Surge Earns Honor Roll Status with 6th Consecutive Year on Inc. 5000 List

Surge, LLC, an onshore software consulting firm offering America’s best software engineers, on demand, at an affordable price, announced that for the sixth straight year it has been named to the 36th annual Inc. 5000 list recognizing America’s fastest-growing companies. Surge has now achieved Honor Roll status putting it in the top 10% of an already elite group. Surge ranked #811 on the prestigious list with a staggering growth rate of over 550% over the past three years, while employing more than 275 senior level software professionals in the US and Canada.    This achievement comes on the heels of Surge’s 10-year anniversary celebration in July. Founded in 2007 by CEO Matt MacKay, a former software engineer, he set out to create a different kind of company, a North American software outsourcing firm that would allow clients to quickly and painlessly staff their software projects with onshore talent. “Many companies simply do […]

SURGE CELEBRATES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Surge, LLC, a leading onshore software consulting firm offering America’s best software engineers, on demand, at an affordable price, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Surge was founded by Matt MacKay, a former software engineer, on July 19, 2007. When starting Surge, Matt wanted to create a different kind of company, one that gave people flexibility but still had high expectations.    When the company was formed it was the early days of telecommuting and Surge was one of the first companies to offer 100% telecommuting to everyone in the company. Surge has been one of the most successful pure telecommuting companies in the world.    “Most senior-level, responsible, software professionals, which describes everyone here at Surge, are more productive working remotely. There are less distractions and interruptions, less time commuting, more time “in the coding zone,”, and you can work when and where you are most productive,” said Matt MacKay, […]

SURGE ACHIEVES FIVE STRAIGHT YEARS ON THE INC. 5000 WITH SALES GROWTH OF 701%

Bellevue, Washington, August 18, 2016 – Surge, LLC, an onshore software consulting firm offering America’s best software engineers, on demand, at an affordable price, announced that it has been named to the 35th annual Inc. 5000 list recognizing the fastest-growing companies in America, for the fifth consecutive year. Surge ranked #556 on the prestigious list, with a staggering 701% growth rate over the past three years. “We have added close to 100 new clients in the past 12 months, all demanding highly skilled onshore software engineering talent. To be recognized on the Inc. 5000 list for five straight years is a rare honor and underscores the continual success we’ve enjoyed at Surge.” said Matt MacKay, CEO. With over 250 senior level staff based exclusively in the US and Canada, Surge provides the best software engineering talent to some of the largest companies and well known brands in the world such […]

A SURGEon heads to Hawaii!

Here at SURGE, we work hard to provide America’s Best Software Engineers, On Demand, at an Affordable Price.  One of our most important objectives is “Happy People”, because we realize that we can only provide top-quality services if our people are happy and engaged with our clients. In accordance with this objective, we created an incentive program for all team members who meet or exceed certain expectations. Over 88 team members qualified for the incentive program and were entered into a drawing for a chance to win a one-week, all expenses paid, vacation for up to 6 people to Hawaii! “The goal of this Rewards program is to thank our individual contributors for their efforts but also to recognize the support from their family. A good work life balance is important here at Surge, so I wanted to make sure that as we grow we don’t lose sight of the […]

2015 Year in Review

Thank you to all of our Clients and “Surgeons” for making 2015 an incredible year. We are so proud of our team as we continue to deliver incredible quality software development services for our clients. In addition our “Surgeons” volunteered many hours in their local communities to help kids learn the fun of software development. We are looking forward to serving you in 2016. Check out the amazing success.

Home or Away – Onshore or Offshore IT Programming Resources

Who has the advantage? In the recent NFL Wildcard games all of the home teams failed to advance to the next round. Yet this week in the Divisional Round all of the home teams won. So is there really any advantage? This question is similar to the challenge CIO’s face when developing new software applications. Do we hire our own software engineers or we do we hire a 3rd party staff augmentation firm? Assuming they have the budget, time, infrastructure, and can find the right senior software developer in this competitive market, most CIO’s would hire a new associate. However finding great software developers is not easy, the cost is always more than you think, and the risk of hiring the wrong person is long term. In this “Agile” deliver-now world, 3rd party IT resource partners are vital. The question of Home or Away (Onshore or Offshore) becomes the next […]

A SURGEon Heads to Cancun!

Here at SURGE, we work hard to provide America’s Best Software Engineers, On Demand, at an Affordable Price. One of our most important objectives is “Happy People”, because we realize that we can only provide top-quality services if our people are happy and engaged with our clients. In accordance with this objective, we created an incentive program for all team members who meet or exceed certain expectations. Over 105 team members qualified for the incentive program and were entered into a drawing for a chance to win a one-week, all expenses paid, vacation for up to 6 people to Cancun, Mexico! “The goal of this Rewards program is to thank our individual contributors for their efforts but also to recognize the support from their family. A good work life balance is important here at Surge, so I wanted to make sure that as we grow we don’t lose sight of […]

Surge Makes Inc. 5000 for Fourth Consecutive Year

Surge, a leading provider of custom software development and consulting services, has announced it made the 2015 Inc. 5000 list once again with a rank of #1000. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Surge has been acknowledged as one of the fastest-growing private businesses in the US. “This past year we’ve been very busy delivering high quality software to our clients,” said CEO Matt MacKay. “The value of our service is something businesses won’t find anywhere else. We don’t hesitate to say we have America’s best software engineers, and we offer them on demand at an affordable price.” For years, companies of all industries and sizes have sought out Surge to help build intuitive software solutions for their business needs. Within the past 12 months Surge has engaged with top-tier clients such as Under Armour, L’Oreal, Citizens Bank, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Verizon Wireless, just to name a few. […]

Surge Makes Inc. 5000 For Third Straight Year

Surge Joins an Elite Group of Companies by Making the Inc. 5000 for the 3rd Straight Year Surge, a leader in custom software development and consulting services has announced it made the Inc. 5000 list for the third consecutive year (2012 – 2014) ranking #1448 in 2014. In the past three years Surge has experienced 295% growth. The Inc. 5000 list recognizes the fastest-growing US businesses in the private sector. “Only a fraction of the nation’s companies have demonstrated such remarkably consistent high growth,” said Founder and CEO Matt MacKay. “Not only are we growing rapidly but our clients are extremely happy with the level of quality and service they get from Surge and they continue to hire us for additional projects because they simply can’t find our level of talent anywhere else, which is the true measure of a job well done.” The demand for custom software development services […]

Surge Makes the Inc. 5000 List for 2nd Straight Year

  Surge, a leading US-based software development and consulting firm, has announced that it made the Inc. 5000 list for the 2nd year in row, growing 584% and re-establishing itself as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. Out of 5000 companies, Surge ranked #778 overall, #95 in IT Services, #22 in Washington, and #19 in the Seattle Metro Area. The official ranking can be seen at http://www.inc.com/profile/surge. “We are seeing unprecedented demand for our software development services and we’re thrilled to be recognized again as one of the fastest-growing companies in the US,” said Matt MacKay, CEO of Surge. “We pride ourselves in building custom software solutions for our clients that look as good on the inside as they do on the outside.” With over 50 US-based employees –most of them being software developers— Surge has expertise in all of the mainstream programming languages and is capable of crafting virtually […]