NASDAQ-listed electric vehicle company Ideanomics is recruiting for 25 skilled tech jobs in Newcastle.

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

The jobs will be filled in 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. Positions are open for applications now.

“The North East is well equipped to support growing technology companies flourish in the region,” said David Dunn, CEO of Dynamo and Sunderland Software City. 

“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.”

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. 

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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.”

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 (pictured), 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.”

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Ideanomics Digital is a member of the tech network Dynamo North East and is also working with Sunderland Software City. 

Thompson 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.”