Pictured (L-R): Dermot Kelly, senior vice president, Oracle; Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation; An Taoiseach Enda Kenny; Giovanna Sangiorgi, vice president, Oracle Direct, EMEA; and Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Ireland
Oracle has announced a recruitment drive to hire 1,400 cloud sales professionals who will play a vital role in fuelling growth of the company’s cloud business throughout the EMEA region.
The recruitment drive includes 450 new roles in Dublin where Oracle has also opened new offices to accommodate its growth.
Additional recruitment across EMEA will also be focused on Amsterdam, Cairo, Dubai, Malaga and Prague.
The announcement follows a multi-billion dollar investment from Oracle in developing the most complete portfolio of cloud computing services.
Loic Le Guisquet, president, Oracle, said: “We are extending our sales force to support our customers through their digital transformation. Starting today we are hiring 1,400 sharp, ambitious inside sales professionals across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. We’re looking for people who want to be relevant to the biggest trends shaping business and technology.”
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD commented: “This announcement of 450 new jobs in cloud computing is a vote of confidence in Dublin’s reputation as a tech hub with a highly skilled talent pool and the right policies for business to thrive. The Government is determined to keep the recovery going by maintaining our attractiveness as a location for investment. I welcome Oracle’s cloud investment plans, choosing Ireland as a key location to drive their future business.”
Dermot O’Kelly, senior vice president, Oracle UK and Ireland, added: “We are recruiting 450 new cloud sales professionals in Dublin and investing in the facilities a world class workforce should expect. This is an opportunity for ambitious people who want to be a part of the incredible cloud story happening at Oracle in Ireland and right across EMEA.
He continued: “This is a great opportunity for people with a passion for selling the cloud or a burning ambition to do so who want to further their career with the company that is doing the most to shape cloud and the way it serves innovative businesses around the world.”