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Mastek to set up mainframe centre of excellence in Chennainews
23 March 2007

Mumbai: IT firm Mastek is setting up a centre of excellence in Chennai, to acquire competencies in mainframe technology, mainly in the insurance vertical.

The mainframe centre of excellence will be located at the company''s recently launched Chennai facility at Mylapore.

The company is in the process of selecting mainframe application developers at junior and senior levels to build competencies in mainframe technology, mainly in the insurance vertical.

The company will also hire 5,000 professionals for a new campus at Mahindra Industrial Park in Chennai.

In the first phase, which is likely to be completed in the next one year, the company will recruit 1,100 professionals, Mastek said in a press release.

Sudhakar Ram, chairman and managing director, Mastek, said, "We are very pleased to kick-start the recruitment process for the Chennai centre. Our vision is to build the newly launched Mastek Chennai facility as the mainframe centre of excellence. The team of experienced mainframe solution architects at Mastek Chennai will provide the best of the solutions in the areas of mainframe application development, maintenance, enhancements and migration. The objective is to meet and exceed the immediate and long term business needs of Mastek''s clients."

The mainframe development team will closely collaborate with the Chennai delivery unit to ensure on-time and high quality delivery of client projects in mainframe technologies through constant auditing and competency building.

Mastek provides enterprise solutions to insurance, government, and financial service organisations worldwide.


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Mastek to set up mainframe centre of excellence in Chennai