new jobs

  • A tech company is to create up to 50 new jobs in Galway city.

    FotoNation, which has been in Galway since 1997, has today officially opened its new offices in the Parkmore East Business Park.

    It's a subsidiary of the Xperi Corporation - based in Silicon Valley, USA and develops imagery and computer vision solutions.

    With plans to expand its R & D team, Xperi's DTS subsidiary will establish an innovation hub at its new Galway location.

    In addition, the company is working to expand its local engineering talent around high-potential growth initiatives, and these investments are expected to result in at least 50 new engineering positions over the next few years.

    The Xperi Corporation currently employs about 700 people worldwide.




  • US company Globalization Partners has announced plans to create up to 100 new technology jobs in Galway over the next three years.

    The company, which simplifies global business by enabling companies to hire and retain staff in over 180 countries without the complexity of setting up international branch offices or subsidiaries, has this morning announced plans to hire 25 technology positions immediately.

    These newly created positions include software engineers, technology leads, engineers and help centre support to be located in the company's Galway centre of operations.

    Globalization Partners has a planned investment of tens of millions of euro in its new technology centre in Galway.

    The company was recently named by the Financial Times as one of the Fastest growing Companies in America 2020.

    IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan says the company's decision to establish its European Operations Centre in Galway is a great win for Galway and the West region, which boasts a rich and diverse talent pool.




    A US technology firm is to create 30 new jobs in Oranmore, Galway.

    Cisco has announced 100 new jobs for Ireland, through its digitisation programme.

    The majority of the jobs will be in their Dublin base while 30 software roles will be created in Galway.

    The company already employs 300 people at their facilities in Oranmore and Dublin, and the new software roles are to boost its capabilities in artificial intelligence, machine learning and the internet of things.