18 September 2017
Endava Opens its New Office in Sofia to Accommodate Local Team’s Growth to up to 400 IT Specialists
Bulgaria is a strategic hub, perfectly positioned to strengthen the company’s network of 3,900 professionals and 14 offices and delivery centres across Central and Western Europe, as well as North America and Latin America.
With more than 70 employees locally, aiming to grow to 180 by June 2018, and up to 400 by the end of 2020, Endava opens a new office in Sofia.
Strengthening its delivery capability in Central Europe, fast-growing technology company Endava, entered the Bulgarian market at the end of 2016, through its merger with software development company, ISDC. Since then, the engineers in the Sofia office have been working with some of the biggest names in industries such as Technology, Telecom, Insurance and Banking.
Moving into a new office space of 2,200 square metres within the Millenium Center luxury development, the 2 floors Endava is going to occupy can accommodate up to 400 people. The location is in the very heart of the city. Aligned to offices across all Endava locations, the Sofia office includes 14 meeting rooms, cafeteria, relaxation areas, a game room, a library, a cafeteria, as well as parking spaces in the building.
From software developers, architects, test engineers and application managers, Java, .Net and mobile developers, to Scrum masters, product owners, automation testers and business analysts, passionate IT professionals and interns have the opportunity to join the Endava team in Sofia and enjoy a new home for innovation.
“The combination of a strong company culture, technical excellence, and innovative services continues to be the key driver in Endava’s growth. We are proud to say that, at group level, over 1/3 of new employees join Endava through the recommendation of our current employees, which shows that people are happy within the company. Our expansion will continue, at both local and group level, ensuring our clients have access to world class IT talent and our people enjoy rewarding and challenging career opportunities in Sofia. Bulgaria is a strategic hub that will strengthen the company’s network of 3,900 professionals and 14 offices and delivery centres in Central and Western Europe, as well as North America and Latin America, even more.
” John Cotterell, Chief Executive Officer, Endava.
With over 50,000 IT professionals and 2,000 IT graduates per year, Bulgaria is a strong IT hub, and Endava considered this location due to its engineering talent, excellent English language skills, good connections to European capitals, and good fit for the delivery of IT projects in North America, Europe and the Nordic countries. The Sofia office will further strengthen the network of Endava delivery centres in the region, with experienced teams in Belgrade, Bucharest, Chisinau, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, and Skopje.
“Recognising that employees are the best ambassadors of our company, we invest in people development programmes, nurture an active learning environment and strive to provide our people with exciting career opportunities, as well as a range of work life balance initiatives. We also strive to shape engineering excellence by working on high complexity enterprise level projects.
”, said Daniela Aneva, Sofia Delivery Unit Head of People Development and Recruitment, Endava.
Aiming to become the employer of choice across its locations, Endava contributes to the growth of the local communities in which it operates. The company invests in the education of young professionals through internship programmes in partnership with leading universities, as well as IT academies and communities.
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.