Telecom Lead India: Wal-Mart Stores has announced
that its @WalmartLabs operation is expanding in Bangalore with the hiring of
100 additional developers and a move into a new facility.
A unit of Walmart Global e-Commerce, @WalmartLabs is the
company’s hub for creating platforms and products around social and mobile
commerce. @WalmartLabs has moved into a 50,000 square foot facility in
Salarpuria Hallmark on Outer
At Walmart, we are committed to building the
technologies required to power e-commerce for consumers today and into the
future. In the past few months, @WalmartLabs India has attracted best-of-class
talent into the group. As we expand our operations, we look forward to adding
to this base to create a team whose focus is to build products that matter to
millions of customers around the globe,” said Jeremy King, senior vice
president and chief technology officer of Walmart Global e-Commerce.
Based in Silicon Valley, the business unite said that it
has been building its India operations with a focus on social and digital
technology over the last five months.
The new platform is designed to connect Walmart’s digital
and physical properties worldwide giving customers and suppliers a seamless way
to interact and shop across any device or store anywhere in the world.
Furthermore, the company is looking to recruit
engineering talent in the areas of high scale computing, network
infrastructure, systems administration and big data.