Tech Jobs 2013 – Top 50 jobs announcements of 2013: Nos 10-6

19 Dec 2013

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, 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.


10 – Huawei to open R&D centre in Dublin and Cork, 50 jobs on the way

Global ICT solutions provider Huawei will create 50 jobs for highly-skilled research professionals with its opening of a new research and development centre spread across Dublin and Cork cities.


9 – Cubic Telecom to create 70 new jobs after landing US$5.2m investment

Irish technology company Cubic Telecom is to create 70 new jobs after securing US$5.2m in funding from US telecoms tech giant Qualcomm, ACT Venture Capital, TPS Investments and Enterprise Ireland.

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8 – Twitter ramps up hiring in Dublin – almost 20 jobs available

Social media giant Twitter is ramping up its presence in Dublin and is on the hunt for ‘rock stars’ (aka, account executives) for its Dublin, London, Tokyo and Brazil offices.


7 – Symantec to create 400 jobs in Dublin

Security software company Symantec is to create 400 jobs in Dublin with the establishment of a new European Customer Management Centre alongside its existing facility in Blanchardstown.


6 – 70 jobs for Kells with establishment of Mafic’s basalt fibre production facility

Through a multi-million euro investment, Mafic’s new facility in Kells Business Park, Co Meath, is set to be a centre of excellence and production headquarters for the Mafic Group, bringing 70 jobs to the area over the next three years.

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