UST, a digital transformation solutions company, on Tuesday announced the expansion of its workforce in its centre at Hyderabad to over 1,000 employees.
The company said it plans to double the headcount and add 1000 more associates in Hyderabad by the end of 2023.
“Our Hyderabad centre is a key factor in our global delivery model and we are looking forward to some rapid growth in the centre. UST continues to establish itself as a leading and growing player in the global market for digital transformation and technology,” said Sunil Balakrishnan, global head of Delivery Center Operations, UST.
UST’s Hyderabad centre was opened in 2018 with a team of 250 employees, spread across the space of 35,000 sq. ft and 400 seats.
Since the pandemic-induced restrictions in 2020, the company has onboarded more than 500 employees through the virtual onboarding process with all employees working remotely.
“As we continue to expand our footprint in India, we want to attract the most talented minds to join our vibrant team of professionals at our centre. At UST, we believe in empowering skills and foster a working environment driven by our company’s values and culture. We sincerely thank the government of Telangana for their invaluable support and cooperation towards enabling a harmonious environment for technology development and growth in the state,” said, Harilal Neelakantan, operations and center head for UST, Hyderabad.
The company said it will continue to hire rapidly and also expand the facility once the Covid-19 situation eases and associates can return to the office. Over the next 12-18 months, the centre will continue to add people for various roles focusing on products and services for healthcare, retail, and manufacturing clients. This year, UST plans to hire professionals that include full-stack developers, automation engineers, and more.
In India, apart from Hyderabad, it has dedicated delivery centres in Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Pune, Coimbatore, Hosur, and Delhi NCR.
“We are thankful for UST’s contributions to the local communities, generating employment in and around Hyderabad and its commitment to the wider state economy. UST exceeding their talent base is great news and is a testament to the dedicated, skilled and extensive workforce in Telangana,” said Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Principal – Secretary – IT, Government of Telangana.
With 26,000 employees across 25 countries and over 35 offices, UST provides advanced digital transformation services, products, and platforms to Global 2000 and Fortune 500 enterprises worldwide, has a deeply rooted culture founded in the company’s mission of ‘Transforming Lives’.