Perficient promotes an inclusive culture where every employee is challenged, championed, and celebrated. I recently sat down with one of our business analysts, Matthew Sikes, to learn more about his role and the culture at Perficient. We discussed how diverse teams, career growth, and collaborative tech savvy colleagues make Perficient a great employer.
Matthew, thank you for joining me today. I’d love to hear more about your role at Perficient. What does a typical day in this role look like?
I am a business analyst in the healthcare business unit. My typical day starts with a daily team stand-up meeting. After that, my day includes the following:
- Grooming user stories with technical requirements
- Meeting with developers to discuss functionality
- Testing the latest app build for defects
- Ensuring all tickets from the current sprint are in the right stage of workflow
What excites you about working at Perficient?
I value working across Perficient business units as a utility player on projects in a client-facing role. I am privileged to work on an efficient team that released a mobile app last August and continues to get extended by the client.
As a Perficient employee, I value learning new things every day, collaborating with tech savvy and inclusive colleagues, and participating in the employee stock program.
It is an exciting time to be at Perficient as the company continues to expand. Perficient is a place where consultants at all levels can expect to learn and contribute on projects. There is an extra incentive to do your best work here through the bonus program.
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How does a culture of diversity and inclusion at Perficient strengthen your team? What about this culture keeps you motivated in your daily work?
I came to Perficient to be part of a diverse, tech-savvy team in a flexible environment with opportunities for both personal and corporate growth.
From my perspective, diversity and inclusion entails having a team of people who come from different walks of life and align around a shared process to achieve a desired result. The unique differences that distinguish everyone from one another is what helps strengthen the team.
During my time with Perficient, I have worked with hospital systems, urgent care providers, a regional bank, and a global ingredients manufacturer. All my projects have centered around helping clients achieve business goals with improvements to processes and technology.
The people and team leaders at Perficient keep me motivated to do my best work and get me excited about the future.
Healthcare Leaders Turn to Us
Our healthcare practice is comprised of experts who understand the unique challenges facing the industry. The 10 largest health systems and 10 largest health insurers in the U.S. have counted on us to support their end-to-end digital success. Modern Healthcare has also recognized us as the fourth largest healthcare IT consulting firm.
We bring pragmatic, strategically-grounded know-how to our clients’ initiatives. And our work gets attention – not only by industry groups that recognize and award our work but also by top technology partners that know our teams will reliably deliver complex, game-changing implementations. Most importantly, our clients demonstrate their trust in us by partnering with us again and again. We are incredibly proud of our 90% repeat business rate because it represents the trust and collaborative culture that we work so hard to build every day within our teams and with every client.
With more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Perficient is a trusted, end-to-end, global digital consultancy.
It’s no secret our success is because of our people. No matter the technology or time zone, our colleagues are committed to delivering innovative, end-to-end digital solutions for the world’s biggest brands, and we bring a collaborative spirit to every interaction. We’re always seeking the best and brightest to work with us. Join our team and experience a culture that challenges, champions, and celebrates our people.