HCL Tech has opened a new innovation centre in Canada to deliver advanced tech solutions to its global client to accelerate its digital transformation journeys. The Noida based firm also plans to create 2,000 jobs in Canada in the next three years. Joelien Jose, EVP & Country Head – Canada, HCL Tech said that the centre will provide next-gen services like digital and analytics solutions, cloud consulting and migration, cybersecurity, IT infrastructure and apps services.
HCL Tech is planning to hire 1,000 freshers and experienced professionals at Nagpur facility. Professionals should have work experience between 2-20 years in Java, Salesforce, Mulesoft, PLM and Automation. It would create an IT development centre to recruit, train and employ local talent and pursue careers in ERS, apps and infrastructure management services. HCL, having 1.59 employees, has nurtured over 15,000 candidates in last 4 years.
HCL Technologies has signed a five-year digital workplace services agreement with Airbus. The Noida based firm, as a part of the agreement, using its HCL’s Fluid Workplace Model will modernise Aibus’s digital workplace by deploying the latest digital tech to simplify Airbus’ existing IT processes and optimisation of delivery costs, using unique end-to-end management services to cover the information and operational technology landscape.
HCL Technologies’ IT development centre in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh will hire 1,000 freshers and experienced professionals in a virtual “Mega Recruitment Drive” on 12th and 13th Feb. Qualification for experienced professionals would be 2-8 years of experience in Java, Chip Designing, .Net, Azure, Microservices, SAP, Python, Protocol Development, Networking, DevOps and Automation testing. HCL Vijayawada is already nurturing 1,500 employees since its inception in February 2020.
TCS secures the third rank as the world’s most-valued IT services brand. “TCS is rapidly closing the gap with IBM following a healthy 11% brand value increase to $15 bn” the report stated. Accenture retains the first position with a brand value of $26 bn and IBM holds second place with a brand value of $16.1 bn. TCS, Infosys, HCL Technologies, and Wipro are the four Indian brands among the Top-10 global IT services companies.
The top four IT firms — TCS, Infosys, HCL Tech, Wipro — plan to hire 91,000 freshers for 2021-22 as the demand has sharply picked up. TCS will hire about 40,000 freshers, Infosys would hire 24,000 college graduates. HCL aims to hire 15,000 freshers in India and 1,500-2,000 people on-site. Infosys, recently, won a $3.2bn deal from German auto major Daimler. TCS locked a deal from Prudential Financial. Wipro signed German retailer Metro.
HCL Technologies had announced to acquire DWS last year in Sept and hence completed the acquisition on Jan 5, 2021. This would strengthen HCL’s position in the Australian and New Zealand market. DWS provides a wide range of IT services including digital transformation, application development and support, program and project management and consulting. HCL employees 1600 people in major cities, including Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
ITeS major HCL Tech will hire upto 9,000 freshers from October 20 to March 21 owing to strong growth, the company said. This will up the total number of HCL employees close to 1.7 lakh. Further, the existing employees will receive a 6% increment during the same period. The company marked an all-time high at 20% QoQ and net profit of Rs 3,142 crore for Q2. The overseas hiring cost of the company seems to have increased post the H1-b visa ban where the employes will only get 2.5% raise.
HCL Technologies has collaborated with IBM to help clients boost their digital transformation by migrating workloads to IBM public cloud. The IBM Ecosystem Unit at HCL will assist clients in to develop digital and cloud-native solutions that will help advance their cloud journeys. Clients can participate in design workshops and remotely access the best tech from the firm’s cloud native labs located in the US, UK and India.