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Software provider to employ 50 in capital

Software developer Ellucian plans to create up to 50 jobs over three years at its Dublin office in Ballsbridge, the company said yesterday.

The new jobs will be in technical sales, marketing, customer support and product development.

Ellucian is a leading provider of software and services to higher education institutions. It is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, in the USA.

The jobs here are part of a European push by the business.

At yesterday's announcement Jobs and Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton said the announcement was "a very welcome boost".

Pictured above are (from left) Minister Richard Bruton, Ellucian CEO Jeff Ray, IDA Ireland's CEO Martin Shanahan, and Daragh Scaife, VP for product management At Ellucien Dublin.