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Reimagine your career at GFT
Every individual at GFT co-creates a mapped career path with growth opportunities, the ability to diversify, access to amazing Learning & Development programmes in an environment of collaboration, flexibility and support. We believe that investing in employee development promotes innovation and job satisfaction.
If you want to be the best, you must work with the best – this includes the team at GFT and our partners. The strategic relationships we have with industry leaders gives you unprecedented access to emerging technology and the opportunity to be part of the conversation of the future of digital.
It’s official: GFT is a Great Place to Work
GFT is constantly growing. As we encourage the continuous development of our talents, we also pursue our development as a company, identifying our strengths and weaknesses and making progress in our journey towards becoming an employer of choice.
To support this goal, we decided to partner with Great Place to Work (GPTW), an organisation with over 30 years of experience and recognised globally as an authority on workplace culture. We conducted the GPTW survey for the very first time globally this year. All employees at each GFT location were able to participate.
Areas where we stand out compared to industry benchmark are respect and good treatment regardless of sexual orientation, gender or ethnicity.
Diversity, equality, and inclusion are at the core of who we are. Ensuring a strictly non-discriminating working environment for all communities is one of the main pillars of our diversity strategy, based on our core values and inclusive culture. “We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results. Diversity leads to innovation and moves companies forward as a whole. The survey results confirm that our efforts are bearing fruit and that our talents feel comfortable. For us, this is the most valuable award” comments CEO Marika Lulay.
Of course the GPTW survey also provides us with an in-depth analysis of the strength and weaknesses of our company culture. There is always potential for improvement. Our management team will get together over the summer to analyse the survey results and ensure we have a meaningful action plan in place.
Thanks to our talents for participating in the survey and trusting in our growth journey. We are committed to creating a dynamic work environment that supports the growth of our workforce, both professionally and personally while driving our business success. Way to go, #teamGFT!
Would you like to shape the future of digital business with us? Apply now and join our global team: There is room for your talent!
It all starts with a C
We care about people, cultures and opinions, and show everyone equal respect.
We are committed to our company and our clients.
We collaborate and succeed as one team.
We have the courage to challenge and break new ground, thus embracing new growth opportunities.
We turn ideas into creative solutions and strive for quality in everything we do.
We care about diversity
Internationality, cultural diversity, social responsibility and open feedback are important parts of our culture and a decisive key to success – all based on a mutual trust and respect for each other. We speak many languages at GFT – not just Java, .Net or C#, but also the 30+ languages of employees from 66 different nationalities.
We are creative and responsible
We are involved in education and technology development. Combining fun, networking and creativity, we work together to give back to the environment that helped us grow so much over the years.
We collaborate and recognise
We appreciate collaborative and effective teamwork, development opportunities, leadership, work-life balance, fairness, and mutual recognition. Once a year, employees celebrate the successes of colleagues with the GFT Values Awards, which recognise people who live our Core Values on a daily basis.
We encourage continuous development
We aim to create a flexible work environment with an emphasis on teamwork, knowledge exchange, learning from experts, international projects, and a great culture.
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What it’s like to work at GFT
We are GFT
As an IT services and software engineering provider, GFT offers strong consulting and development skills across all aspects of pioneering technologies, such as cloud engineering, artificial intelligence (AI), mainframe modernisation and the Internet of Things (IoT) for Industry 4.0.
Change and innovation at GFT
GFT continues its strategy of diversifying into new markets and following its customers, expanding further in the Asia-Pacific market. The company sets up offices in the global financial hubs of Singapore and Hong Kong as well as a new nearshore delivery centre in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Their expertise and focus is on cloud technologies and next-generation core banking systems.
GFT acquires software supplier in-integrierte informationssysteme GmbH. in-GmbH are experts in the field of shop floor transparency and process integration for industrial clients. With this acquisition, GFT gains 40 new employees and expands its industry expertise.
GFT announces the acquisition of the expertise of TRUMPF subsidiary AXOOM and a development partnership with TRUMPF themselves. This strategic milestone represents an acceleration of GFT’s industry drive and an expansion of its industrial expertise, as well as the addition of a new location in Karlsruhe.
GFT announces the acquisition of Canadian IT specialist V-NEO Inc., strengthening its market position in North America. V-NEO is an experienced services provider of integrated IT solutions for the insurance market. GFT gains 160 new employees as well as two new office locations in Quebec (Canada) and Brussels (Belgium).
In June, Marika Lulay succeeds Ulrich Dietz as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the GFT Group. After leading the company for 30 years, Ulrich Dietz takes over the position of chairman of the Administrative Board.
With the acquisition of the Brazilian IT specialist Habber Tec Brazil, GFT extends its market position in Latin America and welcomes more than 100 new experts in São Paulo and Curitiba.
- GFT sells emagine, its staffing services business, as part of a management buyout and focusses on its business with IT solutions for the financial sector.
- GFT acquires the Spanish IT services company Adesis netlife S.L. The acquisition brings on board 273 new IT professionals and extensive expertise in digital banking.
- Shareholders vote in favour of changing the company’s legal status to that of a European Company (Societas Europaea, SE).
GFT acquires the UK-based business and IT consultancy Rule Financial. With over 660 full-time employees in the UK, the US, Poland, Costa Rica and Spain, Rule Financial is focused on investment banking services.
- GFT enters the Italian market with the acquisition of the IT consultancy Sempla, now called GFT Italia. With almost 500 employees, GFT Italia is currently one of Italy’s leading IT consultancies, specialising in IT solutions for commercial and private banking clients.
- GFT pools its staffing business in the new company and standalone brand emagine.
Separating from its Software division (GFT inboxx GmbH) in 2010, GFT underlined its strategic group alignment towards IT services and IT staffing.
GFT headquarters move from St. Georgen to Stuttgart.
GFT aquires the Parity group’s French and German operations and becomes an even stronger force in IT personnel solutions.
GFT complements its existing on–site and nearshore operations with the addition of an offshore software development centre in India. After winning a significant contract for a Brazilian financial services company, GFT makes its mark in South America by opening a development centre near São Paulo.
GFT UK is established in London. In the same year, GFT acquires emagine, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank specialised in IT solutions for the financial sector. This brings with it a new development centre in Barcelona, with more than 500 financial IT consultants. In light of this development, GFT shifts its focus to IT solutions for the financial sector.
GFT goes public – a milestone for the company. To mark the occasion, GFT changes its official name to GFT Technologies AG. On June 28, the company is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (New Market) with an offering price of 23 euros. After stock split 1:3 in June 2000 this corresponds to an offering price of 7,67 euros.
GFT Technologies (Schweiz) AG opens its doors, specialising in forward-looking e-government solutions.
GFT launches its first product on the market: GRIT.
GFT was founded on 19 March in 1987 in St. Georgen, Black Forest. Since its first day Ulrich Dietz has headed GFT, most recently as CEO. Since June 2017, he has been Chairman of the company's Administrative Board.