Expanding across several Indian cities, the company plans to significantly increase its workforce, focusing on data science, software development, and data engineering.
Axtria Inc, a leading Information Technology company that primarily serves the life sciences industry, has announced plans to hire more than 1,000 professionals specialising in data science, software development, and data engineering over the next eight months. This recruitment drive is set to bolster the company’s presence in India further, spreading across cities like Gurugram, Bengaluru, Noida, Pune, and Hyderabad.
Expanding to Meet Global Demand
The company’s decision to expand its headcount comes in response to the burgeoning global demand for data-driven analytics solutions, as well as the increasing adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies within life sciences businesses worldwide.
“Axtria will significantly expand its headcount with over 1,000 data scientists, software developers, and data engineers across its office locations in the country in the next 8-10 months,” the company stated in a press release. This major recruitment effort marks a significant phase of growth for Axtria, which currently employs around 3,000 professionals in India.
Emphasising Campus Hires
In a strategic move to tap into the country’s vast pool of young and innovative talent, Axtria is also preparing to ramp up its campus hiring efforts over the next two years. The company is already engaging with the placement cells of leading Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and other top engineering and management colleges for its 2023 hiring plan. This early engagement underscores Axtria’s commitment to nurturing and investing in fresh talent.
Focusing on AI-Driven Healthcare Solutions
According to Manish Mittal, Head of Global Delivery at Axtria, the company invests in people, technology, and processes to transform healthcare via an AI-driven approach.
Mittal remarked, “We are transforming healthcare via an AI-driven approach with the most advanced, personalized content and message delivery for globally leading healthcare companies. Our expansion plans and the demand for new roles offer excellent opportunities for those passionate about solving bigger, more complex problems.”
Envisioning a Transformation in Data Science Talent
Reflecting on the future landscape of the data science industry, Shikha Singhal, Head of People Practices at Axtria, predicted that the next five years would be transformational for professionals in the field. She emphasised the critical importance of possessing the right skills, particularly in tackling unstructured problems and the production of rising end-to-end machine learning environments.
“The candidates with the right skills… are poised to be at the forefront of revolutionising business outcomes with always-on, real-time, and personalised insights,” she stated.
This expansion is a strong testament to Axtria’s commitment to harnessing India’s rich pool of technical talent. It demonstrates the company’s vision for innovation and growth in the dynamic field of life sciences.