“The state-of-the art facility will house more than 1,100 employees providing support for Comcast residential products and services, including Spanish-speaking employees who specialize in customer service online and through social media channels,” local economic development agency Sun Corridor Inc. said in a news release.

Comcast announced plans to open the center a year ago, in the former American Home Furnishings building at 4690 N. Oracle Road.

At least 15 percent of the new positions are being filled by reservists, veterans and their spouses or domestic partners. The company is hiring at jobs.comcast.com.