services company Tech Mahindra
has hired more than 100 local employees at its Alpharetta
office in suburban Atlanta
to staff a project from a US-based company.
joins larger peers such as Infosys, Wipro in ramping up local hiring in the largest software export market in the US.
The company said it
is one of the attempts to make Atlanta
one of the largest offices in North America.
is also engaging with startups in Atlanta
and focusing on co-innovation or development of joint go-to-market products with the local startups especially in next-generation technologies, solutions and platforms.
With these 100 Americans joining the company, the company's total headcount at Alpharetta's office will become 600.
The company said in a statement that it
employs more than 2,000 US citizens across 19 states different locations and "actively recruiting from leading universities across North America".
Arvind Malhotra, Global Head, Strategic Accounts at Tech Mahindra, said the company was "thrilled that it
could source so much qualified local talent from the Atlanta
area and expects to grow further in sync with the expansion of operations in the region.