Nova Scotia is being globally -recognized for its tech-friendly environment, neighbourly business style, and a highly educated workforce. With the addition of an envious ocean lifestyle, global tech leaders like Virtusa are choosing Nova Scotia.
Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU) is a global provider of Digital Business Transformation, Digital Engineering, and Information Technology (IT) outsourcing services that accelerate their clients’ journey to their Digital Future. They help clients drive their transformation at the pace and passion of a startup, with expert execution at global scale.
Virtusa, who partners with tech giants like Google, Amazon and Adobe, collaborates with thousands of clients in numerous sectors around the globe. They enable businesses to operate more efficiently while improving their customer experience.
Virtusa is choosing Halifax, Nova Scotia as its next Canadian location for expansion. According to Sunirmal Chakraborty, Senior Vice President of Virtusa’s Canadian chapter, Virtusa is very attracted to the talent Halifax offers. The Corporation focused on recruiting and developing future leaders from all corners of the globe. He also pointed out that Halifax has the talent and supportive local organizations to create that conducive environment for business to flourish.
Virtusa aims to hit the ground running in Halifax, bringing top talent from around the world to help train the new team. As Virtusa looks to the future, they have identified three key focus areas for the Halifax office:
- Cloud transformation; accelerating cloud solution adoption and streamlining transition to cloud-based solutions while reducing costs
- Designing solutions for clients to drive digital transformation both internally and externally
- Finding efficiencies either through cost reduction or automation
“It’s important for us that we have team members that are innovative, that know about the latest technology and want to help us build together”, says Chakraborty