Software major Oracle Corp on Thursday said it will hire 3,500 new personnel in India across all its businesses by May next year.
"Oracle has announced an aggressive recruitment drive in India to hire 3,500 employees across all its businesses that support domestic and global customers," the company said in a statement.
The company, which has the current workforce of 21,000 in the country, is looking to recruit new employees before May 2012, it added.
The hiring exercise would be part of the company's ongoing recruitment drive in Asia Pacific region and it needs additional manpower in India to support its growth across all business units --software, hardware, middleware, applications.
"With our current workforce and the new hire plan of adding 3,500 more people, we want to ensure we have the right talent, skills and attitude to fuel the growth of our company and serve our customers as they embark on their transformation journeys," Oracle India Managing Director Sandeep Mathur said.
The company is looking to support its hiring campaign through innovative social media initiatives, using platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, YouTube and the Oracle HR blog.
Oracle has development centres in Bangalore and Hyderabad in India.The Bangalore centre focuses on Orcale's core application development tools, server and platform technologies, while the Hyderabad centre is dedicated to e-business applications.