UACODERS Custom Software Development Company : Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do the professionals speak English?

    Yes. Each professional passes English tests while the interview. But English is not a native language of UAcoders professionals so while all of them have adequate writing English skills, not all of them have excellent English speaking skills. Therefore most of the customers prefer to communicate with the professionals through email, instant messenger or IRC.

  • Is UAcoders an outsourcing enterprise?

    Yes, but in contrast to a simple outsourcing enterprise that typically charges by projects, UAcoders offers more services like long term professional support, personal hire of proffessional, we hire developers team, create team or completed independent office for customers' needs and hire required professionals for customer needs.

  • How does UAcoders recruit qualified developers?

    Wedo that in several ways. We have our own stuffing department that performs a search of local Zhitomir region professionals who have required skills and experience. There are a few Universities in Zhitomir region that prepare IT professionals. First of all UAcoders collects info about young students and select the best professionals among them and on the last course of university UAcoders invites them for practice and full time job. Each candidate must show to us his resume, then pass an interview with staffing manager, show his finished work examples' and deliver a few test tasks while 1 month testing period. UAcoders makes regular search of professionals in the other stuff agencies, online boards and forums. If you want to try yourself as UAcoders professional and get a good salary for a good work - click here.

  • Is UAcoders an offshore company?

    No. UAcoders is based in Zhitomir, Ukraine. Ukraine is not an offshore zone. But UAcoders may hire online professionals from other countries usually from Russia, Byelorussia and develop projects for the foreign customers from USA, Canada, Germany, Great Britain and other countries.

  • What is outsourcing?

    Outsourcing is the process of subcontracting network operations and support to an organization outside your own company. In other words Outsourcing is hiring an outside organization to perform services such as information processing and applications development. Software Development doesn't have to be expensive. Outsourcing will cut your expenses by more than 50%. Would you like to outsource your next project? Click here and describe your project to UAcoders project manager an approximate determine costs & timeline.

  • Is UAcoders a staffing agency?

    Partially - Yes, UAcoders primary business direction is outsourcing with a support creating teams for customer needs. But UAcoders let out on hire own professionals, teams and if a customer needs, the company stuff can find professionals using own staffing department. Usually UAcoders searches professionals according to the project needs in list of available not loaded professionals or the outside companies.

  • Are the UAcoders professionals well experienced?

    Our typical requirements to the proffessionals: university degree (or the last year student), at least 2-year experience, a good knowledge of C/C++ and minimum 2 another programming languages, Database theory, skills in SQL, Networks knowledge, skills in some OS architecture (Windows API programming, advanced Linux programming e.t.c), good writing English, demonstration of own work, 1 month test period under stuffing supervisor in some working team. UAcoders gets a experienced professionals with 5 and more years experience as young talented professionals with 2-5 years experience. Young professional's advantage is a work with double performance, quick study or investigation of new sings and fresh ideas. Under supervision of experienced professionals young candidates after university increase their own professional level to a high level of professionalism in a few month of work in UAcoders.

  • What programming technologies are you experts at?

    We cover the wide range of today's programming technologies in different applied directions from Desktop software and WebServices to Embeded Solutions and Device Drives. Much of our projects was complex software where different technologies was compiled to one working like Swiss Clock system.
    Our professionals use C/C++, C#, Java, Visual Basic, PHP, Perl, ASP, JSP, HTML, XML, XSLT, .NET, Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL and other industry leaders to reach effective solutions. Look services page for details.

  • What are the typical payment terms?

    Any terms are negotiable, but here are typical payment terms:

    Projects less than $500

    * require 100% advance payment

    Projects from $500 to $1500

    * 50% advance retainer payment
    * 50% after the delivery

    Projects more than $1500

    * 40% advance retainer payment
    * 40% after beta version delivery
    * 20% after final version delivery

    If we work for you hourly, we send you an invoice on the 1st and 16th of each month. All source codes of each work period will remain in "escrow" until the bill will be paid.

  • Security and intellectual rights

    We exercise a very high level of discretion in regard to your business operations and your trade secrets. And, of course, we will back that up in writing. We are absolutely committed to your privacy in any aspect and guard your personal and business information to the best of our capabilities. We will take all the appropriate steps to protect your privacy while you are with us online.

    We also take reasonable security measures to protect your personal and business information in storage. We will not provide any of your personal or business information to another companies or individuals without your specific request and permission.

    Since we are legal ukrainian company your intellectual property rights are fully protected with international and ukrainian laws.

    In addition to that we are ready to discuss and sign an individual Non-Disclosure Agreement with every of our customers who needs additional protection.