Direct search for Senior QA Engineer for automated testing
Our client is a USA based IT company with an IT development office in Prague that develops applications for its corporate customers in the USA.
The market for the skills this client required is very competitive in Prague and also the seniority and other technical requirements significantly narrowed the target list of local candidates. There were also a high percentage of contractors that move from company to company whereas our client wanted to employ candidate on permanent basis.
We suggested that we will search for candidates located not only in Prague but also in other parts of the Czech Republic as well as that we will approach Czech or Slovak speaking candidates in other European countries that might be interested to move to
In a 2 weeks time we delivered 3 qualified candidates that were invited for a Skype interview with managers located in the USA and later for personal interview with a team in Prague. Finally the candidate who at that time worked and lived abroad was hired.
Direct search for Data Scientist
Our client is a London based global digital research company that was looking to hire a experience Data Scientist for its newly formed data processing team.
The data science area is quite a new one so on the market there is very limited number of seasoned data science professionals. On top of that our client has quite a strong start-up company culture which limits the pool of relevant candidates.
We suggested that we will search for data sciences candidates with no limitations of the size of the companies they have experience with with the aim that we will sort out later candidates who will be a good personality set for our client.
In 2 weeks time we had 4 candidates who had relevant data science experience. We presented all these 4 candidates to our client. One candidate who was the least experienced made a great impression of the CTO of the company due to his very appealing personality, smart way of thinking and also even to not so many year of experience very good knowledge of the area. Later on our candidate became head of data
science at our client.
Direct Search - Java Contractors
Our client is a US software company that develops and implements health care software to
its clients in the US and Europe.
Our client wanted to hire a few Java contractors for its localization project in Europe for up to 9 months.
We suggested that we will search for candidates currently freelancing or interested in freelancing and having experience in Java development and with good communicative level of English. We knew that Java developers market is extremely competitive and that
we would need to approach lot of people to get a few that would be interested. On top of that candidates with this specialization are quite selective regarding future job so we
expected that there might some candidates who would eventually step out from the interview process or not accept the job offer.
We have contacted over 150 people and most of them told us that they are not currently interested in a new project. Finally we have presented 11 candidates, 4 of them got a job offer and 2 have accepted the offer.
Direct search for Scrum master
Our client is a one of the largest digital marketing agency on the Czech market which was looking for to hire for a seasoned Scrum master who will implement agile software development methodology in their company.
The market for Scrum master is highly competitive and also limited in terms of number of senior people on the market.
We suggested that we will approach candidates who has at least 3 years of experience in scrum master roles and have a preference for those who would be interested by a challenge to completely implement this methodology to our client organisation.
In 3 weeks time we we delivered 4 candidates to our client. The candidates who was offered finally declined the offer for our client due to very appealing job offer from abroad. In additional 2 weeks time we presented other 2 candidates from whom 1 get and finally accepted the offer. We were in tough with both client and candidates so we glad that our
candidate successfully implemented agile methology and continues in a Scrum master
Direct search - multiple ASP.NET development roles
Our client is a Nordic globally operating production company with a part of its internal IT department based in the Czech Republic.
Our client wanted to hire several ASP.NET Developers for its international web development projects.
We suggested that we will search for ASP.NET developers with good English communication skills. We knew that our client can offer to candidates interesting web projects and that candidates would be able to speak English on daily basis which help us to attract candidates for this role.
In this competitive market we have contacted over 50 ASP.NET developers and finally 2 of them were hired.
Direct search for Senior Scala Engineer
Our client is a London based global digital market research company that was looking to hire an experienced Scala Engineer.
The position was very challenging as at the time of the search there was just a few people who had experience with Scala.
We suggested to our client that we will identify all candidates with Scala experience within our clients preferred locations.
In a 2 weeks time we found 1 candidate who had strong previous Java experience and about 1 year experience in Scala. We presented this candidate to our client and candidate was finally hired and still works with our client.