EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Sopra Steria Group

Sopra Steria Group

Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): Ile-de France and various locations


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62.02 - Computer consultancy activities
Number Employed: 17480

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 12-10-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 2300

Additional Information

Steria, an IT consultancy company, has announced its plan to recruit 2,300 employees in 2017 on permanent employment contracts. 30% of the workforce will be recruited in Ile-de-France and the rest in different sites all over France. The company is also offering 350 work-study contracts (concluded for over 6 months)  and 1,000 internships with the possibility of future employment for the half of them.

Steria, founded in 1969, provides consulting services for its clients' core business processes in different fields as software publishing, consulting, security, infrastructure management and technology service. It  develops and operates information systems for its clients. The company has 38,000 employees working in 20 countries. It is listed on the Euronext Paris market.