EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 2800 - May 09, 2012     5 of 5

eBay to Open Global Development Center in Bangalore India

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eBay announced plans to open a new development center in Bangalore, India, where it expects to hire up to 1,000 employees over the next three years. The Bangalore center will feature several "centers of excellence" for both eBay Marketplaces and PayPal.

eBay opened its first development center in India in Chennai in 2007, which has grown to over 2,200 people. eBay also operates the eBay India business unit ( in Mumbai.

Anupam Pahuja, General Manager of PayPal IDC, Chennai, said the new center would be a crucial development site for PayPal and invited those interested to apply for positions. "We are aggressively hiring senior technologists with strong product development experience across a range of functions, including research, platform and application development, architecture, quality engineering, product management, marketing and product analytics, user experience and design, and information security."

Pahuja also wrote, "We take great pride in the fact that PayPal in India has been rated as one of the top 25 best places to work by the Great Place to Work Institute for the last three years. This keeps us energized as we move forward in enabling commerce anytime anywhere anyway."

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