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Global tech company brings 55 jobs to Letterkenny

Written by Robert McHugh, on 15th Mar 2021. Posted in General

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It was announced today that SITA are significantly expanding their Agile DevOps teams by over 55 people in Letterkenny to develop the next generation of its highly successful SITA AT AIRPORTS portfolio. These new roles include software engineers, test engineers, UX designers, scrum masters and product owners. 
 
The leading IT provider to the air transport industry is accelerating the innovation and development of new solutions across baggage management, airport operations, passenger processing and border management. These solutions are used in more than 1,000 airports and more than 60 governments globally.
 
SITA established its office in Letterkenny in 2003, growing the team from 20 to more than 100 today. In 2015 it invested in a new-state-of-the-art building to accommodate the growing software teams. Today, SITA’s teams in Letterkenny are responsible for designing and creating software solutions for four of SITA’s key portfolios. 
 
Welcoming the investment, Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar said, "I’m really pleased with the news that SITA is expanding in Letterkenny, creating 55 new jobs over the next two years. This planned expansion highlights the company’s continued commitment to Ireland and the North-West and shows that we are succeeding in attracting high-calibre companies and highly skilled jobs across the country. I look forward to SITA’s continued success in Letterkenny."
 
CEO at SITA AIRPORTS & BORDERS, David Lavorel added, "Through the support of the Irish government, Letterkenny is recognised as a vital hub for software innovation, making it an obvious choice as a strategic location for the development of our SITA AT AIRPORTS portfolio."

Source: www.businessworld.ie

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