DXC Technology Signs Lease at Freeport McMoRan Building On Poydras Street

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Stephen Hilton, Executive Vice President of Global Delivery Organization at DXC Technology, shakes hands with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards at a press conference on Monday, Nov. 13 announcing the firm's expansion in New Orleans.

NEW ORLEANS — On Thursday, DXC Technology and Louisiana Economic Development announced the company has reached a lease agreement for multiple floors of the Freeport McMoRan Building located on Poydras Street across from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in the New Orleans Central Business District.

It's where DXC Technology plans to eventually employ 2,000 professionals at a its Digital Transformation Center.

Initially, DXC will occupy two floors and will begin operating in the building in January. Ultimately, the company has options to lease up to 10 floors representing a total of 220,000 square feet of commercial space. DXC’s lease is with Poydras (Louisiana) LLC. Freeport McMoRan Inc. will continue to maintain a major presence in the building and in New Orleans.

Now hiring

Hiring has now begun for the largest job announcement in state history. DXC Technology announced that the average annual salary of the positions in New Orleans will be $63,000.

Current job openings are now listed and they include systems engineers and technology consultants in specific software.

The end-to-end IT services company said hiring, “will begin immediately for talented professionals who will develop, deliver and support transformative digital technology services and solutions for global clients.”

DXC Technology provides comprehensive benefits, including growth opportunities.

Stakeholders across the state are helping applicants find work at DXC Technology.

Applicants can register now on LouisianaJobConnection.com to post a résumé and complete a profile to see a list of DXC job matches for specific skills. The site is run by Louisiana Economic Development.

DXC Technology is also partnering with several local educational institutions and military veteran organizations to assist with talent sourcing.

The University of New Orleans posted job openings and internship opportunities with DXC Technology on its website and announced it will add classes to train students specifically to meet DXC workforce demands.

To learn more about job opportunities at DXC Technology, visit https://louisianajobconnection.com/DXCTechnologyNola.

In the near future, LED FastStart® – the nation’s No. 1 state workforce development program – will collaborate with DXC Technology on job information and recruitment events in New Orleans and on college campuses across the state.

-By Jenny Peterson, Associate News Editor

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