Jobs, jobs, lot’s of jobs up for grabs in Ireland!

Hi all,

This week has been an eventful week on the job front, with a truck load of job announcements. Before I go into the announcements, let me tell you how I find out about them, it might help you in your own job search!

The bulk of large scale job announcements are coming from FDI , Foreign Direct Investment. This is managed via the IDA, some history here. Check out the newsroom or subscribe to their monthly Ezine . The best place I found to get an overview of all job announcements in Ireland is on the Irish National Organisations of the unemployed, the INOU, on their jobswatch page. Also check out the client jobs on the Enterprise Ireland website.

Some companies will recruit directly, others will use recruitment agencies, or job search engines, but it all starts where the jobs are created, and the closer you can get to the source, the better  😎 .

To not hold you any longer in suspense.. drum roll…. here they come !

Microsoft- Dublin announced that it is to hire 600 people, significantly increasing its commitment to Ireland. Following the selection of Dublin as the location for one of four global Inside Sales Centres, 500 new roles have been created with immediate effect. The Company also announced that it is recruiting a further 100 people across its existing operations with opportunities in a broad range of roles with opportunities available in Operations, Engineering, Data Centre Management, Technical Solutions, Search Account Management and traditional customer sales. These new recruits will join the 1,200 people already working with Microsoft in the Dublin based EMEA Operations Centre, the European Development Centre, the Irish Sales and Marketing Subsidiary and at the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Data Centre. Check out the vacancies here.

Slack Dublin: According to founder and chief executive, the company expects to triple staff at the new HQ to 180 by the end of 2017.

Check out their vacancies here.

Recruitment website firm Indeed creating 500 jobs in Dublin!

Vacancies for Indeed here.

NGINX Cork :Establishment of new headquarters in Ireland will add jobs to the region and accelerate NGINX’s growth across EMEA . The company plans to create over 100 jobs in its Cork office over the next three years in specialties including sales, marketing, finance, business development, software architecture, engineering, and research and development. The EMEA headquarters will serve to better support existing customers in the region, and will provide a base to reach new customers in high growth areas, including the UK, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and across the Nordics. Vacancies here.

BrowserStack – Dublin Browserstack expands its Real Device Cloud with new Mobile Data Center in Dublin.The industry-leading mobile and web testing platform, has operationalized its state-of-the-art real device Mobile Data Center in Dublin. The Minister also announced that BrowserStack will expand its Dublin operations and employ world class talent to lead the development of the next generation of mobile and web testing solutions.   This expansion will create more than 40 roles within the next 24-36 months and recruitment is already underway. Jobs here.

Galway : City firm Orreco is to boost its operations in Galway and the United States.
The sports and data science company is expanding following a $2 million investment from Silicon Valley based venture firm True Ventures.The company which was founded in 2010 is currently based at the Insight Centre in NUIG where it hopes to employ 15 new staff following the investment. It will also open an office in LA where 15 staff will be hired.
Orreco uses machine intelligence to find hidden signals in data including GPS and performance statistics to help improve athletic performance and reduce the incidence of illness and injury. Check out their job opportunities here.

 Lot’s of opportunities in Galway , check out my previous post from last week.

If you are thinking of moving to Ireland, and would like to skip the job research, let me do it for you. Drop me an email  katleen@workinglivingtravellinginireland.com , connect with me on Linked, Twitter or my Facebookpage

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Happy job-hunting,

Katleen

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