12/12/2017

US Tech Firm To Create 150 New Jobs

Up to 150 new jobs are to be created in Dublin at the new European headquarters of enterprise technology learning company, Pluralsight.

The new Dublin office, due to open in early 2018, will house the company's strategic business operations for the region and support its growing customer base in Ireland and throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. 

Pluralsight plans to hire 150 people in Dublin over the next three years, across a variety of roles, including sales, marketing, operations, finance, and customer support. The company's investment in the region will also bring more than €40m to Dublin's local economy. 

Welcoming the announcement and investment, the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, said: "I am delighted that Pluralsight has decided to invest in Ireland with a project that will create 150 new quality jobs. The company is at the cutting edge of new learning technologies, which are so important today, given the pace of technology development and new innovation in business. We have the skills available to enable Pluralsight to grow and to embed their operations in Ireland. Their decision to invest here is a great vote of confidence in what we have to offer."

Aaron Skonnard, co-founder and CEO of Pluralsight, said: "We are thrilled that our new Dublin office allows us to be closer to our customers in Europe and beyond. Dublin's thriving tech community will allow us to build a strong team of high-calibre, multi-lingual talent. This will help enterprise leaders and professionals identify skills gaps and quickly acquire the skills needed to remain competitive and adapt to the rapid pace of technological change." 

Commenting on the announcement Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland added: "Pluralsight is experiencing impressive growth. The company's choice of Ireland as the location for this investment demonstrates that Ireland continues to resonate with international companies as a very attractive place for businesses to scale rapidly, serve their customers in the region and attract the right talent to facilitate expansion." 

Pluralsight was recently named one of 2017's Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.

(MH/CD)

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