Ericsson, SAP to create 380 jobs in Galway, Athlone and Dublin
Swedish software provider Ericsson and German consulting group SAP are set to create up to 380 new jobs across their various facilities in Galway, Athlone and Dublin.
Ericsson, the fifth-largest software company in the world, will bring its Irish workforce up to 1,400 with the recruitment of 120 people for its operations in Dublin and Athlone. The jobs being created are highly-skilled roles encompassing software developers, solution architects, consultants and programme managers. A number of these roles are in Ericsson’s recently acquired TV business unit, Mediaroom. A number of the roles will go to graduates of the Dublin Institute of Technology MSc in Applied Software Technology and the Athlone Institute of Technology MSc in Applied Software Engineering. Both MSc programmes are Ericsson sponsored.
“We are looking for highly-skilled people who want to work in a dynamic and creative environment,” Traoloch Collins, Ericsson’s managing director in Ireland said, adding that, “Ireland is a major research and development hub for Ericsson globally. We have a track record of ingenuity, with 87 patents developed in Ireland over the past five years.”
Meanwhile at its Business Objects Software ’s Development centre in Citywest, Dublin, SAP is to create 60 highly skilled roles in predictive analytics, as well as 200 new technology support roles across its business suite and cloud support teams.
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