DNIPRO – Ukrainian IT employees seem to like American management techniques. In a nationwide survey of employees at 900 IT companies, AMC Bridge Dnipro won the highest ranking in the midsize category, 200 to 800 workers.
Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, on the Route 128 tech belt outside Boston, AMC has offices in Ukraine in Dnipro, Khmelnitsky and Sumy. The company provides software development services for computer aided design, engineering, manufacturing and construction. Most executives are of Ukrainian or Russian origin.
For the survey, DOU.UA – the Ukrainian online developers’ community, polled about 13,000 IT specialists. AMC Bridge’s Dnipro branch won best results for professional growth, working conditions, management, salaries and bonuses, employee recognition, communication with management and interaction with colleagues.
"Management of the company is very honored by the high marks our employees gave to the company. It’s especially telling that the large proportion of the team has participated in the voting,” AMC Bridge Chief Operating Officer Vadym Synakh said on the company’s website.
“Our goal was always to make AMC Bridge the best place to work and I think this recognition shows that company is on the right track," he continued. "The results of survey also show areas where we can improve and it’s in our plans to work on those issues and remain high on the list among the best places to work in Dnipro as well as in Ukraine.”
Dnipro is one of Ukraine’s top five cities for IT development, along with Lviv, Kharkiv, Kyiv and Odesa.
Nationwide, average monthly IT salaries country-wide are $750 for junior employees, $1,700 for middle-ranking staff, and $2,750 for senior IT-specialists.
AMC Bridge is one of several major IT companies operating in Dnipro, along with v-jet, Rich Media Systems, Thunderrise and Archer Software. The companies work closely with local universities in offering opportunities to skilled students.
The director of AMC Bridge’s HR Department, Natalya Zarubina, said that in 2016 company increased its staff to more than 300 employees and expanded media activities, events and seminars.
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Slider Photo: Workers at AMC Bridge Dnipro celebrate their win. (Credit: AMC Bridge)Inside Photo: AMC Bridge COO Vadym Synakh is a native of Dnipro. (Credit: AMC Bridge)
Posted Feb. 8, 2017