LeEco the Chinese internet firm is planning to hire about 1100 engineers for R&D division in India.
LeEco said that these recruitees would be mostly from Tier I engineering colleges like IITs and the NITs across the country.
The recruitment will be effective for the year 2017. The company mentioned that it would set up a research and development centre in the month of January 2017.
Last week LeEco conducted freshers campus drive at Bengaluru for which they received more than 2000 applications from top engineering colleges.
“We are humbled and excited to see the interest amongst students’ community to work with us. The skill sets we are looking for are areas including modem technologies, BSP, multimedia, TV Broadcast and Internet technologies,” LeEco Head India R&D Shrinivas Bairi said.
“The India R&D centre will churn out innovations and work with China and US R&D centres. It will also soon start a camera image engineering lab for image quality, RF/Antenna design and tuning lab for smart devices,” he added.
He also mentioned that LeEco R & D division India will be involved in both commercialisation and localisation support for all the devices launched in India.
“The skill sets we are looking for are areas including modem technologies, BSP, multimedia, TV Broadcast and Internet technologies,” added Bairi.
LeEco will soon start a camera image engineering lab for image quality, RF/Antenna design and tuning lab for smart devices.
As per the local requirements the company will be introducing new facilities like support Indian languages, follow government regulations like Panic button and GPS requirements, etc.
The centre will be developing cutting-edge technology and features that will be patented in India. This is a vital component for LeEco as a part of ‘Make in India’ plan.