With the COVID-19 continuing to surge and take a toll on everyday lives, there’s a lot of uncertainty around work at the moment. This is especially true for job seekers trying to make progress in their search or people who have just been laid off. However, a lot of companies are still hiring actively during this global crisis despite the on-going economic downturn – and they need to fill their roles more than ever.
From cybersecurity and applied intelligence to procurement analytics and connectivity, a variety of job roles and opportunities are available in a mix of industries across Ireland. While some companies are expanding their base, others are opening new offices, thus bringing a great opportunity for the pandemic-hit workforce in Ireland.
Browse through the companies and their open vacancies – now’s the right time to apply.
ThreatLocker To Hire 50 New Employees In Dublin
US cybersecurity company ThreatLocker is opening a new European HQ in Dublin. Headquartered in Florida, the company expects to hire 50 employees at this base in the areas of R&D, engineering, and sales.
ThreatLocker works with over 2000 clients worldwide on enterprise-level security products. It said that the new office in Dublin will be supporting growth in Europe, thus helping to deliver its zero-trust, ring-fencing tools and data storage to businesses through MSPs in the EMEA region.
According to Danny Jenkins, CEO of ThreatLocker, “Organisations are increasingly accelerating their digital transformations, while facing an ever-shifting cybersecurity landscape and increasing threats.”
The reputed cybersecurity company has named a new European VP to lead their regional growth, hiring, and development. Rob Allen, the vice president of operations for EMEA at ThreatLocker, will now lead the Dublin office. About his new role, he said, “I’m thrilled to join this fast-growing team and help MSPs across Europe and the UK to improve the cybersecurity posture of their customers and to mitigate the growing risks.”
KPMG Creates 200 Jobs For A New Centre Of Excellence In Belfast
KPMG, one of the largest accounting firms in the world, is currently expanding its base in Northern Ireland. The organisation is investing £14m in its Belfast operations and has announced that it will create 200 new roles. KPMG is establishing a new centre of excellence in Belfast which will deliver a variety of digital consultancy services in several growing areas like cybersecurity, digital transformation, and applied intelligence.
Most new employees will be coming through the Northern Ireland Department of the Economy’s Assured Skills training programme that helps candidates to upskill for better job opportunities. Diane Dodds, Northern Ireland’s economy minister, said, “Today’s announcement of 200 new jobs by KPMG is excellent news for Northern Ireland’s burgeoning professional and financial services sector.” The Department of the Economy is providing almost £1.3m in funding for these training places. Also, the new KPMG jobs are backed by a £1m investment from Invest NI.
BT Sourced To Recruit For More Than 70 Roles In Dublin
BT Sourced – a new procurement company owned by global communications provider BT Group is all set to open in April and will be recruiting for more than 70 new vacancies in Dublin. The company will be based at Grand Canal Plaza and it will be looking to hire qualified professionals across areas like connectivity, IT, networks, procurement analytics, services, and more.
Late last year, BT announced that it was changing its existing procurement capability as part of cost-saving efforts, by establishing a new spin-out subsidiary in Dublin. BT said that this new company will “challenge the traditional ways of buying goods and services” through AI-powered digital technology and partnerships with start-ups and suppliers.
Managing a budget of around £14.8bn, it will lead BT’s move towards sustainable sourcing. By 2030, the company aims to reduce carbon emissions in its supply chain by 42pc. Cyril Pourrat, the Chief Procurement Officer for BT Group, said, “We’re looking for diverse, entrepreneurial and talented professionals to join our organisation and help build something from the start.”
He further added, “BT Sourced will play a major role in BT’s transformation, drawing on the best technology and people to speed up and simplify the way we manage BT’s third-party spend worldwide.” Currently, there are 20 job openings listed on the official site of BT Sourced.