Candidates'Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about how we work? Take a look at the FAQs!

  1. What does sophilabs do?

    We create software for companies in a wide range of industries who seek perfectionist teams that truly understand their needs. We build fast, simple and elegant user interfaces for web and mobile, using several different technologies on the front and back ends. Since we are customer-oriented, we choose the technology that is right for each client's project.

    Want to find out more about our development process? Check out this page.

  2. Does sophilabs use an Agile approach to software development?

    Yes. We apply Agile principles and use Scrum as a framework to organize our work. Scrum gives our teams higher ownership and accountability, and it allows individuals to work across a range of specializations.

    Want to find out more? Read our ✨Playbook

  3. I'm curious about sophilabs' tech stack. Could you tell me more?

    We work with cutting-edge technology and strive to exceed customer expectations.

    Programming Languages

    We typically use include Python, NodeJS or Elixir (our server-side preferences) and Javascript (our client-side preference for web and mobile hybrid apps).

    Frameworks

    We typically use include Django, Phoenix, Flask, Express, Angular, and React.

    Want to find out more about sophilabs' technology? Read the guidelines:Programming

  4. What benefits package do you offer your employees?

    🚀 Training: We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career with training, in-house English support and English classes at Berlitz (Montevideo), investment days, books, conference support, coaching and 360 feedback.

    🤓 Study Leave: For our Montevideo team members, employees that work 8 hours can take up to 14 days off per year to study.

    🌱 Employee Health: We provide a good work-life balance with remote working policy, gym membership discount.

    We offer our team members in the U.S. an EmblemHealth® Silver Value plan and a UnitedHealthcare® Vision and Dental OBM Basic Specialty plan.

    🚇 Transportation: We provide team members in Brooklyn with a monthly Unlimited Ride MetroCard.

    🏠 Work From Home: We work Full Remote mode.

    🚤 401(k): For our Brooklyn team members, we match up to 3.5% of your monthly contribution to a 401(k) plan.

    🏘 Work-Life Balance: We believe a good work-life balance ensures our coworkers can work to their full potential. That is why we discourage putting in extra hours except in the case of an extraordinary event.

  5. How does sophilabs manage employee schedules and flexibility?

    Each sophilabber has a defined schedule and must complete their effective hours on a daily basis. Temporary exceptions are permitted for university studies, health problems, or family issues.

    Your work location time must be in the United States time zone (+/- 2hrs).