Microsoft to take on 100 professionals, 60 interns

Company, which employs 1,200 people locally is marking 30 years in Ireland

Microsoft recently celebrated its 30th year in operation in Dublin and recently announced plans to build a new €134 million campus that will bring all its units under one building.

Microsoft recently celebrated its 30th year in operation in Dublin and recently announced plans to build a new €134 million campus that will bring all its units under one building.

 

Tech giant Microsoft is to recruit 100 professionals and an additional 60 interns in Dublin, the company said on Tuesday.

The positions announced include service, process and software engineers, data analytics experts, program managers, finance experts, channel and technical account management, device demand planners, supply chain experts, operations, sales and marketing.

Microsoft, which currently employs 1,200 people in Ireland, said all of the new roles will be based in Dublin, where it operates four divisions.

The group recently celebrated its 30th year in operation in Dublin and recently announced plans to build a new €134 million campus that will bring all its units under one building.

“We’re delighted to offer this opportunity to 160 talented people to join Microsoft. Our new colleagues will have an opportunity to influence how this vision is delivered for customers across the globe. Microsoft in Ireland is a global hub for many parts of our operations and development teams. That means that there are great career opportunities for people - many of whom will have a European or global role while being based in Dublin,” said Cathriona Hallahan, managing director, Microsoft Ireland.

“The type of people we are looking to attract should be creative thinkers with a growth mind set, passionate about technology innovation, customer obsessed, and interested in working in a fast paced dynamic environment. The roles that we’re recruiting for are diverse and demonstrate the breadth of opportunities available when working with a technology leader. In particular, our engineering roles span Windows, Office, Dynamics and Azure Cloud Services,” she added.