Tech Mahindra, an Indian IT multinational, has announced the addition of 150 new positions in Dublin which will be filled over the next three years. The announcement comes after the company established a new Centre of Excellence in Dublin this week to focus on digital technologies.
Welcoming the investment by Tech Mahindra, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, said: “I am delighted to be here today for the launch of the company’s new Centre of Excellence in Citywest. We already have a strong footprint of ICT companies in the Greater Dublin area and we are very keen to expand that by attracting a wider range of specialist IT companies. Tech Mahindra’s decision to locate its European Centre of Excellence in Ireland, to develop new technologies here and to create 150 high quality jobs, is very good news indeed.”
The new jobs will be in the exciting areas of emerging technologies, including robotics, cloud computing, automation, business analytics, and digital services. The centre is set to open and be operational in the first quarter of calendar year 2017 and will be central to Tech Mahindra’s operations in the Ireland.
“We have the IT skills available to enable the company to grow and to embed their operations in Ireland, and their arrival is a great vote of confidence in what we have to offer,” Added Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD.
Tech Mahindra is one of the leading Indian IT companies and already employs 320 people in Ireland.
Speaking at the event, CEO & MD of Tech Mahindra , C P Gurnani said “This investment is a testimony of our long-term business commitment in the country and our mission to promote and support local talent leveraging Ireland’s rich skills in science and technology. The opening of the Centre of Excellence at Dublin will not only enable us to better serve customers in Ireland and beyond, it also builds on the strong partnerships we have already established in the region by working with local organizations, academic institutions and the government.”
In 2015 the company opened a delivery centre in Waterford which currently employs 220 people, and has the capacity for 80 more staff in the future. The firm’s most recent accounts revealed revenues of $4.1bn.
This investment is supported by IDA Ireland.