LinkedIn To Create 200 New Jobs In Dublin

Around 200 new jobs are to be created by LinkedIn in Dublin.

The additional roles will include new roles in sales & sales support, customer operations, and engineering.

The engineering team is focused on natural language processing and machine learning, in which Dublin is increasingly a 'centre of expertise'.

The announcement comes ahead of the completion of LinkedIn's EMEA HQ at Wilton Place, with construction set to finish in 2017. The facility has been designed to meet to meet the needs of a changing workforce, with a range of innovative amenities such as an in-house gym, 300 bicycle parking spots, barista stations and a music rooms.

Commenting on the announcement today, 29 November, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD said, "I welcome LinkedIn's continued growth in Ireland with the addition of these 200 new jobs. Today's announcement is further demonstration that our skilled people are highly attractive to the world's leading technology firms.

"We have worked hard to create a positive business environment for companies like LinkedIn who are investing here because of our open economy, skilled people, and our strong relationship with Europe and progressive society which makes Ireland an attractive place for people to work and live."

Jeff Weiner, Chief Executive Officer at LinkedIn, added: "At LinkedIn, we're continuing to invest in the people and infrastructure required to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce.

"Ireland has proven to be a very strategic location for us to headquarter our EMEA operations, and we look forward to growing our footprint in Ireland by expanding our already 1000-person team with another 200 employees."


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