Salesforce.com plans major Oregon outpost, promises ‘hundreds’ of jobs

August 25, 2012

San Francisco business software company Salesforce.com plans to open a major Oregon outpost within the next several months and hire “hundreds of people in the coming years.”  While several California tech companies have offices in the Portland area, Salesforce’s arrival could be among the biggest infusions of tech jobs in a generation.

They’re likely to be relatively high-paid jobs across an array of corporate specialties including software design, information technology, finance, customer support and human resources.

“We looked at a number of cities across the US, and chose Portland for several reasons including its incredible talent pool and proximity to our headquarters in San Francisco,” said Salesforce spokesman Andrew Schmitt.

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