Company’s Albany center named one of the region’s best places to work
WESTBOROUGH, Mass., – (April 30, 2014) – Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, today announced that it has been named by WorkplaceDynamics to The Times Union Top Workplaces list. Virtusa was ranked number nine in the small companies category on the prestigious list, which determined solely on employee feedback, identifies organizations that have created exceptional places to work.
“We are committed to providing an exciting and engaging workplace for our team members, and are honored to be recognized by The Times Union and WorkplaceDynamics for our success in doing so,” said Sundararajan Narayanan, senior vice president and global head of HR at Virtusa. “Virtusa continues to be recognized as an ‘HR innovator’ across all of our global operations, and our newest center in Albany is no exception. The passion and dedication of our team members is what ensures that our clients succeed, and our leadership team will remain committed to fostering an environment that these team members are proud to be a part of.”
Virtusa officially announced the opening of its new technology center in Albany in July of 2013, bringing more than 200 jobs to the area. The center is close to more than 15 colleges and universities which has enabled the company to collaborate with local tech talent. As a company that is 86 percent Millennial, Virtusa has made it a top priority to create an environment that not only retains Millennials, but also engages and empowers them to do their best work. Virtusa regularly solicits feedback from team members, uses a Communications Framework platform to improve communication between team members and its leadership team, and has built custom internal social networks where Virtusans can interact and collaborate. The company also holds interactive “YamJam” sessions using Yammer and leverages gamification, rewarding team members for their dedication and hard work.
“Virtusa has created a challenging and highly-rewarding work environment that encourages and helps team members reach their full potential,” said Matthew West, Virtusa team member. “I feel lucky to be part of such an innovative, creative team that works day in and day out to help our clients achieve their business objectives.”
The Top Workplaces are determined entirely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm focusing on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States.
Over the past two years, Virtusa has been recognized all over the globe with numerous HR-related awards including being named to the recent Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces list. The company was also honored with the International Business Award (Stevies) for Best People Practices for the second consecutive year, the Asia Best Employer Brand Award for HR Excellence and the Golden Peacock Award for HR Excellence.
The Times Union published the complete list of Top Workplaces on April 28. To see the full list, please visit
Virtusa provides end-to-end information technology (IT) services to Global 2000 companies. These services, which include IT consulting, application maintenance, development, systems integration and managed services, leverage a unique Platforming methodology that transforms clients’ businesses through IT rationalization. Virtusa helps customers accelerate business outcomes by consolidating, rationalizing, and modernizing their core customer-facing processes into one or more core systems.
Virtusa delivers cost-effective solutions through a global delivery model, applying advanced methods such as Agile and Accelerated Solution Design to ensure that its solutions meet the clients’ requirements. As a result, its clients simultaneously reduce their IT operations cost while increasing their ability to meet changing business needs.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Massachusetts, Virtusa has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia.
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