Workday announces 400 new jobs at its Dublin headquarters
400 new jobs are to be created in Dublin as US cloud-based finance and human resources software developer, Workday, expands its European headquarters.
The majority of the 400 new roles will span product and technology development, which includes software engineering, with additional opportunities in sales, customer operations, and other functions.
The company first came to Ireland in 2008 and currently employs 1,300 people across the world, including 800 people at its Dublin offices in Smithfield.
Hiring for the roles will commence immediately.
“Since setting up operations in Ireland in 2008, we’ve attracted some of the industry’s best talent to help develop our innovative products,” said Chano Fernandez, co-CEO, Workday.
“Our Irish team has helped to shape our technology and ultimately supported the success of our customers around the world. With this added support, we’ll be able to continue this great progress by expanding our efforts in the region and fostering a great culture in our Dublin office.”
Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD said: “Today’s announcement of 400 new roles by Workday is a great vote of confidence in Dublin, and in Ireland, as a place to do business, to grow and to succeed. It is a strong endorsement of the skills and talent of our workforce and provides a welcome boost to our economy.
"The government’s mission over the coming months and years will be to get people back to work and rebuild our economy, while also ensuring Ireland remains well placed to thrive in the new green and digital economy of the future, with sustainable and high quality jobs.
"Today’s announcement is a welcome contribution to this."
More information on the roles can be found here.