Johnathan Potts
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Johnathan Potts

Senior Java Specialist

Johnathan began his career in IT recruitment in 2018, after working within fraud prevention for a leading UK Bank. Now a part of the VANRATH IT team, Johnathan brings a unique insight into the sector along with extensive experience of the hiring processes of Belfast's top IT firms. Johnathan's professionalism is matched by his personable nature; he prides himself on building lasting relationships with the clients and candidates he works with.


After a long time of searching, VANRATH has helped me secure an excellent career move for myself. The professional service of their staff and Sean Doherty in particular has been vital for me to secure this post.

Excellent Career Move for Myself testimonial

Very good experience with this organisation & particularly Peter Brittain. He helped me at every stage of the selection process through interviews and even after getting the job keeping in contact to see how it was going. I would have no hesitation in recommending Peter and Vanrath.

Very Good Experience testimonial

​I would definitely recommend VANRATH. Ryan Quinn was very helpful throughout the process of securing my new role. I can highly recommend Ryan to help you with your next career move. Thank you Ryan for your support.

Would Definitely Recommend testimonial

Michael Irwin was super helpful and made the whole process very easy. He was professional and approachable answering any questions I had and was able to provide advice at every step of the way. Overall a great experience and I would have no hesitation in both recommending and working with Michael again.

Great Experience overall testimonial

Could not be more thankful to Erin O'Kane at VANRATH for helping me take the next step in my career. Erin found a role that was a great fit for me. Erin was always very helpful, approachable and professional throughout. Thank you!!

Approachable and Professional Throughout testimonial

Daniel Morgan was very professional and supportive to work with. He understood what type of roles I was looking for and ensured I was well prepared for the interviews. He was efficient and responsive on every occasion. Thank you VANRATH!!

Professional and Supportive testimonial

Jobs by Johnathan

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Software Engineer (2+ years £60,000)
Belfast£55000 - £60000 per annum

Do you want to join one of the most interesting and intelligent companies that are currently in Belfast? Do you want to join a company where you work closely with products that are driven by Machin...

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Software Engineer( Java, Docker, AWS)
Belfast£60000 - £70000 per annum

Once in a lifetime opportunity to join a company that puts Artificial intelligence and machine learning at the heart of their engineering. Your new employer set up their Belfast operation in 2020 a...

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Senior Software Engineer-Cryptocurrency

Do you have an interest in Cryptocurrency? I am currently recruiting for one of the first crypto teams to be set up in Belfast. This employer set up in Belfast around 2 years ago and has been build...

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