August 27, 2012 14:30 ET

Aegis to Add 1,000 Jobs in Irving

Growing Client Engagements Drive Need for Additional Agents

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - Aug 27, 2012) - Aegis, a leading outsourcing services provider and part of the global Essar Group, announced today that it is hiring 1,000 agents at its centers in Irving.

"Aegis is growing and creating jobs in the Dallas Metroplex," said Sandip Sen, Global CEO of Customer Lifecycle Management for Aegis. "We have expanded our engagements with existing clients, which will result in our hiring of 1,000 agents. Not only are we hiring in Dallas, but in all US cities in which we have operations. When we joined the jobs4america Coalition last year we pledged to hire more than 4,000 workers in the US over the next two years, and this is the latest demonstration of progress toward fulfilling that pledge."

The company will be hiring 230 licensed full-time sales representatives, 600 customer service representatives, and 250 non-licensed sales representatives at its Irving centers, which is also its Americas headquarters. Hiring will take place over the next six weeks in support of health care clients. Responsibilities of these positions will include presenting the options available to consumers so that they can make informed decisions regarding their health care. Bilingual (English and Spanish) speakers are encouraged to apply. These are temporary as well as permanent positions.

Hiring for the Irving center takes place at 8001 Bent Branch Drive, Irving, TX 75063. Applications are accepted via the company's website and in person.

About Aegis
Aegis is a global consulting, technology, outsourcing, training, and education company committed to impacting clients' business outcomes by focusing on enhancing customer experience across all touch points and channels. Aegis was founded 30 years ago in the US and now has operations in 55 locations across 13 countries with more than 55,000 employees. Aegis services more than 300 clients from verticals such as Banking, Financial Services & Insurance, Technology, Telecom, Healthcare, Travel & Hospitality, Consumer Goods, Retail, and Energy & Utilities. The company is wholly owned by the Essar Group, a $27 billion conglomerate. For more information, visit, on Twitter @aegisonline or

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