Software multinational Citrix has invested almost €7m in expanding its north Dublin office, creating 30 jobs in the process.
Minister of Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton, TD, today (22 October) officially opened the newly expanded Citrix office in north Dublin. Citrix invested €6.7m in upgrading its 49,500 sq ft facility at East Point Business Park, and it is now the largest Citrix European centre within EMEA.
Citrix also revealed that it intends to expand its Dublin-based team by 30, following on from the 150 positions it announced in April 2017. Citrix has stated that its Irish premises has a “potential future capacity” of 400 employees.
It is hiring across the breadth of its business and is seeking applicants for roles in network engineering, technical support, finance and sales. Interested parties can find more information here.
“Together with our partners, Citrix is accelerating to win the journey to the cloud,” said Sherif Seddik, senior vice-president of EMEA sales and services at Citrix. “The €6.7m investment in our newly expanded Dublin centre is of strategic importance to our evolving ‘go to market’ strategy, where we will deliver superior customer sales and support across our client base, with the best talent from across Ireland.”
Citrix is a multinational software company that offers a range of services including digitalisation, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and cloud computing. Its solutions are used by more than 400,000 organisations worldwide, including almost the entirety of both the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500.
This announcement comes hot on the heels of an excellent week for jobs we reported on recently. Telecoms heavyweight Eir announced 750 new hires across its various regional hubs in Cork, Limerick and Sligo. Meanwhile, business outsourcing company Voxpro confirmed that it will take on an additional 400 recruits at its Cork HQ. Lisburn-based engineering firm Camlin created almost 300 jobs after investing £28m in its Northern Irish headquarters, while pharma giant MSD announced that 170 positions would be added at a new standalone manufacturing plant it intends to construct in Carlow. Finally, Meath telemetry company EMR revealed 25 hires.