03 October 2017
Endava Opens a New Centre for Innovation in Bogota, Colombia
Following a positive first year in the talent-rich capital of Colombia, technology company Endava, remains committed to its growth in the region, as well as in the global IT market, opening a new innovation centre in Bogotá.
With a current capacity of 250 people and with facilities aligned to other Endava delivery units, the new space in Bogotá is perfectly positioned to support Endava’s plans to reach 500 employees in this location by 2020, delivering solutions to global clients in both North America and Europe.
The office features an open plan space, with informal collaborative areas, library areas, conference rooms, auditorium, games area, cafeteria, terraces, modern work systems, and a robust IT infrastructure, which will enable its engineers to deliver Endava’s Digital Evolution, Agile Transformation and Automation solutions, supporting clients in becoming more engaging, responsive, and efficient.
"We have aimed to create one of the best office environments within the IT sector in Colombia, The office design incorporates industrial, futuristic and local cultural elements aiming to be one of the best high-tech office spaces in the country. We wanted to design an environment that was conducive to work and creativity, providing both formal and informal collaborative areas. We worked closely with Colombian architects to design and build a fully customised space that also incorporates and celebrates elements of Colombian culture.
" said Kumail Jetha, Country Manager for Colombia at Endava.
The company entered the IT market in Colombia in 2016, after looking at 17 cities from 7 countries, including Argentina, Mexico, Costa Rica and Colombia. Bogotá was chosen for the quality of its Universities and technical faculties, IT talent pool, infrastructure and availability of high quality office space. El Dorado airport and its direct flight connections with US and Europe, time zone, among others factors, were decisive for their decision.
As in its other geographies, Endava aims to become an employer of choice in Bogotá, ensuring its employees develop their technical, as well as, soft skills working with international clients, distributed teams across its locations and through training opportunities, technical courses and various workshops.
Endava is a privately-owned, global technology company, with over 16 years of experience of working with some of the world’s leading Finance, Insurance, Telecommunications, Media, Technology, and Retail companies. Through the Digital Evolution, Agile Transformation and Automation solutions, Endava is helping clients be more engaging, responsive and efficient.
Endava has over 3,900 employees located in offices in North America and Western Europe and delivery centres in Colombia, Moldova, Romania, Macedonia, Serbia and Bulgaria.
Along with investing in long term customer relationships, Endava recognised the importance of providing rewarding and challenging careers for people and, by doing so, has established itself as the employer of choice for the best and brightest engineers.