Microsoft will create 200 highly skilled engineering positions in Dublin.
The recruitment drive follows a $ 27 million investment in a 10,000-square-meter engineering hub near the main campus in Leopardstown.
The expansion will bring the total number of employees working in the tech company’s offices and data center operations in Ireland to 2,700.
Microsoft has already begun recruiting for new positions in software, customer engineering, program management, product design, user experience and data science.
They work to develop, deploy and support cloud services and new technology for users around the world.
The company already employs 600 engineers in Ireland.
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