Thirty-two highly skilled Software Engineers from Sri Lanka whowere recently recruited on work permitsby the new generation technology company iGreenData to work in Australia,visited the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Melbourne recently.iGreenData, headquartered in Melbourne,commenced business in 2018 andis a company with a focus on Cloud, Data and Digital first solutionswith a specific focus in Banking & Financial services domain.
The batch of thirty-two software engineers recruited within a short period is the first set of recruitmentsfrom Sri Lanka by iGreenData which is diversifying its source market for skilled resources. This transpiredin the remarks at the gathering by Co-Founder and Joint Managing Director Frank Rajakulendran, who is of Sri Lankan descent living in Melbourne.RajakulendranappreciatedConsul General KapilaFonseka’s effortsto encourage Sri Lankan talent and provide useful insights that led torecruitment.
Co-Founder and CEO of iGreenDataMax Sundaramstated that with over two hundred staff, iGreenData was ranked in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia awards in 2020 and 2021 and the CRN Fast 50 Australia in 2021.While iGreenDatahas expandedits operations in India to better serve its customers, there is the intention to explore opportunities to commence operations in Sri Lanka in the near future.
Welcoming the Sri Lankan software engineers to the Consulate General, the Consul General thankediGreenData for sponsoring such a large number of Sri Lankansin a single batch. He stated thatit was a timely initiativeas Sri Lanka was looking to promote foreign employment for the skilled sector.
Consul Diana Perera, iGreenDataCo-Founder and Head of Customer Success Praveen Purushothaman and Head of Talent Acquisition Shiv Veluwere also present.