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NTT DATA launches New Service Delivery Center in Costa Rica
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NTT DATA launches New Service Delivery Center in Costa Rica


NTT DATA is expected to hire more than 100 local graduates and experienced professionals within the first year of its operation.

New Latin America center strengthens company’s global network with additional expertise supporting North America business growth.

San José, February 15th, 2016.- NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT services provider, announced today that it has opened a new services delivery center located in San Jose Costa Rica, to support its growing business in North America. The addition of the Costa Rica center strengthens the company’s ability to respond quickly and efficiently to client needs with accelerated solutions that leverage innovative service delivery tools and methodologies NTT DATA uses across its global delivery network.

With this expansion, NTT DATA is expected to hire more than 100 local graduates and experienced professionals within the first year. The company will have hiring teams at the CINDE Job Fair 2016 on Friday, February 19th through Sunday, February 21st. The new center will offer an employee-friendly campus with career advancement and skill development opportunities.

The San Jose center, the company’s first in Costa Rica, will initially provide a full range of Application services targeting healthcare, financial services, and manufacturing clients in North America. With this latest expansion, NTT DATA now has over 30 service delivery centers in more than 20 countries, including Latin American centers in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. Collectively these centers form a global delivery network providing both custom and standardized application and business process services for global and regional clients, utilizing high-quality standards and secure environments.

The Minister of Foreign Trade, Alexander Mora said, "NTT DATA's decision to install a new services center in Costa Rica and thereby create new quality employment opportunities for Costa Ricans, honors us deeply. Our country continues to provide talented workers consistently, with great skills that are highly valued by companies. Our educated workforce is, undoubtedly, a strong component of our value proposition. In addition to the stability and security of the country and to our open and thriving business environment, we have particularly valuable conditions for investors seeking locations that allow them to increase their efficiency; these are precisely the kind of projects that Costa Rica is attracting. As a government we are committed to strengthening the competitive advantages of our country, so that more companies like NTT DATA- which we welcome -keep coming and exporting quality services to the world. They can be assured that they have in Costa Rica a partner to jointly generate higher levels of development.

“This new center further strengthens NTT DATA’s ability to address our customer’s challenge of driving both operational efficiencies and business innovation,” said Amir Durrani, executive vice president of Global Delivery, NTT DATA, Inc. “Costa Rica offers the right mix of well-educated, English-speaking talent, and time zone proximity to enable the highest levels of flexibility and agility.”

Jorge Sequeira, Managing Director of CINDE said "Costa Rica has a consolidated services sector that last year generated more than 5,000 quality jobs. NTT DATA is a company that today gives a vote of confidence to the country and we predict it will become a benchmark for other companies to decide about coming to Costa Rica and seeking to grow in the hands of Costa Rican human talent. "

About NTT DATA
NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 80,000 professionals based in over 40 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We’re part of NTT Group, one of the world’s largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues, and partner to 80% of the Fortune Global 100.

Visit www.nttdata.com/americas to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a range of businesses and government agencies.