Is staff augmentation the right approach for your software development project?

Four Questions to Help You Decide

  1. Do you have the skills to convert a few individuals into a productive team that will create and protect your software assets?
  2. Are you prepared to pay for resources even when they’re stalled and waiting for direction?
  3. Are you prepared for the risks associated with key person dependencies?
  4. Do you have the expertise in-house to help resources overcome complex technical hurdles?

If you said NO to any of these questions, staff augmentation is not for you.

Need an alternative?

Mid market companies rarely have the personnel and processes in-house required to generate value from staff augmentation teams. It’s also extremely rare for them to have the standard operating procedures and skilled employees necessary to properly support and maintain what’s delivered. If this sounds like you, then you’re in the right place.

Red Hawk’s award winning business model was designed for the mid market.

We provide software engineering services through fractional teams with years of experience working together. Bundling services and distributing cost evenly over the term of the contract provides the financial and operational stability you need to invest in game-changing technology and to continue to operate custom software you’ve invested in.

Fractional Software Engineering Team

venn diagram of a fractional software engineering team


We focus on value creation for our Clients and never charge for downtime.

Project Managers collaborate with Principals to ensure work is properly distributed, and budgets and timelines are carefully managed. Detailed activity reports, burn-down charts, technical debt, maintenance, and wish list items are also documented and reviewed regularly to drive value creation.


Our proprietary operating system drives collaboration and prevents key person risks.

Senior Software Engineers collaborate with Project Managers to plan and allocate work across multiple resources to ensure productivity, continuity and the prevention of key person risks.


Our Principals and Senior Engineers have decades of experience overcoming complex technical hurdles.

Principals collaborate with Senior Software Engineers to architect solutions and overcome technical hurdles, ensuring a high-level of creativity and productivity.

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Matt Strippelhoff

Matt Strippelhoff

During his career, Matt has built an expansive portfolio of work in both traditional and interactive media. He’s designed and led the development of corporate intranets, extranets, e-commerce websites, content management tools, mobile applications and specialized interactive marketing programs for large and small business-to-business and business-to-consumer clientele. In addition to keeping Red Hawk a well-oiled machine, Matt consults with customers’ IT and Marketing executives on how to use technology and data to solve their business challenges, as well as take advantage of business opportunities.

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