Chipset giant MediaTek announced it is aggressively hiring this financial year to strengthen and expand R&D facilities in India.
“We are looking to hire across offices in India, with a focus on artificial intelligence technologies, smart home and enterprise segments, 5G and wireless communications, among others,” MediaTek said in a statement.
Rituparna Mandal, MediaTek Bengaluru General Manager, said, “India is an important market for MediaTek and we are reiterating our commitment and support to the government’s Make in India programme by investing in local Indian talent and scaling capabilities to drive innovation for India and global markets. We plan to hire aggressively from Indian campuses this year, to strengthen our research and product design capabilities across research centres in Bengaluru and Noida.”
In 2020, MediaTek invested nearly $2.6 billion (24% of revenues) in R&D, which is among the top global R&D spend by semiconductor companies.
In 2021, MediaTek further expanded its R&D budget to more than $3 billion for future business growth opportunities. MediaTek leads the market in chipset technology for smartphones, smart TVs, ARM-based computing devices and various Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) connected devices such as voice assistant devices (VADs) optical and Blu-ray DVD players.