+44 28 207 31499

Building Software With A Difference Since 2006

Who We Are

At ISArc we believe that it is really important that an information system should mirror not just WHAT your business does, but HOW you do it.

ISArc is an abbreviation of Information System Architects which is a fitting description of what we do, designing and building information management systems.

We were founded with the goal of becoming a leading developer of Information Management Systems, providing both a start to finish service for the development of bespoke systems and a range of software as a service products.

We believe what you do is valuable, and software should maximise HOW your business works, not just what information you store, so we build intuitive software systems that meets your needs and enables you to be more productive.

Meet The Team

Richard Taylor, Managing Director

Richard Taylor

Managing Director
Chief Software Architect

James Watts, Director

James Watts

Software Architect

Jony McKinney, Software Engineer

Jony McKinney

Software Engineer

Richard Stringer, Software Engineer

Richard Stringer

Software Engineer

Justine Hunter, Junior Software Engineer

Justine Hunter

Junior Software Engineer

Kit Hutchinson, Office Manager

Kit Hutchinson

Office Manager

Liza Ackermann, Senior Data Validator

Liza Ackermann

Senior Data Validator

Anna McIntyre, Data Validator

Anna McIntyre

Data Validator

Alan Stirling, AWS Technical Specialist

Alan Stirling

AWS Technical Specialist

Job Vacancies

Job Title: Administrator
Location: Work from home, and from ISArc offices in Coleraine
Salary: £10 per hour
Role Type: Part-time, minimum of 15 hours per week, with the option of flexi-time and additional hours
This is a joint role between two companies, ISArc Limited and Woodson Training who work cooperatively with the same customer base.
ISArc Limited specialises in the design and development of secure web-based information management systems. Woodson Training validates data for European funded programmes for the unemployed.
We require a trustworthy individual who can work confidently, quickly and independently. The successful candidate will be able to work behind the scenes enabling both businesses to run smoothly.

Duties of the role:
  • Preparing and sending invoices to customers
  • Dealing with customer finance queries
  • Importing data from online billing systems
  • Updates to book-keeping spreadsheets
  • Liasing with the company accountants and VAT specialists
  • Validation of data for customers (involving checking various data sources provided and then certifying that the information provided is correct)
  • Helping with our live-chat support
  • To post regularly and promote both organisations on social media platforms
Essential skills:
  • A sound understanding of Microsoft Excel and use of formulas
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to touch-type
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team
Hours and location:
  • Working from home or office environment
  • Minimum of 15 hours per week split between ISArc and Woodson
How to apply:
Email your CV as a Word Document or PDF attached to an email with a brief summary of your experience to: richard.taylor@isarc.co.uk

Vacancy posted: 10th August 2020
Closing date for applications: 3rd September 2020 at 12 noon.
Applications/CVs received after closing date and time will not be considered. Successful candidates will be contacted by email to arrange an interview and practical assessment.
Interviews: Week commencing 7th September 2020.
Post commencement date: Monday 14th September 2020.

Work Placements & Work Experience

We love opening up our office to the next generation of programmers and have had over 30 students visit in the past few years. We have offered placement opportunities to full-year university students every year since 2009.

“I am very glad to have had the opportunity to complete my work placement at ISArc. The great facilities coupled with the comprehensive knowledge of the staff provided me with a fantastic experience that has really encouraged me to seek out a career in this field.” - Work placement student from the University of Ulster, July 2017

ISArc Wins The Ulster University Placement Employer Of The Year Award 2016
“These awards recognise the role played by industry in providing work-based training for our students, which bolsters the knowledge they gain in the classroom. This year’s shortlist includes leading employers of all sizes across a wide range of sectors including everything from IT and construction to retail and healthcare.

“Work placements allow students to get first-hand experience of industry, while giving employers an opportunity to play an active role in shaping the skills of the future workforce. With over 2,000 Ulster University students undertaking placements every year, the University continues to produce a pipeline of industry ready graduates who are driving economic growth of globally focused businesses.”

How to apply

Email your CV and brief paragraph about yourself, any knowledge of HTML, CSS, JQuery, PHP and SQL that you currently have and any links to web projects that you have designed/developed to info@isarc.co.uk. Make sure you let us know when you would like to come for experience/placement, and for how long.

Contact Us

ISArc Limited
Ostix House
1 & 2 Hillmans Court
Ballycastle Road
County Londonderry
BT52 2DF
Tel. 028 207 31499
Email. info@isarc.co.uk

Our normal opening hours are Monday to Friday, 9am until 5pm (we are closed on UK bank/public holidays).

Welcome to our office

We aim to make our work area as welcoming as possible. We believe that a fun work environment enables everyone to work better and produce way more code.

  • Amazing coffee & tea
  • Table football
  • Monthly lego builds
  • Table tennis
  • Pizza Fridays
  • League of Legends team

You are very welcome to stop in, say hi and grab a coffee any time you are passing, for free of course! Equally we have 4 co-working desks which you can come work from any time you like. Did we mention the building has gigabit fibre connectivity?


Lines of code




R&D hours every year



Software As A Service

What is Software As A Service (SaaS)? You come to us with a system idea that you need, we create it and deliver it on the time-scale we agree.

  • No up-front costs
  • Pay monthly per active system user
  • No server costs
  • No domain name costs
  • Fully supported by telephone, email & live chat
  • New features with no extra costs

We believe that a proper software system can maximise your business profitability and provide huge improvements in internal processes.

  1. Consultation to discuss your requirements
  2. ISArc put together a plan, schedule and formal quote for your consideration
  3. Upon agreement of plan, schedule and acceptance of the quote, ISArc begin the design and building project
  4. ISArc provides feedback at designated check points to keep you up to date with progress of project
  5. Beta versions of project are trialed by you
  6. ISArc make any requested changes and updates to produce final version
  7. ISArc orders any domain names, sets up servers and associated security (including SSL) and rolls out release version of system
  8. We can also provide on-site training if desired (if agreed in original plan)
  9. Once the system goes live, the monthly billing is handled automatically by GoCardless
  10. You can request changes / updates / additions to the system at any time to change it to reflect any changes in your business processes

SaaS Pricing

We always keep everything super simple. There are no hidden extra costs for any of our bespoke information systems. Included in our secure, GDPR compliant systems are full backups, consent, two-factor authentication and UK-based server infrastructure. If you would like changes to your system, there are no extra costs for that either!

per user per month
Up to 25 users
  • Software As A Service
  • No up-front costs
  • On-going development
  • Full Support
  • 1 x Domain, Servers & SSL
  • Full Backup
per user per month
Up to 250 users
  • Software As A Service
  • No up-front costs
  • On-going development
  • Full Support
  • 1 x Domain, Servers & SSL
  • Full Backup
per user per month
250+ Users
  • Software As A Service
  • No up-front costs
  • On-going development
  • Full Support
  • Domains, Servers & SSL
  • Full Backup


We have products in a wide range of industry sectors.


Complete management of ESF employability contracts provided for Skills Training UK as Prime Contractor and supply chain partners under the Solution 9 brand.

Employability Support

Provides real-time information for Kennedy Scott so that they can effectively manage the Employability Support programme in Birmingham

SureStart Play

Managing all aspects of delivery of services to families with children under 4 years of age across the whole of Northern Ireland.


Facilitating the management of 5,500 Good Morning calls to the elderly in the community every day.


End-to-end management suite for DWP contracted employment support programmes including the Work Programme.


Monitoring the engagement between clients, volunteers, supported volunteers and staff within a large charitable organisation.

Home Rota

Allowing for the remote management of home-care rotas to dramatically reduce the volume of paper.

Fuel Stamps

Organising stamp sales, fuel deliveries and providing real-time statistics for fuel-stamp schemes.

Monitoring Impact

One-stop solution for monitoring the level of engagement within the charitable sector.


Invoicing, quotations and accounts management for micro organisations.

No Interruption

Ensuring that when staff are absent from work that their responsibilities can be seamlessly delivered by another team member.


Complete management of charitable organisation activities and CRM

Raspberry Attendance

Paperless self-recording of attendance at an activity or event.

Nursery Manager

Tablet-based early years management software for nurseries and playgroups.


We get lots of questions, have a quick look to see if someone else has already asked it!

Can I come on a work placement?

We love opening up our office to the next generation of programmers and have had over 30 students visit in the past 5 years.

I don't drink Tea or Coffee

For those who prefer drinks other than tea or coffee we have a wide selection of soft-drinks including CocaCola, Fanta, Sprite etc.

Privacy Policy

We take privacy very seriously. We do not store any personally identifyable details of our website visitors.

View our privacy policy

What is GDPR?

GDPR is nothing to panic about. We have been ISO 27001 certified since 2008, a standard that is significantly stricter than the new GDPR compliance rules.

Why are you all wearing jeans?

We think its really important to be comfortable whilst you work. Everyone who works here wears whatever they feel comfortable in. Our dress code is strictly not smart!

Terms Of Service

All of our software systems are covered by our terms of service, a copy of which can be downloaded here.

Download our terms of service