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Telematics firm The Floow to start ‘rapid growth’ of technical team in early 2016
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Telematics firm The Floow to start ‘rapid growth’ of technical team in early 2016

Posted by Zenobia HegdeJanuary 27, 2016

Telematics firm, The Floow is said to be meeting increased demand for services from new and existing customers by embarking on an accelerated recruitment drive. This will see it grow its Sheffield-based technical workforce by almost 50% in the first quarter of 2016.

The move follows a year in which the company built on its relationship with Direct Line in the UK, and launched telematics-based products with a number of blue chip clients in Canada, Ireland and the US – including the country’s leading roadside assistance service provider AAA.

In 2015 The Floow also announced a commitment to partner with Chinese car service organisation Beijing CarSmart Technology Co.

Strong demand from an increasingly diverse customer base – including leading insurers, car manufacturers and roadside assistance providers across the globe — sees the company’s management team now reaching out to technical candidates at all levels.

“2015 was a very busy year for The Floow, with 2016 looking even stronger thanks to a number of commitments with partners worldwide,” said co-founder and CEO, Aldo Monteforte. “We believe that success brings with it responsibilities, and we are equipping The Floow to meet the extraordinary opportunity the market is offering us.

The firm, built on the vision to make vehicles, and driving, safer and cheaper for all, is now looking to fill 20 new positions across all its technical teams, and is calling on additional mobile developers (Android and iOS), quality assurance engineers, platform engineers and data scientists to join its eminent team of computer science, data mining, driver psychology and user experience experts.

Monteforte said: “A key motivation in founding The Floow was the creation of a professional platform where every resource can stretch and unlock their potential without limits to talent and character. I believe any success we have met originates from our workplace and culture. Our colleagues at The Floow find an extraordinary context for professional and personal growth supported by training and development.

“We’re proud of our Sheffield roots and links with both of the City’s universities, and also the diversity of our people, coming from leading computer science, physics, aerospace engineering and mathematics courses as close to home as York, Warwick and Oxford, and as far afield as Germany, India and China.

Since its foundation in 2012 the company’s revenues have almost doubled year-on-year, with the business now firmly established as world leader in the field of telematics data management – delivering the world’s most advanced telematics data management solutions through device-agnostic predictive analytics and digital end-user services.

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