HCL Will Hire 3000 Techies In Sri Lanka; Opens 1st Development Centre In Colombo
Indian IT biggie HCL has decided to ramp up their presence in South Asian region. They have just opened their first development center in Colombo, and plan to hire 3000 employees in the next few years.
This is one of the biggest expansion plan by an Indian IT firm in Sri Lanka.
HCL Opens 1st Development Center In Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa and Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay inaugurated HCL’s 1st ever development center in Sri Lanka’s capital: Colombo.
The inauguration happened via virtual ceremony.
As per the information coming in, this state of the facility by HCL in Colombo will have:
- Multi-layered data security
- Physical security protocols
- High end systems for global delivery
As of now, this new facility has a seating capacity of 650 employees, and around 100 new recruits from Colombo have already joined their new office.
HCL Will hire 3000 Employees In Sri Lanka
In the coming years, HCL plans to create an employee-base of more than 3000 techies in Sri Lanka, and hiring process is already on.
HCL Technologies President and CEO C Vijayakumar said, “We have already hired our first set of employees in the journey and we hope to take this number to over 3,000 people in the coming three years…We are very positive of the growth prospects we foresee in the country and looking forward to bringing in global opportunities to the local communities in Sri Lanka,”
As of now, HCL is hiring freshers from Sri Lanka, who are A Level pass, Higher National Diploma (HND) holders.
Besides, the company is also initiating several skill and training programs to hire the right talent.
It is expected that HCL will set-up teams in Sri Lanka for their global clients, especially from the sectors of finance and accounting, legal, insurance, banking, and telecommunications and more.
We will keep you updated, as more details come in.