At an official opening ceremony held on September 20th, Ocado Technology’s new office in Sofia was officially opened by the British Ambassador to Bulgaria Emma Hopkins OBE.
It was a pleasure to attend the official opening of Ocado‘s own dedicated and standalone software development center in Sofia. “Congratulations to the management team and to all talented engineers who will work on The Ocado Smart Platform in our city. I wish the company every success in the future”, Vladimir Danailov, CEO of Sofia Investment Agency, said in his welcome speech.
Welcome to our brand new Sofia offices! Take a look around… https://t.co/nOQxxcFT1u
— Ocado Technology (@OcadoTechnology) September 25, 2018
Few months ago, Ocado Technology announced its decision to expand its existing team in Sofia from 50 to 150 engineers. The company has signed a five-year lease for two floors totaling 2,000 m2 of floor space in a new office building close to Vitosha Metro Station and Paradise Center. The development center in Sofia became Ocado Technology’s fourth location outside the UK, alongside two offices in Poland and one in Spain.
The company currently employs 60 employees and plans to expand its staff. The Sofia team will work on Ocado Technology’s world-class systems and solutions in the areas of robotics, machine learning, simulation, data science, warehouse control, warehouse management, and more.