June 10 till July 7 is to apply for the Ukrainian IT Awards, which is the annual independent all-Ukrainian IT Contest distinguishing the best experts in the industry. The contest is run by the IT Ukraine Association.
The list of nominations includes:
DevOps, Design, Business Analysis, Software Engineering, Software Architecture, Research, Quality Assurance, Project Management, Product Management and IT Education.
Deadline to apply is July 7, 2019.
The winners are chosen by the qualified jury panel consisted of the leaders of top IT companies and industry organizations. During the first round, all applications will be evaluated. Only top three candidates in each nomination will be admitted to the second round where they all will be interviewed by the jury members.
Candidates are judged against the following criteria:
- Project/Product Evaluation — applicant’s role on a project demostrating incredible results as proved by metrics;
- Best Practices & Industrial Standards Evaluation — the most effective solutions for dealing with project challenges;
- Innovation Evaluation — product/project innovativeness, its uniqueness when compared with the alternatives available on the market. Jury panel pays special attention to the technologies, frameworks, instruments and unconventional approaches;
- Social Responsibility & Community Development — participation in social projects and experience of founding or developing existing professional communities;
Taking part in this contest alone is critical for those who strive to grow as professionals. Before applying, the participants sum up their experience and outline the key milestones on their professional path that might be a deciding factor for winning. The jury panel is made out of proven experts within Ukrainian market and the feedback they give outline the strengths and weakness of every applicant and help to understand where to move next. Each year, participants praise these feedback for added value. And, of course, winning is a chance to come out of shade and draw public attention within the professional community,comments on Dmytro Vavriv, the member of the jury panel and Expert Committee of the Ukrainian IT Awards Contest.
The winners will be announced at the official ceremony on September 7, in Kyiv.