Tech Jobs 2014 – Top 50 jobs announcements of 2014: Nos 30-26
John Conlon, content, consumer and business services, IDA Ireland; Lars Holzman, engineering site manager, TripAdvisor; and Andy Gelfond, senior vice-president, engineering and operations, TripAdvisor, in Dublin. Image via Colm Mahony/Fennells

Tech Jobs 2014 – Top 50 jobs announcements of 2014: Nos 30-26

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Today we continue our countdown of Ireland’s top tech jobs announcement stories of 2014, from start-ups to multinational companies.

It has been a year that has reflected expansions, investments and sectors that are thriving in Ireland, such as online and pharmaceuticals.

Community-driven hospitality e-commerce site Airbnb, for example, announced 100 news jobs in Dublin, and pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly, which has four Irish operations, in Dublin, Cork, Sligo and Kinsale, Co Cork, revealed it was to also create 100 jobs in Ireland.

To celebrate a year of jobs announcements, Siliconrepublic.com has dedicated the month of December to the top 50 most popular jobs announcements of 2014. 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 2014. Check back Friday for Tech Jobs 2014 – Top 50 jobs announcements of 2014: Nos 25-21.

Indian tech company Wipro to create 100 new jobs at Shannon

30 – Indian tech company Wipro to create 100 new jobs at Shannon

Bangalore-headquartered IT outsourcing player Wipro, which employs 200 IT professionals at its Shannon Development Centre, is to grow by 50pc over the next 12 months, resulting in 100 new jobs for the region.

40 new jobs to be created as The Summit doubles in size

29 – 40 new jobs to be created as The Summit doubles in size

The company behind The Summit and F.ounders has announced 40 new jobs as The Summit prepares to double in size from 10,000 visitors to 20,000 visitors this November.

TripAdvisor establishes engineering hub in Dublin, creating at least 50 jobs

28 – TripAdvisor establishes engineering hub in Dublin, creating at least 50 jobs

Online travel hub TripAdvisor announced the establishment of its first European engineering hub in Dublin’s docklands region and will begin recruitment for 50 engineering roles immediately.

Limerick firm AMCS Group raises €23.5m, to create 130 jobs

27 – Limerick firm AMCS Group raises €23.5m, to create 130 jobs

AMCS Group, a Limerick-based software and technology platform for the waste management industry, has raised €23.5m in financing in a round led by Highland Capital Partners (HCP) Europe and existing investors Investec and the Ulster Bank Diageo Venture Fund.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals' expansion to result in 200 Dublin jobs

26 – Alexion Pharmaceuticals’ expansion to result in 200 Dublin jobs

Alexion Pharmaceuticals is to create 200 jobs now that the company has received planning permission to build a new global supply chain facility at College Park in Blanchardstown, Dublin.

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