Commerz Systems – an IT company which in April officially opened its branch in Łódź, intends to employ 500 it specialized in the central Polish city. Both experienced IT specialists and those who are just starting their careers will find work.
The Polish branch is one of four that Commerz Systems has. The company is present in Germany in Frankfurt and Bremen, as well as in the Czech city of Prague. Overall it employs over 900 people.
– We believe in the development potential of the city, as well as the high level of IT specialists. For these reasons, the Łódź branch, although it is the youngest in the group, is currently growing the fastest. Our team already has 150 people, and by the end of the year we want it to have more than 200 – said Marek Gajowniczek, director of the Polish branch of Commerz Systems during the ceremony.
The company is located on Teofilów at ul. Wersalska 6. In its modern office there is no shortage of Łódź accents. The conference rooms refer to the name and style of well-known places such as Księży Młyn, EC1, Plac Wolności or Łódź Fabryczna station.
– The employees themselves chose the names through voting. We are new to Łódź, but we are serious about our development and our same presence in the city – explains Marek Gajowniczek.
Commerz Systems intends, among other things, to actively participate in initiatives that will raise the level of education of future and current IT specialists. So far, the company has already established cooperation with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Computer Science and Automation at the Łódź University of Technology, as well as with the Center for Continuing and Vocational Education of Modern Technologies in Łódź.
Commerz Systems (CS) is part of an international group in which Commerzbank, one of the largest European banks, is leading the way. CS is the main provider of application design and management services. Technologically, the scope of work carried out in the company covers the entire spectrum of current software architecture – from traditional mainframe systems to specialized web solutions and applications. The company supports retail, commercial and other central functions of Commerzbank.