Welcome job announcements for Limerick and Dublin this morning
Electronic payments firm ACI is expanding its Irish Development Centre in Limerick with the creation of 60 new jobs and San Francisco-based Marin Software is to set up its international headquarters in Dublin, which will create 35 positions over the next three years.
ACI Worldwide Inc are to create 60 new jobs in Limerick
Great news on the jobs front this morning for Limerick as ACI Worldwide Inc is to create 60 new jobs with the expansion of its Software Development Centre in the city.
The investment by the NASDAQ-listed payments technology company is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
Barry O’Leary, CEO of IDA Ireland, said today’s announcement further enhances Ireland’s broad cluster of payment-related companies.
“It underlines our continuing ability to attract high-value investments from leading companies in the software development and business services space”
Barry O’Leary (CEO, IDA Ireland)
Tony Scotto, the executive vice-president of development for ACI, said the company made the decision to expand its Limerick facility in recognition of the success of its existing software development centre.
“This expansion is in response to our growing need to attract more top talent in order to meet the global demand for our products and services”
“Ireland offers a pro-business environment and a strong calibre of technology professionals to enable us to grow our business”
Tony Scotto, (Executive Vice-President of Development ACI)
The expansion of their facitlity will involve the increase of its headcount in software development.
“Today’s announcement that ACI Worldwide, a major international player in this sector, is expanding its operations in Limerick with the creation of 60 new jobs is great news for the region and for the sector. I am determined to ensure that, with continued strong implementation of the Action Plan for Jobs, we can see further investment in this sector to create the jobs we need”
Richard Bruton (TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation)
Online ads player Marin to create 35 new jobs in Dublin
Meanwhile search, social and mobile advertising player Marin Software Inc is to create 35 new jobs in Dublin over the next three years.
The IDA Ireland-supported investment will perform the role of a hub for sales and IT. Initially, the headquarters will be located in Dublin 2, with the company planning a move to a larger office as growth requirements dictate.
“We chose Ireland due to its successful technology and software cluster, the availability of digital and multilingual talent, and its pro-business environment. We look forward to supporting the Irish economy with these new jobs.”
Chris Lien (CEO and founder of Marin)
The CEO of IDA Ireland Barry O’Leary added that the establishment of the new headquarters is a welcome boost to Ireland’s strong existing software and technology base.
“The new headquarters is expected to be a strategic centre for Marin and to have a central role in growing the company’s international revenues”
“The online advertising industry is growing at a rate of 15pc to 20pc annually and Marin’s presence here will further add to Ireland’s attractiveness for companies in this dynamic space”
Barry O’Leary (CEO, IDA Ireland)
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