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Tom Sharkey

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Tom Sharkey

Tom Sharkey

Recruitment Consultant (Head of Boston)


With two years of consulting experience, Tom Sharkey has expertise recruiting in Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Java Developing, Backend Applications, Full-Stack Engineering, Enterprise Platforms, IoT and Cloud, Mobile.

Tom specialises in the Software, Engineering and Boston space working with companies in FinTech, AI, MedTech, Automotive, PropTech.

Tom helps clients with; Software Engineer, Java Developer, Backend Engineer, Full-stack Developer, Software Architect, Chief Technology Officer, Software Engineering Manager, Director of Software, Software Team Lead.



Tom previously focused on working in Hessen Germany. Today Tom works exclusively in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, and is extremely well connected to experts with the following specialities:

Java, J2EE, Scala, Kotlin, Spring, Spring Boot, Akka, Play, AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, Lucene, Elasticsearch, Solr, JEE, JBoss, Tomcat, SOAP, Rest, Oracle, Spring MVC, Gradel, Git, Struts, Grails, Vaadin, Bootstrap, Spark, Blade, Groovy, JHipster, MyBaits, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, Vue.js, Grunt, React, Angular, Flutter, Python, CI/CD, Full-stack, Backend


Here is what clients and candidates say about Tom: 
“I had a wonderful experience throughout my job search thanks to Thomas. His expertise landed me great job offers, I could really count on him 100% throughout the whole process. Besides the high expertise and professionalism, the conversations were something that stuck with me. After every conversation I felt super motivated and it always lifted my mood. It is this unique skill/gift that sets Thomas apart!”
- Senior Software Developer, Germany
“Tom did a tremendous job helping me find my position. He helped me be well prepared and to choose the perfect fit.”
- Java Team Lead
“Thomas is highly professional at his job and is really dedicated to giving you the best possible experience during a job search. He guided me through the process and gave me advice on each step of the process. He was also very honest from the beginning which I really appreciate. Besides that, he was always looking to secure the best possible conditions for me. I like that he took the time to get to know me from a professional and a personal standpoint.”
- Java Developer
“Thomas was really helpful and very respective of my requests for a position. He gave great input to all kinds of questions I had and made sure any exchange happened as fast as possible. He was very reliable and seemed genuinely interested in my success.”
- Java Fullstack Developer
Personal Life

With a Bachelors degree in American Studies, Tom has a deep passion and interest in the history and current affairs for the United States. In addition to this, Tom has a passion for tech, attempting to learn Java in his free time. These two passions combined bring a day to day enjoyment when speaking to Americans in the tech world. Outside of work, Tom loves to be active, especially taking any opportunity to go skiing and snowboarding. Tom is a hot wing enthusiast, never missing an opportunity to go to a hot sauce convention.


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