Softbank endorsed hospitality company OYO is aiming to hire around 300 technology professionals comprising software development, engineering, product managers, designers, data scientists across entry-level to senior position roles. The augmented design, product and engineering teams will be accountable to construct long-term capabilities for OYO from scratch and upgrade to the next-gen tech stack.
OYO possesses a tech stack of around 50 products and 500 microservices, comprising its consumer and partner apps such as OYO, OYO OS, Co-OYO, also several artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics such as a dynamic pricing application called tariff manager.
“At OYO, we believe in the philosophy to keep the ‘geek’ alive in our techies. We don’t put our talent in a box. Instead, we allow them to think big and think differently. We’ve been blessed to have a diverse pool of tech talent and believe that each new bright mind will bring gripping ideas to the table, ultimately leading towards our goal to build a tech-first global platform that truly sets the tone for the future of travel,” said Ankit Mathuria, Chief Technology Officer, OYO.
“Over the past year and a half, we’ve been doubling down on our technology and pioneered several industry-first innovations to enhance customer experiences and maximise revenues for SMEs of hotels and homes. As an organisation that is deeply committed to solving problems with technology, inducting top tech talent is a key priority for us,” said Dinesh Ramamurthi, Chief Human Resources Officer, OYO.
OYO is now aiming to fabricate a strategic round from global IT firm Microsoft at a valuation level of $9 billion. The company is also strengthening up for an initial public offering and has selected investment banks like JP Morgan, Kotak Mahindra Capital and Citi.