Indian IT major, HCL Technologies plans to hire about 1,000 technology professionals from the fields of digital transformation, cloud, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity in the United Kingdom.
The company in a statement said that it is hiring 1,000 technology professionals to support its clients in the UK and around the world. According to the company sources, the said hiring will be in the fields of digital transformation, cloud, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity for the company's London, Greater London, and Manchester offices.
The IT major has a sizable presence in the UK market since 1997 and its UK operation currently employs over 3,500 people across various locations, supporting more than 50 clients. “The UK has played a key role in HCL's growth and success journey for more than two decades. It is home to some of our most prestigious clients and is a hotbed of IT talent. By creating new local jobs in the region, we want to reaffirm our commitment to catalyzing innovation and building competitive digital talent pools in the region,” HCL Technologies Chief Executive Officer C Vijayakumar said in a statement.
Earlier other tech giants including Infosys and Mphasis have also made similar announcements ahead of the virtual summit between UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi earlier this month.
Infosys plans to hire 1,000 workers in the UK over the next three years, and these new hires will work in the digital space, including cloud computing, data and analytics, artificial intelligence, open-source technologies, and enterprise services.
Mphasis is expanding its footprint in the UK with a special focus on customer-led digital transformation initiatives in banking and insurance by establishing a nearshore center outside of London. It will invest about Rs 255 crore upfront towards establishing the UK center.