Vol. XXV – Edureka Career Watch – Feb 2020

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Vol. XXV – Edureka Career Watch – Feb 2020

The year 2020 is just two months old and unsurprisingly hiring statistics seem to be on the rise. The job openings in most companies, giants, and startups seem to be hitting an all-time high. So, for those of us who have missed these subtle, and sometimes massive developments, here’s the next Edureka Career Watch that hopes to help you with the latest developments in the job market.

So, without any more delay, let’s dive into the top stories related to career and job trends in the IT industry for this month.

Intelligent Automation can Boost ROI for Organizations by 200%: Everest Group Survey

Dallas-based management consulting and research firm, Everest Group, recently conducted a survey with eight Enterprises that have adopted Advanced Intelligent Automation, with the aim to assess the impact of IA on their businesses.

“Enterprises that are leading the way in adopting intelligent automation have important lessons to share with those that aspire to capitalize on IA solutions,” Everest Group Chief Research Guru Michel Janssen said in a media release.

According to the report, enterprises that have successfully adopted Intelligent Automation (IA), have experienced a hike of around 200% in their ROI. These insights have also indicated that enterprises have not only reported more than 60% cost savings but have also seen 67% improvement in operational metrics, with improvement in top-line, time-to-market, and customer and employee experience.

So, the companies who have successfully upgraded to IA are now building internal teams by importing more AI talent for leadership roles in addition to upskilling their current employees to understand the technology.

Learn Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning today to become a part of these trends. 

Source: HRDrive

Mastercard Set to Open 1,500 Job Vacancies for its New Tech Campus at Dublin

US-based payment solution company, Mastercard is making a great investment in Dublin by opening a new technology campus. On 24th February 2020, the company made an announcement that it is planning to open 1,500 job vacancies in the next three to five years for its new technology campus in Leopardstown, Dublin, which will become one of its key global centres.

Ed McLaughlin, President of Mastercard Operations and Technology added, “Our new campus will help us continue to attract the best and brightest tech talent so that we stay at the forefront of emerging tech trends and are well-positioned to forge the future of digital commerce across the globe.”

In addition to this, the company is planning to grow its workforce across all levels with a focus in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, UI / UX, and other roles.

This comes as great news for the IT professionals as the company is looking for talented technologists with strong software development skills to work on impactful, cutting edge technology projects.

Source: Silicon Republic

Latest Software Job Openings in Dell India

Dell, an American multinational computer technology company that provides technology solutions, services & support, has recently announced vacancies for various software job profiles. Check out these tech jobs right now –

Software Engineer 1

  • Role Description: Collaborating globally and cross-functionally with other Dell EMC VMAX/PowerMax team members to achieve objectives
  • Must-Have Skills: Software development
  • Required Experience: 0 to 2 years in software development

Software Engineer 2

  • Role Description: Design and develop new features automation related to data protection
  • Must-Have Skills: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, NodeJS, Angular and React Js
  • Required Experience: 3-5 years

Manager 2, Technical Content Development/Visual Design

  • Role Description: Deliver high-quality customer-facing visual content and multimedia
  • Must-Have Skills: Project management, Visual Design
  • Required Experience: 11-14 years

Senior Principal Software Engineer

  • Role Description: Responsible for new development, innovation, implementing and deploying new enhancements to Dell’s online support platform
  • Must-Have Skills: .NET technologies, ASP MVC .Net Framework, HTML/CSS/JavaScript, AngularJS
  • Required Experience: 10+ years

Senior Software Engineer

  • Role Description: Analyze the customer’s business goals, needs, and general business environment to design technical system answers
  • Must-Have Skills: Angular 5/6/7+, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Java, jQuery, NodeJS, Angular and React JS

Source: TechGig

Here’s your chance to upskill and stay updated on the latest industry trends

Microsoft Announces to House a Cloud Unit within India’s Top IT Companies

In a bid to accelerate its business in India, Microsoft is planning to create a separate business unit within the big IT companies. This business unit, known as ITeS360 solution will aid the company in selling the entire stack of Microsoft offerings ranging from Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions to business applications over the cloud, to their customers that are spread all across the globe.

Some of the country’s top software services firms, Tata Consultancy Services, and HCL Technologies are among these companies that have already confirmed their partnership with Microsoft on this initiative.

Surely, getting hired by Microsoft is not a piece of cake, but you can easily gain an edge over the competition by learning trending technologies.

So, upskill today to ensure you never miss out on opportunities like these.

Source: Economic Times

IT Entry-Level Hiring Set to See a Hike in Salaries

As per the recent data compiled by the brokerage firm, Emkay Global, India’s technology sector will increase its fresher hiring in the next Financial Year 2021 (Current Year 2020) as compared to the Finacial Year 2020 (Previous Year 2019). Furthermore, freshers are also likely to observe a steep rise in the salaries.

According to the report, India’s top IT service companies – TCS and Cognizant are expected to increase the salary for fresh graduates by around 30% and HCL Technologies is expected to nearly double its fresher intake in the financial year 2021.

Upskill yourself now to cut the queue and get hired at IT giants like TCS.

Source: Livemint

These were the major news stories related to job openings and career trends in the market this month. If you have any questions, suggestions or there are any specific topics you’d like us to cover, feel free to hit us up in the comments section below. Edureka Career Watch will be back next month with the top stories that you need to know. So, make sure you are subscribed to our blog through the subscription button below and never miss these important updates.

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