Square creates 30 new jobs in Ireland

  • Payment technology company Square has announced it will create 30 new jobs in its European headquarters in Dublin.

    These jobs will be created across Square’s Seller and Cash App business units. This will include roles in software engineering and product management as well as customer success, sales, marketing, legal, finance and accounting.

    The new roles will be distributed across Square’s seller and CashApp business units, and will be a mixture of office-based and remote working roles from elsewhere within Ireland.

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    Square was co-founded by CEO Jack Dorsey, the tech billionaire who is also co-founder and CEO of Twitter. It takes its name from the shape of the compact contactless card reader.

    Its European headquarters in Dublin will have 150 people at the close of this latest recruitment round.

    Speaking about the news, Jason Lalor, European executive director at Square said: “It’s an exciting time to join the business in Europe. Successful candidates who join Square can expect to work on purposeful projects that further our purpose of economic empowerment, creating a fairer financial system for all.”

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    The investment is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland and has been welcomed by the Government as a boon for the country’s fintech ecosystem.

    Minister of State for Financial Services Sean Fleming, TD also added: “This once again demonstrates Ireland’s potential to be a leading hub for fintech. This rapidly growing sector offers exciting opportunities for experienced executives and graduates across the country and an environment in which they can thrive.”

    Source: Silicon Republic

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