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First Advantage opens a new engineering hub in Krakow

First Advantage, a leading global provider of background screening solutions, plans to hire 100+ engineers and customer care professionals for its new office in Krakow.

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Krakow as First Advantage’s primary hub in the EU

As part of the group’s digital transformation, First Advantage announced on September 1st, 2022 the opening of a new office in Krakow, Poland, in the heart of downtown at High Five Office (ul. Pawia 9).

First Advantage is one of the largest screening providers in the world. It offers comprehensive background screening solutions to over 30 000 clients across the world, including renown multinationals such as Amazon or IKEA.

Designed as a center of excellence for engineering, the Krakow hub will be composed of several scrum teams of engineers working on a high-volume, security intensive SaaS platforms. The hub’s main technology will be JavaScript, with roles such as Frontend Engineers (Angular), Backend Engineers (Node.js), Full-Stack Engineers (Node.js), QA Automation Engineers, Data Architects, Scrum Masters and Project Managers.

The hub will also host other functions such as screening and customer care specialists, with a focus on multilingual support (English + Polish, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Romanian, Russian, or Hungarian).

The opening of the Krakow subsidiary of First Advantage, and subsequent recruitment projects, are supported by MOTIFE, a consulting company supporting international technology companies in entering Poland.All open positions at First Advantage Poland can be browsed on MOTIFE Career site.

Technology at the heart of every applicant’s hiring experience

Polish talent will play a key role in developing a new platform that will boost the digital transformation of First Advantage, including the following:

Hire Smarter
An innovative API-based system that helps review and assess applicant-provided education and employment information.

Onboard Faster
An automated approach to criminal records searches that can accelerate the return background check results.

Applicants First
Make a great first impression supported by a seamless yet intuitive mobile applicant screening process.

Scott Staples

CEO at First Advantage

We are excited to expand our global footprint and to tap into the vast technology talent in the region. This new facility enables us to continue to deliver a superior customer experience and bring our suite of HR technology solutions to businesses of all sizes.

MOTIFE is an exclusive partner of First Advantage in building their hub in Poland.

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