Fidelity Investments’ technology team is in expansion mode in Ireland.
Fidelity Investments has revealed plans to create 200 new jobs in Galway and 100 in Dublin.
When the expansion of the business’s tech team is complete the company’s Irish footprint will have grown to 1,800 people, including a graduate pipeline.
“The expansion reflects positively on the strength of the fintech ecosystem here which enables companies like Fidelity to create products to serve their global customer base from Ireland”
The new tech roles include positions in software engineering, cloud, application and data architecture, cybersecurity and agile roles such as scum masters and product squad leaders.
Resilience and Fidelity
For over 25 years, Fidelity Investments Ireland has provided innovative technology solutions to the wider global firm serving the individual needs of over 32 million customers. The organisation in Ireland has grown steadily from a workforce of 400 in 2013 to almost 1,500 today.
“We are excited to be growing our operations in Ireland again,” said Lorna Martyn, Ireland regional chair and senior vice-president for Technology at Fidelity Investments.
“In recent years we have had exceptional success in recruiting high quality candidates and look forward to welcoming our new associates over the coming months.
“We have shown huge resilience over recent years and, as a company, we are firmly committed to supporting our customers. These new highly skilled positions will enhance our ability to meet our customers’ changing needs into the future.”
Minister for Finance Paschael Donohoe, TD, welcomed the investment. “Since first establishing a presence in Ireland over a quarter of century ago, Fidelity Investments has become a key part of the Irish financial services sector. The company’s commitment to Ireland is reflected in today’s announcement and we look forward to seeing Fidelity enjoy continued success in both Dublin and Galway. The Ireland For Finance Strategy underlines the Government’s approach to encouraging overseas investment and supporting jobs by focusing on growth in green, sustainable and digital financial services.”
For more information on the positions or to apply to join the Fidelity team, visit https://www.fidelityinvestments.ie/
“The addition of 300 new jobs for Galway and Dublin is a clear commitment by Fidelity to their operations in Ireland,” said IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan.
“The expansion reflects positively on the strength of the fintech ecosystem here which enables companies like Fidelity to create products to serve their global customer base from Ireland. The investment also endorses IDA’s long-term strategy of partnering with existing clients based in Dublin to expand into second sites in regional locations, to tap into the talent base available across the country.”