Atlassian Corporation, a provider of team collaboration and productivity software, plans to hire 300 employees in Bengaluru, India.
Atlassian plans to grow the Bengaluru office into a world-class R&D and customer support center, and has already hired more than 200 employees locally.
Atlassian plans to expand in Bengaluru by adding a number of engineering, design, product management, recruitment, and customer support roles.
“Bengaluru has some of the brightest tech talent in the world, and within our first year in market we’ve hired incredible people whose work has had a direct impact on our global customer base,” said Sri Viswanath, chief technology officer of Atlassian.
Atlassian is the maker of products such as Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello that are used by over 144,000 customers worldwide, including Ola Cabs, Reliance, Walmart Labs, and Flipkart.
Atlassian invested $415.8 million (+34 percent) in R&D in FY18 as part of the growth and innovation strategy. The company’s R&D team has grown by approximately 50 percent since 2017.
“Innovation is the lifeblood of Atlassian, and the company has made a significant investment to ensure the Bengaluru office becomes a world-class R&D center,” said Dinesh Ajmera, site lead and head of engineering for Bengaluru, Atlassian.