Sii celebrates 4,000 employees in 12 locations!
At the end of the first quarter of 2019, Sii Poland exceeded the number of 4 000 specialists, who carry out projects in 12 branches. Sii Poland is often referred to as the fastest growing IT and engineering services provider in Poland, which is confirmed by the fact that employment growth consistently remains at around 25% annually, 4 out of 12 branches have been opened in the last 12 months, and the financial results exceed the boldly set targets.
Last year at Sii was a period of rapid development, with an increase in revenues of 30% and exceeding the income target at PLN 670 million. Moreover, with the further expansion of the company’s offer with new competences, another specialized units were opened for SAP and Embedded experts. One of the most crucial investments was also the opening of Sii Sweden, subordinate to Sii Poland, which is related to the implementation of the company’s strategy of broad cooperation with the Scandinavian countries. In addition, eight existing branches located in Warsaw, Gdańsk, Wrocław, Poznań, Kraków, Łódź, Lublin and Katowice have been joined by four new ones: in Rzeszów, Częstochowa, Piła and Bydgoszcz.
Moreover, at the beginning of April Sii Poland has exceeded the number of 4 000 people. – We can be very proud of this achievement, but at the same time it is a great motivation to increase our development pace. We are constantly looking for possibilities of further growth by expanding the scope of our offer with new competences. I am convinced that soon we will have a reason to celebrate another milestone achievement – says Gregoire Nitot, founder and CEO of Sii Poland.
The recruitment is the key process for such dynamic development of employment. – Our Recruitment Department currently consists of 70 specialists who hold around 900 meetings with candidates monthly. Every month we start cooperation with about 140 people. What brings us satisfaction – 33% of newly employed people in Sii come from the referral program, in which candidates can be recommended by both employees and people outside the company, also unrelated to the IT industry – says Wojciech Dreja, Recruitment Director.
Experts choose Sii primarily because of the projects – full of challenges, often using the latest technologies, run for international brands such as Puma, ThyssenKrupp, Ingenico, Bombardier or Leica. We work for over 100 clients, from various industries and areas. The company provides them with the comprehensive support in the field of software development, IT infrastructure management, tests, service desk services, training and engineering, as well as business consulting.
But great projects are only a part. – A very important aspect is also the atmosphere at Sii, as evidenced by the fifth in a row Great Place to Work title, awarded as a result of anonymous employee satisfaction audit. The support in the career development, which we offer, is also very important. Our experts can use internal app Job Changer, which helps to change a project, area of activity or work location. The factors that convince candidates are also certainly comfortable, modernly designed offices – points out Wojciech Dreja.
The most sought-after profiles are Java developers, .NET developers, QA engineers, as well as front-end developers. 1/3 of newly employed people in Sii comes from the referral program that has been operating in the company since 2010. The source of the largest number of recommendations are employees who act as company ambassadors.