Fifty new jobs for Blanchardstown software firm


Fifty new jobs are being created at an international software firm in Blanchardstown, it was announced today.

Synopsys is creating the high level posts at its research and development facility on the outskirts of Dublin.

The successful applicants will be employed on a new joint computer chip research programme involving a collaboration with the Departments of Electronic Engineering and the Centre for Efficiency Oriented Languages (CEOL) in University College Cork (UCC).

The expansion is being supported by the government through the IDA.

The software and electronic engineering jobs will be created over the next four years.

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Mary Coughlan TD announced the employment boost.

“I am delighted to announce this technologically advanced investment from a leading software company and I welcome the collaboration with UCC,” she said.

“The technology developed by Synopsys is innovative, leading-edge and addresses critical needs in the global semiconductor industry.”