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About Us

What we do at Oscar Technology

As part of the wider Oscar Group, our award-winning Oscar Technology team is recognised for delivering exceptional recruitment services to the technology, IT & digital sectors. Possessing in-depth knowledge and critical industry insights, we have access to the best active talent on the market as well as an extensive pipeline of passive candidates.

With a presence in Manchester and London in the UK, Amsterdam in the Netherlands and Austin and Houston in the USA, we provide services to some of the world’s leading organisations. So whether you need Technical Support specialists for your New York office or you’re a London-based Web Developer in search of your next challenge, partner with the team that’s synonymous with Recruiting Excellence.

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Our Story

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 Lots to come including the launch of our 2nd US office in Austin, TX and the expansion of our Internal Talent Acquisition function with a presence in the US. We are also expanding our sponsorship of Manchester Metropolitan University sports teams to include their Rugby & Netball clubs.

We expand our recruitment services with the opening of our Austin office and the formation of our European Team and a presence in Amsterdam. We are named #22 on Sunday Times Best Companies to work for. We are also awarded a maximum 3 star accreditation by Best Companies and are ranked the best recruitment business in the North West of the UK on the BCI. We launch an IT Sales Division to compliment our tech recruitment services.

Our 3rd brand - Oscar Construction is launched; providing white collar construction recruitment services to the US, out of our Houston office. We introduce our bespoke video interviewing platform, Oscar Live!  We open a new UK office in the City of London. We host a series of Diversity in Technology events, Meetups and thought-leadership programmes. Forever Manchester recognise our fundraising efforts for the charity and we are named corporate supporter of the year. We create an Internal Talent Acquisition function to support our ambitions growth plans.

We make The Sunday Times Top 100 Small Companies to Work For list for the first time. We receive a two-star accreditation from Best Companies. We’re awarded Best Corporate Graduate Site at the Onrec Awards. Melissa Houghton wins the Recruitment Professional of the Year at the Insider North West Young Professionals Awards.

We’re awarded a Best Companies Accreditation on our first time of entering. We win the Global Recruiter Award for Best Small Recruitment Business, The Drum Awards for Best Small Agency and Consultant of the Year. We are also the sole sponsor of the inaugural Code Mobile Event, the biggest of its kind outside of London.

Following the 2014 rebrand we are NORA finalists for Best Large Recruitment Website, recognising the positive changes made by the company in an adverse environment.

We undergo a rebranding exercise from Oscar Associates to split into Oscar Technology & Oscar Energy brands, key is the need for positive impact with the communities we recruit for. Oscar Technology is launched in our US office to mitigate the risk of the collapsed oil price.

Oscar’s now famous “School of Excellence” is created; we appoint an internal Head of Training to develop all of our recruitment staff. We win our first Managed Service Provider contract with a global oil producer - Maersk, in Houston; Oscar staff are embedded on Maersk’s site as part of the process in a true partnership.

 Our first international Oscar office opens in Houston, TX.

Under new management, Oscar moves to Grade A offices in Manchester city centre, heralding a new era for the company and an appetite for future growth and success.


With a presence in the UK, USA and the Netherlands, Oscar Technology’s tailored staffing services and true Recruiting Excellence reaches clients and candidates across the globe. Whether you’re looking for your next role or hire, or require some advice; you can connect with our vibrant team in Manchester, tech experts in London or our growing American teams in Houston and Austin, who are all on-hand, waiting to help you achieve your goals. Select one of our office locations and get in touch today.

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