A global cloud-led, data-centric software company announced this morning the opening of its new international headquarters in Cork City, with the expected creation of 500 jobs by 2025.
NetApp empowers organizations to lead with data in the age of accelerated digital transformation.
The office is located in Navigation Square, Cork, within the ambitious urban regeneration project of Cork’s Docklands.
The new international headquarters serves NetApp’s international commercial, sales and technology operations.
Cesar Cernuda, President of NetApp, was joined by Secretary of State for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath TD, to open the new waterfront office in Docklands.
Secretary McGrath said he welcomed the creation of an estimated 500 jobs by 2025.
He said: “This is further confirmation of Cork City and the wider South West region as a prime location for technology companies like NetApp.
“I want to congratulate everyone who is making today’s opening a reality.
“I would also like to acknowledge the role of IDA Ireland in continuing to help attract foreign direct investment to Ireland.”
Mary Buckley, interim CEO at IDA Ireland, said NetApp’s decision to establish an international headquarters is good news for the South West region and Ireland.
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She said, “The wealth of skilled and diverse talent skilled in cloud technologies and innovation across the region is a key factor in attracting global companies like NetApp.
“IDA Ireland remains committed to attracting investments like this to regional sites.
“I wish NetApp every success with this expansion.”
NetApp President Cesar Cernuda said it’s exciting to be at the center of this massive renewal effort in the city that’s home to many of the world’s leading technology companies and the companies that support them.”
The opening of our International Headquarters in Ireland is an important and exciting step in our journey to accelerate our transformation as a company, collaborating with partners and supporting our clients’ cloud-led digital transformation.”
The rich talent pool available here in Ireland will enable us to advance our hybrid cloud strategy and offer innovative new services to our customers and partners.”
NetApp has already hired over 100 people in Cork and will hire an additional 200 people by the end of June 2023, growing to 500 people by 2025.
Positions available range from early career to executive level, ranging from engineering and technology roles to finance, sales, recruiting and product management, including multilingual roles.
Debra McCowan, NetApp’s executive vice president and chief human resources officer, said that Cork has become the global hub of choice for international technology company headquarters and is home to over 100 technology companies.
She said: “With over 40,000 students at Cork’s two universities, NetApp’s decision to locate its international headquarters in Cork provides access to a talent pool truly worthy of supporting the robust and evolving technology market.
NetApp’s hybrid working model is not only part of Cork’s vibrant, burgeoning business scene, but also offers opportunities for both technical and non-technical candidates across Ireland.”
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