Business expansion
Yuzhna Bulgaria; Yugozapaden; Sofia
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Information Service Activities
Digital Infrastructure Services
63.11 - Data processing, hosting and related activities

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
18 March 2014
Employment effect (start)
18 March 2014
Foreseen end date
18 March 2015


US-based global software development and IT consultancy services provider SoftServe is to open a software development centre in Sofia. 1,000 jobs are expected to be created in the next 5 years of which 200 ones within the next year. As announced, the expansion plan is part of the company’s corporate global strategy.

With a total workforce of 3,200 people in North America and West and Eastern Europe, the company provides outsourcing to many companies worldwide. As reported, the company made the strategic choice to expand in Bulgaria since it ranks highly worldwide in highly educated IT professionals.

SoftServe was founded in 1993 in Ukraine. 


  • 19 March 2014: Capital
  • 18 March 2014: SoftServe (Press Release)


Eurofound (2014), SoftServe, Business expansion in Bulgaria, factsheet number 77383, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77383.