Simple Machines is a high-impact technology consultancy.

We partner with clients to craft high-quality, maintainable and resilient systems.

Consultancy as partnership

We’re a team of passionate, expert practitioners. Our approach is based on transparent partnerships, pragmatism and a desire to deliver real value. As a trusted partner with a proven track record, we bring years of experience, maturity and a ‘right tool for the job’ approach to every project.

We specialise in end-to-end delivery - from business case analysis, strategy and architecture, to engineering and integration.

Strategy & Enterprise Architecture

Working with you to develop a roadmap for the future and an actionable means of getting there, that’s right for your needs.

API & Platform Development

Highly resilient, scalable and secure platforms, micro-services and managed services frameworks.

Data Engineering & Machine Learning

ELT/ETL, streaming data and real time analytics, data modelling, machine learning and deep learning use cases.

Greenfield Application Development

Researching, ideating, validating, architecting and engineering for web and mobile applications.

Our Partners


We are certified Lightbend select system integrator partners and certified trainers. We architect and engineer systems in Scala, Akka and Play. We also provide certified Lightbend training courses in Scala, Akka, Play and Spark.


We are Confluent partners and architect, integrate and engineer streaming data systems with Kafka. We also provide fast track training in Kafka for our clients and the broader engineering community.


We are AWS partners and architect, engineer and deploy systems on AWS. We provide AWS-certified DevOps consultants and architects who design, engineer and deploy systems within the AWS eco-system.


We actively engage with and contribute to the broader technology community. Our team regularly contributes to open-source projects, provides free training in Scala, speaks at conferences and writes blog posts and white papers.

We are proud community sponsors of Yow! and actively invest in developing the next generation of engineers via paid apprenticeships.


As well as partnering with leading enterprises and government organisations, we work with well-funded startups and SMEs on technically challenging projects.

Work with us

All our work is via referral, we’re proud of that. Get in touch if you’d like to discuss a project or an overview of our credentials and relevant case studies.