TCS Expands In USA: 1000 New Jobs For Americans, Massive Education Push For STEM
India’s biggest IT firm Tata Consultancy Services will expand its operations in New Jersey, US through a variety of initiatives.
Building Local Talent Pool
It will hire 1,000 additional employees by 2023 to meet the growing needs of its customers wanting to digitally transform their businesses.
It hired nearly 450 students from colleges and universities across the state over the last five years.
It also started its own student and educator STEM and computer science programs to help build a local IT talent pool.
Impact Of STEM Programs
TCS has expanded the reach of these programs by 25%.
goIT programme is its STEM training initiative which fosters digital innovation and career readiness.
It has directly impacted over 42,000 students in the US and Canada, including more than 870 students in New Jersey.
Operations In New Jersey
TCS’ Edison Business Center is one of its 30 facilities in the US which serves more than 100 customers in New Jersey.
It has over 3,700 employees in New Jersey.
They work on providing IT and consulting services across industries using technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing, and enterprise software.
Top Recruiter In US
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy voiced his appreciation for TCS creating thousands of highly-skilled jobs and delivering significant economic growth to New Jersey.
It is among the top US recruiters of IT services talent, hiring more than 21,500 employees in the past five years.
Building Future Leaders
TCS Chairman of North America Surya Kant said that New Jersey is an important technology hub for the firm.
He added that they are excited to be a part of the state’s growing reputation as a centre of innovation and are committed to nurture future leaders who can drive economic growth and give back to their communities.
Over the last decade TCS employees have volunteered nearly 32,000?hours with organisations in New Jersey.
They have also committed more than 2,600 hours to the Community Food Bank, have helped with fundraising for the American Heart Association and supported NPower, a nonprofit organisation that provides free IT career training.