Global tech firm Saggezza, which provides software solutions for clients including one of the world’s largest private investment banks and a global credit card brand, has ambitious plans to double its headcount at its UK base to around 100 staff over the next 12 months.  

The business is headquartered in Chicago with offices in India and Sunderland Software Centre. It specialises in helping its global clients unlock the potential of data within their businesses, by creating targeted customer communications and providing software solutions and development.

Saggezza has secured a series of lucrative contracts over recent months and will be adding to its headcount in the North East with a variety of roles to cater for its rapid growth. This includes roles for graduate software developers, java developers, GMC developers and performance testers,  with ten immediate vacancies for full stack java specialists.

Martin Williams, UK MD at Saggezza, said: “The company has gone from strength to strength in recent years and 2019 is already shaping up to be a great one for our Sunderland office, with more new faces to add to our team.

“We’ve built an enviable portfolio of clients since we opened our Software Centre office five years ago and the ever-growing number of clients and projects on our roster is testament to the fantastic work carried out by our team.

“We are always looking for ambitious and talented people to join us and these latest appointments are a perfect reflection of this. Each person brings something different, new skills and new views, and we’re delighted to have them on board.”

Sakariya Madar, a mathematics graduate from the University of Kent, relocated from the South East to join Saggezza in Sunderland. He said: “After graduating, I really wanted to get into software development, but had no experience of coding.

“I thought this would be a real stumbling block, however Saggezza recognised my ability of working with numbers and offered me the training required to learn to code and join them in the North East. It was a no brainer for me. I love trying new things and meeting new people, so I jumped at the chance to relocate to Sunderland and join the team.”