Monday 19 March 2018

Veritas Technologies to create 250 new jobs in Ireland

Minister Leo Varadkar Picture: Tom Burke
Minister Leo Varadkar Picture: Tom Burke
Ellie Donnelly

Ellie Donnelly

Veritas Technologies, a multi-cloud data management company, has announced the creation 250 jobs in North-West Dublin.

The positions, which are being filled over the next two years, will be located at the new Veritas R&D centre which was opened today by the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar.

The R&D centre will contribute to the company’s expansion in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  

Read more: Irish tech firm to create 40 new jobs

Announcing the news Veritas said that its recruitment drive, which is being carried out with the help of IDA Ireland, is focusing on development roles from new graduates to senior-level executives, as well as multi-cloud engineering and product and programme management positions.

The roles will largely support new products, services and applications for Veritas.

As part of the recruitment drive the company will also focus on creating close links with universities across Ireland, and it intends to launch an internship graduate programme in 2018. 

"We’re thrilled to announce that we’re actively recruiting innovative talent at all levels in Ireland to help us transform how customers can harness the power of their data in a multi-cloud world," said Bill Coleman, CEO of Veritas, said.

Describing the news as a "great boost" for Ballycoolin and North-West Dublin, the Taoiseach said that the Government was prioritising research and development, innovation and enterprise, to ensure companies like Veritas can grow their operations in Ireland,

"Ireland has developed a very strong reputation as being a hub for cloud-based technology companies and the latest jobs announcement confirms that this sector of the economy is continuing to grow strongly and contribute to our jobs recovery," Mr Varadkar said.

Currently Veritas helps 86pc of the Fortune 500 companies reveal insights about their data.

Using the Veritas platform, customers can accelerate their digital transformation and solve pressing IT and business challenges including multi-cloud data management, data protection, storage optimisation, compliance readiness and workload portability—with no cloud vendor lock-in.

"The Dublin expansion builds on the company’s existing presence [in Dublin] and attests to the city’s thriving tech culture. We welcome Veritas’ continued investment and expansion in Ireland," Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland, said.

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