Imagine being able to expand your software development team with highly skilled dedicated developers without breaking the bank. Dedicated offshore development can help you achieve this by providing access to a global talent pool, allowing you to find the right person for the job at a fraction of the cost of hiring locally.
Why Offshore Software Development
Offshore software development companies offer cost-effective and skilled developers for building software outside of your geographic location. Utilizing dedicated offshore development services allows for transferring work to a partner with a different time zone and is common for the software development industry for its cost and quality benefits. West European and US companies turn to outsourcing to Eastern Europe to access its abundant IT talent pool.
In case of time, budget, and resource constraints, the offshore software development companies can be an excellent asset for businesses. To get scalable and customizable software solutions, they ensure specialized technical knowledge and talent, and help businesses achieve high-quality software, improve operations, and avoid unexpected expenses.
Offshoring is a cost-effective solution for companies facing IT talent shortage, specialized roles, complex projects, tight deadlines, and support and consulting needs. By hiring offshore developers, companies can access a global pool of technology expertise, increase operations and eliminate the cost of in-house hiring, while maintaining high-quality standards.
- Custom services
Our clients work with dedicated and innovative development teams tailored to their specific needs.
- Projects of wide scope
We provide offshore development services for projects of any size, complexity or tech scale.
- Access to talent across borders
The pool of developers with a set of required knowledge, proven expertise and skills is our asset we offer to work with.
- Recruitment services
Save time on hiring and onboarding since we help you to hire dedicated remote developers to build your initial engineering team and then scale it up on demand, ensuring that your developers align to and are engaged with your company's vision.
- Administrative management
We take care of building and setting up your offshore operations, so you focus on development and delivery.
Costs of Hiring Dedicated Offshore Developers
Costs of offshore development services are determined by the area of the offshore partner. In some regions, there are the engineers with specific technical expertise in demand, as well as the location in the countries with higher living standards affecting the overall expenses.
- Team size
Based on specific requirements, the total of offshore software developers influences the ultimate costs accordingly.
- Level of expertise
We highly recommend working with senior developers only for the next reasons:
- it ensures the best and the most experienced engineers will work on your project
- it mitigates risks of error
- it brings increased efficiency and performance to the table
However, the delivery of such extremely reliable services and solutions can come at an additional cost.
Having access to industry-leading know-how guarantees faster problem solving and minimal downtime. This also requires having to tap into the expertise of the most talented offshore developers out there, which is the reason to have your whole project scope defined in advance to avoid any unexpected expenses.
How to Hire Dedicated Offshore Developers
We provide tailored-fit offshore software development solutions, from full teams to individual experts, to match your specific needs and goals.
- Contact us to discuss how we can support your company's software development needs.
- Our expert IT consultants will work with you to understand your company and project, and quickly assign a dedicated offshore development team with senior talents to jump-start your project.
- Our teams integrate seamlessly into your in-house operations for immediate results.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are offshore developers as reliable or efficient as in-house developers?
As a reputable offshore development company, we thoroughly vet our dedicated developers and have quality assurance processes in place to ensure that our work meets the necessary standards. Effective communication and project management mitigate any potential issues with reliability and efficiency.
Are offshore developers able to understand the business culture, values, and goals?
Hiring dedicated developers who will work entirely on a specific project allows for more time for training and adapting to the business culture. On par with being engaged, it's also important to establish clear communication and expectations from the beginning and continuously throughout the project.
Belitsoft has a strong track record of providing safe and fair working conditions for dedicated employees for our clients. Consider conducting regular audits and inspections of our working conditions to ensure compliance with your practices, if you are a business that has a firm commitment to ethical and sustainable practices.
Whether the time difference between the offshore developers and the in-house team causes issues with coordination and communication?
Lack of face-to-face interaction and collaboration can be a concern, notably with brainstorming of new ideas, problem-solving, and team building.
You can reach effective supervision with video conferencing and project management software. Define precise working hours and communication channels, be flexible with the time differences since it benefits for a round-the clock development.
We also welcome when our clients consider arranging occasional in-person meetings or team-building activities to establish stronger relationships with their offshore developers.
Could the language barrier cause problems with communication and understanding of the project requirements?
Hire offshore developers fluent in the language the project requests. Our company provides English language training for our dedicated offshore teams.
Are cost savings of hiring offshore developers significant enough to justify the potential risks?
While cost savings can vary depending on the specific country and location of the offshore developers, most times, the savings can be up to 50%. The benefits of accessing a wider pool of talent and the ability to tap into the latest technologies and development trends can provide a competitive edge and drive the growth and success of the business.
Could offshore development lead to a lack of control over the project and the developers?
A dedicated offshore development team provides experienced project managers. It eliminates the need for businesses to manage their own team and handle any issues that arise.
We help you set clear expectations and milestones so you can regularly check the project's progress. Moreover, our project management software gives you a real-time view of all processes.
Legal protection and recourse in case of disputes
Do proper research and due diligence in selecting an offshore development company. Work with reputable companies that have clear terms of service and a history of successful projects. The clear contract will outline the terms of the project and the steps in case of any disputes.
How to maintain the appropriate level of security for data shared with offshore developers?
Offshore development company Belitsoft has robust security measures to handle sensitive data, including secure data storage/transmission, and compliance with regulations such as GDPR and HIPAA. We support your own security protocols and procedures, including limiting access and regular activity monitoring of our offshore developers.
Possible compliance issues
The lack of knowledge of local laws and regulations can cause compliance issues. This can be a concern for businesses in highly regulated industries. We suggest our clients hire a local legal advisor to review the contracts and agreements with our offshore development company to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations.
Control over Intellectual Property (IP) rights
Businesses that rely on proprietary technology want to ensure that their IP rights are protected.
Incorporate the appropriate clauses in your contract with an offshore development company to protect your IP rights. This can include a non-disclosure agreement, an IP assignment agreement, and a non-compete clause. Consider implementing encryption and access controls to protect your IP from any unauthorized access.