Our culture really is second to none.

We combine technology careers with a brilliant working culture, exceptional training opportunities and meaningful benefits.

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We’re based in the thriving market town of Penrith, Cumbria, where we’re lucky enough to sit on the edge of the stunning Lake District National Park. With excellent transport links, we’re a few minutes from the M6 and only three hours from London by train.

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Technical Support Assistant

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Commercial and Proposition Director

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ETL Developer

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Senior Developer

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What’s in it for you?

Your Money

Taking care of your financial wellbeing, and making your money go further.

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Performance bonus

Annual bonus based on individual performance.

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Yearly pay increases

We review your salary annually, to make sure we’re paying you fairly.

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Pension scheme

Up to 10% employer pension contribution.

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Share scheme

Access to our Legal & General share schemes.

Your Health

Taking care of your physical and mental wellbeing.

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Work life balance

Hybrid home or office working to help strike the perfect balance for you, while supporting your expenses to visit the office.

Health and Dental Insurance

Access to private medical plans for you and your family.

Employee Assistance Programme

Free, day-to-day wellbeing and counselling service.

Virtual GP

Fast and direct access to a Virtual GP and Mental Health service.

Tailored office environment

Life at Team Idol.

Social events

Exceptional events delivered by our social committee team.

Breakout rooms

Spacious meeting rooms and breakout areas.

Drinks and snacks

Complimentary hot and soft drinks, free fruit and a lunch allowance while at the office.

Free parking and charging

Access to electric charging points and no need to worry about parking charges!

Your life

Protecting you and your family.

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Death in service insurance

Insurance to protect you and your family at 8 times your salary.

Holidays

Generous holiday allowance and the ability to buy and sell holidays according to your needs.

Work+Family Space

Access to advice, guidance, resources to balance work and caring responsibilities.

Income protection

Support if you are unable to work in the long-term due to illness or injury.

The Idol office

Where we are


Based in Eden Business Park, our modern office space reflects our culture and how we want to work. Step outside and you’re instantly looking out onto the Thacka Beck Nature Reserve.

We love where we live and we’re proud to remain a homegrown Cumbrian technology business. This pride extends to embracing our role in the community to champion, inspire and develop digital skills.

What to expect


We create a rewarding working environment for our teams to develop, collaborate and enjoy. Expect high energy, creative flair, attention to detail and an embraced adoption of new technologies.

Working in agile development squads, our teams freely exchange ideas and expert knowledge - sharing this both with each other and our clients. This approach encourages for continuous improvement, ensuring the projects we deliver are as truly considered and innovative as possible.

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Find your balance


Adopting a healthy work life balance is an essential part of our culture. We offer flexible working hours, remote or blended home/office working, as well as funded social events.

Our modern, custom-built office is the perfect working environment for our teams, with spacious social working areas, free hot/cold drinks and fresh fruit. Facilities include an on-site gym, showers and table tennis.

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Challenge yourself

Continuous professional development is more to us than ticking a box. It underpins our approach and belief in the value of personal and professional growth.

Training is accessible to everyone in all roles and across all levels, enabling you to develop and deliver your best work with us.

Working with you, we’ll identify and build a tailored development plan. Training opportunities include short courses and bootcamps, through to apprenticeships and industry-recognised qualifications.

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You’re in good company


It’s important, dare we say essential, to enjoy what we do and have fun at work. Our staff-led social events team organises exceptional social events, including Christmas parties, axe-throwing, cheese and wine evenings, bake off events and even trips to the Crystal Maze!

Our annual summer party brings everyone together in the heart of the Lake District for an evening of live music, free food and drink.

What are you waiting for?

Don’t see the role you’re looking for? No problem! If you have the skills, experience and drive to join us, get in touch and tell us about yourself.

Get in touch with us today on +44 (0)800 915 7885 or iwanttowork@theidol.com