Digital Payments company PayPal on Wednesday said it would hire 1,000 engineers for its development centers in Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad this year.
The company said in a statement that PayPal said it would recruit these engineers in the entry-level, mid-level and senior roles in the areas of software product development, data science, risk analytics and business analytics.
India Technology Center currently employs over 4,500 people in three locations.
PayPal India has also announced its plans to hire campuses of top engineering colleges across India.
The company said the epidemic has accelerated the shift towards digital payments and highlighted the benefits of adopting the digital first approach.
PayPal's products and services have become even more relevant and, therefore, need to focus on technology innovation in AI / ML, data science, risk and security, customer experience and other key areas, it said.
Guru Bhatt, VP Omni Channel and Customer Success, GM – PayPal India stated, “Our India Technology Center is one of the largest for PayPal outside the US and plays a key role in enabling us to innovate and stay ahead of the curve. “
He said that digital payment moves from a good service to an essential service, the company focuses on continuing to offer products and services to invest in and nurture world-class technology talent that will grow into a growing base of consumers Meet the needs of And businessman.
Last month, PayPal said it would stop offering domestic payment services within India from 1 April, and instead focus on enabling more international sales for Indian businesses.