One of the first few entrants in the Indian e-commerce arena, eBay, opens its second development centre at Bangalore and 16th globally. Spread across 1,50,000 sq ft, the development centre is expected to hire 700 employees over the time span of three years.
The development centre is looked at tapping the pool of software engineers in the country, which will be a critical driver for the company in long run.
The centre will employee people under eBay as well as PayPal, a fully-owned subsidary of the e-comm player. The first centre is in Chennai, spread across 2,50,000 sq ft with 2,000 employees working.
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