29 de Octubre 2020

What professional profiles are technology multinationals looking for in Colombia?

2nd job fair
Technology Based Services

International companies presented more than 4,000 job opportunities available in Bogota and other regions of the country as part of the 2nd virtual job fair organized by Invest in Bogota, the Bogota Chamber of Commerce and the Secretary of Economic Development. Programmers, developers, or database administrators appear amongst some of the most requested profiles

2nd job fair IT

A dozen companies presented more than 4,000 available vacancies in Bogota and Colombia during the 2nd virtual job fair organized by Invest in Bogota, the Bogota Chamber of Commerce, and the Secretary of Economic Development, in which more than 9,300 people participated.

This job expo is part of a strategy to close gaps in human talent for the IT industry and other sectors of the economy, by creating effective connections between labor supply and demand.

The companies participating in the job fair, Medtronic, Schlumberger, Scotiabank Technology, Prodigious, Globant, Endava, Asesoftware, Mercado Libre, IBM, Conduent, Arcos Dorados and Heinsohn, provided details of the vacancies they currently have available and the job positions that will be opening in the upcoming months.

Some of the most required profiles by these technology companies include: front end, back end and testing software engineer, OpenSource specialist, web UI developer, Java, Python and Drupal, cloud specialist, data base administrator, .Net developer, DevOps engineer and IT operations manager, among others.

In addition to IT career-related positions, offers presented during the job fair include professional services, customer service in Spanish and English, or sales specialists. The list of profiles can be consulted at Invest in Bogota´s website.  Applicants can also find details of the vacancies, as well as the requirements to apply, the type of contract offered by the companies, the requirements regarding the level of a second language and even the salary ranges of the positions.

As part of its strategy to support economic reactivation, through the organization of spaces in which international companies can connect with local talent, Invest in Bogota will hold a third virtual job fair next month. Companies included in this third fair, will present opportunities in sectors such as life sciences, creative industries and infrastructure, among others.

More vacancies available in Bogota

In addition to the vacancies that were presented during the virtual session this Wednesday, the employment section available in the Invest in Bogota web site has thousands of job offers from other companies that are looking for talent in the city.