Dublin The credit card provider plans to hire 1,500 additional employees in Dublin over the next three to five years. In one of the largest job openings for a multinational in Ireland, the workforce will increase from 650 to more than 2,000, the Irish investment development agency IDA said.
Foreign multinationals, particularly in the technology sector, employ about a quarter million people in Ireland, which is one in ten jobs in the fast growing economy. MasterCard said it plans to hire employees in the growing areas of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and user experience.
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