NEW DELHI (TIP): Announcing a major recruitment drive, Infosys, India’s second-largest IT services exporter said that it will be hiring over 2,100 people in US, in order to support the growth of its business. “The company plans to hire 1,500 professionals for consulting, sales and delivery during the current financial year. In addition, it will hire close to 600 Bachelors and Masters graduates from US Universities over the next twelve months,” a statement from Infosys said.

“The addition of these employees will help Infosys provide its clients local market insights, industry-leading technology expertise, and timely responsiveness to critical issues,” the statement added. Infosys will recruit up to 300 management and technology graduates from US universities. They will work across multiple technology domains including digital, big data, analytics and cloud. Up to 180 graduates will be recruited into the Infosys consulting practice in the US. They will join existing teams advising clients on business and technology transformation strategies.

Speaking on the recruitment drive, Peggy Tayloe, Head of Human Resources in Americas, Infosys said, “We believe in hiring professionals who will help us build a nextgeneration services company. Technology is truly reshaping the world around us today.” Sandeep Dadlani, Executive Vice President, Head of Infosys Americas, Infosys added, “We are particularly looking forward to bringing a large group of graduates into Infosys in the US. This is a terrific time for young, smart and talented leaders to be graduating from the best American schools and choosing a career in the technology industry.”