Sogeti expands presence in Germany with new location in Dortmund
This expansion adds to Capgemini’s already established presence and will create additional employment opportunities in the area and provide market leading professional services to the local business community.
Ratingen, November 10, 2022 - Sogeti, a leading technology services provider, part of the Capgemini Group, today announced that it will be opening a new office in Dortmund, Germany. This expansion adds to Capgemini’s already established presence and will create additional employment opportunities in the area and provide market leading professional services to the local business community.
Sogeti’s new office will build on its existing presence in Germany. Daan Kroonen, previously Head of Cloud Services at Sogeti Netherlands, will head of operations in Dortmund and brings with him more than 15 years of experience in the technology industry. Sogeti in Dortmund is initially looking to hire about 100 employees with a particular focus on quality engineering and testing plus experts delivering Cloud and applications services with the purpose of providing market leading professional services to the local business community.
Dortmund is widely regarded as a digital and technology hub, as well as having a thriving business community. In 2021, Dortmund became the first German city to receive the European Commission's iCapital Award as "Innovation Capital of Europe". Sogeti will offer promising career prospects to the strong technology talent pool from the city’s leading universities, particularly for specialists in the areas of cloud, application development, DevOps, quality engineering and testing. As part of its integration into the community, Sogeti plans to work alongside local universities to counsel students about the various career prospects for graduates with technology expertise.
Daan Kroonen, General Manager of Sogeti in Dortmund & Head of Cloud Services in Germany said, “Dortmund has a lot of untapped potential and we are keen to leverage this together. We look forward to working closely with small and medium businesses in the region and enabling them to transform their business models and internal organizations. In addition, we want to be an attractive employer for the young, talented technology experts of the region who already have some experience, offering them opportunities without them having to change their place of residence.”
Part of the Capgemini Group, Sogeti makes business value through technology for organizations that need to implement innovation at speed and want a local partner with global scale. With a hands-on culture and close proximity to its clients, Sogeti implements solutions that will help organizations work faster, better, and smarter. By combining its agility and speed of implementation through a DevOps approach, Sogeti delivers innovative solutions in quality engineering, cloud and application development, all driven by AI, data and automation.
Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 350,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2021 global revenues of €18 billion.
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