31 Mar '15, 5pm

Internet of Things Dramatically Increases Demand for IT Specialists at Bosch

Internet of Things Dramatically Increases Demand for IT Specialists at Bosch

Bosch, widely known as an automotive manufacturing supplier , has announced that it plans to hire 12,000 new workers this year. Although this figure may seem staggering, it reflects not only the size of the company—360 subsidiaries and regional companies in 150 countries—but also the fact that it has become one of the main global players in the Internet of Things. Not surprisingly, 75 percent of the new hires will be engineers; for about 30 percent, it will be their first job. The largest group of new "associates" will have a background in IT. More specifically, Bosch's plans call for 3,200 new hires in India, 2,600 in China and 1,200 in Germany. “We are increasing the number of associates hired for software design and development,” Christoph Kübel, director of industrial relations at Bosch, said in a 24 March press release . “As connectivity expands in every business sect...

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