How to Find a Senior Web Developer in Cluj

Andreea Laza
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Nov 07, 2017
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Cluj-Napoca is known for being Romania’s IT hub, sort of like the San Francisco Bay Area of The US. In this sense, Cluj is the best place to start your senior web developer hunt in Romania. But things aren’t always as easy as they seem to be. And this includes finding the senior developer your company needs. First things first.

What makes a senior web developer?

Going beyond the job role and responsibilities, that may differ depending on the technology stack required, a senior web developer must have higher education in computer science. Still, a BA or even an MA degree is not enough to make a senior web developer. The „key ingredient” here is the accumulated experience in software engineering or information system and working with the technology stack required by the position. This is what separates a junior developer or a mid-level IT specialist from a senior.

Usually a senior web developer has 3+ years’ experience on a similar position, but some companies requires 5+ years of experience. Experience is the crucial aspect that defines a senior web developer, because it is knowledge put into practice. And we all know that what we learn in college is less than half of what we learn mastering our skills. This is exactly what draws the line between a junior and a senior web developer.

And now comes the challenging part: how to find the senior developer you’re looking for in Cluj? There are 2 ways in which you can do this that we know of, and really work.

# 1 Word of mouth recommendations

If you’re already in the field of IT and know a few people, the first thing you can do is ask around for recommendations. This method can work great if you’re a small IT company or if you need a senior web developer in Cluj for a project, nothing long term. Why so? Because most senior web developers are already taken, aka hired by large IT companies. And second, because the recommendations you may receive are based on friendships and may not correspond exactly to the skills and expertize you’re looking for in a senior developer. In short, this may not be the most professional method to find a senior web developer in Cluj nor anywhere else.

Which leads us to the 2nd thing you can do in this regard, and that is: ask a specialized IT recruitment agency in Cluj for help.

# 2 IT recruitment agency in Cluj

There are recruitment agencies and then there are IT recruitment agencies, specialized in hunting IT professionals. If you’re looking for a senior web developer, then you need to look into the second category. An IT recruitment agency knows where to look and what to look for when recruiting a senior IT specialist. Beyond the technology stack required by the position, there are other very important traits that tech recruitment agencies look into. For example, a senior web developer needs to thrive in a fast-paced work environment and have a proactive approach to problem-solving. They also need to be passionate about continuously improving their skills and have a great sense of work ethics and integrity. Last but not least, they need to be a great culture fit for your company.

Hence, if you’re looking to hire a senior web developer in Cluj-Napoca, we’re eager to help you find the right person for the job. We are known for our human approach to recruiting, a positive attitude and our focus on growing your business with the right peeps. Call us today!

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