Business expansion
Ouest; Bretagne;
Location of affected unit(s)
Rennes, Cesson-Sévigné, Saint-Grégoire and Chartres-de-Bretagne
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.02 - Computer consultancy activities

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
28 July 2016
Employment effect (start)
1 August 2016
Foreseen end date
31 December 2016


The computer consultancy firm Sopra-Steria which currently has 38,000 employees, including 18,000 in France, has announced that it will recruit about 150 engineers for its cyberdefense activities on its sites in Bretagne. The group hires a wide variety of personnel, from young graduates to experienced computer specialists who understand the difficulties in managing cyber security. The company has been described as "recruiting with a vengeance", and have hired up to 2,600 new employees annually. The group is the second largest French software company after Dassault Systèmes.


  • 27 July 2016: Ouest-France


Eurofound (2016), Sopra Steria Group, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 88284, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88284.