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September 22, 2020

Globally, the firm employs over 600 engineers

Betfair announced the creation of 100 jobs for new Dublin office

(Ireland).- Leading technology company Betfair has announced that it will be creating up to 100 jobs with the establishment of a new Dublin office. The company, which recently listed on the London Stock Exchange, is to open a new data-centre and relocate some of its customer operations teams to Ireland early next year.

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lobally, Betfair employs over 600 engineers tasked with maintaining its Betting Exchange which processes over 5 million transactions a day from its 3 million customers around the world. Since inception in 2000, Betfair’s revolutionary product offering has been driven by a staunch commitment to cutting-edge technology – part of which will now be located in Ireland. 

In recent weeks, Betfair has been actively seeking new recruits to fill vacancies in the new office and data-centre, the opening of which will complement its world-class technology infrastructure and enhance its customer service capabilities.

CEO David Yu was in Dublin on Monday to make the announcement and expressed his enthusiasm with regards to Betfair’s move, saying: “We’re very excited about the opening of our new office and data-centre in Dublin. “Ireland has become a primary destination for world-leading online companies and we are proud to be joining other global technology firms in making a significant investment here.”

Joining David Yu at Betfair’s new location in the city’s state-of-the-art Watermarque building was Minister Conor Lenihan TD, who welcomed Betfair’s investment in Ireland, saying: “This is a terrific announcement for Dublin and demonstrates the changing nature of our increasingly knowledge-based economy. Ireland is fast becoming a location of choice for many of the world’s most advanced Internet and digital content companies and Betfair is an example of the type of company we want to attract.”

For more information on Betfair’s vacancies in Ireland please visit: www.betfair.jobs

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