Siemens extends its local presence in the IT field by opening a new R&D centre in Romania, under the brand of its subsidiary, Evosoft. The company intends to employ 210 people until 2017, who will work in global software and product development projects for all the Siemens divisions.
The opening of the new headquarter requires a 4.5 million Eur investment and includes rental costs for the following 5 years, furnishing costs and the initial infrastructure investment. It does not include expenses with the future employees.
“The Siemens company has been present in Cluj-Napoca for more than 20 years. Our relationship with the city is a long term partnership, and his is why we invested on a constant basis in the education of the young generation of engineers, developing a close connection with local technical universities. Starting with August, we take a natural step: grow in a new direction, for which we want to recruit the best engineers in the area, who will work in one of the most modern Siemens IT centres in Romania”, declared George Costache, CEO of Siemens Romania.
The company already started hiring in Cluj-Napoca through a wide recruitment campaign, carried out by means of online recruiting platforms, partnerships with local technical universities, presence at local job fairs, and through local recruiting companies.