Second Line

Sitting fifteen floors up at the World Trade Centre (WTC) in Colombo, 350 new IT professionals will reap inspiration to develop solutions for Virtusas dominantly US based client portfolio.
The US based customised IT solutions developer said on Tuesday that the firm was adding a second development centre in Colombo, growing its existing 600 IT workers strong unit.rn

rnExpansion plans have been on the cards since 2003, and is brought into support fresh growth on top a 75 per cent growth achieved for last year.rn

rnThe new Development Centre will span three floors at the WTC, with a part of the new 350 carder already in place. rn

rnVirtusa will tap the local talent pool to fill the vacancies with most of the last batch of graduates out of Moratuwa University already absorbed into the system. rn

rnThe firm is moving strong with a three-year compound average growth rate of 50 percent. rn

rnIn 2003, Chairman and CEO Kris Chanekeratne said monies to expand into the WTC will be covered with 2003 inv