This isn’t just a tech hiring spree, but a tech hire spree that includes hiring 3,100 full-timers to help build the company’s data infrastructure, according to sources familiar with the hiring process.
The new hires, who are expected to work for Google as its data team, will be responsible for maintaining the companys data center and data platform.
Google is building its data infrastructure and the data platform will be built on top of Google Cloud Platform, according the sources.
The hiring spree will come after the company announced in April that it would hire over 1,000 people in 2017.
The company announced that it was hiring more than 5,000 employees in March and April alone.
Google has made a concerted effort to expand its tech talent base.
Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai announced in January that Google would add 1,200 full- and part-time employees in 2017, and more than 1,500 more employees in 2018.