India’s second largest IT service company Infosys said it would create 250 new technology jobs over next the three years in Ireland to develop new technologies and support innovation in global financial institutions.
Through its expansion, Infosys will create up to 95 roles at R&D center and open an Irish facility to employ 155 people to provide IT services to its clients.
Infosys CEO and Managing Director, Vishal Sikka said, “Infosys is already working with clients in Ireland helping them explore new ways of working and advancing, by embracing technology-led innovation,”.
“We want to build on this early success. With an ecosystem of like-minded partners in Ireland, we will pursue new ideas and new ways to solve the greatest challenges of our times – the important things that only human imagination and ingenuity can achieve.”, he added.
“I am delighted to welcome 250 new jobs at Infosys. This is a vote of confidence in Ireland, our great workforce and our reputation as a hub for technology and innovation,” said Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny.
The IT roles at the R&D facility, established by EdgeVerve Systems, the product subsidiary of Infosys, will focus on FinTech research and development.
The work will include high-end IT consulting, business analytics, business processing and customer service.
According to the company, its current employee strength in Ireland includes the employees that have been transferred from AIB to the Infosys Booterstown facility and employees working onsite at client locations in Ireland.