About GK Software

Address

Building 13 Woodlands Office Park 20 Woodlands Drive Woodmead Gauteng 2196 South Africa Phone: +27 (0)11 - 568 4600

Company Size

501-1000
Summary

What we do

GK Software was founded in 1990 ago and has grown rapidly ever since. The ongoing commitment from both leadership and employees has led GK Software to become the leading European provider of integrated store solutions.

With more than 297,000 installations in more than 60 countries, we are a key player in the international market for store solutions. Our high-quality solution portfolio as well as our vast corporate network allows us to successfully implement major international projects and has led to our success around the globe.

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Why Work For Us

Our ongoing growth continues to prove our success. Since our IPO in 2008, we have drastically multiplied our revenues and increased the size of our team to more than 1,247 global employees.

For mobile solutions, centralized architectures, or enterprise-wide monitoring of thousands of stores in different countries, GK/Retail sets the standard – one of many reasons SAP sells our solutions worldwide.

Our ultimate goal is to support our customers in offering excellent in-store service because our customers’ success is our success

Our Mission

Our mission at GK Software is to be the world’s leading provider of the most comprehensive retail applications for real-time omni-channel business.

Therefore, it is our goal to deliver the most innovative and flexible solutions to enable our retailer customers to better serve their shoppers and successfully compete against other retailers.

As a leader in innovation, technology and quality, we develop superior solutions, tap into new markets and pioneer the introduction of modern technologies in the retail environment.

Our market success is based on the scope and quality of our solutions portfolio as well as our vast corporate network that allows us to successfully implement major international projects.

OMNI-CHANNEL FOCUS
As retail continues to evolve, we believe the store will continue to be the key touchpoint that determines the success of a retailer. The comprehensive mapping of all store-related processes is therefore the focus of our solution portfolio. At the same time, the store is increasingly part of a broader system of sales channels and customer touchpoints.

That is why our solution portfolio provides a comprehensive technology platform for retailers to implement winning omni-channel strategies.

Our Engineering Processes

Our Engineering process are mainly based customer requirements and we do adopt agile processes. (Scrum)

Our Hiring Process

We follow simple 4 steps hiring process.

  • Quick first chat to understand both GK side and candidate expectations
  • Non-formal java test
  • Technical interview (here we will apply live test in eclipse if we will detect some leaks in javatest)
  • Then will talk about the money and off to contract sending
Perks
Yearly Bonus
Travelling Europe one in a year for knowledge exchange.
Thursday free lunches!
bill tong every Wednesday
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Javascript
MySQL
Java
Spring Framework
MS SQL
Oracle

DevOps

Jenkins
Git
Maven
Subversion

Business Tools

Slack
JIRA
head office in Germany.

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