AOL to recruit 35 new software engineers for its European development engine in Dublin

20 Sep 2012

AOL is hiring 35 new software engineers at its Dublin operation. Dublin is the development engine for AOL across Europe and is working on critical technologies in the area of Hadoop and big data.

The move comes as AOL expands its reach as a provider of digital content, advertising solutions and services through brands like The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Engadget, Mapquest, ADTECH and

AOL has been based in Dublin for the past 12 years and currently employs 155 people at its development centre. The Dublin operation works alongside sister development sites in Palo Alto, California; Dulles, Virginia; Frankfurt, Germany; and New York.

AOL’s Dublin technology hub is working with cutting-edge technologies, such as big data, processing billions of impressions that AOL serves daily (Hadoop, Membase, Redis), and Mobile, developing the foundation for AOL’s mobile Adserving product suite. The new jobs are high-value professional software engineering positions, suitable for candidates with Java, Ruby on Rails, Erlang and C++ in Web Services and Web Applications. Opportunities are available for both senior and junior experienced recruits with industry experience.

The recruitment campaign will kick off at the CareerZoo event this weekend. The company has also launched its 2013 Technology Internship Programme. Candidates can apply for places at online, with interviews commencing mid-October.

“We are very pleased to be seeking a further 35 software engineers to join our team in Dublin over the next 12 months,” Aengus McClean, senior VP of Global Advertising Technologies at AOL said.

“This is a very exciting time for AOL and particularly for our expanding operations in Dublin and we’re looking for talented, creative software engineers to join our global team.

“Through innovation and creativity, AOL has raised the bar and set the standard for high-quality content on the internet and we are presenting new recruits with exciting projects with global reach that allow them to apply their technical creativity, develop their skills and build a successful and fulfilling career,” McClean said.

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John Kennedy
By John Kennedy

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years. His interests include all things technological, music, movies, reading, history, gaming and losing the occasional game of poker.

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