Microsoft announce 200 new jobs coming to Dublin 2 months ago

Microsoft announce 200 new jobs coming to Dublin

200 new jobs are coming to Leopardstown in Dublin.

Microsoft has announced that 200 new jobs are coming to its campus in Dublin.

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This comes as part of a new €27 million engineering hub at its Leopardstown campus.

The new roles will bring the company's staff in Ireland to over 2,700 people.

The massive company has said that recruitment for the new set of jobs is already underway and Microsoft is hoping to fill the roles in the coming weeks.

Commenting on the news, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar referred to it as "good news", and that Microsoft is "a really good company".

Cathriona Hallahan, Managing Director, Microsoft Ireland said: "Our decision to invest further in Ireland is a testament to the creativity and ingenuity within our Irish based team.

"The 200 talented individuals that will be hired for roles in Software Engineering and Product Design, User Experience and Data Science will be involved in the development, deployment and support of new Cloud services and emerging technology solutions for customers around the globe.

"At Microsoft we believe we have an opportunity to leverage new technologies to reimagine Ireland’s future. One where digital technology creates a sustainable and inclusive society that truly empowers every person and organisation to achieve more."

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More info on the jobs can be found here.