Global electric vehicle company creates 25 tech jobs in Newcastle

Dynamo North East has announced that NASDAQ-listed electric vehicle company Ideanomics is recruiting skilled tech jobs in the United Kingdom, centred in the North East.

The company’s technology division, Ideanomics Digital, is headquartered in Newcastle and has launched a recruitment drive to unearth the region’s “best and brightest digital technology talent”.

David Dunn, CEO of Dynamo and Sunderland Software City, commented: “The North East is well equipped to support growing technology companies flourish in the region. We’re delighted to be working with Ideanomics, and we look forward to seeing their work unfold in bettering the EV industry across the globe.”

Ideanomics Digital plans to fill 25 specialist roles over the next nine months with the potential for more to follow. Job opportunities include software developers at all levels, testers, business analysts, IT managers and IT technicians.

As well as having the opportunity to work on new technologies that will support the adoption and rollout of electric vehicles, successful candidates will also become Google certified cloud architects at no personal expense.

Elected Metro Mayor for the North of Tyne, Jamie Driscoll, said: “New jobs. Well-paid jobs. Jobs that are helping to ensure we have the skills to tackle the climate crisis. This is a big win for the region and it’s testament to the talent we have here. Hats off to Ideanomics for recognising that. Best of luck to their new recruits!”

Ideanomics Digital is focused on accelerating IT and technology innovation that enables Ideanomics to deliver on its mission of accelerating the global uptake of electric vehicles.

Ideanomics’ director of software development, Mark Thompson, said: ‘The technology here is as exciting as it comes; real artificial intelligence and machine learning, we’re talking about cutting edge technologies. We know that tech talent in the North East is of a very high standard and can rise to the challenge.“

Ideanomics Digital is a member of the tech network Dynamo North East and is also working with Sunderland Software City. Through these collaborations, Ideanomics Digital aims to attract people who are just starting their careers in tech as well as more experienced developers looking for new opportunities.

Mark added: “I would encourage anyone who wants to work at the forefront of technological innovation to get in touch with us. This is a staggering opportunity.”

Credit: Bdaily

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