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29 Sep 2021
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Remote development teams have been a growing trend over the last couple of years. It's the ultimate tool to use in a quickly scaling company that wants to reach new targets. Finding the right remote developers for your team can be a big challenge, especially nowadays with a massive supply of skilled developers eager to start working on new projects.

Moqod — Amsterdam Headquarters and Outsourcing Software Opportunities

Having a remote developer is a way of outsourcing work to a developer who works remotely with your team. This can be an easy way to hire an iOS developer, android developer, web developer, or software one for example. There are two types of remote developers: nearshore and offshore.

Nearshore developers operate from a country close to where the customer operates. There usually is a small-time difference or a similar time zone. You might already be able to guess, but offshore developers work from far away and are generally in a different time zone (4 hours+ difference). Moqod specializes in nearshore recruitment, which means they can provide you with the best team of developers from a country closeby.

How Moqod Can Build a Strong Team of Remote Developers for Your Project

Our agency focuses on nearshore software development and they have its headquarters in the Netherlands. They source most of their remote developers from Eastern European countries. Sourcing developers from these countries in eastern Europe are classified as nearshore recruitment because the developers live in Europe, where most projects are developed.

These nearshore developers are highly skilled and are capable of working on a wide variety of projects remotely, they can help for both a short term or long term period. When hiring remote developers as outsourcing services it's possible to hire a development team or hire a single developer.

Moqod is an expert in the field of hiring nearshore developers with more than ten years of experience. The developers Moqod hires speak your language, share your culture, and apply the same work ethics as you. Moqod doesn't just look at the skills of the developers. They also look at speed, quality, agility, and flexibility to ensure the best developers for your projects.

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Benefits of Hiring a Nearshore Development Team

There are multiple reasons why it's beneficial for your project to hire a nearshore software development team by Moqod. A nearshore service and agile methodology can provide you with many benefits that will significantly impact your projects and the future of your business.

scalability of nearshore development

  • Scalability

Scaling a business is a very time-consuming task for your project management. Many different things should be kept an eye on, and many changes have to be made to adapt to the higher demand provided by customers. Many businesses find it hard to find the right talents to support their business's (quick) scaling.

Nearshore remote developers or nearshore outsourcing teams are very flexible and can start working on projects on very short notice. This flexibility makes it the perfect solution for scaling businesses struggling to find the right talents for their projects. Moqod will help you hire remote developers to take on more projects, increase your production, and scale your business.

grow your team with nearshore development

  • Grow Your Team

Finding the right nearshore developers for your team can be a challenge due to a high supply of skilled developers out on the market. Moqod can help you filter out all developer candidates to a remote team that will fit your company. Moqod picks their remote developers very carefully based on multiple criteria discussed with you. They always ensure that they hire the best developers for your team.

Moqod doesn't just look for a match in the necessitated skills but also if the developers can fit into your company culture. This quality assurance grants you safety and trust in agile nearshoring, in Moqod to help you grow your team.

easy hiring process with nearshore development

  • Easy hiring process

Whenever hiring new developers for a team, it can be very time-consuming to look for candidates, filter them based on their skills, and eventually end up with a highly skilled team of developers. On average, it takes about 42 workdays to find someone for a position.

Spending 42 days on finding a new team member is a lot of valuable time going to waste, Moqod makes this process a lot easier, cost-effective, and faster by taking care of this whole process for you. Moqod uses its network and ten years plus experience to find the best talent for your team. Hiring Moqod to put together your developer team doesn't just save you a lot of time; it also provides you with the best team possible.

reaching investors milestones

  • Reaching Investor Milestones

If your company has investors, it's crucial to meet the pre-determent milestones set before the investors started investing in your business. These milestones can be used to evaluate the total value of your company. The milestones will be the primary indicator investors will use to determine if their investment in your company was worth it or not.

To be comfortable with reaching these pre-determent milestones, it's important to have a good team surrounding you and your projects. Moqod provides you with a good team you can trust to do what's needed to reach the milestones. This way, you can satisfy your investors by reaching your pre-determent milestones in the proper timeframe.

agreements with agile nearshore development

  • Reaching internal agreements with stakeholders

Every organization has a different set of stakeholders. These stakeholders can be both internal and external. Internal stakeholders are employees, managers, and owners. External stakeholders can be anyone that interacts with an organization from an outside perspective. This can be anyone from customers to suppliers and investors.

Together with these stakeholders, targets can be set. These targets can be named Key Performance Indicators, also known as KPIs. An example of a KPI can be to meet a certain amount of revenue. To meet this KPI, it can be helpful to hire extra developers for your team. To meet these set KPIs is where an agile nearshore development team comes into play.

Hiring an agile nearshore software development to achieve your KPIs is also known as IT team augmentation — a strategy where an organization hires staff with the goal to reach objectives. A nearshore development team can help you and your organization meets its internal agreements with stakeholders — defined in the organization's KPIs.

Technologies of Moqod Team


Moqod can help you find a wide variety of talent for your projects. We focus on a few development skills:

Which software development process is right for you — Moqod will also recommend it. We can most definitely help you if you are looking for developers mastered in any of the aforementioned skills. Feel free to contact us in case you don't see your desired skill on the list.

Nearshore development process

The Process of Agile Nearshore Development

Stage 1. Requirements qualification

During the first part of our process, we'd like to have a one-hour call with you to discuss everything for your project. During this call, we'll discuss all your wants and needs, and we'll validate if we can help you find the developers you need.

We gather as much information as possible to ensure we get the best results for your company. This call won't take up more than a single hour. After this call, we'll work on the next step for you: the screening and interview process.

Stage 2. Screening and Interview Process

We look at many different talented developers during the screening and interview process. We pick the best developer candidates for your project, who we then screen on their skills. If they match the hard and soft skills we are looking for, we invite them for an interview.

We would like you to attend this interview to meet the new developer candidate. We will gauge if they master the necessary soft and hard skills during the interview to work on your project.

Stage 2 will take about 2 -4 weeks in total. We are ready to move to step 3 once we find one or multiple developers that fit your project.

Stage 3. Contract and Onboarding

Arriving at stage 3 means that we have found the right developer(s) for your project! We introduce you to your new nearshore developers in this final stage of the process.

During an online call, you and the developers will discuss the project, and we'll assist the onboarding process of the new developers within your company. During this, we’ll also discuss and sign the final contract.

Moqod is available to answer any questions or help in any part of the onboarding process.

Costs of a Nearshore Development Team

Hiring a nearshore development team for your organization is the best option for you in terms of time, money, and energy — the three vital pillars of every organization. Moqod has written an article in the past explaining the costs associated with a nearshore software development team.


Hiring a nearshore development team — also known as outsourcing — has a lot of benefits for an organization in terms of time, money, and energy. It can help an organization scale, meet goals, grow a team, and meet investor milestones.

Moqod believes there is a significant growing trend in hiring nearshore development teams within western organizations and would love to help you and your organization out!

Moqod can help you to hire a remote development team from Eastern European countries like Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Feel free to give Moqod a call or send an email to discuss all the possibilities.

The Moqod team was highly professional and delivered the product on time, despite a tight timeline. Working with Moqod was a great experience and I would welcome the opportunity to work with the team again on future projects.

Cornelia Dinca

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Amsterdam Smart City

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