TCS to hire more tech professionals in Minnesota
Bangalore Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) said on June 14 that it will increase its presence in Minnesota by expanding hiring in the state and accelerating its STEM outreach efforts at local schools to cover 50% more students and teachers in the coming year. ‘s plan.
TCS currently has over 1,000 employees in the state, of whom 400 have been hired within the last five years, who are helping companies through their growth and transformation journey through consulting services, industry experience, advanced technology and intellectual property. help in. The company’s Bloomington facility caters to enterprises such as Ameriprise Financial and Best Buy, according to the company’s statement.
“We are committed to expanding our presence in Minnesota and finding talent in the state to provide local businesses with innovative solutions to their biggest challenges,” said Suresh Muthuswamy, TCS’ North America president. “We also look forward to fostering the next generation of tech talent in Minnesota schools. This goal continues our commitment to growing our STEM education initiatives by 50% in the years to come.”
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz says, “A strong tradition of innovation and investments in skills and on-the-job training makes Minnesota an ideal destination for partnerships with high-tech businesses like TCS. We look forward to continuing this partnership and succeeding in STEM.” Look forward to working together to help prepare Minnesotans for a career.”
The tech major said TCS were the top two US recruiters of IT services talent, having hired 32,000 employees over the past five years.
Minnesota currently has about 11,000 open computing jobs, yet it produced only 1,533 computer science graduates in 2019. Plus, only 24% of the state’s public high schools currently teach foundational courses in computer science, according to the release.