Life sciences firm Eurofins to hire 150 in Dublin

Analytical testing life sciences firm Eurofins will need a strong team of highly skilled software professionals to support its new Dublin hub, which will focus particularly on DevOps and virtualisation.

Global life sciences firm Eurofins has today (14 January) revealed plans to hire 150 in Sandyford, Dublin as part of a large-scale tech investment which will see it open a new software engineering hub in the city. Recruitment for these new roles is already underway.

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This Dublin team will spearhead a major DevOps initiative for the firm and focus heavily on virtualisation and cloud strategy. Eurofins is hiring for positions such as functional architects, business systems analysts, DevOps engineers and architects, UX specialists, software developers and more. Interested parties are urged to visit either the company’s Careers page or a designated micro-site for this recruitment drive supported by Harvey Nash recruitment.

Eurofins already has a significant presence in Ireland, with labs dotted around the country in in Dublin, Waterford and Cork. At these facilities it out clinical diagnostics, biopharma, agri-science and food and beverage testing. The firm is headquartered in Luxembourg and employs 45,000 staff at more than 650 laboratories across 45 countries around the world.

“The work we do at Eurofins impacts the lives of millions of people every day,” commented Claudius Masuch, director of IT solutions engineering at Eurofins. “ Analytical testing and technology are intrinsically linked. Our 650 labs across the world work to the highest standards of accuracy in everything they do, and they need the support of the right technology and software.

“The establishment of the global software engineering centre here in Dublin is part of the group’s continued investment in state-of-the-art technology for its labs and IT systems.”

“[This team] will help us to make a difference to the way we build, deliver and use software across the globe. Ireland is well-renowned for its highly skilled technology workforce. We’ve seen first-hand the quality of talent in our life science departments and we want to replicate that in our new IT facility.”