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Expert knowledge of the IT and Engineering industry

Competence Centers

ASTEK Polska Competence Centers, combining IT and Engineering expertise and consulting services, provide clients with a very wide range of support, and their associates with diversified development perspectives. Thanks to their versatile and interdisciplinary possibilities, the Centers enable an accurate selection of competences, technologies, methodologies and IT or Engineering solutions.

 

Our experts work within Competence Centers, bringing together specialists from various areas and technologies, which allows us to operate at the highest level and the highest quality.

Expert knowledge

We provide comprehensive substantive support and technological knowledge in every cooperation model,

also with the use of niche solutions and advanced services.

Astek Competence Center
Business Analysis
& User Experience
Astek Competence Center
Software
Development
Astek Competence Center
Advanced
Data Analytics
Astek Competence Center
Software
Quality Assurance
Astek Competence Center
ERP
Astek Competence Center
Delivery
Management
Astek Competence Center
Banking
Services
Astek Competence Center
MS,
Admin and Security
Astek Competence Center
Engineering

Centers' specializations

Competence Centers combine technology with business,
providing relevant services and innovative IT solutions.

The Business Analysis & User Experience Center is a team of experts with competences in the field of user experience design (UX), graphics, ergonomics of solutions (UI & Usability), business and system analysis (BA). The team consists of Business and System Analysts, UX Designers, UX Researchers and Graphic Designers. People with the above competences constitute a bridge between development teams and business clients. Every day, the team “translates” business requirements into those that are understandable for programmers. From the perspective of business partners, Analysts or Designers are “the human face of IT”.

Profiles:

Lead Business Analyst, System Analyst, Data Analyst, UX Researcher, UX Designer, Visual Designer

Technologies:

BPMN, Enterprise architect, Information Architecture, UML, Design Thinking, Value Proposition Canvas

Software Development Competence Center integrates consultants with broadly understood competences in the field of software development. As part of our activities, we deal with the full cycle of creating IT solutions in the areas of web, desktop and mobile applications. The technological scope covers all leading technologies for the architecture design and development of IT systems, cloud technologies, mobile and DevOps.

Profiles:

Team Lead, Software Architect, Senior Developer, Developer, Mobile Developer

Technologies:

Java, .Net, PHP, Python, React, Android, iOS, Node JS, C, C ++

The Advanced Data Analytics Center brings together ASTEK Polska associates responsible for the implementation of tasks in the field of data processing – from database design, through ETL, data warehouses, BI, Machine Learning or Data Science, based on various tools and platforms.

Profiles:

Solution Architects, Data Architects, DevOps, DataOps, DBA, ETL, Data Warehouse, BI / Reporting, Machine Learning, Data Science

Technologies:

Oracle, SQL, AWS, Google Cloud, TIBCO, Monogo DB, Hadoop, Informatica, Teradata, Tableau, Power BI, SAP BI

Software Quality Assurance gathers consultants responsible for testing and quality assurance processes in many different dimensions, technologies and implementation methods. From a classic manual approach, through automation, to implementations based on RPA platforms.

Profiles:

Test Manager, Test Lead, Manual Tester, Automatic Tester, Validator

Technologies:

JMeter, UiPath, Bugzilla, ServiceNow, Confluence, Worksoft

The SAP competence center connects consultants with various profiles and levels of experience. We provide a number of services ranging from monitoring business processes, through supporting the System and Component Owners in operational and design work. We ensure the security of financial systems thanks to the developed ICFR service. We support clients on various levels and in many areas. As part of the center, we run the SAP Academy and support consultants in obtaining certification.

Profiles:

SAP System Management, ICFR Specialist, SAP Monitoring, Functional Expert, Support Specialist

Technologies:

SAP, SAP 4 / HANA, FI / CO, PP, WM, PM, MM, SD, HR, BW, HANA, SRM, CRM, TREASURY, SOLMAN, SMS, SLT, GW, ATTP, MDG, UI5, ABAP

ASTEK Delivery Center brings together ASTEK Polska consultants responsible for the implementation of advanced services – projects and Managed Services. It is a team of Project Managers, Service Managers, Coordinators and Scrum Masters with significant experience in various service delivery models and industries.

Profiles:

Project Manager, Scrum Master, Service Manager, Service Coordinator, PMO, PMO Support

Technologies:

SCRUM, ITIL, Kanban, PMI, Prince2, Waterfall

Competence Center MS, Admin and Security at Astek Polska brings together Microsoft technologies, IT Administrators and the area of IT security. We operate where Microsoft technologies are important to our customers. Our MS technological scope includes: Azure, Microsoft 365 including Office 365, SharePoint, Teams. We also support clients in the areas of Power Platform, Windows, Windows Server, Exchange, SCOM and SCCM. Our IT Administrators provide multi-level support in companies from many sectors in Poland and abroad, both in MS systems and systems dedicated to our clients. On the other hand, specialists in the area of Security support enterprises in the efficient and secure operation of IT systems and ICT networks.

Profile:

Architects: Azure,
Developers: Azure, Microsoft 365, Administratorzy IT, Administratorzy MS ( Azure, SharePoint, Teams, Power Platform, MS Exchange, SCOM / SCCM, Windows / Windows Server), Network Engineer.

Technologie:

Azure, Microsoft 365, Office 365, Sharepoint, Teams, Power Platform, MS Exchange, SCOM / SCCM, AD, Windows / Windows Server.

As part of the Banking Services Competence Center (BSCC), we gather people who support banking services in their daily work. We support our clients (financial institutions) both by working directly with clients and by providing advanced services, including development and maintenance services for IT systems.

Profiles:

Project Manager, Solution Architect, System Analyst, Java Developer, Tester

Technologies:

Java, Spring, Hibernate, Software AG WebMethods, IBM WebSphere, Oracle WebLogic, Oracle Database

In the Engineering Competence Center we provide services and projects of min. for the automotive, railway and oil & gas sectors.  Specialized teams of engineers work within project groups and competence groups whose activities we manage. We also carry out training and certification programs as part of improving the engineering competences of our consultants.

Profiles:

Embedded Software, Autosar, Mechanic Constructor, Technical data administrator, Test engineer, HVAC Designer

Technologies:

Inventor, AutoCAD, Matlab, Simulink, LogiCad, Electrical, Eplan, Ruplan

Completed projects for our clients

We are pleased to work with the largest and best companies in Poland and in the world. Our clients especially appreciate our professionalism, speed and flexibility. We provide reliable solutions prepared by a well-trained team.

Building an Advanced Analytics platform Case study
Operationalization of a Machine Learning solution for predicting drug demand Case study
Building an analytical platform Case study
Implementation of the Cytric system Case study
Project management office support Case study
Project management Case study
Application for handling the loyalty program Case study
Building an API for banking systems Case study
Building a Data Warehouse Case study
SAP ICFR Case study
SAP Monitoring Case study
SAP BW Case study
Debt collection system Case study
Internal application for engineers Case study
Payment service - SWIFT system Case study
TaaS - Testing as a Service Case study
Event management application Case study
Development of test framework Case study
3rd line of support Case study
Process automation Case study
Development of the car loan service system Case study
Development of the payment account and card service system Case study
Management of interbank transfers Case study
Modification and design of electrical installations Case study
Adaption of the system software in vehicles Case study
Designing chain and roller conveyors Case study

Tasks and goals

Working within Competence Centers is an advantage for employees and clients – a high level of specialist knowledge, exchange of competences, community building and access to best practices.

Competency development

Planning of career and professional development

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Trainings

Practical knowledge of programming and technologies

Junior academies

Education at the highest level

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Sharing knowledge with clients

The highest work standards

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Building a community

Networking and good relations

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Knowledge exchange

Exchange of experiences and best practices

Services provided by Competence Centers

Thanks to the knowledge and experience of our specialists working within the Competence Centers, we provide a number of services tailored to the needs of our clients.

Solution suitable for

  • Organizations interested in conducting a thorough analysis of the technological solutions created by them,
  • Companies that create or use solutions that store key data within the organization,
  • Code audit is recommended also during creating the solution especially in the testing phase, before putting it into production (release).

Our competences

  • Experience in conducting source code audits: from technical analysis to identifying problems and preparing an analysis report in the form of audit conclusions,
  • Ability to define the correct coding rules, code quality, architecture and modularity,
  • Efficient verification of code security and its vulnerability to cyberattacks, as well as thorough analysis of technical documentation, created on the basis of the generally accepted architecture of the solution being created (web product, application, etc.).

Added value for the client

  • Verification and control – certainty that an in-depth control will be carried out by an experienced team of experts, as well as having a detailed set of errors in the form of a report,
  • Security – ensuring the safe course of production of a given solution, in the form of independent verification of the production of a given solution,
  • Work organization – introducing the changes necessary after the audit to the adapted code, allowing for the unification of the rules of the created products for the future.

Solution suitable for

  • Companies looking for opportunities to increase conversion, and at the same time the satisfaction of their users,
  • People/teams responsible for digital products, who want to consult their hypotheses with a UX specialist.

Our competences

  • Experience in conducting expert audits of the usability of digital solutions,
  • Use of best practices and proven design patterns,
  • Following User Centered Design using Cognitive Walkthrough,
  • Optimizing digital products for UX.

Added value for the client

  • Fast track to a better solution – assess the usability, performance and effectiveness of an interface based on usability principles in just a few days,
  • Cost optimization – identification of the common usability problems without the need for extensive research,
  • Focus on the most important activities – will remain in the context of the most important user paths,
  • Problem solving – determination of proposed solutions on the basis of expert knowledge,
  • Facilitating key decisions for product development – setting the direction for further activities and priorities from the UX perspective.

Solution suitable for

  • Every company which is subject to financial audits,
  • Company which wants to improve the security of processes related to financial areas.

Our competences

  • Experience in modeling and creating controls in line with the requirements of audit companies,
  • Experience in supporting organizations in the process of financial audit​,
  • Automation of processes supporting the conduct of inspections,
  • Ability to carry out a condition evaluation check at the beginning of cooperation.

Added value for the client

  • Cost optimization – maximization of the delivered quality while maintaining the optimal price,
  • Operational Excellence – constant improvement of processes and monitoring systems,
  • Security – protection of sensitive and confidential information, systems and, consequently, financial resources.

Solution suitable for

  • Companies looking for a solution for implementation in a rapidly changing environment,
  • Teams wishing to switch to agile project management.

Our competences

  • Experience in the implementation of the agile methodology,
  • Competences confirmed by certificates (Scrum, SAFe, Agile),
  • Experience in Agile Project Management,
  • Readiness analysis of the Agile implementation,
  • Team education.

Added value for the client

  • Cost optimization – frequent & regular assessment of work progress,
  • Flexibility and faster reaction to changes – modifications of requirements introduced on an ongoing basis during the project, which is important in a rapidly changing environment,
  • Quick usability delivery – new functionalities implementation takes place on a regular basis at short intervals,
  • Constant development and improvements – all modifications are introduced on an ongoing basis following regular work progress reviews.

Learn more about us

We invite you to the Business Analysis & User eXperience Center workshop – this is what working at ASTEK looks like!