NYSE-listed provider of technology solutions to merchants, banks and capital market firms globally, FIS, plans to hire over 10,000 people, mainly techies, as part of its 12-month recruitment drive across India to fuel its future growth.
Addressing a virtual press conference, Amol Gupta, Chief Human Resources Officer — India & Phillipines, stated that India is a strategic centre of employment for FIS with one third of its global workforce of 55,000 already operating out of the country.
The FIS recruitment drive will focus on hiring new recruits skilled mostly in the IT/ITeS space and will happen through leading educational institutions across India such as Gurugram, Jaipur, Nagpur, Mangaluru, Kanpur, Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram, Jalandhar, Solapur and Guwahati.
The successful applicants will be staffed across FIS offices in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Indore, Mohali, and Gurugram.
“FIS has had a presence in India for more than two decades, and this recruitment drive underscores our continued commitment to providing rewarding career opportunities for India’s top talent. We are creating new opportunities across the country which will help FIS continue to advance the way the world pays, banks and invests,” Gupta added.
He further added that Tier-2 cities will have an important role in FIS’ talent acquisition space and the firm will be investing in lot of educational institutions in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities.
The drive is part of its commitment to its workforce in India and globally throughout the ongoing pandemic by executing various employee centric initiatives. Given the fact post pandemic, outlook of entire industry regarding talent has changed, even FIS plans to focus more on a pan India level including many Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities.