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31 companies looking for experienced hires right now

10 Dec 2020

Are you a seasoned professional on the lookout for something new? These companies are all hiring for sci-tech roles across the island of Ireland.

As 2020 nears its end, you might be hoping to take the next step in your career or even bring it in a new direction altogether.

To help, we’ve rounded up some of the companies that are currently recruiting for experienced hires, from Cork and Carlow to Maynooth and Meath.


Accenture is looking for people to drive strategy, digital and technology innovation. Current openings include lead full-stack software engineers, managerial positions at The Dock in Dublin, digital forensic specialists, partner managers and senior analysts.


California-headquartered pharma company Amgen is recruiting at its Dún Laoghaire site in Co Dublin. Available roles range from senior quality control associates to a global safety manager.


Aon has a number of sites in Ireland, including its Centre for Innovation and Analytics in Dublin. The company is looking for a clinical risk-management consultant, a client service adviser and more at the moment.


Irish IT consulting company Auxilion recently announced 10 new roles for its Dublin headquarters. Recruitment for these has already begun, with executive positions in senior network consulting and engineering.


Amazon revealed major jobs news for Cork and Dublin in July, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) is continuing to hire as 2020 comes to a close. There are currently almost 150 positions open at its Dublin office, spanning software development, front-end engineering, business development and more.

Bristol Myers Squibb

Biopharma company Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) has facilities in Cruiserath and Blanchardstown, both in Co Dublin, as well as Shannon in Co Clare. It’s currently on the lookout for an associate director in MS&T process analytics, a customs and trade manager, senior engineers and more.


Financial services giant Citi has an Irish office based in Dublin city centre. The team there is currently looking for a number of new senior recruits, such as a head of internal audit, analysts, a market director, development leads and senior engineers.


California-headquartered IT multinational Cisco has Irish offices in Dublin and Galway. Its Dublin team is currently looking for a DevX support engineer and its Galway team has an opening for a product sales specialist in enterprise networks.

Dun & Bradstreet

Dun & Bradstreet has job vacancies in its Dublin operation, predominantly in engineering. There are opportunities for senior data engineers, senior software engineers, and for a technical product owner.


Tech company Ericsson, which specialises in networks, 5G, IoT and more, is hiring at its software campus in Athlone, Co Westmeath. Vacancies include a cloud infrastructure architect, senior software engineer, lead Java developer and scrum master.


One of the big four consulting firms on the list is EY, a global service provider across assurance, tax, advisory and more. At the moment, the firm is hiring for an assurance operations manager, technology project manager and more at its Dublin office, and an audit senior at its Waterford office.


Another company engineers should check out is Exyte. Based in Maynooth, Co Kildare, Exyte has openings for a project manager, a quality manager for EMEA and more.

Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Investments is hiring in both Dublin and Galway right now. Open positions range from a senior system analyst and principal software engineer to analysts in product and corporate actions.


If you’re in the market for a fintech role, Fiserv has vacancies in Dublin and Tipperary. Among them are project leaders, a senior application developer and an investigations team lead.

Genuity Science

Genuity Science, the genomics research company with teams in Boston and Dublin, is also hiring. Its openings in Ireland include a senior research analyst and IT infrastructure lead.


Tech giant Intel has openings at its Leixlip base. The company is currently seeking a chief scheduler, a tool install design manager, a senior physical design engineer and more.

Johnson & Johnson

Global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson has a number of sites across Ireland. It’s hiring for an EMEA commercial data manager, an EMEA medical operations specialist, a senior finance analyst and a senior manufacturing engineering team lead at the moment.


Kneat, the software firm based in Castletroy Business Park in Limerick, is also expanding. Vacancies include a scrum master, web developer and SaaS system administrator.

Liberty IT

If you’re looking for a role in Belfast or Dublin, Liberty IT is hiring in both cities. Its openings span principal and senior software engineering, product ownership, delivery leadership and more.


Experienced professionals with a passion for technology should check out jobs at Mastercard. The company announced a major expansion in Dublin earlier this year, and current vacancies include a senior technical programme manager, a senior software development engineer, a senior consultant and more.


US-owned medtech firm Medtronic has its headquarters in Dublin. It’s looking for new recruits here and at its Galway office, including senior principal R&D engineers, R&D managers, technical consultants and more.


Another option for pharma professionals is MSD. The company has multiple sites across Ireland, and has just announced plans to expand its recently acquired site in Dunboyne, Co Meath. It’s currently recruiting for a communications and change execution lead, senior scientists and senior bioprocess engineers, among others.


PepsiCo is a multinational manufacturer of food and drink products. In Cork, it’s hiring for a data analyst, SAP integration lead, senior regulatory affairs specialist and more.


Another of the big four, PwC, is also looking for new joiners. Its Dublin team has senior openings such as an advanced analytics manager, a corporate tax director and a Salesforce solution architect.


Cloud-based software company Salesforce also has a variety of openings in Dublin. These include a senior Techforce analyst, senior network security and UX engineers and a senior designer.

Verizon Media

More Dublin-based roles are on offer at Verizon Media. It has four vacancies at the moment across software engineering and privacy.


If the thought of developing in-flight software sounds interesting, it’s worth considering a role at Viasat. The company’s Dublin office has openings for a senior product design lead, a site reliability team lead, and a vice-president and general manager for its European broadband business.


We’re at a crucial point in terms of digital transformation at the moment, so you might be wondering how you can contribute to driving it forward. This may be possible at software firm VMWare, which is hiring for a senior revenue analyst, technical support engineers and more in Cork.


Workhuman has a number of vacancies at its Irish business, which is based in Dublin. These include a senior data engineer, a senior software engineer and a director of software engineering, among others.


For those looking to work in the area of B2C tech, e-commerce company Zalando may be one to consider. At the moment, its Dublin tech hub is hiring for a senior product manager, an engineering manager and more.


Zenith Technologies is a business providing digital transformation to life sciences companies. It is currently hiring for roles in Carlow, Cork, Dublin and Meath, with vacancies including an MES engineer, a lead DeltaV engineer, an automation lead and an operations manager.

Lisa Ardill
By Lisa Ardill

Lisa Ardill joined Silicon Republic as senior careers reporter in July 2019. She has a BA in neuroscience and a master’s degree in science communication. She is also a semi-published poet and a big fan of doggos. Lisa briefly served as Careers Editor at Silicon Republic before leaving the company in June 2021.

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