Yatra.com, one of the leading online travel companies in India, will set up a Technology Innovation Hub in Kochi. This will be the third technology development centre of Yatra in India. Yatra already has development centres in Gurgaon and Bangalore.
“We see a positive trend in the travel business and are optimistic about the growth of both domestic and international travel as the world gets used to the new normal” – said Dhruv Shringi, Co-founder and CEO of Yatra Online Pvt Ltd.
“We are committed to being the leader in travel technology and are continuously investing in creating tomorrow’s travel platform. We find Kochi as the strategic location to start our Technology Innovation Hub, considering the availability of talent” – added Manish Amin, Co-founder and CIO.
Yatra has been expanding its technology division in the recent past, adding engineering talent at all levels. Akhil Gupta, SVP, Technology, who joined from one of the leading American Retail companies, is driving the platform modernization efforts at Yatra. “We look forward to adding talented engineers and experienced engineering leaders at Kochi to help us accelerate our modernization projects”, he mentioned. Sreeja Ramachandran, Senior Director, who will be heading the Kochi Innovation Hub, is planning to add a mix of fresh graduates and experienced software development professionals to the new team. “We are looking at adding 30 members to our team to start with, including Software Engineers, Engineering Managers, Product Managers, QA Automation Engineers etc”, she mentioned.
The recruitment activities are in full swing, the new office at the Kochi Infopark area will be functional in the coming months. The company is already in the process of recruitment and is soliciting job applications on KochiJobs@yatra.com from the people in the software industry who prefer to work from Kochi. Details of the new roles are available at tech.yatra.com webpage.
Yatra.com is India’s leading Corporate Travel services provider with over 700+ Corporate customers, and one of India’s leading online travel companies. Yatra is listed on the American stock exchange, NASDAQ, under the ticker symbol “YTRA”