Opus consulting firm is looking to hire nearly 1,500 people in India to strengthen its manpower and focus on digital payments, analytics and compliance. It will also hire nearly 200 candidates in the USA. It has recently shifted its head quarter from the US to Pune and present has the manpower strength of 800 employees. Among them 650 employees are working in Chennai and Pune centers and remaining of them working in the USA. “We see India playing a major role in our operations and we are ramping up our teams to stay ahead. By 2018, we will have 2,500 people from the current 800 said CEO of the company.