Digital payments firm Worldline India has announced the plan to onboard top engineering talent from college campuses across parts of India from the 2023 batch. As part of its “Paytech Pioneer Programme,” the 17-year-old company will induct and train over 200 trainee engineers in its Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, and Chennai offices.
The training programme is part of the company’s plan to increase its total headcount to 3,000 in three years. The new joinees will be given training on-the-job for skill sets like Java, Dot Net, C++, Testing, PHP, Python, MYSQL, Postgres among others.
The Mumbai-based fintech company would be visiting colleges for pre-placement talks starting September 2022. As per the plan, the fresh graduates will be evaluated basis three rounds of the selection process which would include an online test, aptitude & logical evaluation, technical managerial aptitude & skills, candidates having BE/B-Tech – CS/IT with six and above CGPA till final semester 70% & above in grades 10 and 12 will be considered for the qualifying rounds.
The participants of the programme, known as ‘payment pioneers’, will be working on developing key skills. These would include executing full software development life cycle, gathering requirements, documenting and proposing solutions, maintaining the code quality, reliability and redundancy, troubleshooting, debugging and enhancing existing systems. Post their training, they will be onboarded as ‘Worldliners from July 2023.
Jose Raj, Senior Vice President and Head – HR, Worldline India and APAC said, "We deeply value, engage and interact with young talents and it is one of the reasons we are recognised as employer of choice. We believe young talent will bring fresh perspective to an organisation as we continue to shape new ways of paying, living, and doing business.”
He also added that currently, it is a great time for a technology professional in the country as India continues to be a hotbed of tech talent.