number8 operates at the intersection of IT staffing and IT consulting, and has merged Louisville, Kentucky based IT firm Prosoft and a formerly nearshore staff augmentation-focused company called number8. This rebrand and merger has resulted in the creation of a unique service provider that offers The Americas’ Best Software Development Consultants on a contract, full-time or contract to permanent basis.
The number 8 player in rugby must be smart, strong, and versatile to fulfill whatever role is needed at the exact moment the ball exits the scrum. We founded our business on the same principle. Our seasoned developers are over-achieving, highly adaptable, and skilled professionals who can fill any role you need—at any time. Our talent is hand-picked from the top developers across the Americas: 19 Latin American countries and the U.S., and we only hire seasoned, experienced professionals who can operate at the highest levels of software development. We provide elite Azure, AWS, native iOS and/or Android engineering talent to work as part of your team. We use behavioral science to arm growing mid-market companies with the top 1% of English-speaking software development superstars across the Americas.
Leveraging millions of data points, we strategically match you culturally and technically with highly versatile, contract and full-time professionals who immediately become an extension of your team—boosting performance and accelerating time to market. We only hire highly adaptable developers who can expertly perform a range of functions for you. Your developers live and work in your time zone, and there is absolutely zero language barrier between your team and our developer(s). Our clients all use some form of the Agile software development methodology, and all of our developers have many years of experience working in an Agile environment.
We have developers in Costa Rica, Honduras, Buenos Aires, and Sao Paulo today that are trained in these specialties: IT Consulting/Management, Software Development, .Net Programming, Database Design, Web Application Development, eCommerce Functionality, User Interface/User Experience, QA Testing, Quality Assurance, Database Development, Mobile Development, Scrum, Kanban, Business Intelligence, Java Programming, and Web Design. Over our 22 years, we’ve partnered with a large variety of businesses including small tech startups, Fortune 100 companies and international corporations.
Our experience spans across industries including consumables/CPG, finserv/fintech, healthcare/healthtech, professional services, retail, tech/tech services, and others.
We believe that true success isn’t defined by our growth, but the growth of our customers. number8 consultants not only deliver on the commitments in which they’re hired, but also help companies learn and develop the processes needed to be successful with any offsite employee hired in the future.
We constantly hear from our clients about the staffing constraints that limit their ability to get more done. Whether they can’t find the right local developer, or they’re underwhelmed with the availability of their current offsite team, they come to number8 ready for a solution. What they don’t expect is a long-term engagement that increases their ability to get more done permanently. Our clients no longer accrue the costs, waste the time or expend the company resources to find the talent they need on their development teams.
Our Consultants Earn the Title of 'number8’ As a number8, our consultants are expected to be elite in everything that they do. We only hire individuals that are able to achieve at the highest level in development, business analysis, and architecture. They live the number8 Principles.
We Build for the Future; Prioritize for the Present It is imperative for the success of our clients to consider the impact that daily decisions have on the future of their organization. number8 consultants consider future impact; while increasing velocity today.
We Always Deliver on Commitments Regardless of the medium; a commitment is a commitment. We seek to always deliver on what we've agreed to and constantly surpass what is common, usual, and expected in every task that we do.
We Are Customer Obsessed We guarantee that our client needs are met. Our clients’ products and challenges are number8’s products and challenges.
Invest in Yourself number8 values continual investment in our consultants’ careers. We believe that individual learning should be shared globally. We encourage the development of skills that help our clients progress toward their goals.
Cultivate Relationships We value the relationships we develop with each other and with our clients. We believe professional relationships raise the quality of the industry for everyone.
Embrace Transparency Ensure all work is completed with the highest degree of quality, honesty and integrity. We seek to own our errors, be realistic about the expectations we set, and express courage in asking difficult questions.
Be Globally Accessible number8 consultants, regardless of where they physically are, believe collaboration is integral to quality software. Collaboration starts with being available to the team and constantly connected to communication channels.
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