Deliveroo operates a three-sided marketplace comprising consumers, restaurants and grocers, and delivery riders to bring people food and groceries in as little as 20 minutes.
Hyderabad: UK-headquartered Deliveroo, a global food delivery company operating across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia, launched its India Engineering Centre at Gachibowli in Hyderabad, its largest technology hub outside the UK.
The company has already started recruiting and plans to employ over 150 engineers in India from the fields of analytics, platforms, automation, and machine learning by the end of 2022. The Engineering Centre in Hyderabad will be a core part of Deliveroo’s central technology organisation.
The company plans to expand its engineering capabilities with a new team that will be focused on delivering superior experiences for Deliveroo customers, restaurant and grocery partners and delivery riders, and building scalable, reliable, and innovative next-generation products for its worldwide operations.
Deliveroo operates a three-sided marketplace comprising consumers, restaurants and grocers, and delivery riders to bring people food and groceries in as little as 20 minutes. The launch of the India Engineering Centre in Hyderabad provides opportunities for engineers to solve cutting-edge business problems as Deliveroo scales and enhances its offering.
The teams of engineers at the Hyderabad Centre will work on expediting software engineering and development across the fields of mobile apps, cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), robotic process automation (RPA) and data analytics.
Will Shu, Deliveroo CEO and founder, said, “Opening up a new engineering hub in India will extend our global team of incredible engineering talent. The Centre will help us to continue to unlock new innovations for each side of our marketplace, developing a world-leading service for consumers, restaurants and grocers, and riders.”
Deliveroo has hired Sashi Somavarapu as VP of Engineering, who will head the India Engineering Centre. He has led teams in Amazon, Jio Platforms and Ford Motor. He will be reporting to Devesh Mishra, who joined Deliveroo in 2021 as its chief product and technology officer.
Devesh Mishra said, “Some of the world’s leading tech talent is based in India, which is why we are so excited to start recruiting in Hyderabad. We know in India there are engineers able to tackle some of the most challenging problems in tech, to innovate in a fast-paced environment and to combine experience and expertise with an entrepreneurial mindset.”
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