153 SaaS jobs announced for Dublin in four IDA companies
24 February 2017
Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor has announced the creation of 153 new jobs for Dublin from four North American and European high growth companies.
The jobs, supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland. are being created by technology companies working in the software-as-a-service (SaaS) area across a range of activities such as software engineering, research and development, sales and customer support.
The companies creating the new jobs are:
Pressreader (65 jobs) – A Canadian technology and media company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, PressReader is the world’s leading digital content platform and the pioneer of the all-you-can-read model. Its users get unlimited access to more than 6,000 newspapers, magazines and other media sources from around the world via its apps, available for every smartphone, tablet and laptop. The company intends to create up to 65 new roles over the next few years across a range of functions, including research and development, multilingual business development, sales and marketing, management and administration.
Looker (50 jobs) – Looker is to expand its international operations with the opening of its new European Headquarters in Dublin. The newly established headquarters allows Looker to better support its ongoing growth and market opportunities across Europe. Looker’s Dublin operations will create approximately 50 positions within sales, marketing, professional services and support over the next three years.
ThinkSmart (20 jobs) – ThinkSmart, the fastest growing provider of powerful business process and workflow automation software and solutions, announced the opening of its Ireland office to strengthen the US company’s sales, operations and client management efforts in EMEA. The company plans to hire 20 people in sales, customer and support roles.
ArtofUs (18 jobs) – London based ArtOfUs Ltd today has announced plans to create 18 research and development jobs in Dublin. The company is developing the world’s leading human operating system for the Internet of Things market (IoT).
“I warmly welcome these new companies. Ireland has been very successful in attracting investment projects from many of the big international players across a range of sectors. We intend to be just as successful in securing investment from the rising generation of early stage, high growth companies as well. It is terrific news that this group of companies, who are at the forefront of their technologies have decided to locate in Ireland and I look forward to their future expansion here. There are now over two million people working in Ireland, the highest number of people at work since Q4 2008,’’ said Minister Mitchell O’Connor.http://www.engineersjournal.ie/2017/02/24/153-saas-jobs-announced-for-dublin-in-four-ida-companies/http://www.engineersjournal.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/IDA-SaaS-Jobs.jpghttp://www.engineersjournal.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/IDA-SaaS-Jobs-300x300.jpgNewsDublin,IDA Ireland,investment,jobs