Bangalore, July 4 2019: Leading global provider of team collaboration and productivity software, Atlassian Corporation Plc has opened a permanent office here.
Having established a local presence in 2018, the company plans to grow the Bangalore office into a world-class R&D and customer support centre, and has already hired more than 200 employees locally. Over the next year, Atlassian plans to hire 300 additional employees in the city.
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. R&D has been key to Atlassian’s growth and innovation; it invested $415.8m in R&D in FY18, up 34% from the previous year, and has grown the R&D team by approximately 50% since 2017.
“Bangalore 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. “I’m confident that the work done in this office will help Atlassian reach its long-term goal of reaching 100 million monthly active users.”
“Innovation is the lifeblood of Atlassian, and the company has made a significant investment to ensure the Bangalore office becomes a world-class R&D center,” said Dinesh Ajmera, site lead and head of engineering for Bangalore, Atlassian. “We will continue hiring aggressively for the top talent in the market, and are confident that our unique culture - one that values openness, trust, and inclusion - will help us meet our goals.”