Accenture Federal Services plans to hire 300 new employees in San Antonio this year for its Technology and Innovation Center.
Accenture already has 1,100 employees in San Antonio. The center, which opened in 2015, provides technology services to federal clients nationwide.
“This expanded Technology and Innovation Center accelerates our ability to help more federal clients implement digital-first while helping improve the way citizens work and live,” David Moskovitz, Accenture Federal Services chief executive said in a news release.
The center will focus on helping its federal clients glean insights from analyzing data and improve decision making. It will also help those clients leverage advanced analytics, mobility and the cloud, according to a news release.
“Accenture’s new Technology and Innovation Center in San Antonio creates quality jobs in software engineering and related business services and is a welcome addition to the local economy and community,” Mayor Ivy R. Taylor, said in a news release. “San Antonio is a growing incubator for innovation, and we are proud they have chosen to expand and create new jobs here in our city.”
Accenture has partnered with nonprofit organizations: Project Quest and Knowledge is Power Program, known as KIPP, in San Antonio and Business Career High School. Accenture provides mentoring workshops, internships and college-preparatory curriculum guidance.
Accenture also has offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston.