BUSINESS analytics firm SAS is the create 150 jobs over the next three years in Dublin.
The company is opening a new sales and customer centre that will support sales of data analytics software into markets across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
New roles will include multi-lingual business development and sales specialists, customer engagement specialists, data scientists and software engineers.
The new centre will initially be located at NexusUCD, University College Dublin’s industry partnership centre.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD said: “I have discussed investment opportunities with SAS executives at several occasions in recent years and I'm delighted to see this investment decision come to fruition. Through the Action Plan for Jobs, the Government will continue to support the technology sector by investing in the right education & research programmes to ensure Ireland’s ongoing success as a technology hub in Europe."