Bengaluru: Zoom announced that it will expand its India operations by setting up a local technology centre after the video conferencing service saw a 6700 per cent growth (in free user sign ups) in the country.
The announcement comes just days after Zoom’s newly appointed president of engineering and products, Velchamy Sankarligam confirmed, the company was planning to make a “significant” investment in India over the next five years including expanding its footprint and hiring more top talent in the region.
The Zoom technology centre will be based in Bengaluru and will be tasked with R&D, IT, legal and HR as well security.
Zoom said it will start hiring ‘immediately’ for all of these operations and that Zoom selected Bengaluru for its exceptional engineering and IT talent.
The company will immediately begin recruiting DevOps engineers, IT, Security, and Business Operations headcount in the area. Employees will work from home until the pandemic-related remote work has subsided,” Zoom said in a statement.