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About PITS

PIT Solutions is an established IT service provider since 2000 with primary offices in Switzerland and India as well as new subsidiaries in the USA and Dubai. We are specialized in developing individual software as well as web applications based on customer needs. Today we employ a strong pool of 250+ inhouse skilled resources that possess the right mix of technical competence and experience to understand client needs and provide them the right solutions. Our talent pool is comprised of Microsoft MVPs, MCPs, Sun certified Java developers, TYPO3 certified Integrators, Magento certified developers and ISTQB Certified Testers.

PIT Solutions is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Silver member of Typo3 association and Magento Bronze partner. For enterprise level CMS, we use Liferay or Adobe CQ5 and for collaboration portals our choice is Sharepoint.

We utilize Microsoft .NET and Sun Java JEE framework for building complex applications for our large clients. For SMEs, our preference is Symfony PHP framework for web application projects. Our open source team uses Typo3 CMS when it comes to CMS driven projects and Magento commerce for internet shop solutions. We have a strong knowhow in building extensions for Typo3 and Magento.

Our Vision

"To be a well-respected technology services company known for its excellent technical team and flawless project deliveries."

Our Mission

"To realise our dreams through efficient communication, honesty and respect towards our team, clients and other entities we deal or partner with."

Quality Policy

"We are committed to serve and satisfy our customers by understanding and meeting their requirements with a strong commitment for continual improvement of our quality management system, process and services, in compliance with the statutory and legal requirements. We ensure that the key employees are retained in order to provide quality products and services, through a systematic approach and thereby maintaining a fair and creative work environment."

 

Key People

Rafeek Mohammed

Rafeek Mohammed

CEO & Partner
Member of the Board

Rafeek Mohammed heads the operations of PIT Solutions development center in India. Rafeek is the chief strategist and visionary who drives the development and expansion initiatives of PIT Solutions in the Asia region. He holds extensive experience in the finance and insurance sectors, in which major projects were executed successfully under his leadership. 

Rafeek holds a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Diploma in Advanced Computing from C-DAC. Prior to co-founding PIT Solutions, he has worked with major multinational companies in regions ranging from India, United States and Europe. His long-term vision is to develop innovative products that can complement PIT's offerings in the services sector. His technical competence coupled with people management skills is the right mix that has enabled PIT Solutions become a successful company in the making.

Thomaskutty Sebastian

Thomaskutty Sebastian

Director - Business Development &
Partner, Member of the Board

Thomaskutty Sebastian is based in Switzerland and is leading the business development activities of PIT Solutions. Thomaskutty has played the key role in generating new business and building the solid client-base that PITS has today. Thomaskutty has, during his early years led projects for the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.

Thomaskutty holds a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and an Executive MBA conducted by EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) and l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de l'Université de Lausanne (HEC). He has also undergone a certificate program in Business from the University of Texas, Austin. Further, he holds an Executive Masters in e-governance from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), for which he travelled extensively to institutes in countries like Belgium, Finland, Germany, Canada and Mexico.

Gabriele Lorini

Gabriele Lorini

Head of Digital Delivery

Gabriele is the main link between Swiss clients and our Indian Team. He is responsible for project management and requirement engineering. He acquired his experience in a large Swiss agency and having graduated in communication and management, he supports PIT Solutions in business and marketing decisions.

Gabriele holds a bachelors degree in communication and a master degree in management from the university of Lugano. On his exchange semester, his focus lied on system studies and digital business. His interest for the web dates a long time back. Design, usability and information architecture are his strong suit.

Monika Nyffenegger

Monika Nyffenegger

Account Manager

Monika is the bridge between our customers and PITS team (designers as well as programmers). She will make sure that the customer needs are incorporated at high quality and on time. She has many years of experience in management, design, development and implementation of web projects.

Monika has completed an apprenticeship as a polygraph and then continued her training to multimedia designer. Thereafter, she earned her Diploma  at the HF TSM for media industry and media management (Visual Communication).

Biju TP

Biju TP

Head of Finance and Administration

Biju.T.P heads the finance and administration team at PIT Solutions since 2000. Biju is responsible for financial planning, budgeting as well as financial reporting of PIT Solutions. He engages in financial analysis in areas like forecasting, budgeting, cost reduction analysis and reviewing operational performance. He supports management team in a variety of operational decisions. 

He ensures that financial practices in PIT Solutions are in line with all statutory legislation and regulations. Biju.T.P. is a Master’s degree holder in Finance and a Graduate in Law from the University of Kerala. He is having extensive experience in corporate finance over last 20 years in his career. Apart from PIT Solutions, Biju holds Directorship in three other companies functioning in India.

Our team

PITS team

 

Advisory Board

Prof.Dr.Henry Markram

Prof.Dr.Henry Markram

Project Director
Human Brain project

Prof. Dr. Henry Markram is the Director of the Human Brain Project ( previously Blue Brain Project), which he founded in 2005. He began his research career in South Africa in the early 1980s, later moving to Israel and then to the EPFL, where he founded the Brain Mind Institute in 2002.

Since the start of his career, he has focused on neural microcircuitry, applying a broad range of anatomical, physiological, biophysical and molecular techniques, and pioneering the multi-neuron patch-clamp approach. His best-known discoveries are the principles of Spike Timing Dependent Plasticity (STDP), Redistribution of Synaptic Efficacy (RSE), and Long-Term Microcircuit Plasticity (LTMP). He has worked with theoreticians to develop the concept of "liquid computing", a novel technique for handling real time continuous input to recurrent neural networks. He has also been active in autism research, a field in which he has co-developed the "Intense World Theory of Autism”. He is currently working on the design of the Human Brain Project – the successor to the Blue Brain Project.

Dr. Harald R. Raetzsch

Dr. Harald R. Raetzsch

Founder & CEO
IoT40 Systems AG & R2M AG

Dr. Raetzsch is CEO at IoT40 Systems AG, an exciting venture offering Internet of Things Solutions. He has managed research and development divisions of large corporations and grew startups to significant size by inventing and building high tech product portfolios, specializing on mission critical cloud applications.

In his last position, he was the CTO & CIO SKIDATA AG, which is one of the worldwide leading providers of access solutions with specific focus on Ski ticketing and Parking solutions. He is currently the Technology & Business Strategy advisor for several European high tech companies and is a lector at Universities. He is a member of Microsoft’s ISV Partner Advisory Council and IBM’s Center of CIO Leadership since 2012. He has been an affiliate of the Stern School of Business, University of New York. Dr. Raetzsch has founded TTAGroup, a cross-industry community for technical and market development of safety-related architectures used for drive- and fly-by-wire. He is a founding member, was elected Vice Chairman and is now a fellow of the Workflow Management Coalition. He also have experience in building software factories and establishment of distributed software development projects (in Europe, India and the US) to successfully deal with challenging quality, time and social constraints.

Tariq Saeed AlNoman

Tariq Saeed AlNoman

Partner
PIT Solutions Middle East Operations

Tariq Saeed AlNoman is the Board Member of the Sharjah Charity International responsible for the administrative and finance matters. He heads the orphan department in the charity where 25,000 orphans are registered. He also oversee the IT implementation and automation of Sharjah Charity International. He is also a member of the Sharjah consultative council.

Tariq Saeed AlNoman holds a Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree from University of the pacific, Stockton California. He started his career as a Network Engineer in ADMA-OPCO. Currently he hold the position of Advisor/Consultant for the Information Technology to the Ministry of Justice. He was the Undersecretary of General Information Authority for UAE and maintained various positions such as:

  • Member of the Civil Service council for the Federal Government.
  • Member of the executive committee of the Electronic government for the federal government.
  • Vice Chairman of the National committee for the world summit on the Information Society(WSIS)
  • Headed the UAE delegates to the WSIS.
  • Member of the National e-Commerce committee to prepare National plan for the usage of e-Commerce.
  • Executive member of the committee organizing the first GCC e-Commerce summit.
  • Board member of the decision support center of Dubai Government.
  • Head of the Quality and standard team in GIA.
  • President of the UAE information technology society
  • Assistant Secretary General for Finance and Administration for the UAE Cabinet.

Dieter von Ziegler

Dieter von Ziegler

President
Azinova Group AG

Dieter von Ziegler is CEO of Azinova group of companies based in Switzerland. He was involved in the business of PIT Solutions for more than 10 years. He played a very active role in PITS business during the initial years as an investor and mentor.

Dieter holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, USA, and is a graduate in Economics from the University of St. Gall, Switzerland. He is a serial entrepreneur who has various companies in the field of textiles, real estate,restaurant, hotel and tourism. Before starting this venture, he has been working for the Cargill Group, a multinational provider of food, agricultural and risk management products and services.

Dr. Beat D. Wyser

Dr. Beat D. Wyser

Online Marketing Expert
Netcast AG

Beat D. Wyser is an online marketing expert who specializes in Search Engine Optimization , social media and marketing trends . After completing his studies at the University of St. Gallen , he worked as an e- business consultant for different companies in his work and got to know many new technologies .

In 1998, he started his own consulting company through which  he was responsible in the last few years, for different online projects of Swiss Post, like www.swisspost.ch/counter. At the moment,  he works with a new foresight company,  which offers innovation tools,  methodologies and know-how for strategic foresight projects.  Beat D.  Wyser is the author of several e-business books,  the newest one being on  Search Engine Marketing & optimization (SEO).  He is a visiting lecturer at some Swiss universities of applied science and also a logistics consultant  for GS1, The Swiss Logistic Association.

 

External Consultants

Marco Roos

Marco Roos

SEO Specialist

Marco is our SEO specialist. Thanks to his many years of experience with Swiss and forgein clients where he has to deal with many websites and portals . He precisely knows where it is necessary to optimize to make your website user and google friendly. His goal oriented approach helped us to win many happy clients.

Marco has completed his Master of Arts ( History and Media Studies ) at the University of Bern. He worked at the Institute of Communication and Media Studies in several research projects . As an SEO manager, he worked for several years for a Swiss publishing house where they have several website 3 national languages viz. German, French and Italian.

Mike Tonazzi

Mike Tonazzi

Solution Architect 

Mike Tonazzi is interested in IT and software development since he can turn on a computer. In over 20 years of his business experience he realized software and IT-infrastructure in the fields of projects in logistics, e-commerce, tourism, industry and insurance. 

His focus is on the design of modern, scalable software- and IT solutions. In his career, he worked on projects for prestigious clients like Gebäudeversicherung Thurgau, Trüb AG, Schweizerischer Versicherungs Verband (VSS), Compendio Bildungsmedien, Zürich etc. Mike holds degree in Computer Science from University of Zürich.

Freshers wanted! Join PITS IT Academy to kickstart your career in software development

PITS IT Academy is a software development training initiative from PIT Solutions.
We offer an opportunity to freshers and young developers to join the IT business and start their careers.
We provide all the training needed and offer guaranteed placement for successful candidates. Get informed now!
Visit www.pitsacademy.com

Current Openings

Web Project Manager

Designation: Web Project Manager
Experience: 2+ years
Location: Rüti ZH
Minimum Qualification: Any Degree
Technical Skills: None
Contact: thomas(at)pitsolutions(dot)com

Role Description:

We are an IT offshoring company that plans and implements a wide range of large and small software projects for our Swiss customers. To strengthen our small team at Rüti ZH (next to train station), we are looking for a Web Project Manager.

The ideal profile:  

  • He/She leads web projects in consultation with our Swiss customers and our developers in India. He/She advise our customers and ensure that customer wishes are converted into clear requirements and are implemented correctly.
  • He/She is service-oriented and posses high level of social competency towards employees and customers
  • He/She is innovative and prefer an independent and diligent way of working
  • He/She is fluent in English and German, is speaking and writing. Swiss German is a huge plus.
  • He/She is knowledgeable in Internet technologies
  • Experience in CMS like TYPO3 or WordPress and e-commerce systems like Magento is a big advantage.
  • We offer an exciting and versatile job position within our small team. You have a lot of possibilities to implement projects in cooperation with our developer team. In addition you can also introduce your own ideas. which we consider as very valuable. This position also offer the possibility to travel and work for a few weeks directly with our developers located at our India office.

If you are interested in this exiting and future oriented position, we would like to get to know you!

Please send your application (including CV) to: thomas@pitsolutions.com

Sitecore Developer

Designation: Sitecore Developer
Experience: 2+ years
Location: Techno park, Trivandrum or Infopark, Kochi
Minimum Qualification:  BE/BTech, MSc/MCA, PGDCA or any equivalent degree
Technical Skills: Sitecore, .NET, C#
Contact: thomas(at)pitsolutions(dot)com

Job Description:
Your role:

  • As a Sitecore Developer.
  • Develop application solutions and enhancements for Sitecore version 7 or 8 websites using latest industry standards and best practices, including Continuous Integration.
  • Design software application components using ASP.NET, MVC (C#) and other programming tools.
  • Execute maintenance and bug fixes to existing platforms and applications.
  • Triage and resolve issues reported on existing systems.
  • Communicate effectively with project managers and development team  members to facilitate understanding of deliverables, estimates, and prioritization.
  • Continuously learn new techniques and technologies to share with the team.

Skills Required:

  • You have a minimum of two to three years development experience using Sitecore CMS.
  • You have experience working with pipelines, modules and connectors.
  • You have experience with web development using ASP.NET, MVC (C#), SQL Server and web services.
  • You have a working understanding of Windows Server and IIS setup and configuration as well as Continuous Integration and basic network topologies.
  • You have a demonstrated understanding of presentation layer technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript/JQuery, AJAX and Bootstrap or similar.
  • Ability to train and share knowledge with other employees on Sitecore is a must.
  • Sitecore certification a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
Hybris Developer

Designation: Senior Software Engineer / Software Engineer
Experience: 2-4 years
Location: Technopark, Trivandrum
Minimum Qualification: BE/BTech, MSc/MCA, PGDCA or any equivalent degree
Technical Skills: Hybris, J2EE, Spring, JSP
Contact: careers(at)pitsolutions(dot)com

Role Description:

  • As a Hybris Developer/Senior Hybris Developer 
  • Design and subsequently develop various Commerce features such as order management, promotions, Store locator, Shopping Cart, Product Catalog, Search, Personalization and Promotions.
  • Define implementation processes, code and other quality standards.
  • Define and follow best practices to manage performance and scalability of e-Commerce solution.
  • Diagnose and solve technical problems related to e-Commerce Implementation.
  • Create end-to-end solution for e-Commerce solutions.
  • Mastery in J2EE, Spring Framework, Architecture and Design patterns.
  • Strong knowledge of Web Services, REST, Spring MVC, JSP,Ant, Eclipse or other IDEs.
  • Strong academic performance.
UI/UX Designer

Designation: Senior UI/UX Designer/ UI/UX Designer
Experience: 3-6 years
Location: Technopark, Trivandrum
Minimum Qualification: Any 
Skills: Big eye for usability
Contact: careers(at)pitsolutions(dot)com

Preferred Skills:

  • 3+ years experience in User Experience Design/UI Design, Usability testing, and wireframing.
  • Deep understanding of user-centred design principles, ability to translate ideas and user needs into an intuitive design solution.
  • Visual communication skills with the ability to create wireframes and design mockups for Web & mobile.
  • Capability to create interactive prototypes using Sketch, InVision, Balsamiq etc.
  • Experience in responsive web design and modern fronted technologies like HTML5, CSS3 would be highly beneficial.
  • Experience in motion design and animation will be considered as a big plus.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Enjoy working with technical people.
  • Excellent portfolio showcasing design solutions and strategic approaches by demonstrating the UX Design process steps ( atleast 2 examples).
Java Developer / Senior Java Developer

Designation: Senior Software Engineer / Software Engineer
Experience: 3-6 years
Location: Technopark, Trivandrum
Minimum Qualification: BE/BTech, MSc/MCA, PGDCA or any equivalent degree 
Technical Skills: J2EE, Struts and Hibernate
Contact: careers(at)pitsolutions(dot)com

Preferred Skills: 

  • Experience in developing web applications using J2EE with Struts and Hibernate.
  • Knowledge of Design patterns & Object Oriented Programming
  • Knowledge of HTML, Spring, Servlet, JSP
  • Strong foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design.
  • Worked in start-up like environment with high levels of ownership and commitment
PHP - Senior Software Engineer

DesignationSenior Software Engineer
Experience: 2 yrs – 4 yrs
Location: Technopark, Trivandrum
Minimum Qualification: BE/BTech, MSc/MCA, PGDCA or any equivalent degree 
Technical Skills: PHP, MySQL, Symfony, Ajax, HTML, CSS, etc
Contact: careers(at)pitsolutions(dot)com

Responsibilities

  •  Planning, developing and integrating of requirements into our PHP based backend applications.
  •  Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges.
  •  Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP classes and modules.
  •  Work closely with open source communities. 

Preferred Skills:

  •  Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming.
  •  Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks, specifically Smyfony (>2 year’s experience).
  •  Understanding of MVC design patterns.
  •  Knowledge on unit and functional testing.
  •  Basic understanding of frontend technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  •  Proficient understanding of Git and the pull request based workflow on Github.
Senior Frontend Developer

Designation: Senior Frontend Developer
Experience: 5+ Years
Location: Technopark, Trivandrum
Minimum Qualification: Any Professional Degree 
Technical skills: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, XML, ExtJS, Backbone, Angular
Contact: careers(at)pitsolutions(dot)com

Job description:

We are looking to hire a Senior Frontend Developer who is motivated to trending technologies in web development

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ability to translate a design into mark up and CSS with strong knowledge of HTML 5 and CSS3.
  • Ability to make website responsive for multiple device and multiple browsers.
  • Proven ability to build robust applications with AJAX, APIs and MVC.
  • Website Performance analysis, debugging and problem solving skills.
  • Experience with source/version control systems such as Git, TFS or SVN.
  • Develop clean, reusable and well documented code.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Cross browser compatibility and testing.
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ability to develop and implement intuitive user interfaces as per the web standards

 Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in Frontend Development 
  • Any Professional Degree 
  • Highly proficient in the latest web application front end technologies like HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, XML, ExtJS, Backbone, Angular and / or other JavaScript Libraries.
  • Proficient with middle tier, including Web Services, RESTful Web Services
  • Have experience with task runners ( grunt / gulp etc).
Wordpress Developer

Designation: Senior Software Engineer
Experience: 3 – 5 yrs
Location: Technopark, Trivandrum
Minimum Qualification: BE/BTech, MSc/MCA, PGDCA or any equivalent degree
Technical Skills: Wordpress, PHP, MySQL
Contact: careers(at)pitsolutions(dot)com

Job description:

  • Develop applications, build enhancements and fix issues in applications.
  • Prepare and conduct code reviews.
  • Provide work estimates for given tasks, assignments.
  • Code-documentation / implementation documentation creation.
  • Bug fixing for application / application maintenance

 Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to write stored procedures & database designing knowledge.
  • Good understanding of OOPS concepts
  • Strong skills in design, development, debugging, and problem solving.
  • Working experience preferred in Word press Framework.
Dotnet : Lead Software Engineer

Designation: Lead  Software Engineer
Experience: 5-8 years
Location: Techno park, Trivandrum
Minimum Qualification:  BE/BTech, MSc/MCA, PGDCA or any equivalent degree
Contact: careers(at)pitsolutions(dot)com

  •     Expertise in writing object oriented JavaScript.
  •     Expertise in JavaScript frameworks like JQuery, KnockOut,   BackBone etc
  •     Develop applications in ASP.NET MVC, build enhancements and fix issues in applications.
  •     Prepare and conduct code reviews.
  •     Provide work estimates for given tasks, assignments.
  •     Code-documentation / implementation documentation creation.
  •     Bug fixing for application / application maintenance
  •     Good understanding of OOPS concepts.
  •     Strong skills in design, development, debugging, and problem solving.
  •     Good written and oral communication skills.
Dotnet : Senior Software Engineer

Designation: Senior Software Engineer
Experience: 3+ years
Location: Technopark, Trivandrum
Minimum Qualification:  BE/BTech, MSc/MCA, PGDCA or any equivalent degree
Contact: careers(at)pitsolutions(dot)com

  • Strong experience on .NET 3.0 or 3.5, ASP.NET, JavaScript, JQuery or Twitter bootstrap, Unity,Web Services, JSON, XML, UML, VSS/TFS(Team Foundation Server)
  • Candidate should have strong programming skills (hands on coding) in .NET preferably using Asp.Net.
  • Working knowledge on MVC, Silverlight would be an added advantage.
  • Understanding the business requirements, and performing development activities, which involves:-
  •  Writing of unit test cases.
  • Prepare and conduct code reviews. 
  • Code-documentation / implementation documentation creation.
  • Bug fixing for application / application maintenance
  • Ability to write stored procedures & database designing knowledge.
  • Good understanding of OOPS concepts.
  • Strong skills in design, development, debugging, and problem solving.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team

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