Careers with Optima

Be part of our success.

We are a friendly, open company who like to work with our customers not just for them. If you think you would fit in with our friendly team we would be delighted to hear from you.

Why work for Optima?

When Optima started the original aim was to provide specialist Programming and Consulting skills to the I.T. and general computer using industry. To this we have added Networking and web/graphic design offerings. From the outset Optima established a high quality professional service to industry and expanded its customer base by personal recommendation. Our client base covers most areas including the Financial Sector, Pharmaceuticals, Aerospace, Government, Manufacturing, Marketing and Service Industries. Each year we extend our skills base and aim to offer our customers the latest that current technology can offer.

Optima staff between them has many years of experience in the industry and are continually being re-trained to make best use of the latest software and hardware available. We pride ourselves in our ability to not only understand the technology but also our customer’s business. Knowing both sides of the coin enables us to identify the business problems, find solutions and deliver on our promises. Our teams are used to working with large and small organisations and can adapt their working practices to meet any need.

Competitive Benefits

Optima offer a very competitive salary for the right calibre of staff. Also, after a probationary period, we offer a complete benefit package including such things as a pension scheme, life cover and private medical cover.

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Current vacancies

Whilst we have no official openings at the moment, we are always interested in hearing from people wishing to work in the following areas:


IT Support Staff

We are always interested in hearing from prospective people to join our growing IT department.

Skills Required

  • Advanced technical knowledge
  • Proactive
  • Good people skills


APL Programming

We are always on the lookout for talented APL developers. Please send your CV to if this is you.


  • A Passion for code
  • Eagerness to fix what isn’t broken
  • Experience of APL


We have strong links with our local College in Crawley and have a successful background in offering Apprenticeships to those looking for a career in the IT industry. Our Apprentices have usually been offered full time employment as Trainees, subject to satisfactory completion of the Apprenticeship year.

Work Experience Placements

Occasionally we are able to offer the right candidates work experience working along-side one of our experienced professionals.

A tweet from our last Work Experience placement