We are eTech

Who is eTech

Founded in 2005 and privately owned, eTech is the UK’s leading provider of mobile surveying and workflow management software, currently working in the property services industry for the Energy and Lending & Surveying markets.

Our clients include leading UK Energy Suppliers and Chartered Surveyors, providing them with integrated operational business management platforms that streamline workflow and data exchange, significantly reducing workload whilst mitigating risk.

We employ over 140 people, delivering both software development and client support functions from our offices in Solihull. We are committed to investment in both people and technology, which are at the heart of our business and continued growth.

eTech is an exciting place to work, it's a fun and fast paced place to be part of. No day is ever the same

Fun.

It's an energetic place, a positive atmosphere and the open plan office makes it easier to work with your team

Positive.

We have friends here, we're a mixed team and it's not just a job. We socialise after work as well

Team.

The culture is very youthful, dynamic and there's a 'work hard play hard' attitude here

Dynamic.

Proven

Over 6000 field based users rely on eTech technology for delivery of surveys.

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Trusted

Software partner to the UK’s leading Energy Suppliers and Chartered Surveyors.

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Innovative

Anticipate the needs of our markets, seeking solutions through technology.

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Proven

We are UK market leaders of mobile surveying and workflow management software, proven to mitigate risk, streamline operations and enhance productivity within the property services industry. This is underpinned with over 10 years in-house software development and market expertise.

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Trusted

We provide operational business management platforms for the UK’s leading Energy suppliers and Chartered Surveyors, incorporating over 6000 field based users. Our trusted systems are built and maintained to the highest security standards in accordance with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification.

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Innovative

We challenge market boundaries and constantly seek solutions though technology to streamline workflow and data exchange. We are not afraid to be disruptive in order to make significant improvements to existing processes and productivity, to save businesses time and money.

Timeline

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  1. Company formed by brothers, Jim and David Driver

    2005

  2. eTech begin working in the Energy market

    2008

  3. eTech win Best Assessor Technology Provider at the Property Professional Show

    2010

  4. Colleague numbers increase to 15

    2011

  5. Desktop based Hubs and iPad Apps go live for the ECO and Green Deal market. eTech achieves ISO 27001 certification and begin working in the Lending and Surveying market with SMART Survey. iPad App piloted to the market

    2013

  6. eTech win at the WCIT Information Technologists' Enterprise Awards and Data Software Company of the Year at the National Green Deal and ECO Awards. Placed 36th in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 2014 with colleague numbers up to 100 and climbing. eTech acquires energy accreditation company ecmk

    2014

  7. eTech placed 58th in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 2015, wins West Midlands newcomer SME at the Apprenticeship Awards 2015 and celebrates 10 years! eTech attains Microsoft Silver Application Development Competency

    2015

  8. Colleague numbers reach 140 and continue to grow. Survey Hub launched to the Lending and Surveying market and eTech recognised as a Top 100 UK apprentice employer by NAS

    2016

Awards and accreditations

As a result of our commitment to our people, culture of integrity and delivery of innovation to our clients, eTech is proud to have received a number of awards and professional accreditations.

eTech is ranked by the Sunday Times amongst the 100 fastest growing tech companies in the UK, placed in the top 100 apprentice employers by the National Apprenticeship Service, has attained Microsoft Silver Development Competency demonstrating Microsoft expertise and has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, the International Information Security Standard.

Inside eTech

Since the early days in 2005, eTech has managed to retain its family feel whilst growing from a handful of people to over 150. Our people are at the heart of everything we do and everyone who works here has real energy and passion, striving to deliver the very best solutions for our clients.

Our culture.

Everything we do is in-house, from our innovative development of software to our dedicated Client Support Services. Our industry expertise is key to our operations and enables us to work collaboratively with our clients and respond rapidly to their needs.

Our offices are constantly buzzing with a hive of activity and energy. We have a culture of caring about what we do which translates into a desire to provide the very best solutions for our clients. Our five core values Passionate, Energetic, Collaborative, Innovative and Responsive are embedded in each and every one of us and define the way we work.

We work in an ‘Agile’ environment which allows for flexible working where our solutions evolve through collaboration. Our teams also participate in daily ‘stand-ups’, where you’ll find team groupings dotted around the office, typically in the mornings to set the context for each day. These meetings provide a means of sharing knowledge, working collaboratively and keeping pace.

Leadership

eTech has firmly established itself as the market leader of
mobile working technology. Meet our executive team.

Jim Driver

Director

Jim co-founded eTech in 2005 and oversees strategic direction, product roadmap and key client relationships. Prior to eTech Jim served for 10 years as a Captain in the British Army.

Outside of work Jim spends a lot of time near water or ponies supporting his busy daughters. He is a keen sailor, road cyclist and wannabe farmer.

David Driver

Director

David co-founded eTech in 2005 and oversees commercial and regulatory operations, whilst ensuring value is delivered to all clients. Prior to eTech, David practiced as a commercial Solicitor with Eversheds in London.

In his spare time, David spends time with his family and enjoys running, winter sports and tinkering with classic cars.

John Caines

Chairman

John has a long track record in growing and supporting the development of successful software businesses. John has chaired eTech since 2007 and has an OBE for services to entrepreneurship.

Beyond work and family, John’s interests include watching rugby and football, as well as playing tennis and croquet.

Craig Mellon

Development Director

Craig was a founding member of the eTech team in 2005 and has technical oversight of the eTech development team. Craig is passionate about software development and new technologies.

Outside of work he spends time with his family, enjoys playing football and mountain biking.

Joe Mellon

Operations Director

Joe joined eTech in 2006 and is responsible for eTech’s operations and IT infrastructure. Joe has a wealth of experience in business systems and technology.

Outside of work Joe enjoys spending time with family including 6 grandchildren. He keeps fit running major world marathons and participating in road cycling events.

Stewart McRae

Sales Director

Stewart joined eTech in 2013 to head up the sales and marketing function, bringing a wealth of knowledge in team management, product launches and market development.

During his spare time Stewart is kept busy as a taxi driver for his 3 children. He coaches the under 10s Banbury rugby team, along with training for triathlons and enjoys skiing, cycling and golf.

Rob Cartwright

Energy Solutions Director

Rob joined eTech in 2012 to oversee the Energy Solutions division. Rob has a wealth of experience in IT as well as the environmental and energy sector.

Rob is a resident and director of Hockerton Housing Project and kept busy growing food, rearing livestock and managing sustainable resources. Any additional time is spent with his family and cycling.

Mark Blackwell

Lending & Surveying Services Director

Mark Joined eTech in May 2014 to oversee the Lending and Surveying Services division. Mark has over 20 years’ experience in the lending and surveying industry, including retail banking, property risk, and mortgages.

Outside of work Mark enjoys playing the guitar, cycling, running and collecting vinyl, forever building up his record collection at home.

Join our team

Are you looking to take the next step in your career and see yourself working for a top 100 tech company, where investment in both people and technology is at the heart of the business? Check out our careers page and current vacancies.

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