EY to hire 9000 professionals in 2021
The new hires will be from STEM backgrounds with skills across artificial intelligence, machine learning, cyber security, analytics and other emerging technologies
EY, the leading global professional services organization today announced that it would be inducting in the calendar year 2021 about 9000 new hires in India in various technology roles across all member firms including the global delivery centers, to expand its digital capabilities and help organizations solve their complex end-to-end business transformation challenges. These hires will be from the STEM background and in areas including artificial intelligence, machine learning, cyber security, analytics and other emerging technologies.
Rohan Sachdev, Partner and Consulting Practice Leader, EY India states that, “We are making bold investments in our organization particularly in technology, data and through strategic acquisitions while continuing to expand our alliance and ecosystem relationships. Today, our clients, both in government and private businesses, are embarking on technology-led transformation and we are supporting them in this journey. With the pace of digital adoption accelerating exponentially, we are strengthening capabilities in emerging technology roles and significantly intensifying our hiring efforts in the coming year.”
With over 50,000 people working in all member firms including global delivery centers, currently, 36% of all EY India employees are from the STEM background. EY has a holistic approach to digital transformation and innovation embedded across all its service offerings and sectors, including several proprietary digital tools and solutions such as EY Asterisk (supply chain planning solutions), EY Symphony (integrated governance, risk, controls and compliance platform), EY Atom (automated software asset management solution), EY ASpace (enterprise artificial intelligence and automation platform), EY DigiGST® (single-point solution for GST compliance), EY DigiLiM+™ (digital tax lifecycle management platform), EY DigiFAAS (comprehensive financial reporting, analytics, governance, risk and compliance, and process optimization solution), among others.
Mahesh Makhija, Partner and Technology Consulting Leader, EY India adds that, “EY in India is developing a broader range of new digital proprietary tools and solutions which we are looking to take to scale across organizations and geographies. We are using our sector knowledge to deliver tailored digital solutions and services to support our clients’ transformation plans and leveraging the managed services model to help them navigate the volatility. Our people remain at the center of our strategy to meet the growing demands of our clients.”