Hewlett-Packard subsidiary plans to create 250 IT jobs in Pontiac

HP Enterprise Services, a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard, plans to expand its tech office in Pontiac, a move that is expected to create 250 jobs over the next year.

The $4.8 million investment will expand HP Enterprise Services’ significant presence in Pontiac. HP Enterprise Services, formerly EDS, already employs 1,976 people there. It has begun hiring and expects to continue as demand permits.

“We have more business today than we do staff,” says Rick Sullivan, a vice president of application services for HP Enterprise Services. “We’re actively hiring.”

HP Enterprise Services provides software applications, processes, consulting and support from its Pontiac office. Helping make this deal possible was a $3.5 million tax incentive from the Michigan Economic Development Corp over the next seven years. Sullivan says the company was also attracted to the region’s deep talent pool of skilled tech workers and plethora of high-quality universities.

“Personally, my game plan is to exceed 250 hires,” Sullivan says. “I see the demand coming quickly.”

Source: Rick Sullivan, vice president of application services for HP Enterprises
Writer: Jon Zemke

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This article previously appeared in Metromode.