Microsoft to create 200 new jobs at its Sandyford campus

The tech giant is increasing its presence in Ireland with the new jobs adding to the company’s workforce at its offices at One Microsoft Place in Sandyford.

Half of the new jobs are on the innovative engineering team which is working to support the development of new and emerging technology solutions, such as AI, for customers across the globe.

Once this new wave of recruitment is complete, it will bring the total numbers employed by the company in Ireland to 2,200. The company revealed that the new recruits will be charged with accelerating the development and adoption of AI technologies and the creation of personalised customer experiences.

In addition to the 100 engineering roles, the company is also recruiting 50 people to support the continued growth of its 700-strong EMEA Digital Sales organisation with vacancies for Technology Solutions Specialists, Solutions Sales Specialists and Account Executives who will join the growing team of talented digital sellers.

An additional 50 roles are available across a range of areas in the company including the Data Centre, the sales subsidiary and positions on the company’s graduate and intern programme.

Earlier this year, Microsoft opened the doors to its 2,000-strong €134m campus, One Microsoft Place, in Sandyford. The building is home to 2,000 employees with 71 different nationalities. It also houses the new €5m DreamSpace innovation and education hub, envisioned to equip 100,000 schoolkids and their teachers with vital digital skills.

Article Published: 27/09/2018