CA’s Prague Technology Center is celebrating 10 years in the market, and with a fast growing reputation in the Czech Republic’s Technology space, we’ve broken down the top 10 reasons to join CA Technologies in Prague.
1. We Have Global Reach
From an EMEA perspective Prague has been a hub for innovation and opened several EMEA solution centres including Finance, Inside Sales, Presales and Services. Prague plays a huge role within the business infrastructure across EMEA and the rest of the world. Our Technology Center is a Mainframe Centre of Excellence, taking part in CA’s worldwide mainframe development and the Prague office now provides solutions to over 35 clients across the globe.
2. At CA We Rewrite Tomorrow – Join Us For A Bright Future
Since 2010, the office has nearly doubled in headcount with nearly 500 employees. With such a young, forward thinking team amongst some experienced professionals, it’s evident that we are building for a bright future in Prague and see this as one of the many innovation hubs we have across EMEA. The App Economy is an exciting space within the Software Industry and the potential for growth is endless with companies across the world developing into Technology Businesses.
3. Great Location in Prague
Just 12km south of the city centre, CA Technologies Prague Technology Center is housed in fantastic offices. You can either drive to the offices from the city centre, which takes around 20mins. Alternatively you can travel by train, with the offices just 600m away from Chodov train station.
4. CA Benefits
Globally, CA offers a very competitive benefits package. With a mix of voluntary days, sport and shopping vouchers to health initiatives like life insurance, wellness and medical care programs. We also offer onsite meal vouchers, free beverages and free parking. Employees are allowed 5 weeks’ vacation per annum and we do offer both Career Service and Above & Beyond awards for outstanding achievement.
5. Career flexibility
We support all employees with career flexibility to insure everyone is both fulfilling their potential and adding value to the business. We’ve had several cases employees moving from department to department. We also have fantastic work life balance initiatives at CA.
6. Opportunities to Progress
In the last two years we’ve had over 100 promotions in Prague (that’s 1 in 5 based on the current number of employees). Personal development is important to many of our employees and we do the upmost to support them with training and development plans to ensure they have everything they need to progress within the organisation.
7. Our Diverse Workforce Lead at All Levels
With an average age of 34.01, our workforce is not only diverse in terms of its correlation between age and seniority, we also are very proud of our workforces various nationalities. We have 43% of non-Czech citizens and around 40 different nationalities all in one offices. This is vital ingredient to the success we have as part of a global organisation supplying industry leading services and products to our worldwide customer base.
Photo (right): The Digital Sales Team at CA Technologies Prague
8. We Support the Next Generation
Inspiring the next generation into technology is something we value CA Technologies. We’re regularly attending career and job fairs at Universities in the Czech Republic, as well as partnering with several Universities on mainframe curriculum and internships. We’ve taken part in multiple events such as Coding Week as well as run coding sessions with teenagers over the last 12 months.
9. We Value our Community and Love Volunteering
We value the local community around us, regardless of where our offices are located across the world we always insure we support local people, communities and charities around us. In Prague we’ve helped a number of local schools, organisations and children including: a Children’s Home in Pysely; the Holeckova School for hearing impaired; a non-profit organization Vyssi Hradek; and the Toulcuv Dvur association of ecological educational activities.
10. Happy Birthday to Us!
This year has seen us celebrate 10 years at the Technology Center in Prague. It’s fantastic to see the progress of CA Technologies Prague and to see its growing impact on our global business.