Software Firm Creates 85 Jobs In Galway

A software development company is set to create 85 new job openings in Galway throughout 2019.

The expansion of MathWorks will lead to the recruitment of candidates with sales, service, marking and administrative skills and experience.

It plans to hire 20 people immediately with the remaining 65 roles being filled in 2019.

The firm develops mathematical commuting software, which is used in a range of different industries, and has more than 4,000 employees worldwide.

Welcoming the investment, the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD said: "I am delighted to see MathWorks expanding their operations in Galway, and I thank them for their continued investment in Ireland.

"We have a strong footprint of innovative ICT businesses investing in Ireland, and we have the IT specialists and multilingual talent available to enable the company to grow and to embed their operations here. Their expansion is a great vote of confidence in what we have to offer, and I wish them well for the future."

Commenting on the announcement, CEO of IDA Ireland Martin Shanahan said: "We are confident Ireland can meet MathWorks Galway's expansion needs given our proximity to the European Market, the steady pipeline of talent spanning professionals and students, and our investments in economy and infrastructure."

He continued that the company opened the Galway office with an initial focus on sales, but now spans customer-facing roles including service support, inside sales, channel development, marketing, finance and administration. It also recently added a team of Customer Success Specialists to its portfolio.

"The growing job opportunities in our Ireland office are a testament to the success of our new staff in delivering for our customers throughout EMEA in our first two years," said Richard Haxby, Managing Director of MathWorks Ireland. "We are confident that we will have a strong pipeline of candidates to fill these jobs quickly given the overwhelmingly positive feedback we receive on our collaborative culture, competitive compensation, excellence in staff development and potential to explore global career opportunities."


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