Signing of the Cooperation Agreement between UDHTU and IT company SoftServe
On May 11, 2023, as part of a visit to the Ukrainian State University of Chemistry and Technology, SoftServe representatives signed a Cooperation Agreement. During the meeting, the rector of the University Kostyantyn Sukhii and company representatives – Manager SoftServe Academy Taras Nikolaev and Senior Employer Brand Manager SoftServe Soboleva Oksana defined the main areas of joint work and expressed hope for a mutually beneficial partnership.
Participation in joint scientific and innovative projects aimed at solving current problems of common interest in the field of information technologies and software is defined as one of the areas of cooperation; exchange of information necessary for joint activities in the scientific, educational and innovative spheres; joint organization of educational, informational, scientific and practical and other events; Organization of higher education students of the University of educational and research practice on the basis of the company.
It should be noted that the scientific and pedagogical staff of the Department of Information Systems of UDHTU, where training is conducted according to the educational programs of the field 12“Information Technologies” , participated in many educational courses, programs and trainings for teachers from SoftServe (“Tech Summer for teachers”, “IT TOOLs” and others .). Students of the department took part in the hackathon from SoftServe Academy for the first time this year. Currently, with the aim of gaining practical skills, the students of the IS department continue to participate in a series of practical workshops in Live coding formats from SoftServe Academy.
Also, establishing cooperation with leading IT companies is one of the keys to the success of educational programs. The SoftServe company takes an active part in the review of the educational program of the specialty “Software engineering”, for which training is conducted at the department of information systems of UDHTU.
Therefore, we hope for the development of activities in the direction of common interests, because constant cooperation with the leaders of the IT industry gives representatives of the academic community the opportunity to be in the trend of technology development, to know the needs of the market and to provide students of higher education with up-to-date knowledge.
About the IT company SoftServe
SoftServe is the largest global IT company with Ukrainian roots, working in the field of software development and consulting services. SoftServe is one of the largest software development companies in Central and Eastern Europe and is included in the list of the largest IT service companies in Ukraine. About 13,000 employees work in 42 offices located from San Francisco to Singapore. The main offices of the company are located in Lviv and Austin (Texas, USA).
The company works on more than 1,000 active projects for clients in North America, the EU, and Asia. SoftServe’s clients include such companies as IBM, Cisco, Panasonic, Cloudera, Henry Schein, Spillman Technologies, and others. SoftServe is a partner of Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and other major technology companies.