Now hiring: Zoom bags DevOps engineers, IT personnel in India


Video meet app Zoom is fast hiring in India DevOps engineers, IT, security and business operations personnel as part of what the US-based company calls its commitment to expand and innovate further in India.

Zoom, which has an office in Mumbai and data centers in Mumbai and Hyderabad, recently announced it would open a technology center in Bengaluru.

“We are excited to hire key talent. Employees will work from home until it is safe to move into the new facility,” Velchamy Sankarlingam, president of engineering and products at Zoom, said in a blog post Wednesday.

“We continue to invest significantly in supporting global audiences, and India will play a critical role in that growth and innovation,” he added.

Last week, Zoom CEO Eric S Yuan said in a statement that the company was proud to provide services for free to over 2,300 educational institutions in India during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We plan to hire key employees for the technology center over the next few years, pulling from India’s highly educated engineering talent pool. This facility will play a critical role in Zoom’s continued growth,” he said.

Zoom is currently supporting various organizations like Teach for India, IMS Learning Resources Private Limited, IFFCO and the CyberPeace Foundation.

From January to April 2020, Zoom said it had seen 6,700 percent growth in free user sign ups in India.