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
Gillian Dunphy graduated from University College Cork in 1998 with a Degree in Social Science and a H. Dip in Computer Science.
Gillian has many years experience working in Industry with Companies such as Ericsson, Ennis Information Age Services, Teles and RSA Security both in technology roles and in project Management and Sales.
She also has a number of years recruitment experience having worked for both Skills Group Recruitment and Premier Recruitment.
Gillian is based in our Shannon office having joined CareerWise as a Recruitment Consultant in May 2018.
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