Cognizant to create 500 new jobs in Arizona

Friday 10 August 2018 | 09:49 CET | News
Cognizant opened its newest US regional technology and service delivery centre in Mesa, Arizona The centre will house over 500 new employees, increasing Cognizant's statewide workforce to nearly 3,000 employees at facilities in Phoenix, Chandler and Mesa as it addresses strong demand for specialised digital technology and business process services. 

Cognizant supports a number of clients in Phoenix and surrounding Maricopa County. The company said its USD 4.5 million capital investment in 2018 in the new Mesa facility is part of its aggressive Arizona expansion. Statewide hiring over the past 18 months totaled more than 500 employees in addition to the new positions being created in Mesa. The new Mesa jobs will be for full-time, highly-skilled technology and business professionals who provide business process services as well as software application development and maintenance.  

Cognizant also entered into a new partnership with Maricopa Corporate College to provide technical training for in-demand digital economy jobs like the ones at Cognizant. Training will be provided at no cost to those selected to participate. Courses held at Maricopa Corporate College starting this fall will focus on Application Support and Infrastructure Services. Individuals who complete the training programme will have an opportunity to interview for job openings within Cognizant.

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Categories: IT
Companies: Cognizant
Countries: United States
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