EBAY INC. AND PAYPAL CELEBRATE THE GRAND OPENING OF NEW GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE IN CHENNAI New Facility currently accepting applications for hundreds of jobs

November 07, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
eBay Inc. and PayPal celebrate the grand opening of a new Global Development Centre in Chennai, India. The facility currently houses a development staff of approximately 1000 people and the companies plan to hire hundreds of additional technical positions over the next two years.
“We’re thrilled that one of the world’s most innovative and successful companies has selected Chennai as a home for its new development centre,” stated Shri A Raja, Honorable Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology on the occasion of the inauguration of the new Global Development Centre. “eBay and PayPal provide our community with fantastic career opportunities and we look forward to the companies’ continued success and presence in the region.”
eBay Inc. and PayPal’s development centre are recruiting technical professionals with expertise in product development, software engineering and other IT functions. Applicants can apply for positions by sending resumes to IDC@paypal.com or idc_hiring@ebay.com.
“We’ve been extremely pleased with the early success of our Chennai development centre,” said Scott Thompson, PayPal’s Chief Technology Officer. “Hundreds of talented men and women have already joined eBay and PayPal and we continue to aggressively hire to build our fantastic team in Chennai.”
With offices in more than 20 locations around the world, eBay and PayPal are noted for their exceptional work environments and commitment to both employees and community.
Additional information about job opportunities at PayPal can be found at PayPal https://www.paypal.com/jobs.
More information about job opportunities at eBay can be found at http://www.ebaycareers.com/.

About PayPal
PayPal is the safer, easier way to pay and get paid online. The service allows anyone to pay without sharing financial information and gives consumers the flexibility to pay in any way they prefer, including through credit cards, bank accounts or account balances. With more than 164 million accounts in 190 markets and 17 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce. PayPal is an eBay company. More information about the company can be found at https://www.paypal.com

About eBay Inc.
Founded in 1995, eBay Inc. connects hundreds of millions of people around the world every day, empowering them to explore new opportunities and innovate together. eBay does this by providing the Internet platforms of choice for global commerce, payments and communications. Since its inception, eBay has expanded to include some of the strongest brands in the world, including eBay, PayPal, Skype, Shopping.com, and others. eBay is headquartered in San Jose, California.