Accenture Expands Footprint in the Baltics With Plans for Lithuanian ICT Centerby Fintechnews Baltic June 14, 2021
Global professional services company Accenture has announced plans to establish a new ICT service center (Advanced Technology Center) in Lithuania’s capital, Vilnius.
The center will open later in 2021 with the recruitment of a few dozen employees and the number of staff is expected to grow to a couple of hundred over the next few years.
The new Vilnius office marks a significant expansion for Accenture’s operations in the Baltic states, which began in 2002 with the opening of an advanced technology center in Latvia, where Accenture employs a staff of more than 1,800 IT professionals.
The center will focus on developing and delivering a wide range of cross-industry technology solutions across leading technology platforms, as well as custom engineering, infrastructure and cloud services to clients across the globe.
To do so, the center leverages innovative delivery models, agile development and automation capabilities.
Accenture will focus on recruiting from the country’s large pool of skilled talent, with a particular emphasis on strong system integration skills and custom software development based on Java, .NET, and SAP.
Training will also play a key role in the company’s recruitment in the Baltics to provide professionals with the right skills to help clients address changing market conditions.
In choosing Lithuania, Accenture becomes the latest in a string of big names to establish operations in the country, including Oracle, Moody’s, Nasdaq, and Western Union.
“With a focus on the latest digital technologies and platforms, the new Advanced Technology Center in Lithuania will allow us to serve as a catalyst for growth and innovation our clients. Accenture’s long-term growth strategy in Lithuania will involve close collaboration with the Lithuanian technology and business ecosystem.
This includes working with local universities and technical schools to contribute to the development of local technology talent.”
said Accenture’s Lead in Latvia, Maksims Jegorovs.
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