hCentive, a health insurance exchange solutions company headquartered in Reston, Virginia (Washington DC area), has announced ambitious investment and hiring plans for its R&D centre in India.
hCentive has R&D centres in the US and India (Noida) and employs over 750 people with about 600 based in the India R&D centre. It plans to invest Rs 750 crores in India over the next five years at its R&D centre and expects to ramp up its India team by about 25 per cent over the next twelve months.
hCentive provides cloud-based/Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) solutions to the US government agencies, carriers, and brokers to offer health insurance and benefits to consumers and businesses.
VJ Bala, Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing, hCentive said, “As our research and development hub, our India office will see continued investment for hiring and scaling the infrastructure and facilities to support our aggressive growth plans. We are committed to hiring top talent with competitive compensation and benefits in the IT industry.”“As we become a leading healthcare technology company in the US, we will continue to nurture a skilled talent pool in India to bring innovative solutions to market. We are looking at talented software product developers, engineers and business analysts to build next generation skills in SaaS/cloud-based products and Agile methods for healthcare,” added Bala.
hCentive recently conducted 50 plus learning and development sessions with over 600 participants to hone the professional skills of its employees and prepare them for the future. The sessions, which covered technical, soft skill and leadership topics, were well received with participant rating of 4.5 out of 5.