Cracking the recruitment code

Recruitment specialists in the deep tech sector.

Welcome to Enigma People Solutions

We are a retained search recruitment company that specialises in recruiting technical leaders (Principal and Lead Engineers, Heads of department, VP’s CTO’s etc) for the Electronics, Photonics and Semiconductor sectors.

With over 25 years of experience in an industry where competition for talent is fierce we use tried and tested methods to source the right talent for your team even when they’re not looking for a new position. We have a deep network of contacts in the sector that allows us to source and match candidates to the right team.

Whether it’s a senior manager or talented candidate at the beginning of their career we can help source, qualify and provide them for an interview. We also work hard to maintain and keep in touch with our candidate talent pool working with them to place them in the right job and team that allows them to further their career.




About us

Established in 2004 to provide a bespoke recruitment service to the deep tech sector we have over the years developed a real understanding of the sector, the culture, the employers and candidates.

This has enabled us to create a rich network of both including candidates who are not actively looking for a new job.

Unlike a traditional recruitment service, ours is more of a partnership and matchmaking service where we get to know the employer, the business and our candidates before putting them forward.

With recruitment becoming increasingly challenging for employers, we have developed a unique strategy and process to identify and source talented candidates in response.

Case studies

  • EDiNA is a world-class centre for data and digital expertise, developing and delivering digital products including largescale…

  • Californian-based indie Semiconductor is a multimillion global company, that selected Edinburgh as…

  • In order to enhance their team, SKF had a requirement for a number of hardware engineers, hardware test technicians, and project managers…



Laser Service Engineer

£32k-£38K DOE, 12% pension contribution and other benefits

Enigma People Solutions is recruiting a Laser Service Engineer for a leading distributor of photonics technologies. This is a great opportunity for someone who...

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Laser Development Engineering Manager

excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package

Enigma People Solutions is recruiting a Laser Development Engineering Manager for a global leader in the manufacture of laser products based in Glasgow, Scotland ...

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Our blogs

  • “Male, pale and stale” has always bothered me!

    Over recent years I have been focussing more on Diversity and Inclusion, particularly from the viewpoint of how the deep tech industries can widen the talent pool available to them by encouraging underrepresented groups into their industries.

  • Salaries up, Placements down and Vacancies down in October

    Increased uncertainty surrounding the economic climate is weighing on business decisions and candidate movement. Souring demand for labour could lead to further reductions in recruitment in the months ahead.

  • Technology Scotland: Spotlight on Enigma People Solutions

    Technology Scotland recently caught up us for their Member Spotlight series to get to know more about who we are, what we do, and much more! 

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