Amid Covid-19 gloom sign of economic revival seems in sight with Kerala headquartered Acsia Technologies, a Technopark-based company, announcing to expand operations and hire as many as 200 new techies to work in upcoming projects for developing software for connected, autonomous, shared and electrified automotive technologies.
The company has recently announced an international collaboration with Finland-based company Basemark for its new partner programme titled ‘Rocksolid Ecosystem', in which they will collaborate for developing software-defined car technology.
According to the company, the hiring process is likely to start soon and the employees will be allocated to different teams associated with the projects, a company said. “We have made some major signings recently with Basemark, Segula Technologies, and some other leading automakers in the world. The development of software will begin in quarter 2 and we need more skilled people with us as the company is expanding,” Jijimon Chandran, CEO, Acsia Technologies said.
Chandran further reiterated that each project will run for a long term once started and the hiring process is expected to be completed in six months. Around 60% of freshers are expected to be roped in for the projects.
“The candidates will go through a stringent selection process. Developing software for the automotive industry is a complex and exciting job and it requires people with the right attitude, passion and foundation skills. Once hired, they will be undergoing many training programmes and will be allocated to different teams based on their aptitude and skill,” Chandran said.
According to Chandran, the new software has to be constantly updated and there is a need to have a highly skilled team for development and support. “We are hiring a team of freshers and experienced people. For freshers, this would be a chance to work with the latest software technology in the automotive field based on C, C++, Java and AI/ML. Many we hired during our former projects had a chance to work with the world's leading carmakers in Europe,” Chandran said.
Started in 2014, Acsia Technologies Pvt Ltd is currently working on multiple core sectors of a software-defined car ecosystem with the world's leading carmakers and Tier1 suppliers.