Excellent Job Security
Avco has been growing for 30 years, and has incredibly strong financial security.
Ample parking. Walking distance to Slough train station and shops.
Room to Grow
We are a small team where all voices are heard, and anyone can expand beyond their job role.
With pool table, table tennis, xbox and more.
A mixture of free weights and cardio machines.
And other yummy treats. Not a lie.
What you can expect as a developer at Avco
Work on the full development lifecycle from requirements through implementation to delivery and maintenance.
Work with some of the largest businesses in the UK, Europe and America.
Grow your existing skill set, experiment and work with new tools, techniques and technologies.
Help shape and improve the processes and practices of a growing development team.
Sound good? This is how you apply
Check out our vacancies below and complete an application form if one suits you. We’ll get back to you within 3 weeks.
We’ll arrange a brief 10 minute non-technical phone interview to get an initial feel for whether you might be a good fit.
Next you’ll visit our office in Slough for a short interview with our management team, and possibly a technical exercise. This typically takes no more than 2 hours.
If you get this far we really like you. The final step is a “trial day” to allow you to see if you like us too, and show off your programming skills. We’ll set you a programming task and review it with you at the end of the day.
Infrastructure and Network Engineer
Help support and maintain our IT infrastructure including our internal network, data centre and PCI networks. Design and plan the deployment of new infrastructure components, and influence the business through the investigation and implementation of new ideas and technologies.read more apply
Technical Support Engineer
We are looking for an organised and focused individual to provide fast, high-quality technical support services across a growing number of services. You will use your strong problem-solving abilities and excellent customer communication skills to investigate and resolve a wide variety of customer issues and queries.read more apply
We are looking for a motivated, organised and detail oriented individual to manage our compliance systems. You will take ownership of planning and co-ordinating related activities across departments and ensure our ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 9001:2015 standards are maintained.read more apply
Placement Software Engineer
Looking for experience working as part of a software development team? We can teach you everything you might not know about software development, whilst you get involved in some of our exciting projects.read more apply
We are seeking experienced full stack Software Engineers to join our team as we deliver an exciting pipeline of upcoming projects. If you're passionate about technology and enjoy the challenges of working in a dynamic role then you could be just who we're looking for.read more apply
Our software is trusted by FTSE 100 companies, local authorities, and government bodies.
Vehicle & Asset Solutions Smart 3
At the centre of VAS' product suite is the SMART platform. SMART provides VAS with audit scheduling and management tools, and provides reporting dashboards to VAS’ clients. In 2017, VAS and Avco began an ambitious new project to reinvent SMART.
The improvements have been universally well received by users of the system, with the new UI in particular proving a big hit. The new features are providing VAS new growth opportunities with both existing and new clients.
Experian Pension Protection Fund
Experian gather, analyse, combine and process data across a vast number of industry sectors and for a wide range of uses. Their expertise in this led them to working with the Pension Protection Fund to calculate insolvency risk scores for the sponsoring employers of defined benefit pension schemes.
The resulting solution includes a well-structured database, a sophisticated import application and a feature-rich website. Avco delivered the project on time, completed all planned tasks and met all projects requirements.
AutoCheck.co.uk, a comprehensive vehicle history service aimed at consumers, was a once popular consumer website that Experian Automotive retired in 2013. In 2016 Experian approached Avco Systems to develop a modern replacement.
The new AutoCheck.co.uk was delivered on time with all its objectives met, and continues to be hosted, managed and supported by Avco.
Retail & Asset Solutions Start 2
After years of growth for Retail & Asset Solutions' (RAS) stock taking system, it had become a complex set of custom built databases. RAS recognised the need to consolidate logic to allow for future growth, and turned to Avco Systems to architect and develop a solution.
Designed and built a new stock taking system that automatically handles the download of required stock information for a count. This meant no longer requiring an auditor to manually locate stock information, and stock count job data is easily synced between the central system and the laptops via the web interface.
Hertfordshire County Council requires a complete and secure solution that allows them to exchange sensitive data with their clients, suppliers or other third-parties.
A file exchange portal that allows all users to securely exchange sensitive data between customers and their associated third-parties. SFX is the go-to solution for numerous local authorities and has been in use by Hertfordshire for over 3 years.
Modernising Data Transfer for Examinations – A2C
The JCQ had designed a protocol based on B2B messaging (EBXML) to replace their EDI transfer systems. However, other off-the-shelf solutions lacked the scalability and behaviour properties required for this approach.
A system that has supported the operation of the awarding industry in the UK since 2011, used by multiple JCQ awarding organisations.