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Mastercard is adding 1,500 technology jobs in Ireland

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Mastercard Inc. plans to hire more than 1,500 employees in Dublin over the next three to five years, more than trebling in the number of staff is one of northern Ireland’s largest multinational jobs announcements.

With the AMERICAN credit card company has had a presence in Dublin since 2008, and the establishment of a research and development arm, Mastercard Labs, four years down the line. The working age population will increase to more than 2,000 650 right now, with IDA Ireland, the state agency will have to compete in order to win work abroad, it said in a statement on Monday.

That is consistent with its 1,500 jobs, US cloud software company Salesforce.com that said, it would be more than the same period a year ago, which at the time was that IDA Ireland, which is said to be one of the largest job announcements made in its 70-year history.

A foreign multi-national corporations, particularly in the technology sector, employing more than a quarter of a million people in Ireland, accounting for one in 10 jobs in the fast-growing economy.

“This is excellent news and further proof of Ireland’s position as a global hub for technology. 1,500 jobs will be created at the Mastercard is of high quality, skilled positions,” Minister Leo Varadkar said in a statement.

The hotel accepts Mastercard, just like any other financial payments to companies to invest in the technology, and they said it was supposed to be in the recruitment of staff in the growing areas of cyber-security, artificial intelligence, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and the user experience.

It will be held at the 22,500-square metres of additional space in two newly constructed office buildings in the vicinity of the current location in the south side of Dublin city, to facilitate the expansion, which the company said will make its European technology hub.

That is not going to make it to the Mastercard is the latest technology firm to create a campus-style site in Dublin, and after working with Microsoft’s Vision, the Alphabet, Google and Facebook have purchased or leased large areas in the city.

The head of IDA Ireland, said last month that he expects a strong multinational jobs growth in the first half of the 2020s, but with a moderate global economic growth, the trade tensions and the problems in Ireland are liable to have significant risks to be further than that.

Edited by Edmund Blair and Giles Elgood

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