We are Information Technology Recruiters that specializes in filling permanent and contract IT positions across the US, Canada and England.

We provide Information Technology (IT) recruiting services across the country, including
Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Silicon Valley, St Louis, Tampa, Washington DC.

Here are several types of Information Technology (IT) candidates that our Recruiters have been successful in placing:

Software Engineers
Software Developers
Network Engineers
Systems Engineers
Data Scientists
Quantitative Analysts
Help Desk Technicians
Information Security Engineers
Network Technicians
Field Technicians
NOC Engineers
Linux Systems Administrator
Network Operations Controller
Cisco Voice Engineer
Load Balancing Engineer
Database Administrator (DBA)
Trade Support Engineers
Chief Technology Officers (CTO)
Healthcare Information Technology Pro’s(HIT)
IT Managers
Network Managers
Database Managers

A few employment sectors seem to be more active than others for jobs seekers and employers. We wanted to name some hiring trends and hot industries that we have noticed: Trading / Financial Services, Healthcare Information Systems (HIT) and Government Contractors looking for Security Cleared IT professionals.

Whether you’re a firm looking for Information Technology (IT) Recruiters to help fill a position or you’re an Information Technology (IT) job seeker looking for a new challenge, you have come to the right place. Our nationwide staffing and recruiting services cover a wide variety of IT-related roles.

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If you’re a professional in search of a job within Information Technology (IT) field, or a company looking for a firm to assist with your Information Technology (IT) recruiting needs, please get in touch with us today.

Here are a few examples of technologies we recruit for:

Programming Languages

.Net, Active X ADO.Net, Angular, ASP, ASP.Net, C, C++, C#, CGI, Cold Fusion, DHTML, EJB, HTML, J2EE, Java, Java Applets, Java Swing, JavaScript, JBuilder, JDBC, JavaBeans, MATLAB, MFC, Motif, Objective-C, Perl, PHP, Powerbuilder, PowerShell, Python, React, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Scala, Server Visual C++, SQL, Swift, VB.net, VBScript, Visual Basic, Visual Cafe, Visual InterDev, Visual SourceSafe, Visual Studio, X11, X14, XHTML, XML


Access, DB2, Informix, MySQL, NoSQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, Sybase, XBase

Software Packages

Clear Case, Cognos, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, JD Edwards, Lotus Notes / Domino, Microsoft Office, PageMaker, Peoplesoft, Rational, SharePoint, Siebel, SAP

Operating Systems / Platforms

Apple IOS, AS/400, BSD, HP, Linux, Mac OS X, Novell, UNIX (all types; SUN, HP, AIX, etc.), Windows

Networking / WAN / Storage / Security

Bay, Cisco, CSU/DSU, DHCP, DNS, DSL, EMC, Firewalls, Frame Relay, ISDN, Hitachi, Hubs, Juniper, Lucent, NCCP, NIS, Nortel, PBX, Routers, SMS, Switches, TCP/IP, Veritas, Wireless

Technical Certifications


Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, DevOps, Internet of Things (IoT), Intelligent Apps (I – Apps), Big Data, RPA (Robotic Process Automation) recruit for jobs requiring C++, Java, C#, ASP, .Net, Linux, UNIX, SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle, Python, Scripting, Ruby on Rails, etc.

For Employers

At Next Step Systems, we provide a comprehensive IT recruitment service that covers the entire process,

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For Job Seekers

We are dedicated to filling exciting, dynamic IT roles with exciting, dynamic people.

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Our IT recruitment office is based in Chicago, IL, but we also provide IT recruiting and headhunter services across the country, including New York, NY, Washington DC, Houston, TX and San Francisco, CA. Whether you’re a candidate looking for a new opportunity, or you’re a firm looking for IT recruiters to help you on a one time or ongoing basis, you’ve come to the right place.


Next Step Systems was founded in 1995 as Chicago IT recruitment agency focusing on the fast-growing tech industry in the Chicago area. Since then, the market has exploded and we have expanded with it, now providing our recruitment services across a range of major cities and areas in the United States.

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