Netradyne, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and edge computing focusing on driver and fleet safety, has announced that it would be looking at hiring over 300 specialised skilled personnel by end of Q1 in 2022.
“Our operations in India are growing at a good pace and we need to fast track hiring of our team(s) accordingly. As the skill sets needed for our line of work are niche in nature, we would be adopting various routes to bring in these specialists from leading campuses such as IISC, IITs and top local colleges such as RVCE, BMS to name a few,” says Trinette Jackson, Senior Director of HR at Netradyne.
“We are also hiring and scouting for talent with Cloud experience across India. For instance, we are expanding our footprint to Chennai to tap the cloud engineering talent available there,” she adds.
“The skill sets we require are guided by three technical and two non-technical business groups. The technical business groups are Device (Hardware, Software & Embedded), Cloud (comprising a huge team of front-end, back-end developers and Cloud management experts) and Research Analytics (Machine Learning and Data Science). The non-technical business groups comprise of Operations Support and Business Development. Together, these skill sets deepen our differentiation as a pioneering start-up that makes cutting-edge safe driving technology in India that is used by leading companies across the world. To maintain our competitive advantage, as an Indian startup with global leadership talent and footprint, we have created a 240+ strong employee base in India that we aim to double by 2022,” says Durgadutt Nedungadi, Vice President – International Business at Netradyne.
Currently, to recruit specialist talent the company is leveraging several niche platforms such as HackerEarth for Cloud skills, Kaggle for research and analytics etc. besides using widely popular networking platforms such as Linkedin.
“Due to the COVID effects since the candidate base is so diverse and spread out, we conduct seamless virtual onboarding and send out our new joinee kit along with some fun and unique hampers to welcome them to the Netradyne family,” explains Trinette Jackson.
“We are proud to share that even during the peak Pandemic times in 2020, Netradyne had not stopped its talent hunt and by July 2020 our headcount hit 95-100 mark. We increased the pace of hiring from August 2020 and further added over 100 employees,” she elaborates.
Recently, Netradyne received a $150 million, Series C funding from SoftBank Vision Fund along with other existing investors, Point72 Ventures and M12. Netradyne is using this new funding to advance its core technology, expand into new geographies and accelerate hiring across R&D, marketing and customer support.