Rural Sourcing Expands to Albuquerque, Creates 125 Jobs


ATLANTA, September 28, 2015 – Rural Sourcing, a leading domestic IT sourcing company focused on cost-effective onshore software development and support, announced today the opening of its fourth Software Development Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With the addition of this center, Rural Sourcing will be adding 125 new jobs to the local economy.

“Building New Mexico into a high-tech jobs leader is a core piece of continuing to grow and diversify our economy,” said New Mexico Governor, Susana Martinez. “We’re proud to welcome Rural Sourcing to New Mexico, and looking forward to their partnership as we keep growing our high-tech sector.”

Rural Sourcing’s mission is to be the onshore alternative for software development and support that might traditionally be sent off shore to countries such as India and China. By opening these technology hubs in low-cost of living, high-quality of life U.S. cities, Rural Sourcing helps clients lower their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for IT. Furthermore, by having development centers in the U.S., Rural Sourcing’s clients benefit from common language, culture alignment and time zone compatibility.

“We’re excited to be a part of a growing Albuquerque technology community, and we hope to be a catalyst for further growth and investment both in jobs and in the digital economy,” said Monty Hamilton, chief executive officer at Rural Sourcing, “We believe Rural Sourcing will flourish, given the city’s availability of skilled workers and outstanding quality of life. Albuquerque is a strategic city for us in that it enables us to better serve our existing West Coast clients, and expand our client base across the western United States.”

The announcement was made on Sept. 28, 2015, by Gov. Susana Martinez, Mayor Richard J. Berry, New Mexico Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary, Jon Barela, RSI Chief Executive Officer Monty Hamilton, the Albuquerque Economic Development Inc. and the New Mexico Partnership.

The Atlanta-based company chose Albuquerque due to its talented workforce, high quality of life and low cost of living.

“We are thrilled that Rural Sourcing has selected Albuquerque for their newest Development Center. They will be a tremendous addition to our business community,” said Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry. “In Albuquerque, Rural Sourcing will find a supportive, cooperative business environment and an amazing, well trained talent pool.”

Ray Smith, Chair of Albuquerque Economic Development Inc., added, “We welcome this highly respected and rapidly growing technology company to the Albuquerque metro area. Rural Sourcing has a great reputation as an employer, providing employees with great benefits, a supportive work environment and career advancement opportunities. We look forward to Rural Sourcing’s success in Albuquerque.”

The permanent location of the center is still being determined. Rural Sourcing will be conducting interviews in Albuquerque in the coming months, and will begin operations in January.

For more information on available positions, please visit www.ruralsourcing.com/albuquerque. Additional questions can be sent to marketing@ruralsourcing.com.


About Rural Sourcing
Rural Sourcing is the leading IT outsourcing provider with a cost-effective, agile approach to software development, support and maintenance of critical business and cloud applications. By providing an alternative to offshore outsourcing, Rural Sourcing eliminates the obstacles of time zones, distance, language, and geopolitical risks. Scrum-as-a-Service, Rural Sourcing’s unique engagement framework for Agile software development, provides rapid and flexible deployment of multidisciplinary teams via an elastic consumption model and predictable monthly pricing. With development centers strategically located throughout the United States, Rural Sourcing leverages untapped, highly skilled IT resources in mid-size metro cities to provide world-class solutions for Fortune 1000 clients across various industries including consumer & retail goods, financial services, healthcare, high-tech, insurance, and pharmaceutical.

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