The Home Depot announced Wednesday that it will hire roughly 1,000 new technology professionals this year at its main technology centers in Irving, Atlanta, and Austin.
The hiring spree is part of the home improvement company’s $11.1 billion, three-year strategic investment plan, the company said in a release.
Home Depot opened the Irving technology center in 2013, initially employing roughly 80 people.
“Our team is building some of the most advanced software anywhere to help customers shop whenever, wherever and however they want.”
“Our team is building some of the most advanced software anywhere to help customers shop whenever, wherever, and however they want,” Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer Matt Carey said in the release.
The Home Depot last year was named one of Fast Company‘s “50 Most Innovative Companies.”
In the release, the company said that its technology team uses the latest modern development stacks and agile practices across public and private cloud platforms.
The Home Depot’s tech team also utilizes artificial intelligence, augmented reality, big data, machine learning, and voice and visual recognition capabilities in building its products for customers and associates.
The Atlanta-based company has 2,284 retail locations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 provinces in Canada, and in Mexico.
In Dallas Fort Worth, The Home Depot has more than 20 retail locations.
The company is listing open positions on its career website.
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