Credit Suisse has plans to hire over 1,000 IT professionals in India this year.
John Burns, Head India IT and Senior Franchise Officer, Pune, said: “This year’s hiring plan highlights our continued commitment to India, particularly to Maharashtra, and supports Credit Suisse’s vision to establish our operations here as a global technological hub. To support the growth of our IT presence in India, we believe empowering our employees to lead global delivery and drive innovative solutions enhances value creation and productivity for the bank globally.”
Credit Suisse has hired over 2,000 IT employees in the last three years in India. It aims to tap into the large pool of tech talent available in India, to further enhance its in-house capabilities. India presently accounts for almost 25 percent of the bank’s global IT staff, and has the largest footprint globally.
Reportedly, the new hires will comprise developers and engineers with capabilities and expertise in emerging technologies such as cybersecurity, data analytics, cloud, API development, machine learning and AI to fuel the bank’s digital aspirations.
The bank usually hires from premier engineering and management colleges in India, with a focus on entry-level talent with up to one-year of experience. Prashant Bhatnagar, Global Head of Experienced Recruiting for Technology, said: “As we continue to build our footprint in India, we want to attract the best IT talent to join our vibrant community of professionals.”