Playtech is expanding in the US and recruiting record-breaking IT talent in Estonia

24 August 2021
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The technology company Playtech is currently going through an exciting period of global expansion and as a result, is recruiting record-breaking IT talent in Estonia. At the moment, almost 100 positions are open and, among others, developers, technical project managers and IT engineers are being sought.

According to Ivo Lasn, Director of Playtech Estonia, the recently announced partnership with Parx Casino in the US and Playtech’s continued growth in Latin American markets represent a major milestone for the company, and create an important foothold for Playtech's continued expansion in new and regulated markets in the coming years. "2006 Internet gambling was banned in the United States in 2006 and Playtech also had to withdraw from the market. At that time, there were no clear regulations in the sector, and instead of introducing them, it was decided to start banning everything. Today, we will once again be able to expand there in stages, because each state will open up the market according to its own regulations. Today's regulations in the gaming industry are strict and the market is demanding, "added Lasn.

"Playtech’s global growth has created an opportunity to grow the team in Estonia as well, and currently we have almost 100 positions open," said HR Director Triin Sikkal. Sikkal added that recruitment is currently difficult in the IT sector and the fight for talent is great. "Today, we are in a situation where IT sector specialists can choose which company they want to work in, and therefore each company must also think through its value proposition and development opportunities. Flexible work organization, an international team and projects, as well as the opportunity to develop within the company and grow alongside top specialists are some examples that we offer at Playtech as an employer, ”added Sikkal.

Today, Playtech's Tartu and Tallinn offices employ nearly 700 people and more than 6,000 people globally in more than 20 countries. 29% of the employees of the Estonian branch of the company are women and 71% are men, and more than 28 citizenships are represented. 29% of Playtech Estonia employees have worked for the company for more than 10 years. More information about open positions and applications can be found at https://playtech.ee/careers