America’s best software engineers
on-demand at
an affordable price

The Surge Difference

100% On shore

Benefits include high quality code, great communication, time zone compatability, productivity, and self sufficiency.

On Demand Expertise

Why wait 60-90 days to find a senior software engineer when Surge can provide the best onshore talent in 1-2 weeks.

Full “AGILE-Scrum”

Not just great developers but we also offer full scrum teams that include ui/ux designers, business analysts, qa/testers (manual and automated), devops, db admins, and certified scrum masters.

Deep Bench

We have over 300 senior software professionals who can tackle even the largest, most complex projects.

30-50% Less Expensive

Thanks to our lean operations and onshore remote model you get senior software professionals at a significant discount over our competitors.

Top 2% of Software Engineers

We have incredibly high standards. Our proprietary hiring process means that only 2% pass our rigorous evaluation and live coding process. Hiring great engineers is expensive and time consuming; let Surge do it for you.

White Glove Treatment

No automated matching here; Surge hand-selects your team based on skills, industry experience, availability, etc. and the provides certified project managers to oversee engagement.

Who We Are

Surge is an onshore provider of custom web, cloud, mobile, digital, and desktop software development and consulting services to clients in every industry, from hot startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Founded in 2007, and listed on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies for six straight years, Surge has successfully delivered hundreds of software products, apps, and solutions to its clients using a proven agile/scrum development process combined with an elite group of North American software professionals.

Simply put, Surge offers America’s best software engineers, on demand, at rates 30-50% less than the competition.

Surge Value Proposition

11
Years of
Experience
1,000
Products
Completed
300
Available
Developers
UI/UX Design
Coding/Programming
QA/Automated Testing
Agile Project Management
Devops
Database Administration

How We Engage

Staff Augmentation
New Project
Flexible Payments
1. Demand Based, Friendly Contract
Programming Staffing Needs
2. Tell Us Your Staffing Needs
Review Candidates
3. We Select the “Best Fit” Candidates
Get the Work Done
4. You Review and Approve Each Candidate
Flexible Payments
5. We Augment Your Staff with Senior Onshore Professionals
Flexible Payments
6. Ramp Up or Down Based on Your Needs

Our Work

Risk Management and Marketing Intelligence Application
Marketing
Retail Custom Kiosk
Retail
Complete Patient Electronic Medical Reporting (EMR) Application
Medical
Web-based Content Marketing System
Marketing

What People Are Saying

Ted Bendixon
June 21st, 2018
Friendly and chill team to work with. Developers are top-notch, fun to talk to, and don’t take themselves too seriously. You’ll definitely work a full-time week, and if you want to do more, you can. You are encouraged to keep your own hours and manage your time yourself. You’ll never be told which hours to work. There’s just an expectation that you’ll contribute and be there when your team really needs you. Great pay, professional culture, enjoyable conversations, remote. What more could you want?

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