Irish eyes smiling as Amazon creates 1,000 new jobs

Amazon is to create another 1,000 permanent jobs in Ireland over the next two years.

The new roles, which will be based across the company’s Cork and Dublin sites, will bring the total permanent workforce in Ireland to 5,000.

The new jobs range from software development engineers, network development engineers, systems development engineers, optical deployment engineers, database engineers, dev ops engineers and support engineers.

The company is also seeking data centre technicians and mechanical and electrical engineers, solutions architects, security specialists, big data specialists, technical and non-technical programme managers, and account managers.

Amazon also announced that it is investing in a new 170,000sq ft campus in Dublin. The new campus will be home to Amazon Web Services’ growing cloud computing workforce, and is expected to open in 2022.

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