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Average Job Engagement

13+ Months

Antonia S.

Antonia S.

Back-end Developer

12 Years of Experience

Lenora E.

Lenora E.

Back-end Developer

9 Years of Experience

Juan E.

Juan E.

Back-end Developer

12 Years of Experience

Gabriela P.

Gabriela P.

AI Engineer

9 Years of Experience

Beatrice V.

Beatrice V.

Business Intelligence Developer

9 Years of Experience

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Elite Tech Talent for Exceptional Results

High-Performers Only

Hire senior experts who match US-level engineers in expertise and work ethic, integrate easily into your team, and deliver high-quality code from day one.

Hassle-Free Experience

Get to work with your new hire on a risk-free trial. Pay only if you're completely satisfied with the results. We handle all payments, NDA's, and the complexities of remote contracting.

The Right Fit, Every Time

Skip the hassle of sifting through resumes and meet 3 handpicked candidates who are the perfect fit technically and culturally, so you can focus on building great products.

Tailored Support

Benefit from personalized support throughout the onboarding process, talent integration, and ongoing performance monitoring with a dedicated account executive and expert talent matcher.

Considering hiring remote software developers? Explore their various use cases here

Cost Efficiency

Remote developers can often be more cost-effective than in-house teams due to reduced overhead costs such as office space, equipment, and local taxes. This can be particularly beneficial for startups and smaller companies.

Access to a Global Talent Pool

Remote work allows you to hire the best talent from around the world. This can be especially valuable for specialized roles where local talent is limited.

Scalability and Flexibility

Remote developers offer flexibility in scaling your team according to project needs. You can quickly add or reduce team members without the logistical challenges of expanding or downsizing physical office space.

Round-the-Clock Development

If your team is distributed across different time zones, you can achieve a "follow-the-sun" development cycle, enabling continuous work on projects and shorter delivery times.

Access to Specialized Skills

Remote hiring allows you to tap into specialized skills and technologies that might be rare or unavailable locally. This is valuable for projects requiring specific expertise, such as AI, machine learning, or blockchain.

Diverse Perspectives and Innovation

A diverse remote team brings together different cultural perspectives and experiences, fostering innovation and creativity. This can be particularly advantageous for projects that require creative problem-solving and design thinking.

Improved Work-Life Balance and Employee Satisfaction

Remote work can offer developers greater flexibility and work-life balance, leading to higher job satisfaction and retention rates. This can contribute to a more stable and motivated development team.

Reduced Commute Time

By hiring remote developers, you eliminate commute times, which can boost productivity and reduce stress for employees.

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

A remote workforce can enhance business continuity during unforeseen events like natural disasters or global pandemics. Remote developers can continue working from anywhere, minimizing downtime.

Increased Productivity

Remote work can lead to increased productivity for developers who thrive in flexible environments. Many remote developers are highly self-motivated and can produce quality work without the constraints of a traditional office.

Reduced Environmental Impact

Remote work can lead to a smaller carbon footprint. With fewer employees commuting to a central office, there's a reduction in transportation emissions. This aligns with corporate sustainability goals and can be a compelling aspect of your company's environmental responsibility strategy.

Quicker Recruitment and Onboarding

Remote hiring processes often allow companies to streamline recruitment and onboarding. You can conduct interviews and assessments virtually, speeding up the hiring process. Similarly, onboarding remote developers can be more efficient with online tools and digital resources, reducing the time and resources typically needed for traditional onboarding.

Discover insightful statistics on hiring remote software engineers

Growth of Remote Work

According to a 2022 Upwork report, about 22% of the American workforce will be remote by 2025, indicating a growing trend toward remote work.

Productivity in Remote Teams

A 2022 study by Stanford University found that remote workers are, on average, 13% more productive than their in-office counterparts due to fewer distractions and more flexible work environments.

Cost Savings

Global Workplace Analytics suggests that companies can save about $11,000 per year for each remote worker due to reduced office space, utilities, and other overhead costs.

Talent Pool Expansion

A 2022 report by Globalization Partners found that hiring remotely expands the available talent pool by 3 to 10 times, allowing companies to access diverse skill sets.

Employee Satisfaction

According to a Gallup poll, 91% of remote workers said they feel more satisfied with their work-life balance, leading to improved job satisfaction and retention rates.

Reduced Commute Times

A survey by FlexJobs and Global Workplace Analytics found that remote workers save, on average, 55 minutes each day on commuting, which contributes to better productivity and morale.

Increased Employee Retention

A study by Owl Labs indicated that remote workers are 29% more likely to stay with their current employer than office-based employees, suggesting remote work can enhance retention.

Team Diversity

A 2021 McKinsey report on diversity and inclusion revealed that remote hiring fosters greater workforce diversity, as companies can hire from different geographic regions, ethnic backgrounds, and genders.

Collaboration Tools Usage

According to a 2023 Slack survey, the use of remote collaboration tools like Slack and Microsoft Teams has increased by over 50% since 2020, facilitating effective remote teamwork.

Reduced Absenteeism

A report by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that remote work can reduce absenteeism by about 63%, as remote employees can work around personal commitments without taking leave.

Improved Work-Life Balance

A survey by Buffer in 2022 found that 91% of remote workers cited work-life balance as their primary reason for preferring remote work, suggesting that remote hiring can lead to greater job satisfaction and employee well-being.

Flexibility in Work Schedules

A 2023 GitLab survey revealed that 85% of remote developers appreciated the flexibility in work schedules that remote work allows. This flexibility can lead to increased productivity, as developers can work during their most productive hours, leading to better outcomes and job satisfaction.

How Recruiting through Index Works

1 minute

Post a job

Sign up & tell us about your project and the skills you’re looking for.

48 hours

Screen candidates

We send you 3 hand-picked interview-ready JavaScript developers for your role.

2-3 days

Interview devs

Sign up & tell us about your project and the skills you’re looking for.

Final step

Hire devs

Once contracts are signed, you and your dedicated developer can start working together, under our management.

Remote software developers and engineers selection process

Background checks & remote performance

62.3%

Step 1

Background checks & remote performance

We kick off our screening process with comprehensive background checks. We scout for tech talent well-versed in project management, AI tools, collaboration software, and with ample remote work experience. Our goal is to connect you with candidates capable of adapting to any remote work environment.

Soft skills & English proficiency

39.4%

Step 2

Soft skills & English proficiency

In addition to technical prowess, Index.dev evaluates talent on soft skills like attitude, values, work ethics, education, and English proficiency. We prioritize amazing teammates, not just exceptional workers.

Technical expertise & problem-solving

11.2%

Step 3

Technical expertise & problem-solving

Our tech assessment phase rigorously evaluates CVs for essential tech skills, including programming languages, frameworks, algorithms, and system design. Rather than seeking proficiency in multiple languages, we prioritize candidates excelling in one or two key tech skills.

Live interviews & coding tests

6.2%

Step 4

Live interviews & coding tests

Candidates undergo rigorous live interviews and real-world tests to showcase their competence, thoroughness, professionalism, and integrity. Index.dev members are experts in their domain, and only those with exceptional results progress beyond this phase.

Culture fit, availability & time zone alignment

5.1%

Step 5

Culture fit, availability & time zone alignment

As a quality-first remote work platform, we prioritize top talent and top client satisfaction. We assess personality traits, culture fit, and time zone availability, seeking candidates who are passionate and fully engaged in their work. This principle guides every engagement and project delivery.

How people describe our collaboration

Brian L.

Brian L.Client

CEO • 50+ employees

Excellent company to co-operate with. I've got only positive emotions to work closely with Index.dev company which helped me to find a new project with excellent engineering team. It allowed me to find new horizons as a developer and work harder with a stack of apps which are trending at this moment.

Aryk G.

Aryk G.Client

Founder • 250+ employees

They are not only recruiting devs, they keep a close communication channel and careful listen to you and providing feedback so not only the client is happy but also you.

Hellen G.

Hellen G.Client

Head of Recruiting • 100+ employees

Index is our secret weapon for hiring experienced software developers and delivering scalable AI-powered solutions for our clients.

Alexandra F.

Alexandra F.Client

HR Manager • 50+ employees

We have been collaborating with Index for several years as partners and it has been an amazing experience. The communication is always transparent and efficient, the team knows the market and the best strategies to drive growth and is always ready to try something new to achieve even greater results. Index.dev uses a data-driven approach in everything they do, so each decision or next step is always based on numbers to make sure the client accomplishes the best results. A pleasure to work together!

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Index in Numbers

15,000+

high performing vetted talent from Balkans, CIS & LATAM

3x

longer commitment compared to in-house engineers

100+

technologies covered, from Python & Java to Rust & Scala

13+

months average job engagement

7+ years

the average industry experience of our tech talent

97%

successful trial-to-hire placements

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