utilization of Analytics to support better business decision making, and Data Science to predict future trends.

By matchingmarket leading companies with best in the industry talent, we enable them to make truly data driven business decisions, working with clean and accurate data, generated through robust processes.

iO also support several Data driven Meetups – take a look at our iO Meetups page for more details. 

​​​Our specialisms in Data Science & Analytics include:​

  • Data Engineering

  • Data Science

  • Data Analytics

  • Databricks, Snowflake

  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

  • Business Intelligence

  • Data Migration

  • Data Governance

Software Development

iO offers a broad understanding and extensive network across the Software Development community, and our candidate expertise ranges across several languages and frameworks. 

We work with an extensive list of talented professionals daily, who are skilled in OOP, Web Development, Microsoft Development, Open-Source Technologies, Front End and Mobile Development.

Our consultants can help clients source top talent both permanent and interim, through several channels and relationships that have been built over the years.

​​Our specialisms in Software Development include:

  • Java- Spring, Hibernate

  • JavaScript- Node, Angular, React, Vue

  • .NET- .NET Core, ASP .NET, .NET Standard

  • Azure, AWS, GCP

  • Back End- Golang, Python, Rust, Scala

DevOps & Site Reliability Engineering

iO’s team of DevOps and SRE consultants are motivated, highly experienced, knowledgeable, and pride themselves on a level and depth of understanding you would expect from a premium talent partner. 

We network daily with professionals skilled in DevOps Engineering and SRE across all three primary Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure and GCP).

Our extensive knowledge and experience within the sector will enable us to offer valuable advice and bespoke, partnership-led recruitment solutions to our clients.

​Our specialisms in DevOps & Site Reliability Engineering include:

  • DevOps Engineering

  • Cloud Engineering

  • Site Reliability Engineering

  • Platform Engineer

  • DevSecOps

Information & Cyber Security

With the tech landscape rapidly changing and the increase in cyber-crime, organizations are taking security increasingly seriously. In a world where the Information and Cyber Security industry has evolved at a staggering rate, our team has grown and evolved with it. 

As co-organizers of several InfoSec andDevSecOps Meetups, iO have an extensive presence within the industry and are well placed to advise our candidates and clients on the market as a whole and the current issues surrounding the security space.

At iO we have a vast network of security professionals helping to establish processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack and unauthorized access.

Our specialisms in Information & Cyber Security include:
  • Cloud Security

  • Security Engineers

  • Cyber Security & Cyber Threats

  • Penetration Testers

  • Ethical Hackers

  • DevSecOps

Infrastructure & Support

iO are working with top talent within Infrastructure & Support - The IT hardware, software, network and services of a companies’ infrastructure is the backbone allowing any company to operate and flourish. 

By understanding the importance of the enterprise and the operational efficiencies our customers can make by investing and improving their infrastructure process, iO are well positioned to take on mandates for permanent talent or for contracting talent to support infrastructure projects locally or in the cloud no matter what the size.

Our specialisms in Infrastructure & Support include:

  • 1st-3rd Line Support

  • Service Desk

  • Infrastructure Engineers

  • Network Engineers


Few things are more important than the way that businesses plan their resources or manage their customer relationships, so it is critical that those systems are supported by the best talent.

Whether you need an expert Salesforce administrator to help maintain and enhance your Salesforce CRM, or an Epicor developer to drive your ERP systems forward, iO is committed to finding you the right talent to propel these business-critical functions forwards.

Our specialisms in CRM & ERP include:

  • Salesforce

  • NetSuite

  • Dynamics

  • ServiceNow

Credit Union & Banking Tech

iO works with top talent across the Credit Union sector. Credit Unions are facing increasing pressure to enhance their digital & online banking capabilities as well as modernize their Core functionality. 

iO understands the critical role technology talent must play in achieving these aims now and in the future, and we’re extremely proud of our record in helping Credit Unionsmodernize their technology teams. 

We work with Credit Unions from $120 million AUM all the way up to $multi-billion customers, as well as CUSOs and Credit Union consulting companies looking for customer facing candidates. 

Most of the work we do is finding technical talent, particularly core programmers (Jack Henry Symitar, Corelation Keystone or Fiserv DNA), Data Engineers, Software Developers, and IT Infrastructure.

We have also successfully supported customers on senior hires up to CIO level and more functional roles including Project Managers and Product Consultants.

Our specialisms in Credit Union & Banking Tech include:
  • Jack Henry- Symitar/Episys/PowerOn/RepGen

  • Corelation Keystone

  • Fiserv DNA

Project, Product & Execution

Working with top talent within Product Management, Project Management & Execution – iO understands that when it comes to business-critical functions and projects, hiring the right people is everything.

We work with individuals who can deliver real change, are industry experts and have worked on Change and Transformation projects from SMB to Enterprise level, and across the SDLC.

Our specialisms in Project, Product & Execution include:

  • Project Managers

  • Product Managers

  • Business Analysts

  • Functional Consultants

  • Architects​

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