DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has managed to attract more tech jobs with at least three companies announcing recruitment drives.
According to reports, e-learning platform Alison has committed to adding 30 new jobs in Galway.
Further, Dublin and Louth are set to get 65 new tech jobs.
Reports added that the opening of Irish Manufacturing Research, a research and technology organisation led to the creation of 40 jobs and all the position will be based in west Dublin.
The centre, that was inaugurated on Friday, specialises in advanced manufacturing technologies.
The organization has said that the new positions will be high-tech research roles in the areas of maths, system integration, mechanical engineering, robotics and additive manufacturing.
It also brings together over 100 indigenous and multinational manufacturers to “share the challenges and opportunities” in next-generation manufacturing.
Under the Enterprise-Ireland and IDA Technology Centre programme, an initial investment of 15 million euros is being poured in, to scale up through significant additional private and public research funding.
Further, fintech company and provider of digital ordering systems to wholesalers and etailers - Aphix Software announced the creation of 25 new jobs at its base in Drogheda.
The company said that recruitment had already begun and that the new positions will be across many areas of the business, including customer success, software engineering and development.
All positions, it said, will be filled over the next three years.
Commenting on the new jobs, Aphix Software cofounder Graham O’Rourke said in a statement, “Our customers are large wholesalers who have ambitious plans for growth and expansion. They see digital ordering as a key part of their strategy to reduce costs, scale their business and deliver the best in customer service. While Brexit poses a serious threat to wholesalers in the U.K. and Ireland, it also makes it more important than ever to invest in digital solutions, including web and app ordering.”
Alison, which is one of the world’s largest free e-learning platforms is also said to have announced the creation of 30 new jobs due to the company’s expansion.
The new positions, it said, would be across many areas of the business including technology, sales, marketing and finance.