Fidelity Investments have announced that 90 new jobs are heading to Galway and Dublin

Thursday, February 11
Ciarán Mather

Financial services multinational company Fidelity Investments has announced that it is set to create 90 new full-time positions at its Galway and Dublin bases. 

The proposed new jobs come on the back of 100 new roles which were successfully implemented and subsequently filled within a matter of weeks of being announced by the company in April of last year. 

Out of the 90 jobs, 60 of them will be based in Galway, while the rest of the jobs will be Dublin-based, once the current pandemic ends.

The positions will include Java engineers, full stack engineers, data engineers, front end engineers, quality engineers.

Al Riviezzo, General Manager at Fidelity Investments Ireland, said that the company was excited to be growing its operations in Ireland; a workforce he says the company is 'firmly committed' to. 

He elaborated: 'While the pandemic has been a challenge and we've had to adjust how we operate today; we know we've pivoted in a way where new hires can get excited about working at Fidelity and growing their careers with us.'

Fidelity Investments currently manages $7.3 trillion in assets around the globe and it offers a range of financial services, including asset management, brokerage, and administrative solutions.

It also serves personal, workplace, and both intermediary and institutional markets.

The privately owned company employs around 40,000 staff in its various bases around the world, including over 1,100 in Ireland, since its arrival here in 1996.

Fidelity said that it is looking to have all the new positions filled within the first half of 2021.

In related Fidelity news, the company recently cashed in most of its GameStop shares, ending its run as the controversial stock’s largest shareholder.

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