- 4 October 2022 marks the 1st anniversary of Exactpro – Sri Lanka.
- Over the 12 months, the delivery location has grown to 100 specialists.
[Tuesday, 4 October 2022, Colombo] – Exactpro Group is delighted to announce two major milestones – the 1st anniversary of the Sri Lankan branch and its reaching the benchmark of hiring the 100th member of the team. Exactpro, a leading independent provider of software testing services for mission-critical financial technology, expanded to Sri Lanka in the fall of 2021 via opening a software delivery centre in Colombo. The launch of the second office followed in August 2022. Solidifying worldwide presence enables the Group to continue strengthening its support for global clients, including major exchanges, banks, clearing houses and technology vendors.
In his role as CEO of Exactpro's Sri Lankan subsidiary, Jagath De Silva – who previously held a number of senior executive and technological engineering roles – has brought over two decades of fintech and delivery experience to Exactpro. As the firm continues to expand, his goals are set on adding new capabilities, experiences and perspectives to the company’s growth, while harnessing the potential of the local market.
Jagath De Silva, CEO, Exactpro Systems – Sri Lanka, said: “Looking back at the past year, we have added more than 100 testing professionals, doubled our office facility and infrastructure and established relationships with many local Universities and Institutions through our Industry giveback program. We have been running a series of training programs and boot camps to educate the students in Software Testing principles and practices. We are hoping that it will enable them to find a career in testing in the future. So far we have engaged with universities and Institutions such as University of Colombo, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka Technological Campus, Uva Wellassa University, NSBM Green University and SLIIT – Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology.”
“We are proud to have been able to achieve this milestone and attract a team of talented specialists at Exactpro Sri Lanka in such a short timeframe. We are also glad to have the chance to leverage external expertise from our visiting consultants and have them enrich our best practices. As we continue to grow, we thank everyone who keeps contributing to our successful growth by being a part of our team,” – Iosif Itkin, CEO and co-founder of Exactpro, commented.
Exactpro is an independent software testing services provider for financial market infrastructures. Our clients are exchanges, post-trade platforms, and banks across 20 countries.
Founded in 2009, the Exactpro Group is headquartered in the UK and has operations in the US, Georgia, Sri Lanka, Lithuania, Armenia, Canada, the UK and Italy. The firm employs over 700 specialists. Exactpro is involved in a variety of transformation programmes related to large-scale cloud and DLT implementations at systemically important organisations. Our area of expertise comprises API gateways, matching engines, market data, clearing and settlement, market surveillance, helping improve scalability, latency and operational resiliency.