Your trusted German-led IT partner

MCPK is a German-led company matching businesses from all over the world with East European IT professionals. Succeed with the right IT team!

Team extension
We search for the best fitting candidate for your needs and build up for you a dedicated development team in Eastern Europe.

 

HR Administrative support and payroll
Your oustaffed developers get support in their daily needs. We administrate your team, prepare all necessary contracts and documentation, perform accounting work for you and your team. They get a comfortable workspace, a computer, and free coffee, soft drinks, and snacks during work hours.

 

Software Projects Consulting
Our experts are ready to use deep tech and business planning background to build a comprehensive software development strategy for your company needs.

 

IT business incorporation in Eastern Europe
We build a new business structure calculating tax, legal and human resources advantages for you.

 
$50,000+
 
Undisclosed
 
50 - 249
 Founded
2017
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Kyiv, Ukraine
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Product Dev & Recruiting for Entertainment Company

"MCPK works as if they’re part of our company."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
Mar. 2019 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

An entertainment solutions provider hired MCPK for development and recruitment services. They provided a recruiter to find potential candidates and a development and design team to work on their product. 

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
Hamburg, Germany
Christoph Klaja
Head of Product Development, Mondia Media
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

MCPK has delivered an efficient service and quality work. Their team is full of quick learners that proactively take on their tasks. Customers can expect a seamless relationship with frequent communication. 

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the head of product development for Mondia Media, an entertainment solutions provider that focuses on entertainment portals.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with MCPK?

We needed help with recruiting and finding developers to work with us.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

MCPK provided mobile and web developers, designers, and an in-house recruiter. The recruiter finds potential candidates, pre-screens, and then gives us their choices for approval. They’ve developed native mobile applications. Full-stack developers work on our product, and the designers create the designs.

As far as technology, they use Node stack, Android and iOS technologies, Photoshop, Sketch, and Android Studio. Everything is connected to our platform, and their team uses whichever technology that’s required by the platform for the specific project.

What is the team composition?

The team fluctuates. Currently, we’re working with eight people, but usually, it’s 10. There are mobile and web teams that each have a dedicated lead, a QA resource, and designers.

How did you come to work with MCPK?

I wasn’t part of the process, but I believe they reached out to establish contact with our company.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve invested between $250,000–$500,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

Our engagement with them started in March 2019.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

I was initially concerned about working with a remote team. I ended up going there one week out of the month in the beginning to establish the relationship. They’re quick learners, and I’m happy with the team and work provided.

How did MCPK perform from a project management standpoint?

We handled project management from our side. When it comes to managing the actual teams, the team leads report directly to me. I also participate daily with the team; there’s data interaction with every member. Communication is good; we use Slack and Lifesize. They’re quick to own their tasks, reporting any issues they encounter.

What did you find most impressive about them?

MCPK works as if they’re part of our company. I find it very impressive how they’ve come together. This is a much better experience than I’ve found with others in the past.

Are there any areas they could improve?

There’s nothing specific I need to point out.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

When outsourcing, make sure the people fit your team. Even though it’s remote, it helps to go and get to know them in person at the beginning to establish a working relationship.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Definitely!
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Remote App Dev Support for B2B SaaS Provider

"We couldn’t work in the future without a team from MCPK. We desperately need them."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Feb. 2019 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

MCPK provides staff augmentation for a SaaS company. They conduct the hiring process, interview developers skilled in PHP and Node.js, and help manage outside development teams.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Christopher Meyering
CDO, DIA Connecting Software GmbH & Co. KG
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

MCPK has become a vital part of the client’s development process. The team demonstrates a high level of skill and overcomes any possible communication issues with daily standups and instant channels. Their talent and adaptiveness in joining the client’s team make them stand out.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

We’re a SaaS provider for companies in German- and English-speaking markets. We provide B2B e-commerce solutions. I’m the CEO of the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with MCPK?

We’re using them for development support. We had a lot to do, and not a lot of people to get it done. Since we weren’t able to get skilled developers as fast as we needed them in Germany, we looked for a solution provider, and MCPK offered us outstaffing solutions.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

MCPK recruits developers directly from Ukrainian universities. We hire them, in turn, to work for us. When we started doing business with MCPK, we had quite a long briefing with their recruiters, telling them exactly what we wanted. We were looking for developers in the web area — PHP, Node.js, and so on. They searched for suitable candidates, had some interviews with them, and introduced them to us. We had nothing to do with selecting the candidates; we only had a second interview to decide whether the candidate suited us or not. They introduced around five people to us in the first four weeks, and we hired two people out of those.

We’re active only in the web development area. Every application we build runs on a server, in one of our data centers. We’re basically looking for people able to develop software on and for these servers. Our customers use the software with nothing more than a web browser.

We started a whole new product with the team sourced by MCPK, which is located in Kyiv. It’s a rewriting of an old product that we built 10 years ago, and it’s used for transforming invoices, quotations, and so on from one company to another, with a lot of transformation formats and transfer ways. It was 80% built by the new team from MCPK.

We have one backend developer and one who’s skilled in UI and other frontend parts. The frontend developer figured out what the application look and feel should be. He discussed it with the team in Germany and built it.

How did you come to work with MCPK?

We initially looked online at possibilities for offshoring and getting remote teams. Martin (Founder) got in contact with us. He’s German as well, and he described what his company did, which sounded good to us. We decided to try it out, and it went great.

How much have you invested with them?

We spent about $50,000–$100,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

The first contact with MCPK was in January 2019, we had the first interview in February, and we hired the first member in March of that year. The collaboration is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

It’s hard to quote metrics since we would’ve never been able to build the new product without the people from MCPK. They’re vital for us, and we couldn’t work in the future without a team from MCPK. We desperately need them.

How did MCPK perform from a project management standpoint?

When we first started the project, we were very worried about how the communication would work out and how we’d work with them when they were 2,000 kilometers away from us. MCPK is working as an independent development team. There are daily standups with our technical lead and the development team in Ukraine, and it’s working out quite fine. We haven’t had problems with communication or with onboarding the developers. They’re very clever and technically skilled, and they work nicely.

We work with basically everything Atlassian has ever built, including Jira for project management, Confluence for documentation, and Slack for communication. All our teams are included in these tools, so everyone can get in touch with everyone else. The ways are as short as possible, and everyone gets the information they need as fast as possible.

What did you find most impressive about them?

I’m not sure I can whittle it down to one thing. The main points that come to mind are the easiness of getting them incorporated into our team, and the technical expertise they bring to our team, for not only building a proper solution for us but teaching and learning with the team as well, which is very important and very nice.

Are there any areas they could improve?

Not for this team. We’d have grown the team had we been able to do so finance-wise. Currently, it’s perfect for us. 

Do you have any advice for future clients of theirs?

The most important part is to just do it. I’ve spoken to a lot of German companies that had considered outstaffing, and all of them were quite afraid to take their most important assets out of hand, like their code and their knowledge. After more than a year of working with an abroad team, I can definitely say that they should do it.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Development Staffing Sources for Software Development Company

“They have a very convenient method of collaboration.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
Sept. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

MCPK provides staffing augmentation services for a development team, located office space, and set up office materials. Their work continues with managing human resources, providing accounting, and running detailed productivity reports.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Vienna, Austria
Nikolaus Ondracek
Technical Director, Paradine
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The team’s collaborative efforts are thorough and the process is seamless. Excellent reporting capabilities and end-to-end office planning are among MCPK’s specialties.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the technical director of an Austrian software company. We develop industrial software in Java for major companies.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with MCPK?

After experiencing a labor shortage, we needed to crystallize our development team in Kiev, Ukraine.

What was the scope of their involvement?

They provide employee staffing (15-20 developers, architects and engineers), office space, and accounting on our behalf. They also purchased computers and provide human resource services for our office.

What is the team composition?

Martin is our team lead (Founder, MCPK) and we have two points of contact overall.

How did you come to work with MCPK?

MCPK was recommended to us through a mutual contact we have in Austria.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve invested €350,000 (approximately $400,000 USD).

What is the status of this engagement?

We began working together in October 2017 and our engagement is ongoing.

SOLUTION

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

Internally, we were very pleased with their work and the developers they hired for us. It’s pretty difficult to get educated workers in Austria, just due to the current status of the job market right now, so we have no complaints. 

How did MCPK perform from a project management standpoint?

The feedback they provide is very well done; I always get a technical report from their team leads, and every three months they report to me face-to-face.

The project is actually managed by our team, using a Scrum style, so both of our teams are totally integrated.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They have a very convenient method of collaboration.  Martin, as a team lead, is cooperative and overall very helpful.

Are there any areas they could improve?

We had some issues with collaboration on both ends, so scheduling could be improved overall. Additionally, we ran into some problems with our employee contracts, but Martin was able to help resolve that conflict. It was mostly an oversight on my part.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

They need to have the infrastructure in place for geographic diversity, and if they're not open to that, they shouldn't work with them. Building mutual trust is also necessary for a successful engagement.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer