eBay today announced its plans to open a new development center in Bangalore, India, and aiming to hire up to 1,000 technologists over the next three years. The new development center will feature several centers of excellence and house technologists from both eBay Marketplaces and PayPal. The company is aggressively hiring senior technologists with strong product development experience across many functions including research, platform and application development, architecture, quality engineering, product management, marketing and product analytics, user experience and design, and information security.
“PayPal is growing at a phenomenal rate globally, as we continue to execute on our bold vision of re-imagining money,” said Mr. Anupam Pahuja, General Manager – PayPal. “To support this growth, we are looking to tap into the large pool of software engineering talent in Bangalore to come innovate with us and create the future of commerce. We are committed to India as a technology hub and see India’s software engineering talent as a critical driver for the long-term success of PayPal’s global payment platform.”
“eBay’s ecosystem provides technologists a unique combination of startup culture to innovate and product excellence culture to build products that creates value to millions of customers. The unprecedented scale of the eBay platform challenges technologists to innovate and create new architecture paradigms and technologies,” said Mr. Rajesh Ramachandran, General Manager – eBay Marketplaces. “The India center plays a strategic role in global product and technology innovation. The Bangalore Center will bring in significant thought leadership to drive critical business initiatives.”