Our mission and way of working
Today, we count more than 160 colleagues and work in three fantastic offices in Cologne's Zollhafen, in the heart of Vienna and in our headquarters in the center of Munich. Our mission is to make life easier for insurance companies with our software products and to enable sustainable digitalization. For this reason, we are active in more than 40 projects in which we work with our customers to bring the IT systems and processes in their IT departments up to a future-proof level.
Our values: Pillars of cooperation
We set ourselves high quality standards for our cooperation, both within the team and with our customers. Respectful interaction and open communication also help us to achieve the best possible results. The foundation for our approach is formed by our three main work values:
Sense of responsibility
What does this mean in concrete terms? During our work, we want to constantly scrutinize the quality of our services in order to continuously improve. This also means that we openly address new findings, possible errors and recommendations. We stand by our agreements and take responsibility for our actions.
What we are proud of
We are particularly proud of our positive and productive working atmosphere. For us, this is characterized above all by the special cohesion in the team - regardless of whether it's a working student or a manager. We are all willing to lend each other a hand and share our knowledge. New colleagues quickly make friends with us - probably most quickly through nerdy conversations in the coffee kitchen.
How we solve problems
As in any company, things can get stressful here and there, but you shouldn't let that deter you. Even during highly productive phases, there are times to relax - over a cup of coffee on the terrace or a game of table soccer with the other colleagues. This is often when the best ideas emerge - or a solution to a problem we've been racking our brains over for a long time.
As a software developer in a customer project, you use our self-developed programs at the customer's site. A working day could begin with you discussing with your team in the morning which tasks are to be done today - whether it is to further develop the existing software, to organize a completely new project or to implement new requirements. This is the challenge: On the one hand, to implement the customer's wishes and on the other hand, to generate a cleanly structured and functional Java code. That's not always easy, but that's where the fun in the work lies.
The travel activity looks like this: from Monday to Thursday at the customer's site, i.e. three nights on the road, Fridays at the Faktor-Zehn office or at the home office. We make sure that the project work, including travel to and from the location and accommodation, is as comfortable as possible for you.
As a business consultant you will support the department in process optimization and design. You are the interface to the IT colleagues of the customer and the IT consultants on site. Together with the customer, you develop business concepts and work on their implementation at the customer's site in agile or classic projects. You will also translate the business requirements for the developers - and technical requirements for the business department.
Our experienced business consultants then manage entire projects or sub-projects and take on further responsibility.
Your agenda also includes training, operational support, presentations and quality assurance.
As a trainee at Faktor Zehn, you will receive the optimal training in both consulting and Java development to get you started as a Junior Business Consultant (human*) or Junior Developer (human*). We have developed a well-developed, six-month training program for you, which we have continuously improved since our first trainee program in April 2015. After your comprehensive training, you will start an internal project with your trainee colleagues, where you will have the opportunity to directly apply what you have just learned.
If we've piqued your curiosity, you can find an interview with our trainees who started with us in 2019 in the area of Java development and IT consulting on our Faktor Zehn blog, or check here for more info.