Opera Software grows in Poland: International Web browser company celebrates the Warsaw office opening

Warsaw, Oslo – June 2, 2009

Today Opera Software officially inaugurates its second office in Poland. The new R&D center will be situated in Warsaw. With this new office, the number of talented Opera engineers in Poland grows to more than 150. They will deliver the world famous browser to leading consumer electronics manufacturers and telecom operators and solidify Opera’s commitment to Polish users.

“Two years after the official opening of the Wroclaw office, the Warsaw R&D center expands Opera’s ability to bring the best Internet solutions to Polish and worldwide users,” said Jon von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software. “We are very satisfied that Opera Software is growing swiftly in Poland, where we have many loyal users”.

“In Poland’s capital city, Opera Software will hire qualified software developers and testers,” said Krystian Kolondra, Country Manager, Opera Software. “The Wroclaw office’s successful experience proves that Poland’s pool of skilled engineers is a great support for Opera. We have almost 40 employees in the Warsaw office at the moment, and we will keep growing,” he added.

With a desktop browser market share of 10 % and a leading position in mobile browser market, Opera already has a loyal base of fans in Poland. Polish users are well known for their interest in browser technology. They have already appreciated the speed and unique features of Opera products. Statistics show that Polish users are also very keen on having the Web on any device (according to InternetStats.pl).

Opera continues to hire in Poland

Opera aims to hire highly qualified technical personnel for its Warsaw office. The company is seeking experienced software developers to work on challenging projects for Opera’s global mobile and device customers. Opera is also seeking qualified product testers to join the company’s world-class quality assurance team, which works closely with developers and project managers to ensure that the Opera browser delivers the best user experience possible.

Poland’s job offers are posted on http://www.opera.com/company/jobs/.