A team of more than 20 people. A professional family whose members share the same values and belong together beyond their everyday work in a dynamic small city. Sepsiszentgyörgy (Sfântu Gheorghe) is far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, but if you do want to bustle, you can drop by the airport and be 2 hours away from the capital cities of Europe. That’s only as long as you can be stuck in an ordinary traffic jam in Europe’s major cities.
Our team is made up of colleagues who have returned home from world cities, bringing their professional experience and success back, wanting to settle down here in our region and start a family in a place with healthy values, close to nature and full of biodiversity.
We appreciate having coffee together, discussing the daily challenges of our growing children, helping each other and enjoying the local arts and sports events together. Yes, we have our own Foosball table, but more than that, we have our own Floorball team where we now also accept outside players.
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“During my internship at Egnosis, I had the opportunity to work on two different projects, trying out three new technologies. Furthermore, I had the pleasure to meet the Egnosis team, full of innovative and acknowledged professionals. These people managed to create a family atmosphere at work. For me, it was a pleasure to see that there are companies in Transylvania working hard to build a professional IT community in their region.”
There comes a time in every person’s life and development when they need to rage and then settle after. Our team includes fresh graduates and senior colleagues in the midst of their lives.
It’s important that the path of young colleagues is shaped by senior mentors and professionals who can adapt the ABCs of the IT business world to the professional theoretical education they receive at university. All this in a direct way.
The COVID-19 pandemic confirmed how much belonging, roots, and being in your inner circle matter in challenging times. Mutual respect and tolerance are the human qualities that have made our team stronger and more cohesive, so it was no question for us to meet again in person.
Full remote? No-go. Hybrid? Welcome.
Anyone who has worked from home for up to a week has experienced what remote working entails. Of course, the benefits are undeniable if you look only at the convenience or the time spent commuting to work. But look at the other side of the coin: have you ever looked in the mirror after a week of remote work? Have you dressed or combed your hair as fastidiously every day as if you were going to work? Are you sure you have managed to fully separate your private time at home from your work time? Have you maintained your professional performance and efficiency? Did you feel the same sense of extra strength and motivation that working together ensures?
We have already answered these questions: we are a people-oriented working community, which means we need personal interaction and exchange of ideas. We cannot be indifferent to each other, making us more than just a working community.
A Good Apprentice Needs
a Good Teacher!We launch our Egnosis Summer Internship programme every year, which welcomes university students to gain practical work experience. We now have a well-established structure and process and welcome applications from those who take the internship seriously.
A phrase from a conversation in Cluj-Napoca: “It’s not easy to get into Egnosis; they truly give everything they’ve got.” And that is true indeed! Quality vs. quantity. Due to our capacity, we cannot accept an unlimited number of interns, so we use a placement test and a personal interview to rank the applicants.
How does it work? Each successful intern will have their mentor, who will work with them on a pre-agreed schedule on a project of their choice, on-site at our development office. The internship will end with a joint evaluation where the mentor and the intern will openly discuss the internship period, drawing lessons learned.
“During the spring of 2020, my fourth semester at the University of Babeș-Bolyai, we reached the point of choosing where we want to carry out our summer internships, this leading to the start of a more or less long process of looking for options, interviews and waiting. Most of my fellow students said they are doing their internships at big companies, either through Erasmus in foreign countries or bigger cities in the region, while I said I would be an intern in my hometown at Egnosis. I was confident, although it looked like a controversial decision at the time for some people.
But the tables turned when the pandemic came into play, and most big companies cancelled their internships while I was told, ‘No problem, we will manage’. This showed me that we are talking about a company based on reliability and flexibility in the first place. During the summer, I learned new programming languages, frameworks, and workflows and got to work in the mobile and web development field, which I was very interested in. I was surrounded by a motivating and helpful team and environment that helped me progress as a developer and as someone working in a team and communicating with others.”
“During my several years of internship at Egnosis, I have been involved in several projects. I have learned new technologies and gained insight into how a professional application is put together. My training was carefully planned, which allowed me to learn effortlessly and gradually. At first, I was only given small tasks, but as time wore on, I got bigger and bigger tasks. In addition to their eagerness to answer all my questions, my mentors always tried to help me learn more about professional software development.
There is a great working community there. The team is made of professionals. Everyone is very friendly and is happy to answer any questions you have. The family atmosphere makes it a pleasure to come to work.
Applying for this internship programme turned out to be one of the best decisions I have made since l learned so much information that is essential to becoming a professional developer.”