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Published: October 12, 2021

Virtusa Expanding U.K. Workforce with New Skills and Future Leaders

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. – (October 12, 2021) – Virtusa Corporation, a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, announced plans to hire more than 700 employees in the United Kingdom (U.K.) in the next 12 months.

With new technologies and services in high demand, Virtusa is focused on attracting top talent and developing future leaders. In a highly competitive hiring environment, Virtusa ensures candidates understand their potential career paths and opportunities to learn and grow.

Virtusa will be hiring across various roles, including Data Scientists, Q.E. Engineers, Agile Coaches, and Scrum Masters - and across regions including London, Glasgow, Cambridge, Cardiff, Belfast, and Edinburgh.  The company looks to build upon its solid client base in the U.K. while bringing new talent into exciting projects.

Virtusa has been named a Top Employer for 2021 in the United Kingdom by Top Employers Institute. The Institute recognizes leading companies dedicated to discovering and nurturing talent while enriching the world of work.

Drawing on its commitment to sparking innovation, the company offers new hires support, training, and mentorship. Virtusa will also engage local partners to develop an innovation lab in London to train new employees and establish a central hub for the company in the U.K. 

Virtusa is also partnering with leading companies - Bolero, Sedicii, Custodigit, Volante, Intense, and Quantexa - and engaging local universities for research and development opportunities.

“By collaborating with local universities, leading FinTechs and start-ups, our goal is to support the next generation of employees with the skills and experience they need to succeed,” said Ashish Devalekar, Managing Director and Business Head, Virtusa UK, Europe, and the Middle East. “We see a tremendous opportunity to tap into a strong and growing talent pool in the U.K."

In a region with a highly diverse and skilled workforce, as well as top-tier university graduates, Virtusa's commitment will help foster the next generation of skilled workers, support existing talent, and fuel economic recovery and growth. 

The pandemic highlighted the positive role a business entity or corporation can play in the employee's life, family, environment, support staff, and others close to them.  It showed that if a corporation was willing, it could positively impact lives during times of great crisis. Virtusa initiated several initiatives to provide employees with as much support as possible during a crisis – including a 24/7 CRISIS helpline and more flexible work options.

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About Virtusa

Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of digital engineering and technology services and solutions for Forbes Global 2000 companies in the financial services, healthcare, communications, media, entertainment, travel, manufacturing, and technology industries worldwide. At Virtusa, digital engineering is at the heart of everything we do. We are 30,000 builders, makers, and doers that partner with customers to reimagine enterprises and creatively build solutions to the most pressing business challenges that move them to the forefront of their industries.

Virtusa's unique Engineering First approach means never presenting an idea we can't execute. With deep industry expertise and empowered agile teams made up of world-class talent, we think about execution early in the process, because the earlier you think about execution the earlier an idea can have an impact. Solving from the inside out enables businesses to respond swiftly to changing needs with improved quality, lower costs, and lasting results.

Virtusa is a registered trademark of Virtusa Corporation. All other company and brand names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective holders.

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