Thursday, March 2, 2023

Liferay To Double Workforce In India; Aims To Hire More Than 200 Employees In Next 2 Years

~The US-headquartered DXP provider opens new office in Bengaluru as a part of its commitment~

~Outlines internship program to nurture and hire engineering and management talent from across India~

Liferay, the US-headquartered leading cloud-powered Digital User Experience Platform (DXP) provider today announced that it intends to double its headcount in India and onboard more than 200 engineers and management candidates in the next 24 months. As a part of its commitment, Liferay has also opened a new office in Bengaluru, which will pave the way for its rapid expansion.

With a strong foothold in 19 countries across, EMEA, APAC, and the Americas, the global technology company aims to attract the best talent in India and expand its local presence. In the next two years, Liferay’s Bengaluru office will hire experienced and entry-level engineering and management graduates for various roles focusing on cloud technologies, product development, operations, marketing, and sales.

As a part of the new hiring plan, Liferay has created an internship program that will nurture and train engineering and management candidates from top institutes across India. Upon successful completion of the programme, the interns will be offered full-time employment opportunities at Liferay.

Liferay’s hiring spree can be attributed to the company’s aim of tapping into the $710.0 billion market opportunity in the country. Globally, the DXP market is growing rapidly and is expected to reach $13.9 billion by 2024. While the COVID-19 pandemic gave a significant boost to the industry by accelerating digital transformation initiatives, the recent focus of Indian Government of Digital India along with the demand for personalization from customers for integrated, customized, and streamlined experience and engagement across various digital touchpoints are major drivers for the increased adoption of DXP.

Brian Chan, Founder & Chief Software Architect, Liferay said “The Prime Minister emphasizing on Digital India and the need for a robust digital ecosystem, has offered a dramatic boom to the country’s DXP market. This, coupled with the highly skilled tech talent of the country positions India as a sweet spot for us. As an innovative technology service provider, we are happy to cater to the unique needs of thousands of emerging digital businesses across industries. We are confident that our new office in India will help us unlock several employment opportunities and give us a great momentum as we expand product offerings while continuing to offer exceptional service to clients.”

Headquartered in the US, Liferay has more than 1200 employees across the globe, including India. Founded in 2000, Liferay offers businesses across B2B, B2C, and B2E with flexible, scalable, accessible, and secured tailored accelerator solutions including customer portals, intranets, and supply-chain solutions that helps manage personalized user experience.

The company has been working with over a thousand organizations across sectors including financial services, insurance, manufacturing, healthcare, and government bodies while supporting them with their businesses' unique needs. Some of the key associated clients include AirBus, Honda, Federal Bank, Bosch, NASA, Volkswagen Vodafone, Saint Gobain, India First Life insurance, Sahaj, Carrefour, and BSES amongst others.

About Liferay

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in California, United States; Liferay is a one-stop DXP platform that offers a suite of solutions geared toward solving highly complex digital challenges faced by organizations falling under the B2B, B2C, and B2E categories. Liferay Inc. was formed by software engineers with the aim to build a for-profit tech company that could be a vehicle for good. With a simple goal in mind - to create useful technology that benefited customers, partners, and employees, and to build an organization that helped others reach their full potential, the team’s dedication has taken the company from hosting company meetings on church picnic tables to opening offices across the globe in 19 countries, including Los Angeles (Global HQ), Raleigh, Brazil, Germany, Spain, Portugal, UK, Ireland, Italy, Hungary, France, Belgium, Netherland, Luxembourg, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, and India. Liferay has clients across domestic and global markets and serves 1200+ well-established businesses.

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