Infosys, India’s second-largest IT services provider, on Thursday said the company will hire 1,500 consulting, sales and delivery professionals in the US this financial year to boost its business in the geography. The company also plans to hire about 600 graduates from US universities over the next 12 months.
The recruits are expected to help Infosys provide its clients local market insights, technological expertise and timely responsiveness on critical issues. The company will recruit up to 300 management and technology graduates from leading US universities to work in domains like digital, big data, analytics and cloud. Up to 180 graduates will be recruited for the Infosys consulting practice in the US, who will advise clients on business and technology transformation strategies.
Continuing with its global recruitment programme of hiring MBA graduates from leading business schools, Infosys will recruit 100 post-graduates for its sales teams.
Peggy Tayloe, head of human resources in Americas, Infosys, said: “We believe in hiring professionals who will help us build a next-generation services company. Technology is truly reshaping the world around us today. At Infosys, we offer the best opportunities to learn while working on exciting projects, pioneering the latest technologies for some of the world’s best corporations.”
This recruitment drive will leverage Infosys’ relationship with academic institutions across the US. Sandeep Dadlani, executive vice-president, Head of Infosys Americas, said: “We are particularly looking forward to bringing a large group of graduates into Infosys in the US. This is a terrific time for young, smart and talented leaders to be graduating from the best American schools and choosing a career in the technology industry.”