Press Esc to close
Saturday 05 September 2015
News updated at 9:39 PM IST
Weather
Max: 31.7°C
Min : 21.3°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

EBay B'lore centre to hire 1,000 engineers

Bangalore, Sept 12, 2013, DHNS :
File Photo.

Online retail and commerce platform eBay Inc on Thursday officially opened its latest global development centre in Bangalore, with plans to hire 1,000 engineers here over the next three years.

The new centre will host several centres of excellence for both eBay Marketplaces and PayPal.  

“Bangalore is known around the world as the centre for technology innovations in India.

We are looking to tap into the large pool of software engineering talent in Bangalore, who will innovate with us and create the future of commerce,” eBay Marketplaces Vice-President (Technology and Sciences) Ken Moss told reporters at the centre’s opening, adding that India’s software engineering talent will be a critical driver for the company’s long-term success.

The establishment of the Bangalore development centre follows the company’s Chennai centre that is already running with a team of over 2,000 engineers. The Bangalore centre currently has over 300 engineers, whose number would go up to 1,000 by 2016, Moss said.

“The engineers at our centres work on a variety of projects including big data, platform applications, analytics, consumer mobile apps, better customer and payment experiences and information security architecture among others,” he said.

The work at the 150,000-sq feet Bangalore centre will contribute to eBay’s global operations, making it a premier development centre among 16 similar ones around the world.

Meanwhile, Karnataka IT, BT and Science & Technology Minister S R Patil, who attended the centre’s opening, said, “I am sure that with eBay and PayPal setting up their facility in Bangalore, e-commerce will get a big boost.”

“I am told that eBay Inc intends to focus on e-commerce penetration in Tier II and Tier III cities... Sitting in a remote village, a farmer or an artisan can find market for his goods anywhere in the world and get paid instantly,” Patil added. 


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Youths form human pyramid to break 'Dahi Handi' during Janmashtami celebrations...

Youths form human pyramid to break 'Dahi Handi' during Janmashtami celebrations...

Children dressed up as Lord Krishna on the event of Sri Krishna Janmashtami celebration...

Children dressed up as Lord Krishna on the event of Sri Krishna Janmashtami celebration...

One horned rhinoceros at a submerged area of the Kaziranga National Park...

One horned rhinoceros at a submerged area of the Kaziranga National Park...

Widows dance as they participate in a programme organized by Sulabh International on the...

Widows dance as they participate in a programme organized by Sulabh International on the...

People from different religious communities participate in a peace rally to observe the death...

People from different religious communities participate in a peace rally to observe the death...

Kashmiri pandits dance in a procession as they celebrate Janamashtami in Srinagar...

Kashmiri pandits dance in a procession as they celebrate Janamashtami in Srinagar...

An Artist giving final touch to Lord Ganesh idols at a workshop for upcoming Ganesh...

An Artist giving final touch to Lord Ganesh idols at a workshop for upcoming Ganesh...

Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Athiya Shetty at a promotional event of their upcoming film...

Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Athiya Shetty at a promotional event of their upcoming film...

Schoolchildren dressed as Hindu Lord Krishna wait to perform during the celebrations...

Schoolchildren dressed as Hindu Lord Krishna wait to perform during the celebrations...

Ex-servicemen celebrate at the India Gate after the government announced the implementation...

Ex-servicemen celebrate at the India Gate after the government announced the implementation...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523