Cary, NC — HCL, an IT and engineering services company, is adding 1,237 jobs to their in Cary office by 2018, according to a statement released yesterday by the NC Department of Commerce.
We profiled HCL back in 2010. Today, HCL is a $5.4 billion business across 31 countries. According to their website, they provide “holistic, multi-service delivery across industries — financial services, manufacturing, consumer services, public services, and healthcare.”
$64 Million in Payroll
According to the Cary Chamber, HCL sees Cary as a strategic talent hub in the Americas and will invest approximately $9 million in expanding the center.
“HCL has been steadily building its Wake County presence and one reason is the incredible talent pool the Triangle region has to offer IT companies,” said North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory.
HCL will hire computer professionals to develop, maintain and upgrade software applications and provide services to global clients.
Salaries will vary by job function and experience, but the average annual payroll for the new jobs is expected to be nearly $64 million. “What a great day for Cary and for Wake County,” said Senator Tamara Barringer.
According to the Commerce Department, “the project was made possible in part by an award to HCL from the state Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) program, as voted by the state Economic Investment Committee. Over twelve years, the JDIG award could yield aggregate benefits to HCL of more than $19.6 million upon the creation of 1,237 jobs.”
The One North Carolina Fund is also is awarding HCL a $123,000 grant, which is being matched by Cary.
According to WUNC, HCL chose Cary from among 20 cities in six states.
Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.