9/13/13

eBay opens a development center in Bangalore, India

Engineers there will work on PayPal and marketplace projects.

Thad Rueter , Senior Editor

EBay Inc. has opened a development center in Bangalore, India’s information technology hub. eBay  last year announced it would open the facility. Within three years it will employ 1,000 engineers who will work on projects for eBay Marketplaces and PayPal, the company’s payment services arm.

“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,” says Ken Moss, vice president of technology and sciences, eBay Marketplaces.  “We are committed to India as a technology hub and see India's software engineering talent as a critical driver for our long-term success.”

EBay’s other operations in India include a development center in Chennai and the eBay India business unit in Mumbai. Globally, eBay operates development centers in the following cities: Austin, TX; Berlin; Boston; Netanya, Israel; New York; Omaha, NE; Portland, OR; San Francisco; San Jose, CA; Scottsdale, AZ; Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore and Timonium, MD.

 

Topics:

Bangalore, e-commerce technology, eBay, India, international e-commerce, Ken Moss, online marketplaces, PayPal

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