Microsoft will open an additional office in Costa Rica for this year and will need to hire 280 new employees.
The new business center will provide service to clients in Central America, the Caribbean, Ecuador, Peru and other regional markets; with this it expects to create at least 280 new job positions.
The company will be looking for workers to be part of one of two units that provides crucial digital transformation support to Latin American companies: Customer Service and Inside Sales and Support.
“The opening of these units is another step in our efforts to strengthen our commitment to the local economy through the creation of new jobs that will allow us to provide assistance to our clients in the Latin American region, as they head towards digital transformation”, mentioned Carlos Flores, general manager of Microsoft Costa Rica.
Jean Philip Courtouis, Executive Vice-president of Microsoft , assured in an interview with local newspaper La Nacion, that Costa Rica will have a prominent role in the expansion of abilities and cloud computer technologies for businesses. He also referred to the country as a “competitive economy and one of the nations where is easier to develop businesses”.
Microsoft currently has 80 employees in their Costa Rica office and a presence of over 20 years and they will begin hiring soon in order to start operations in a few months. Those interested can send an email to: [email protected] or [email protected]