Success Story: Kaluza + Zartis

Read the case study on our collaboration with Kaluza

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About kaluza

An OVO Group company, Kaluza is an intelligent platform ecosystem, powering the future of energy. From revolutionising billing to smart electric vehicle charging, Kaluza’s technology is empowering some of the biggest energy suppliers to better serve millions of customers.

Kaluza’s market leading innovation is recognised across the industry, winning ‘Technological Innovation’ in edie’s Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020, ‘Transport Technology’ in BusinessGreen Technology Awards 2019 and ‘Best Innovation in Electricity’ at the UK Energy Innovation Awards 2019.

the need

To meet growing demand for its innovative cloud technology, Kaluza needed additional developers to join its teams. 

The company works with multiple technologies including Go, Javascript, Kafka and distributed microservices and requires expertly skilled software engineers, who can not only hit the ground running but proactively contribute to new product development. 

Some of the main technologies required were React, ES6, NodeJS, Typescript, GraphQL, Go, Python, microservices architecture, Kafka and cloud technologies.

consultation on software project requirements
3 software developers working on a client project

the zartis team

Zartis was able to quickly hire 4 engineers with the required skills, significantly increasing the capacity of one of the teams in a short span of time. The four engineers are all senior and based in Madrid.

The Solution

Effective remote working

The Zartis developers were able to pitch in their expertise in effective remote working. Working together, Zartis and Kaluza were able to set up highly efficient processes and workflows optimized for remote collaboration. This included establishing proper communication processes to ensure everyone is kept in the loop.

Technical expertise

The Zartis team was able to contribute not only with their experience with state-of-the-art technologies, such as Go, React, NodeJS and Typescript, but also by proactively contributing across a range of initiatives including product development, PoCs, reduction of technical debt and more.

The Results

senior software engineers

increased expertise

Knowledge sharing of state-of-the-art practices and technologies.

modern software development

continuous improvement

Introducing new technologies. Reducing technical debt.

successful software project management

ongoing success

2+ years of working together and counting.

We experienced a period of rapid growth and needed to scale up one of our teams quickly. Zartis was pivotal in enabling us to do this, sourcing a team of high-calibre engineers in Madrid and taking care of all of the logistics from interviewing to the provision of office space and IT equipment. The engineers and Zartis in general are professional, reliable and a pleasure to work with.
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Head of Engineering | Kaluza

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