Workday today announced that it will create 400 new jobs at its European headquarters in Dublin, growing its workforce in Ireland by 30%. Hiring will commence immediately.
Workday is a global provider in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources and the majority of the 400 new roles will span product and technology development, which includes software engineering, with additional opportunities in sales, customer operations, and other functions. Workday says employees based out of the Dublin office play an integral role in the company’s innovation efforts, including research and product development.
The company currently employs more than 1,300 people from all over the world, including over 800 engineers, at its European headquarters in Kings Building, Smithfield, Dublin 7. It first located in Dublin in 2008 following the acquisition of Cape Clear, an Irish technology company which was an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) provider. In 2015, Workday opened its new European headquarters in Kings Building.
Welcoming the news today, Taoiseach Micheál Martin said, "Today’s announcement of 400 new roles by Workday is a great vote of confidence in Dublin, and in Ireland, as a place to do business, to grow and to succeed. It is a strong endorsement of the skills and talent of our workforce and provides a welcome boost to our economy."
Co-CEO of Workday.Chano Fernandez added, "Since setting up operations in Ireland in 2008, we’ve attracted some of the industry’s best talent to help develop our innovative products. Our Irish team has helped to shape our technology and ultimately supported the success of our customers around the world. With this added support, we’ll be able to continue this great progress by expanding our efforts in the region and fostering a great culture in our Dublin office."