Groupon, a global leader in local commerce, today announced the official opening of its International Engineering and Marketing Centre in Dublin. The office will serve as a Research and Development hub, responsible for the development of technology platforms that will be used across Groupon’s 500+ local markets worldwide.
Nearly 100 highly skilled jobs have already been created with plans to expand to 200 over the next two years. The investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
“Our International Engineering and Marketing Centre will enable us to better support and grow the local businesses we work with, not just in Ireland but across the world. It will play an important part in our continuing transition from a daily deal site to a true online marketplace. Our Dublin location gives us access to a diverse and talented pool of tech professionals and we look forward to building a world class team here.”
Sasha Berson, Groupon’s Chief Marketing Officer for EMEA
Founded in Chicago, Groupon is one of the fastest growing companies in history with thousands of employees across the globe. The company is actively seeking experienced tech professionals in the fields of software engineering, data analysis and digital marketing for its Dublin office.
“Groupon is a brand that we are all familiar with, given the success that the company has enjoyed in recent years. Its new centre here in Dublin will produce technology that will be of use to the Groupon offices across the world. Groupon’s choice of Dublin as the location for its Engineering and Marketing Centre is an endorsement Ireland’s strong credentials as a hub for international commerce.
Martin Shanahan, CEO IDA Ireland
Louise has a Marketing Degree from Limerick Institute of Technology. She has also completed a Certificate in Personnel Practice from the National College of Ireland. She is also CIPD accredited. She has 16 years Recruitment experience with Collins McNicholas (Dublin, Galway & Athlone), HRM (Dublin), Lionbridge (Mayo) and Team Horizon (Mayo & Dublin).
She has also worked in Quality Assurance in Allergan (Mayo) & with Ballina Beverages (Mayo).
She has successful recruitment experience involving key roles within Human Resources, Engineering, Quality Assurance and Planning for large multinational companies. She was involved in recruiting all levels including Senior Management for the Medical Devices, Electronic, Pharmaceutical & Manufacturing Industries both on the contracting and permanent side of the business. She has developed a Strong Network of Engineers built up over the last 16 years as she worked in the Mayo, Sligo, Dublin, Athlone and Galway Markets.
Louise has joined CareerWise in March 2017 with the responsibility of growing the business out of the new Mayo office with a primary focus on the West & North-West regions.
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