Staff augmentation

Trouble finding IT talent? Go for staff augmentation with African professionals…

When to go for staff augmentation at Tunga? Well, do you struggle to find and keep high quality software engineers in your local market? With us you can flexibly hire individual engineers to add to your organisation. Moreover, we guide you throughout the process: match, onboard and support.

Once you’ve found your match with one of the candidates we’ve provided you with, he or she will become part of your team. That is to say, working as a remote developer from wherever they are based in Africa. While you manage the developer(s) directly, our staff augmentation services includes all the infrastructure, legal and administrative matters. And even training and career development.

Tunga's African headquarters in Kampala, Uganda

Talent Pool for Staff Augmentation

New talent applies to join our platform everyday. As a result, we currently have over 650 developers in the pool, from 24 African countries. To be able to join our pool, the candidates obviously need to pass technical skills tests. But also a number of soft skills tests like communication and situational awareness.


We ask you to provide us with the profile you are looking for. After that, we start a matching process among the developers in our pool. It usually takes us up to 4 days to present you a shortlist of 3 candidate profiles, including CV and test scores. Further, when we don’t have available candidates in our pool, we do an out-of-platform search. This generally takes about 14 days. In addition, based on your preferences we organize interviews. And when desired we do additional tests.


The moment you have chosen a candidate we will send you a formal proposal. We have flexible arrangements ranging from part-time and temporary 4 hour contracts to full-time open ended contracts. Subsequently, the first month you are assigned a talent manager who stays on top of things. For instance by organizing a joint kick off meeting, and by consulting both you and the developer. And generally ensuring that things take off smoothly.


Once the collaboration has taken off, the talent manager checks in regularly with both you and the developer. Either by means of a short survey or by calling/mailing. So if an issue arises, the talent manager is there to troubleshoot and ensure that continuity of your assignment is guaranteed.


Benefits of staff augmentation with Tunga

> Flexible access to experienced developers

> Ability to predict costs

> Direct link between you and the developer

> Tailored matching process

> Commitment and continuity

Frequently asked questions

Can I hire developers part-time via Tunga?
Yes. You can hire 1 developer for a minimum of 4 hours per week. Or you can hire a complete team of 10+ developers full time. And everything in between!

What technologies and frameworks are your developers skilled in?
We have almost any software skill available in our talent pool of 650 experienced developers from 24 African countries. And if not, we can source someone for you from the 690.000 professional developers active on the African continent.

What are the costs of staff augmentation with Tunga?
Our standard rate is EUR 27,- per hour for an advanced developer, for an expert tech lead our rate is EUR 39,-. Depending on the length of the commitment and the number of developers you hire, we can provide you with a discount.