We hire for these sectors

Senior Management

Software Engineering


QA and Testing

What is Linear Search?

Linear Search is a boutique technology recruitment consultancy, dedicated to providing high quality service for the IT professional sector. Being a niche recruitment provider, we focus on ​ delivering ​quality service for ​both IT professionals​ and ​businesses​.

Barry Kirby


Barry has worked in​ IT recruitment for over 10 years in both the Dublin and London markets. Over this time, Barry h​as developed a strong and tenured track record of working within the software engineering sector, partnering with leading multinationals as well as small tech startups. When he’s not searching for software engineers or tech opportunities he can be found watching his beloved horseracing!

Colin Murray

Principal Recruiter

Colin has worked in IT recruitment for over 5 years within the Dublin market. Specialising within the software engineering market, Colin has partnered with top tier technology companies. A great relationship builder, Colin is the go to recruiter in Dublin. Outside of work Colin can be found playing centre back for his local soccer team!

Mark O'Reilly

Senior Recruiter

Mark has worked in IT recruitment for over 3 years within the Dublin market. Mark works across the software engineering and QA testing market. Proven experience working on difficult to fill key hires for leading multinational businesses. Marks focuses on a quality lead service for both his candidates and clients. When not sourcing for software engineers, Mark can be found on the golf course!

Jason Zerega

Associate Director

Jason has worked in IT recruitment for over 7 years based in the New York and United States markets. Over this time, Jason has partnered with fantastic clients and candidates, creating the best possible matches for each. Building long lasting relationships is where Jason separates himself. When not recruiting for top talent you’ll find him agonising over all of his local sports teams: Mets, Jets, Knicks and Arsenal.

Killian Dixon

Senior Recruiter

Killian has worked in IT recruitment for over 2 years both within the local Dublin and global markets. Killian specialises in the IT Project Management, Business Analyst and Product markets. His ability to build key strategic relationships with clients from small start up's to larger multinationals allows Killian to have an extensive range of opportunities for candidates to choose from. Outside of work Killian can be found "trying" to lower his handicap on the golf course.

Mohsin Mirza

Senior Recruiter

Mohsin has worked in IT recruiting for 9 years in NYC and other US markets. During that time he was worked with large Fortune 100 companies as well as more mid-sized and startup businesses to address their hiring needs. Working with both candidates and clients, Mohsin has developed numerous relationships some of which he can call friends today. In his downtime, Mohsin is usually glued to his TV, primarily with video games, Marvel movies and sports.

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