The company aims to fill a wide range of roles in Hyderabad, including those in engineering, science, research and information technology
US-based semiconductor company Micron Technology Inc. has launched its Global Development Centre in the IT corridor or Hi-Tech city in Hyderabad. The new site will be used to develop technologies in a wide range of areas such as artificial intelligence and machine learning.
“We’re delighted to launch our Global Development Centre in Hyderabad and expand our team of engineers, researchers, developers and IT specialists,” said Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra. He added, “The skillset of Micron’s employees in Hyderabad includes information technology functions and engineering talent which can design and develop high-quality, cutting-edge memory and storage solutions.”
“There can’t be a better destination than Hyderabad. Just about every top company of the world operates from Hyderabad and they do some very unique, frugal engineering, R&D from Hyderabad,” said NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant.
He added, “It is the backbone behind AI, ML, IoT… the semiconductor industry will be the driver of growth and therefore it is critical as a lot of R&D and innovation happens from India.”
The company aims to fill a wide range of roles in Hyderabad, including those in engineering, science, research and information technology.
Earlier, the company has also said that it is planning a four-fold increase in hiring for its research & development (R&D) operations in India to support its global manufacturing operations. The company has R&D operations in Hyderabad and the facility also provides design support for various storage products, including DRAM and NAND.
The company recently launched its expanded NAND flash memory fabrication operations in Singapore. The latest expansion will allow the company to move its flash memory production to more advanced 3D NAND technology nodes.