Jobs Boost For Dublin With 50 Jobs Announced In Research And Development For Huawei Telecoms 4 years ago

Jobs Boost For Dublin With 50 Jobs Announced In Research And Development For Huawei Telecoms

Good news for job hunters this morning, with the announcement that Chinese Telecoms company Huawei are set to create 50 jobs in Dublin by next year.

The jobs, which will be based in the company’s research and development teams, will be based in the IFSC in Dublin.

With offices in Dublin, Cork and Athlone, the move will see Huawei employing 120 people in R&D in Ireland.

Supported by the Department of Jobs through IDA Ireland, the jobs will see Huawei invest a total of €35 million in the Irish economy this year.

Speaking about the announcement this morning, Zhou Hong, President of the European Research Institute at Huawei said:

"The opening of our newest Dublin facility highlights our long term dedication to investment and opportunities in Ireland's technology sector. The facility will tap into Dublin's growing clusters of cloud and technology businesses, nurturing future talent and providing additional new opportunities for highly-skilled professionals.”

According to RTÉ News, the announcement was welcome by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Richard Bruton, who said that creating “a world-class ecosystem” for scientific research is part of the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs.