The ZF Group, a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and industrial technology, announced the expansion of its Software Technology Hub in Dublin city centre with plans to hire 25 new employees. ZF is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
ZF has been operational in Ireland since 2006 and currently employs 45 software engineers. In line with ZF’s objective of enabling the next generation of mobility, the Dublin office has consistently demonstrated its capacity to innovate and deliver Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud solutions to support the digital strategy of the ZF Group. Building on the track record and reputation for excellence, ZF has identified the Dublin office as a key player in delivering its vision and strategy.
The investment in 25 new highly skilled software engineering and business roles, over the next 12 months, demonstrates ZF’s continued commitment to invest in digitalization to revolutionise mobility and create new opportunities for its products, providing the best possible service to its clients. Software engineers at ZF will use the latest tech stacks, to create cutting edge solutions that solve real world problems for ZF’s customers.
Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney TD said, “I am delighted to hear the ZF Group have announced plans to expand their Software Technology Hub, creating 25 new software engineering and business roles in Dublin. The new jobs will be a very welcome boost for the city. It is also encouraging to see a globally recognised technology company further invest and grow in Ireland. The announcement again underscores Ireland’s position as a global hub for the world’s leading tech companies. Our skilled workforce are highly sought after and this announcement ensures they will again play a huge part in advancements in the software and technology space. Best of luck to all the team at ZF Group.”
ZF’s Martin Sharkey, Site Leader of the Dublin location, “as a leader in new and emerging mobility solutions, ZF is passionate about leveraging its knowledge and experience to help protect the integrity of the commercial vehicle and aftermarket. The expansion of our facility combines our industry commitment, along with the fact that trending software development technologies will provide global businesses with the opportunity to grow and become more diversified. There is a wealth of talent in Ireland, and we are excited to be able to invest in the engineers of the future.”
Michael Lohan, CEO of IDA Ireland said, “the expansion of ZF to add an additional 25 software engineers to their growing team here is most welcome. Ireland is an ideal location in terms of talent from which ZF can continue to grow and expand their offering. I wish the team continued success here.’’
Source: IDA Ireland