The FINANCIAL — Accenture is expanding its delivery center in Recife, Brazil, adding 1,000 positions by 2017 to support clients that want innovative application services that will help them grow and operate their businesses more efficiently.
Accenture is one of the largest IT employers in the region with approximately 1,000 talented professionals possessing deep digital expertise and degrees from the top universities. Accenture has locations across Brazil in São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Belo Horizonte, Vitória, Recife, Porto Alegre, Curitiba, Alphaville, Campina Grande and Rio de Janeiro.
Located in Porto Digital, the Accenture Delivery Center in Recife is a hub of digital development and innovation in IT systems and outsourcing services for clients across a range of industries, including finance, health, telecommunications, consumer goods, natural resources, mining, energy and automotive. The location hosts talent exchanges with other operations centers, reinforcing knowledge exchange and best practices, according to Accenture.
“Our investment and expansion in Recife not only adds to the economic development of the region, but it gives our clients access to world-class resources right here in our own country,” said Roger Ingold, Accenture’s country managing director for Brazil. “We offer the latest technology and business processes to help our clients around the globe better manage costs and maintain growth. We have an end-to-end business proposition that enables us to bring the most value to local and global companies.”
The Accenture Delivery Center in Recife, which opened in 2010, is part of the company’s Global Delivery Network (GDN) of more than 50 centers around the world that provide comprehensive application services, including application management, application testing, and application development on leading technology platforms and custom systems. Accenture also develops innovative new solutions based on digital technologies including social, mobile, analytics and cloud from its Global Delivery Network locations.
“There is a wealth of technology talent in Recife and we are pleased to offer job seekers the opportunity to develop careers with Accenture,” said Flavia Picolo, Accenture Technology director in Recife. “We are seeking highly motivated individuals with digital and programming skills who share our passion for serving clients. IT professionals who join our team will have access to the latest technology and receive training for personal and professional development opportunities to expand their business, industry, technical and leadership skills.”