DXC, a leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, today announced plans to establish a Digital Transformation Center in Louisiana, creating approximately 2,000 jobs in New Orleans over the next five years. The company intends to begin operations in New Orleans in January 2018 at a location in the city’s Central Business District to be finalized soon. Recruiting and initial hiring for available positions will begin immediately.
DXC’s partnership with the City and State will extend to local educational institutions – including Louisiana State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, University of New Orleans, and Delgado Community College – to recruit talent, develop technology education programs, and provide ongoing learning and development opportunities for employees. This initiative represents the state’s largest single higher-education investment in a private-sector workforce partnership, seeking to expand the number of degrees awarded annually in computer science, management, and science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM-related studies.
DXC’s Digital Transformation Center will focus on the development, delivery and ongoing support of next-generation digital services and solutions including applications, cloud computing, cybersecurity, data analytics, and intelligent automation that serve the company’s global clients
The newly created company was formed in April 2017 by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The company serves nearly 6,000 clients across 70 countries.
DXC Technology will be a sponsor the City of New Orleans Tricentennial, which marks the city’s rich 300-year history and sets the course for its future.
In building its local workforce, DXC will hire managerial and technology talent, including experienced professionals with diverse IT skills, technology certifications, and two- and four-year college and university graduates to build its local workforce. Talent recruitment will be supported by LED FastStart®. Louisiana also will leverage its deep talent base of military veterans and service members. For more information on recruiting events and employment opportunities go to: LouisianaJobConnection.com/DXCNola.