Microsoft announces an additional 200 new jobs in Dublin
Since opening in 1985, Microsoft's Irish headquarters have gone from strength to strength.
Announcing the addition of another 200 jobs this morning, will bring the head count to 2,000 employees based in Dublin alone.
The new roles will be primarily for Technical and Solutions Sales Specialists as well as those with language capabilities.
All the new positions will be based in their newly opened campus in Leopardstown which cost €134 million to create. The company hope to have all staff relocated from their current Irish headquarters in Sandyford to Leopardstown by the end of 2017.
Announcing 700 new hires in total since February, Microsoft intends to have all these positions filled before Christmas 2017.
Microsoft was co-founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1975 and now headed by Satya Nadella, is the world's largest software business with a reported fourth quarter revenues of $24.7 billion in July this year.