The company will take on in the areas of multi-cloud and software development, and there will also be roles under Sidero’s graduate program.
The Irish IT company Sidero is planning to create 75 new jobs at its Athlone base over the next two years.
Sidero specializes in software, cloud and digital transformation and its 150 employees provide software and services to Irish and international businesses.
According to Sidero’s CEO, the new roles will mainly be in the cloud and software development sectors in response to “increased demand” for digital transformation services. Carmelo Owens. Some of the new hires will be graduates under the company’s graduate program.
The announcement of Sidero’s hiring comes after his € 4.5 million investment in the company. It plans to expand its product offering beyond software and cloud services to include a consulting division, which will offer specialist advice and support for new and existing projects.
“The creation of these new jobs will enhance Sidero’s capabilities in the fast-growing area of digital transformation,” commented Owens.
“With the need for quality technical talent at an all-time high, Sidero is also pleased to announce the launch of our new consulting services division. Our growing team will provide our customers with the skills and competencies they need at every stage of their digital transformation journey. “
Robert Troy, TD and Minister of State with responsibility for Trade Promotion, visited the Athlone headquarters in Sidero to announce the new roles.
“Regional development is a milestone for this government and by working with our agency Enterprise Ireland, the announcement of these new jobs will come as an additional economic boost for the Midlands,” said Troy.
“As the demand for digital transformation services continues to grow, it’s great to see a local company delivering projects to some of Ireland’s most successful and global organizations.”
He also commended Sidero for his commitment to “cultivating the next generation of IT workers” through his graduate program.
Owens said the company is partnering with the education sector to develop the next generation of engineers, developers and consultants in Ireland, “helping to narrow the technology skills gap.” The company has strong links with local third-level institutions, including the new one Shannon TU, and has invested more than € 1 million in its graduate placement program since 2018.
Owens also wanted to emphasize the company’s culture for workers, noting that his position offers “key benefits for attracting and retaining the highest quality talent with a lower cost of living, a better work-life balance and travel. easier “.
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