Kaufland Service IT HUB announced the opening of its second IT office in Sofia. The company expands its team to 110 employees who will develop software products and technologies for customers of more than 11 500 markets and over 400 000 employees of the Schwarz Group around the world.
Kaufland Service IT HUB started its activity in Sofia in 2017 after evaluating the IT sector and business environment of several European locations. The centre had opened with nine software specialists, but just a year later expanded to a team of 55 people, delivering IT solutions in the areas of SAP Basis, Java, SharePoint, BI, CA. With its second office, the engineering team has grown to 110 people and the company plans to double its workforce by the end of 2020.
According to Michail Petrov, CEO of Kaufland Service IT HUB Bulgaria, Sofia maintains the business of a global player with a turnover of 100 billion euro for 2018 offering innovative value added IT products and solutions to facilitate the development of the Schwarz Group’s overall activity – the retail.
Schwarz Group is the world’s fourth-biggest revenue retailer, with Kaufland, Lidl, and Handelshof retail chains.