New generation technology company iGreenData in Melbourne recruits 32 Sri Lankan software engineers

MELBOURNE: Thirty-two highly skilled software engineers from Sri Lanka who were recently recruited on work permits by 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 and is a company with a focus on Cloud, Data and Digital first solutions with a specific focus on banking and financial services.

The batch of 32 software engineers recruited within a short period is the first set of recruitments from Sri Lanka by iGreenData which is diversifying its source market for skilled resources. This highlighted by Co-Founder and Joint Managing Director Frank Rajakulendran, who is of Sri Lankan descent living in Melbourne. Rajakulendran appreciated Consul General Kapila Fonseka’s efforts to encourage Sri Lankan talent and provide useful insights, leading to recruitment of Sri Lankan professionals.

Co-Founder and CEO of iGreenData Max Sundaram stated that with over 200 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 iGreenData has expanded its operations in India to better serve its customers, there is an intention to explore opportunities to commence operations in Sri Lanka in the future.

Welcoming the Sri Lankan software engineers to the Consulate General, the Consul General thanked iGreenData for sponsoring such a large number of Sri Lankans in a single batch. He stated that it was a timely initiative as Sri Lanka was looking to promote foreign employment for the skilled sector.

Consul Diana Perera, iGreenData Co-Founder and Head of Customer Success, Praveen Purushothaman and Head of Talent Acquisition Shiv Veluwere were also present.

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