Edison: Tata Consultancy Services said it will expand its operations in New Jersey by hiring nearly 1,000 additional employees by the end of 2023 to meet the growing needs of customers to digitally transform their businesses. To grow its local IT talent pool for the state, the largest India software services firm, will also grow the reach of its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and computer science education programs in New Jersey by 25%, expanding teacher training and student programs.
TCS’ Edison Business Center, one of 30 TCS facilities in the U.S., serves more than 100 customers in New Jersey. TCS has more than 3,700 employees in the state who provide IT and consulting services across industries, harnessing technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing, and enterprise software.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said that TCS is creating thousands of highly-skilled jobs and delivering significant economic growth to New Jersey. “Our economic mission trip to India in 2019 continues to bear fruit as we have seen deep investments from Indian companies in our state.”
TCS has been among the top two US recruiters of IT services talent, hiring more than 21,500 employees in the past five years. TCS has 556,986 employees globally and has over 20,000 employees in the US which is its top client and revenue market. IT service companies have been investing in creating local talent in their leading markets as part of initiatives to reduce visa dependency.
Surya Kant, Chairman of North America, TCS said that New Jersey is an important technology hub for TCS and is emerging as a center of innovation. TCS is committed to nurturing tomorrow’s technology leaders through STEM initiatives and volunteerism across New Jersey, so they can continue to drive economic growth and give back to their local communities,” he said.