Mastercard, the credit card giant which likes to think its services are “priceless”, is to create over 1,500 data and digital jobs in Dublin over the next three years, with the opening of a new tech campus.
Mastercard Ireland opened its first office in Dublin in 2008 with 36 staff and since then has grown to over 650 people. The site now acts as the home of the card scheme’s technology hub in Europe and global headquarters for Mastercard Labs.
The expansion plans will see the firm embark on a major recruitment drive for a raft of tech staff to work on projects encompassing artificial intelligence, cyber security, blockchain, and user experience testing.
Mastercard operations and technology president Ed McLaughlin said: “Our Dublin tech hub is an innovation engine for our company across Europe and beyond.
“Our new campus will help us continue to attract the best and brightest tech talent, so that we stay on the forefront of emerging tech trends and are well positioned to forge the future of digital commerce across the globe.”
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