The move will create over 2,000 jobs globally
September, 26, 2014: Visa Inc, the global card payment system provider, will open a new technology centre in India in 2015. This will create over 2,000 full-time technologist positions all over the world. These include conversion of contractor positions to full time positions within the company.
Visa said the initiative will help it accelerate the shift to electronic payments and drive innovation in mobile and digital platforms. “India is known around the world as a hub for technology-led innovation. Visa’s decision…further demonstrates our commitment to the region and presents us with an exciting opportunity to grow our internal team from the strong pool of local software engineering talent,” said Uttam Nayak, Visa’s group country manager India and South Asia.
The team will primarily focus on the development of application programming interfaces and software development kits. Visa is also bolstering its technology talent in Austin, Texas and the San Francisco Bay area, and will focus some of these positions in support of its two world-class data centres in Ashburn, Virginia, and Denver, Colorado.
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