Today we continue our countdown of Ireland’s top tech jobs announcement stories of 2013, from start-ups to multinationals.
It has been the year companies in sectors that are thriving – technology, science and cloud – as Ireland claws its way back from the downturn, have created jobs in their organisations.
Social media giants Facebook and Twitter, for example, announced hundreds of new jobs between them, Novartis revealed the creation of about 100 jobs, and HP proclaimed the building of a cloud R&D operation in Galway for 700 workers.
To celebrate a year of jobs announcements, Siliconrepublic.com has dedicated the month of December to the top 50 most popular jobs announcements of 2013. The list contains a myriad of companies, large and small, creating opportunities across Ireland.
Below we continue our countdown of the 50 most-viewed jobs announcement stories of 2013.
Jobs search service Indeed is to double its workforce in Dublin to 200 people in the next 12 months. Every month, 100m job-seekers apply for jobs via Indeed on their smartphones, tablets and desktop computers.
Limerick woke up to the good news that ACI Worldwide Inc is to create 60 new jobs with the expansion of its Software Development Centre in the city.
A major expansion of Facebook’s European headquarters in Dublin may create about 300 jobs. The social networking giant has reached a €3.5m agreement to rent space in the Daniel Libeskind building in Grand Canal Square.
Irish company Kelly Steel Engineering is to employ 70 engineers and project managers in the Middle East after having won a €16m contract to build a 3,500-tonne baggage handling facility at Abu Dhabi’s new airport.
Dublin digital media firm Jam Media, which specialises in kids’ animations, entertainment and mobile games, is to create 40 new jobs with the establishment of a world-class production and special effects facility in Belfast.