Fortaleza, Brazil - 31 October 2014 – Softtek has opened a new Global Delivery Center (GDC) in the city of Fortaleza, Brazil. The facility has been built in partnership with local university Universidade de Fortaleza (Unifor), as well as support from governments of the city of Fortaleza and the state of Ceará. It will start operations in November 2014, with a plan to host 1,500 professionals by 2017. This is Softtek’s second GDC in Brazil and 11th in its global network of delivery centers located in the US, Mexico, Argentina, Spain, China, India and Brazil.
Softtek has a 20-year history in the Brazilian market, providing IT and digital business transformation services to organizations in different industries, including oil & gas, retail, banking and government.
Through its partnership with Unifor, Softtek aims to create a sustainable talent generation model, by collaborating closely in the definition of education plans, as well as providing internship and early employment opportunities for college students. Softtek has successfully implemented close collaboration programs with universities in other countries, including Mexico and Argentina.
Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global provider of process-driven IT services with more than 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.