Tech firms confirm 150 new jobs for Dublin, Galway
25 May 2017 | 0
Pitney Bowes has announced plans to open an operations centre in Dublin that will house a three-year multi-million euro R&D project focused on developing an e-commerce and payments platform for global brands.
The new operations centre will comprise a client support centre and research & design centre, creating some 100 jobs in technical support, customer support and e-commerce R&D.
“Dublin’s rich mix of client services talent and language skills, combined with the excellent support that we’ve received from IDA Ireland make it a great place for us to locate our client support operation as well as our innovation team,” said Audrey Lynch, director of client operations for Europe at Pitney Bowes.
“Our clients turn to us around the clock to power billions of transactions globally, and ensuring they receive the best account and technical support is a strategic priority for us. This new facility will help us deliver on our promise to clients in the UK, Ireland and Nordics.”
In other jobs news, Dublin-based OpenJaw Technologies is to to double its global workforce from 230 to 450 employees over the next three years, with at least 50 of the jobs being located in Dublin and Galway.
OpenJaw develops e-commerce software to the world’s leading travel brands. Following its acquisition by TravelSky last year, OpenJaw became the only travel tech company to have proprietary access to the Chinese market.
The company’s clients include British Airways, Iberia, Cathay Pacific, Hainan Airlines, Four Seasons Hotels, Avis Budget Europe and Air Miles.