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35 new software engineering jobs

Posted by Francis O' Toole on September 22, 2012

AOL Global Operations said today that it is planning to create 35 new software engineering jobs over the next 12 months at its Dublin development centre.

The company said the announcement comes as AOL continues to expand its reach as a provider of digital content, advertising solutions and services through a wide range of brands, including The Huffington Post, Engadget, TechCrunch, MapQuest, Adtech and

According to AOL, the new jobs are high value professional software engineering positions, suitable for candidates with Java, Ruby on Rails, Erlang and C++ in web services and web applications. Opportunities are available for both senior and junior experienced recruits with industry experience.

“This is a very exciting time for AOL and particularly for our expanding operations in Dublin and we’re looking for talented, creative software engineers to join our global team,” said Aengus McClean, senior VP of global advertising technologies at AOL. “Through innovation and creativity, AOL has raised the bar and set the standard for high quality content on the internet and we are presenting new recruits with exciting projects with global reach that allow them to apply their technical creativity, develop their skills and build a successful and fulfilling career.”

AOL has been based in Dublin for the past 12 years and currently employs 155 people. Dublin is the development engine for Europe and works alongside sister development centres in Palo Alto, Dulles, New York and Frankfurt.

The company said it will start its recruitment campaign at the Career Zoo event this weekend. AOL has also just launched the 2013 Technology Internship programme. Candidates can apply for places at with interviews commencing in mid-October 2012.

Grainne Rothery


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