150 jobs announced for Galway and Leixlip as HPE expands operations

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150 new jobs will be created over the next two years in Galway and Kildare as Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) expands its operations in Ireland.

The IT company has also chosen Galway as the location for its European hub for cyber security operations.

HPE says that it is looking to hire experienced talent with expertise in cyber security, software development, global R&D and cloud consulting.

While the roles will be based in Galway and Leixlip, many will be open to applicants from anywhere in Ireland as the work can be carried out from flexible locations.

Making the announcement, Antonio Neri, President and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, said: “This year HPE will celebrate a fifty year legacy of operations in Ireland, so I am delighted to be building on our strong history of investing in Ireland with today’s announcement of new jobs and operations in the country.

“Ireland has an incredible technology-focused economy and a highly skilled workforce, and our investment in the country will further develop the country as a critical market for HPE’s global business, as well as benefitting our customers, partners, team members and the citizens of Ireland.”

An Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said that it is great news that the company has chosen Galway for its European hub for cyber security operations.

“Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been long-established in Ireland and is a significant source of employment in both Galway and Kildare,” said An Tánaiste.

“This announcement demonstrates the company’s continued commitment to our country and shows that we have the right infrastructure and ecosystem to enable leading technology companies to grow and thrive.

“I wish the Hewlett Packard Enterprise team all the best with their expansion plans.”